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biophilic design

Building Strategies & Sustainability

What biophilic design does for workspaces

From green roofs and living walls there is an increasing need for biophilic design in buildings in relation to wellbeing, according to recent studies support this notion.
UBC library

Canadian Facility Management & Design

UBC library facility takes a page from Harvard

UBC has taken a page from Harvard with its newly opened Library PARC facility, using a model that extends the shelf life of books from 30 years to 300.
rental housing industry

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Does the rental industry have an image issue?

A recent survey conducted by FRPO sheds light on the public's ambivalent attitude toward the rental housing industry and the Ontario Government's policies shaping it
property managers

Canadian Property Management

Engaging next generation property managers

Complex buildings will require sophisticated property managers who understand how to operate them; however, job awareness and skill development are needed.
sustainable

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Proactive sustainable repairs for aging assets

Opportunities to transform existing buildings into more energy efficient assets arise when forming a capital plan and thinking long-term.
Pier 21

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Inside the transformation of Halifax’s Pier 21

Halifax’s Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 has reopened following a $30-million capital and thematic expansion.
purpose-built rental

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Investor demand targets purpose-built rental

Morguard's Director of Research Keith Reading provides advance insights into Q1 market conditions, noting that things continue to look optimistic for the purpose-built rental scene.
long-term care

Canadian Apartment Magazine

A call for resources for lone elderly residents

These situations are rarely straightforward for property owners/managers juggling legal obligations to protect privacy, accommodate disabilities and ensure the health and safety of all building residents.
yonge_park_plaza

Canadian Property Management

Office condo set for Toronto’s north Yonge strip

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.
gender equality

Canadian Property Management

Push for gender equality in CRE industry

The struggle for gender equality in the Canadian workplace is a matter of priority as recent studies reveal a lack of women in corporate leadership roles.
Group

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Change management for shifting demographics

The demographic shifts happening in the workplace, particularly those expected in the next five years, are one of many reasons to do change management.
annual general meeting

CondoBusiness

Advertise your annual general meeting

It’s possible to run an annual general meeting in which an informed constituency of condo residents comes forth to participate. Here's how.
SCOOP

CondoBusiness

SCOOP to become first condo on its block

SCOOP will become the first condo on its block when the boutique six-storey collection of 72 suites rises at St. Clair Avenue West and Osler Street.
green campus

Building Strategies & Sustainability

UBC facility sets green campus standard

A UBC LEED Platinum certified facility known as AMS Nest is a beacon to other campuses across Canada looking to reduce their environmental footprint.
Double exposure girl city. Student using digital tablet pad

Canadian Facility Management & Design

“Tech” company workplace design trends

The rise of the disruptive upstart has ushered in a second wave dotcom era, and it has implications for workplace design trends beyond the tech sector.
Accessibility

CondoBusiness

Accommodating accessibility requests in condos

A condominium litigator outlines general guidelines for accommodating accessibility requests in condos.
multi-unit

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Cogeneration sparks apartment sector interest

Cogeneration in Canada is no longer just for hospitals and industrial facilities—multi-residential property owners are beginning to take note of this energy savings technology, too.