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1. ESG guides prominent global real estate players
New survey results highlight how prominent global real estate players are gauging their ability to withstand the physical and economic fallout of climate change through an environmental, social and governance (ESG) lens. The Real Property Association of Canada (REALPAC) and Bentall Kennedy jointly produced the snapshot, released in late March, of 44 institutional investors, property fund and asset managers that collectively hold USD $1.1 trillion worth of real estate worldwide.
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2. Report: Condos a harder sell for Canadian renters

It’s becoming harder for renting Canadians to make a move to condos. This is according to an RBC housing report that indicates the high price of single-family housing is driving demand for condos and creating intense affordability pressures.  Read More »

3. RESCON: Toronto’s proposed restriction of high-rise concrete work to cost jobs, delays
The City of Toronto’s plans to stop after-hours concrete work on high-rise buildings will threaten thousands of jobs and delay the arrival of much-needed condo and rental units.  Read More »
4. B.C. launches Don’t be a Tool campaign
In an effort to address bullying, hazing, and harassment on B.C. construction worksites, the BC Construction Association (BCCA) and its Builders Code partners have launched a province-wide campaign that tells workers to not be a “tool.” Read More »
5. Davpart unveils plans to transform historic Toronto landmark
Davpart Inc. unveils plans to transform former Maclean-Hunter Building at 481 University Avenue to a 55-storey, mixed-use tower called the UNITED BUILDING.   Read More »
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