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  • Op-Ed: An Anti-Anti-Development Rant

    April 28, 2016 by David Allison

    I’ll start with a warning that anyone who doesn’t like exclamation marks should stop reading right now. This story makes me angry, and I know my natural tendency towards overusing the e-point is going to be very much out of

  • Feature Real Estate

    Changing Opportunities

    February 13, 2016 by Andrew Warren

    “It’s a time of transition for the Canadian real estate markets, but it’s not a time for pessimism. Across the country, opportunities abound—only they’re not necessarily the same ones that have driven the markets’ growth in recent years.”

  • News Building

    Fortress buys Barrie-area mixed-use project

    July 17, 2015 by

    Fortress Real Developments announced that it has purchased the mixed-use Collier Centre project in Barrie, which began construction in 2012, is now 65 per cent complete and is expected to need another year of work before full occupancy can take

  • News Building

    One guess as to the new name of Edmonton’s hockey arena project…

    July 13, 2015 by

    Ice District. Being billed as “a celebration of Edmonton’s winter city status and the sport that fuels our passion,” Ice District started when Daryl Katz partnered with the City of Edmonton to build Rogers Place, a new home of the

  • News Building

    2014 in the rear view mirror

    January 5, 2015 by

    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

  • News Building

    Artscape launches first affiliate in British Columbia, announces funding partnership

    December 4, 2014 by

    The Toronto-based not-for-profit urban development organization Artscape has announced the launch of an affiliate organization, BC Artscape, and a funding partnership that will allow the new organization to take root in British Columbia. A total of $900,000 in preliminary start-up

  • News Building

    Delta officially opens flagship Toronto hotel in Southcore district

    November 27, 2014 by

    The Delta Toronto, the new flagship hotel of the Delta Hotel chain, officially opens today in downtown Toronto. At a height of 160 metres and 46 stories, the new LEED-certified hotel, designed by Page+Steele/IBI Group Architects, is the largest and

  • Feature Design

    Core Values

    November 1, 2014 by Leslie C. Smith

    Post-secondary institutions can prove vital to the creation of thriving city centres.

  • A “multi-generational” residential concept announced for Montreal neighbourhood

    September 18, 2014 by

    The Quorum Group has launched Highlands LaSalle, a real estate project that they say “will keep families in Montreal and slow the exodus to the city’s off-island suburbs.” The project is located near arterial roads and highways, public transportation, and

  • Walk with Joy

    September 1, 2014 by Richard Joy

    ULI Toronto's Executive Director and a former Chief Planner for the City of Toronto discuss the City's residential building boom.

  • Edmonton’s tallest tower to be built in the new Edmonton Arena District

    August 26, 2014 by

    The Edmonton Arena District (EAD) joint venture, between Katz Group and WAM Development Group, announced today the construction of Edmonton’s newest and tallest tower and one of the tallest structures in Western Canada. The new 62-storey tower will be located

  • New vision needed for Small Arms Inspection Building

    June 23, 2014 by

    Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) submissions and proposed vision for an adaptive re-use of the 43,000 square foot Small Arms Inspection Building on prime waterfront location, on the northwest corner of the Arsenal Lands