Retail landlords anticipate social distancing protocols will pose a challenge as stores and malls reopen following lengthy COVID-19-triggered shutdowns. Recovery from the sudden and dramatic economic hit could be an even longer term and more daunting prospect. Recently released results of a wide-ranging survey conducted by Altus Group reveal many major Canadian commercial real estate players are braced for the erosion of consumer confidence, tenant solvency and their own investment returns.
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Public disclosure could foil energy reporting
Winnipeg’s call for voluntary disclosure of energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions could attract a disproportionate share of high-performance buildings. »READ MORE
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Canada wavers on airtightness testing
Canada will not become a leader in mandating whole building airtightness testing, or at least not in the near-term future. A proposed change to the National Energy Code that could have made the practice compulsory for construction of large commercial, institutional and multi-residential building designed to comply with the code’s prescriptive path has now been withdrawn upon instructions from the executive committee of the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes.»READ MORE