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July 11, 2017
Montreal building 1st vertical smart community 
A new $200-million hotel-office-condo-multifamily development officially broke ground in downtown Montreal last week. Once it opens in 2020, it will be a smart city within a city, complete with its own mobile app. The h-shaped HUMANITI Montreal project comes at a time when the city is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance in its 375th year. Developers want the project to be something more than cookie-cutter, more human-centred, so wellbeing and connectivity are central in this endeavor. 
Alberta hits the trifecta for GHG emissions
Differing populations, economic drivers and sources of electricity generation are easily discernible in the provincial/territorial breakdown of GHG emissions statistics.
Canadian properties earn 2017 TOBY Awards
Fifteen properties across North America were recently honoured with The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards at the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s annual conference.
Rental Construction Financing
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has $2.5 billion available in lower cost loans to finance housing development and encourage the construction of new rental housing across Canada. Do you have a rental housing project that is affordable, accessible and energy efficient?
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel reopens in Montreal
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel reopened its doors today in Montreal after spending the last year morphing into the city’s newest business destination.
Building services seen as precarious employment
Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario’s Labour Relations Act are adopted.

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Anvil Centre receives LEED Gold certification
Anvil Centre, the largest office building in New Westminster, B.C., has officially received LEED Gold certification.
CPPIB to acquire Parkway REIT portfolio
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has entered a deal to acquire Parkway REIT's entire 19-property portfolio in Houston. 
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A recent comprehensive review and synthesis of existing research from around the world bolsters the supposition that building technologies and enhanced operational practices can have a positive impact on occupants' performance and well-being.
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Aging mall in Ontario cottage country finds new life
An enclosed shopping centre in a popular vacation destination in Georgian Bay, was left struggling like many declining malls across Canada. Either the mall was going to close completely or evolve into something else.
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