Cracks Appearing in the World’s Most Desirable Property Markets
Is this the end of the global housing boom?
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
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%
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
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
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
HOW you work is as important as your SCOPE of work.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...