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.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ottawa adds new purpose-built rental housing

Purpose-built rental housing is gaining popularity with Ottawa developers due to low vacancy rates, high rents, condominium market dynamics and renewed confidence that local economic stability will translate into continued steady demand.

Canadian Property Management

Toronto market readies for new office space

Toronto's downtown office vacancy rate sits at 6.3 per cent midway through 2016, while the 8.4 per cent availability rates reflects tenants preparing future moves to the more than 3.5 million square feet of new office space now under construction.
Vancouver, British Columbia

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Vancouver developers to pursue zero emissions

The newly adopted plan sets out a two-part strategy to ensure that new buildings are as energy-efficient as possible and, perhaps more contentiously, do not rely on natural gas for space heating and hot water supply.


Mixed-use development planned for Summerhill

Diamond Corp, Tricon Capital Group Inc. and RioCan REIT have recently closed two separate transactions including the acquisition of about one acre of land in
Lowney sur Ville


Prével launches final phase of Lowney sur Ville

Lowney sur Ville’s final 104 units were recently put up for sale by Prével, marking the end of a project that spanned 12 years to


May high-rise sales mark near-record month

Consumers snapped up 3,623 new high-rise homes in the GTA in May, making it the second-best month on record, next to November, 2011, reported BILD.
Dennis Building

REMI Network

Nova Scotia issues RFI for Dennis Building site

Nova Scotia is looking for innovative and creative ideas to develop the Dennis Building site in downtown Halifax, while preserving its historic façade.
Bill 106


Five ways Bill 106 will facilitate e-governance

Bill 106 is written with modern realities in mind — at a time when software is eating the world. The condo industry is about to experience the same.
site plan approval


Streamline site plan approval: Ontario architects

Toon Dreessen, president of the Ontario Association of Architects, is renewing the OAA’s call for a streamlined site plan approval process.
Bayside Toronto


3XN to design third phase of Bayside Toronto

Following a design competition process, real estate firm Hines and condominium developer Tridel have selected 3XN, a Danish design firm, as the design architect of
campus infrastructure

Canadian Facility Management & Design

$2-bil to flow to campus infrastructure projects

The federal government has committed $2-billion over three years, starting in 2016, to campus infrastructure projects.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Mill restoration inspires waterfront development

The restoration of an old mill in Elora, Ontario is at the heart of Pearle Hospitality’s ambitious, mixed-use waterfront development project

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rental housing income return rebuffed in London

The economics of London's land and real estate market pose a major challenge to aspirations to triple the current output of private purpose-built rental housing.


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.
The Met


Vaughan’s The Met sells 300 units in first week

The Met, an upcoming project located in Vaughan’s city centre, sold 300 of its 511 units during its first week on the market. The project,
città green

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Slower progress for green high-rise residential

Newly released survey results from development proponents and design practitioners in 69 countries reveal that 25 per cent foresee work on green high-rise residential buildings within the next three years, compared to 46 per cent with planned commercial projects.