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Montréal construction

CondoBusiness

Quebec condo fees based on building age: study

The Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB) has unveiled results to the first-ever study on how condo fees of divided condominium units differ between
Quebec City rentals

CondoBusiness

Quebec City condo to allow Airbnb-style rentals

Condos LB9, a new $150-million condominium development to be located in Quebec City, is the first project in Canada with a condominium agreement that specifically
Montreal

CondoBusiness

Gen Y in Quebec values home ownership: survey

The results of a survey on choices and buying and selling intentions in Quebec’s real estate market commissioned by the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ,
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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.
Quebec construction

Canadian Apartment Magazine

No green retrofit incentive for Quebec landlords

Quebec's largest rental housing association asks why the apartment sector has been excluded from the newly announced RénoVert refundable tax credit program to promote residential energy efficiency upgrades.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Montreal hospital certified LEED Gold

The McGill Healthcare Infrastructure Group (MHIG) and McGill University Health Centre have announced the Glen site project is the first hospital in Quebec to have
housing starts

CondoBusiness

Housing starts trended lower in December

According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the trend measure of housing starts in Canada fell to 203,502 units in December from 208,204 in
carbon offsets

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Provinces pursue common regs for carbon offsets

Premiers Kathleen Wynne and Philippe Couillard also announced plans to promote their teamwork at UN Climate Change Conference in Paris this December
net zero

REMI Network

Quebec’s first net zero homes break ground

Construction Voyer has begun building six net zero condominiums in Laval, Quebec.
Quebec

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New fund underwrites community rebuild

The Côte-des-Neiges borough in Montreal is known for its vulnerable population and lack of adequate housing—the tenants at 2955 Goyer Street being no exception. But this past December, thanks to the Fonds d'acquisition québécois, changes are beginning to happen.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Private rental sourced for subsidized units

Quebec pledges more rent supplements to boost its affordable housing supply.
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Canadian Property Management

Quebec commits funds for sprinkler retrofits

The 2015-16 Quebec budget earmarks $70.6 million over the next five years to underwrite sprinkler retrofits in more than 1,300 privately owned seniors’ residences. This
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REMI Network

Canada’s largest RNG facility opens in Quebec

Progressive Waste Solutions has opened Canada’s largest renewable natural gas (RNG) facility in Terrebonne, Quebec. Located near Montreal, the $44-million RNG facility is designed to
student housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Non-profit group develops student housing site

The Unité de travail pour l'implantation de logement étudiant (UTILE), a non-profit organization focused on student housing in Quebec, has launched a new trilingual website for students seeking housing information in Montréal. The site, Likehome.info, was developed after survey results from over 11,000 students revealed a need to improve the City’s ability to offer proper living conditions to students. Information is available in French, English and Mandarin.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

New sports centre opens at Bishop’s University

A 107,639-square-foot expansion has been added to the John H. Price Sports and Recreation Centre at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Que. The addition, which includes renovations of existing facilities, was funded by the governments of Canada and Quebec as well as the City of Sherbrooke. The project represents a total investment of $32-million.
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REMI Network

Québec City adds prime EV charging station

Visitors of Place Québec in Québec City can now charge their electric vehicles (EV) in the parking lot of the shopping and business complex. The
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REMI Network

Groupe Sutton donates $20 grand for 20th year

Groupe Sutton, a Quebec-based real estate brokerage company, celebrated its 20th anniversary by giving a $20,000 donation to Dans La Rue, a Montreal organization that