City of Toronto

cleaning services

REMI Network

Changes loom for Toronto city cleaning services

The City of Toronto overspent on cleaning services last year, according to two audits released in mid-June that examine both in-house and contract services.
BMO Field

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario provides $10-mil to expand BMO Field

Ontario and the City of Toronto are both investing $10 million for the expansion of BMO Field as part of an ongoing partnership to revitalize
energy reporting

REMI Network

Waterfront Toronto names new president & CEO

Waterfront Toronto’s Board of Directors has named William Fleissig as its new president and chief executive officer effective January 2016.
investable cities

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Pension funds drawn to investable cities

Despite an abundance of investment funds spending across the globe, Canadian infrastructure continues to face a crisis.
rental housing industry

Canadian Apartment Magazine

T.O. initiative to pave way for affordable housing

A new initiative designed to encourage the development of affordable housing was recently unveiled by Toronto Mayor John Tory. Known as the City of Toronto’s Open Door Initiative, the approach includes a four-piece plan to unlock opportunities on private, public and non-profit land, accelerate the planning-approval process, reduce construction costs through expanded City financial incentives, and challenge the government and developers to increase their affordable housing development efforts.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Why Toronto needs green space networks

Green space in Toronto isn’t expanding at the same rate as new development. In response, a new study asks us to shift our focus and see parks as networks.

Canadian Property Management

BIAs drive ethnic retail neighbourhoods

In the past year, the City of Toronto has welcomed about 2,500 new retail and service establishments of all sizes, more than twice the amount


Affordable condominium project opens in T.O.

A new condominium development, designed to offer affordable home ownership opportunities for Toronto residents, has officially opened at 35 Saranac Blvd. in Toronto, Ont. The 341-unit project, known as Cranbrooke Village, was financed through the City of Toronto’s Home Ownership Assistance Program (HOAP) in collaboration with Options for Homes and sister organization Home Ownership Alternatives.

REMI Network

Toronto wins 2015 Ontario Wood Award

The City of Toronto was recognized with a 2015 Ontario Wood Award for repurposing city trees and promoting local wood products and urban forestry services.
Young couple moving in new house


TREB lobbies for Land Transfer Tax changes

On Feb. 2, members of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) met with the City of Toronto’s Budget Committee to discuss affordable housing in the Greater Toronto Area and make recommendations on the region’s Land Transfer Tax (LTT), implemented in 2008. In order to better meet the needs of prospective homebuyers requiring affordable housing options, TREB suggested that the City’s Budget Committee increase the maximum rebate for first-time homebuyers and adjust the LTT to reflect ongoing inflation.