REMI Network

Ontario suggests changes to Greenbelt plans

Ontario is proposing to require municipalities in the Greater Golden Horseshoe to integrate climate change policies into municipal official plans.
office building

REMI Network

Subway proximity ups T.O. office building value

Office properties' close proximity to a subway station adds to higher occupancy and rental rates and higher sale prices in downtown Toronto.
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.
real estate

Canadian Property Management

Real estate value tied to human behaviour

While demographics are a way to predict some uncertainties that await an aging real estate industry, understanding human values is a more accurate compass.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

How ‘art became the new steel’ in Hamilton

Creative industries in Hamilton, Ontario are now forming the physicality of the city's landscape and impacting municipal public policy.
Transit oriented development

Canadian Property Management

Factors of intensification and transit imbalance

Why has development in the GTA over the last decade not happened closer to planned or current transit infrastructure? An industry panel discusses factors.
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Report re-evaluates mid-rise development rules

A new report from the Pembina Institute examines how changes to development rules could improve GTA neighbourhoods and increase the region’s supply of family-friendly mid-rise homes. The report, Make Way for Mid-Rise: How to build more homes in walkable, transit-connected neighbourhoods, identifies barriers to development and offers five solutions for creating economically viable mid-rise buildings.