Building Magazine


  • Why Does Public Art Matter?

    July 18, 2016 by David Allison

    There is research galore that proves we can create new synaptic connections in our brain if we alter the most mundane of our daily tasks even slightly. Cross the street at a different corner than you have done before. Eat

  • Disrupting Green Building

    July 4, 2016 by Jerry Yudelson

    Certified green buildings are failing to fulfill a promise to transform the marketplace in a meaningful way. What we need is a green building revolution.

  • Feature Real Estate

    Checking In

    July 4, 2016 by Fraser Macdonald

    The Canadian hotel real estate investment market continued its upward trajectory in 2015 with record-setting metrics.

  • Building for Boomerennials

    July 4, 2016 by David Allison

    When it comes to how they want to live, Boomers and Millennials share many of the same needs and wants. Can homes and communities be built that work for both?

  • Feature Building

    How Sexy Is Your City?

    July 4, 2016 by Brandon G. Donnelly

    The next generation of talent will require cities to take a next generation approach to city building.

  • Feature Building

    A Rose by Any Other Name

    July 4, 2016 by Jeffrey W. Lem and Megan J. Lem

    The Supreme Court of Canada confirms that penalty interest remains illegal even if characterized as a foregone discount on prompt payment.

  • Help Wanted

    June 30, 2016 by Peter Sobchak

    How many of you have a Data Scientist, Robotics Specialist or Virtual Reality Designer working in your company? Are any of your friends Industrial Network Engineers, Cyber Security Analysts or “Customer Makers?” Be honest: do you even know what a

  • Walk With Joy

    June 30, 2016 by Richard Joy

    ULI Toronto’s Executive Director believes one good crisis deserves another.

  • Defixturing is the new fixturing

    May 4, 2016 by Masha Dudelzak

    With brick and beam opportunities becoming limited, the tech sector is starting a new office trend in Toronto – defixturing.

  • Troubled Land

    May 4, 2016 by Rhys Phillips

    The lack of an open and transparent public consultation process suggests the NCC is treating Ottawa’s building plans as a business deal.

  • Feature Real Estate

    Despite global economic concerns, CRE executives see opportunity in 2016

    May 4, 2016 by Charles J. DiRocco

    After years of record setting performance in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, many experts are reporting that 2016 will show the beginnings of a market slowdown. But what do CRE executives think? Their opinions are what really count as

  • Course Correction

    May 4, 2016 by Andrew Sobchak

    Does the formal adoption of Low-Impact Development as stormwater management policy in Ontario create headache or hope for the province’s land development community?