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1. Balancing the risks to commercial real estate
Bubble bursting potential now lies in an expanded range of risks to commercial real estate. Senior ranking valuation specialists speaking in Toronto last week, as part of the 2018 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) conference series in seven major North and South American cities, agreed that new uncertainties around fraying trade agreements, political instability and climate volatility have broadened the scope of their worries well beyond rising interest rates.
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2. Launch of WELL v2 follows arrival of Fitwel
Well-being in the workplace is not the equivalent of a fad diet or fitness craze, according to its advocates. The trend is here to stay, and more than that, it will continue to grow. This explains the arrival and growth of building certifications that recognize work and other places that support occupant health. Read More »
3. Alberta retracts promised retrofit incentives
Despite information posted on the Energy Efficiency Alberta website for over a month, commercial customers do not qualify for newly announced incentives that promise up to $1 million annually to cover up to 50 per cent of the capital costs of a slate of retrofit investments. Read More »
4. Women in Construction celebrates five years
In May 2013, a group of dedicated women came together with the intention of developing a forum that would promote and support female participation in the construction industry. Five years later, WiC is still going strong with chapters in Victoria and Nanaimo. Read More »
5. Unique rental project coming to Junction Triangle
TAS and the Toronto Public Library announced that they are breaking ground on a 14-storey, 235-unit rental building located at 299 Campbell Ave in Toronto’s Junction Triangle. Making the project unique, the first floor of the building will be home to the new Perth Dupont Branch of the Toronto Public Library. Read More »
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