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Canadian Facility Management & Design

GE factory breaks ground in Welland

A ground-breaking ceremony was held in Welland for GE’s first Brilliant Factory in Canada. PCL Constructors Canada is the project’s general contractor.
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REMI Network

U.S. real estate gaining Chinese investment

Canada remains the predominant foreign investor in the U.S. commercial market, with acquisitions totalling $24.6 billion in 2015, but Chinese purchasers significantly outpaced Canadian residential investment last year.
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REMI Network

Climate change adaptation on U.S. code agenda

A special conference hosted by the U.S. White House focused on the role codes and standards could play in bolstering building and infrastructure resilience during and in the aftermath of extreme weather events.
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REMI Network

Best real estate value pegged for U.S. markets

Orlando, Florida, and the Texas cities of Austin and San Antonio are identified as the U.S. markets offering investors the best real estate value for 2016.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

U.S. apartment rents and value still climbing

Last year's average sales price of USD $131,233 per unit was 40 per cent higher than the peak prior to the 2008 financial crisis.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

U.S. reps waylay energy performance standards

Newly passed legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives would enable a pullback on energy performance standards and thwart energy-saving initiatives with a payback period longer than 10 years.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Bristol-Myers Squibb selects JLL for FM services

Bristol-Myers Squibb has selected JLL to provide facility management and occupancy planning services for its 16 sites in the United States and Puerto Rico.
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REMI Network

U.S. Realtors want FHA condo rules relaxed

A majority of U.S. condos are being denied FHA-approval due to what the industry has deemed unnecessarily strict requirements.