Canadian Facility Management & Design
Proponents and early adopters suggest the program can provide simplified credibility for landlords and simplified assurance for tenants via a formal third-party building assessment and an easily decipherable rating system that is tied to rigorous criteria.
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is now implementing the Smart Buildings initiative in up to 100 buildings across Canada.
Smarter building technology systems are unlocking more meaningful data and providing more solutions than before. Here is WSP's take on this major trend.
Canadian Property Management
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week.
The Built Environment Technology Association (BETA) has been established to help the real estate industry better utilize developing technologies.
Global technology trends have pushed a new network innovation to market, one that is expected to improve building efficiency and employee retention.
Rogers and RYCOM will implement the Cisco Smart Building platform across Oxford Properties' entire Canadian commercial and retail portfolio this year.
Johnson Controls has completed its merger with Tyco to form a new company well-positioned in the building and energy sectors.