Green Building & Design
How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
An interiors project for TD Bank headquarters recently became the world’s first project certified under v1 of the WELL Building certification.
Yonge Park Plaza will offer the opportunity to own office space within a hotel setting, when the seven-storey glass building begins to rise this year.
Over the past four years, about 69 million square feet of Toronto’s office stock participated in an ambitious challenge to lower energy usage in buildings.
The significance of green programs is becoming more pertinent in conversations about attracting and retaining tenants and meeting occupant expectations.
Green Standards, a Toronto-based initiative that helps divert used office equipment from the landfill, is helping properties report sustainable efforts.
CivicAction’s Race to Reduce, one of the largest smart energy office challenges in the world, honoured its top performers and revealed its stunning results.
In the race to move from one building certification level to another, some industry leaders wonder if subscribers of such programs are truly being green.
As LEED certification increasingly matters to tenants’ employees, sound environmental stewardship has moved from a nice-to-do to a must-do for many companies.
The more human aspect of sustainability was the focus of a recent discussion on tenant demands for green space, at Toronto’s Green Real Estate Conference
Mental health, including depression, is the leading cause of short-term disability in the global workplace. In Canada, 50 per cent of short-term disability claims are
LEED proponents will now have an extra 16 months to register projects under current criteria before the more rigorous LEED version 4 becomes mandatory in November 2016.
Since the introduction of legislation, like the Ontario Building Code’s SB-10 supplementary standard for large buildings and the B.C. Clean Energy Act, what once was
Performance-driven design is taking shape in a new architectural style reflective of the green building movement.
Active design, the philosophy of designing to encourage physhical activity, responds to concerns about an increasingly unfit and overweight population.
Although many of Toronto's historic theatres have closed, a significant number have new lives as party venues, retail stores and even fitness centres.
Developers and designers of York Region's new Forest Stewardship and Education Centre aim to join a select group of just six properties worldwide to be fully certified through the Living Building Challenge.