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Finalists revealed in Toronto's inaugural Winter Stations design competition.

After reviewing nearly 200 submissions from 36 countries, the jury of the inaugural Winter Stations Competition in Toronto has selected four finalists to come to Toronto and see their designs come to life.
Jan 13, 2015


2014 in the rear view mirror

As we gear up and prepare ourselves for a year that looks to be as action-packed as 2014, we at Building thought it would be fun to do an ICYMI (in case you missed it) for the most-read news stories we posted in 2014. You may have missed...
Jan 5, 2015


Tri-National Mutual Recognition Agreement makes it possible for architects to work across North American borders.

Representatives from the architectural regulatory authorities of Canada, the United States, and Mexico have announced a major agreement to mutually recognize architect credentials in the three countries, making it possible for architects to...
Dec 15, 2014


Professions unite to create global ethics standards

FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation, is a member of an international coalition of professional organizations which was launched this week with the aim of developing and implementing the first set of globally recognised ethics...
Dec 8, 2014


Demographic changes determine property opportunities for developers in the future: report

Urbanization is now considered the ‘new normal’ rather than an emerging trend itself, according to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2015 report by PwC and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and discussed in a...
Dec 3, 2014


Winners of the Montréal Space for Life international competition announced

At the latest Executive Committee meeting, the Coderre administration recommended that City Council award a $3.2 million professional services contract to AZPML + KANVA + NEUF architect(e)s + Bouthillette Parizeau + NCK, the winning team in the...
Nov 26, 2014


First Chinese-held company to invest in downtown Montreal's largest privately developed residential project

Tianco Group, a Canadian company with majority Chinese shareholders, has joined Montreal-based Brivia Group in the development of YUL, downtown Montreal’s largest privately developed residential project. Tianco Group is also the first...
Nov 18, 2014


Slower start to 2014 not an indication of apathy by industrial investors for GTA product

Even though the Greater Toronto Area has seen more industrial portfolio transactions than the first half of 2013 and a similar amount of single assets transact, the market has experienced a considerable decline in sales volumes. The $627...
Nov 10, 2014


Windmill Developments building Ottawa's first downtown commercial condominium

Ottawa-based Windmill Developments has announced they are building Ottawa’s first and only Class A commercial condominium tower in the heart of downtown Ottawa next to their Cathedral Hill residential condo building.
Oct 28, 2014


Two design firms chosen to light up winter in Montréal

The Quartier des Spectacles Partnership announced the two works to be presented for the fifth annual Luminothérapie event, from December 10, 2014 to February 2, 2015.
Oct 21, 2014


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