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.
Manslaughter Charges Possible Over Grenfell
Corporate manslaughter charges could be laid over the Grenfell Tower debacle, media reports suggest.
Green Infrastructure and the WELL Building Standard
A lot of building services engineers and property developers have been talking about the WELL Building Standard recently. Unlike other popular rating systems and building standards,...
Toronto Home Sales Drop as Listings Surge
New listings of Toronto homes surged in May from a year earlier while sales plunged and price gains slowed slightly in the wake of new housing...
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...