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February, 2017
Brampton to launch school for training other municipalities how to manage their properties and assets


On Wednesday, council endorsed the establishment of a training and examination centre — the first of its kind in Canada — dealing with acquisition, operation and care of property and infrastructure.

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February, 2017
Edmonton highrise condo projects skew results of the 2016 Mature Neighbourhood Reinvestment Report


So just how does infill jump from just 13 per cent of new residential construction in 2015 to 24 per cent in 2016? This had to be some sort of accounting trick.

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February, 2017
UBC: One-quarter of Vancouver homes could be torn down by 2030


About a quarter of single-family, detached homes in Vancouver are at risk of being torn down between now and 2030 due to rising land costs, predicts University of B.C. architecture professor Joseph Dahmen.

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February, 2017
The historic MacDonald Lofts in Edmonton awaits its future after Katz Group purchase


Located at 10128 105 Ave., neighbouring Rogers Place, the former grocery warehouse is on the city’s municipal register of historic resources. It cannot be torn down without the agreement of city council.

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February, 2017
City of Toronto wants Victoria University to pay property tax on Yorkville land


While the school — better known as the University of Toronto's Victoria College — does not pay property taxes on the land, it's unclear whether it does on the buildings themselves. 

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February, 2017
A look at Toronto's industrial revolution of old factory buildings


Back in the early 1990's, my partners and I were one of the first tenants in this building. Today 401 Richmond is packed with galleries, co-ops, creative businesses and non-profits.

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February, 2017
San Francisco's $750 million Millennium Tower is sinking....who is going to pay to fix it?


While the best method of fixing the building's tilt won’t be known until an engineering firm hired by the developer completes its investigation— and perhaps not even then— the cost is certain to be millions, and perhaps hundreds of millions, of dollars. 

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January, 2017
A look at 7 unique buildings carved out of the Canadian Maritimes


I ran across this blog on Architizier.com discussing some very unique buildings right here in Canada's Maritimes. Check it out.

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January, 2017
Halifax's oldest office building stuck in renovation limbo


The 253-year-old Morris building is the oldest commercial structure in Halifax, and one of the earliest office buildings in Canada, according to the Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia. It was built to stand the test of time, with brick bolstering the framing timbers.

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January, 2017
Insurance delays frustrating Fort McMurray homeowners trying to rebuild


Insurance companies are processing at least 45,000 claims - the majority residential ones - from the wildfire. According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), they are expected to pay out $3.58-billion to residents. 

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January, 2017
Buildium expands ePay online payments service in Canada


Buildium, the property management solution for real estate professionals, today announced that the company is expanding its ePay online payments service to serve customers based in Canada. With this new capability, Canadian property managers and landlords will now be able to seamlessly transact with both residents and vendors, cutting the current payment processing time in half.

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January, 2017
Interactive Titanic museum being planned for Niagara Falls


A group in Niagara Falls, Ont., has conditionally purchased land that would house the museum and is moving ahead with plans to launch an exhibit dubbed “Experience Titanic.”

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January, 2017
Montreal landlords to crack down on marijuana use by tenants


In a statement released Friday, the Association des propriétaires d’appartements du grand Montréal (APAGM) encouraged landlords to add a new clause to the leases they sign with tenants: one that forbids them from lighting a joint in their dwelling.

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January, 2017
DND confirms plans to demolish the Kapyong Barracks buildings in Winnipeg


Kapyong was abandoned by the military in 2004 when the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion, moved to CFB Shilo. The land was declared surplus and was to be sold by the Canada Lands Company for redevelopment, but the process was halted after a lawsuit from Treaty One First Nations.

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January, 2017
H&R Reit sells 50% interest in two Canadian shopping centres


H&R Real Estate Investment Trust announces the completion of a transaction to sell a 50% non-managing interest in two Canadian shopping centres to Montez Corporation for a total purchase price of approximately $211.6 million.

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