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Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia
Business
Friday August 3 2018

Blockchain will Disrupt Facilities Management in Australia

When facilities managers hear about Bitcoin in the news, chances are they are not thinking about disruption to their own industry.

Slowdown on the Horizon for US Housing Market
Residential
Thursday August 2 2018

Slowdown on the Horizon for US Housing Market

They were fed up with Seattle’s home bidding wars. They were only in their late 20s but had already lost two battles and were ready to...

Canada Home Sales Down 14.5%
Residential
Thursday February 22 2018

Canada Home Sales Down 14.5%

A flood of buyers and sellers looking to close deals late last year ahead of looming tighter mortgage rules resulted in a 14.5 per cent "payback"...

Canada ranks second in global LEED rankings
Green
Thursday February 1 2018

Canada ranks second in global LEED rankings

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) announced that Canada has maintained its second-place position in the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) ranking of the world’s top...

Australia’s Building Market Faces Three Years of Decline
Residential
Tuesday August 29 2017

Australia’s Building Market Faces Three Years of Decline

Despite being at record highs at the moment, the building market in Australia is set for three years of decline going forward as housing markets shift...

Methodology: The Hidden Variation
Residential
Tuesday August 22 2017

Methodology: The Hidden Variation

HOW you work is as important as your SCOPE of work.

How WELL Does Your Workspace Suit Your Employees?
Commercial
Thursday August 17 2017

How WELL Does Your Workspace Suit Your Employees?

Look up from your desk in the not too distant future and you might be surprised by what you see.

Manslaughter Charges Possible Over Grenfell
Strata
Monday July 31 2017

Manslaughter Charges Possible Over Grenfell

Corporate manslaughter charges could be laid over the Grenfell Tower debacle, media reports suggest.

Residential
Aug 2 2018
Continued Instability Ahead for Canadian Housing

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the country's housing sector is facing a high degree of vulnerability to market instability for the eighth straight quarter.

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Residential
Jul 4 2018
Household Chemicals' Link to Health Issues

Common household chemicals have been linked to health issues including breathing difficulties, cognitive impairment and seizures, new research shows.

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Residential
Jul 4 2018
UK Real Estate Agents Hit Hard Times

More than 150 British real estate agents have gone broke in the last year as pressure from online rivals continues to bite, a new study has...

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Commercial
Feb 22 2018
Choice Properties REIT Buying CREIT in $3.9-billion Deal

The Weston family is poised to create Canada's largest real estate investment trust through a $3.9-billion deal for its publicly traded Choice Properties REIT (CHP_u.TO) to...

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Green
Feb 22 2018
Ontario Raises the Bar on Energy Rebates

The Home Energy Conservation program allows homeowners in Ontario to earn up to $5000—up from $1600 last year—for installing energy-efficient upgrades and helping to reduce greenhouse...

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Commercial
Jan 31 2018
CPPIB to Invest $800M in Chinese Real Estate

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) will invest $800 million in two new property developments in China by developer Longfor Properties, it announced on Monday.

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Business
Jan 10 2018
WSP Global Buys Finnish Facility services Firm

Engineering firm WSP Global Inc. says it has acquired Finnish company ISS Proko Oy from a subsidiary of ISS A/S, one of the world’s leading facility...

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Business
Jan 4 2018
Some Canadian Companies Start New Year with BIG Gains from U.S. Tax Cuts

Some Canadian companies that earn a high share of their revenues in the United States are starting the new year with the prospect of saving big...

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Business
20 Dec, 2017
LaSalle Launching New Canadian Commercial Real Estate Fund

Chicago-based LaSalle Investment Management Inc. is launching an open-ended fund Monday that will try to capitalize on “mispriced” commercial real estate in major Canadian cities such...

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