Construction

Collier Centre

CondoBusiness

Barrie’s Collier Centre nears completion

Fortress Real Developments Inc. has announced its Collier Centre and Lakeview Condominium project in Barrie, Ontario, is now over 80 per cent complete.
ACSA-celebrates-millionth-safety

Construction Business

ACSA celebrates millionth safety milestone

The Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) celebrated the association’s one millionth student to take safety training in the province at the end of August. Up
greenhouse

Canadian Facility Management & Design

First purpose-built greenhouse to rise in Alberta

Aurora Cannabis has completed the design, engineering and tender process for phase one of a 600,000-square-foot, fully automated greenhouse in Alberta.
condo

CondoBusiness

Supply of new condo units drops to six-year low

According to a new Urbanation report, there were 7,731 new condo units sold in the GTA during Q2-2016, a 26 per cent increase year-over-year.
Modular construction

CondoBusiness

Modular builds could ease housing shortages

Cities that are facing housing shortages should push for more instances of modular construction to increase options for potential homebuyers and tenants, says Kasun Hewage,
contractor

CondoBusiness

GTA construction strikes to end within the week

According to the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON), the residential construction strikes that are currently underway will be over in one week or less.
glass balcony guards

CondoBusiness

A guide to glass balcony guards and breakage

In the past few years, there have been many cases of glass balcony guards breaking. An expert explains why this happens and how to mitigate the risk.
safety

REMI Network

Safety inspectors target fall hazards at work

Ministry of Labour inspectors are on a blitz, targeting fall hazards at workplaces, from May 16 to July 15, 2016,
earth tubes

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Lab facility demos energy-saving ‘earth tubes’

Energy-saving 'earth tubes' were among the features expected to help earn UTSC's new Environmental Sciences and Chemistry building LEED Gold status.
Crane and construction site

CondoBusiness

Continued condo boom defines T.O. construction

Construction costs are escalating in Toronto, but less so than the average across 38 global markets analyzed in a newly released overview of project development trends.
BMO Field

Canadian Facility Management & Design

MLSE scores goal with BMO Field makeover

BMO Field hosted the celebration of two goals at the TFC’s home opener May 7. One was the completion of the sports venue’s $150-million transformation.
edmonton_industrial_park

Canadian Property Management

Q1 shows strengthening industrial space demand

Industrial space continues to command higher rents in western Canada than in markets to the east, but trends look mostly positive for warehousing and manufacturing in Ontario and Quebec.
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.
prompt payment

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada Prompt Payment Act introduced

Bill S-224, the Canada Prompt Payment Act, was introduced by Senator Don Plett at second reading in the Senate. This Act will ensure that contractors
safety

Construction Business

Teck Acute Care Centre construction milestone

Construction of the Teck Acute Care Centre (TACC), phase 2 of the BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital Redevelopment project, reached a major milestone
NexRev

REMI Network

Second reading for Canada Prompt Payment Act

The Canada Prompt Payment Act has reached a second reading in the Senate of Canada. Bill S-244 will ensure contractors and sub-contractors on federal construction
Tarion review

CondoBusiness

Tarion review consultations kick off in Toronto

As Tarion review consultations kicked off, Justice Douglas Cunningham said he has assured those who have expressed concerns he has “no marching orders."