Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Three reasons Canada outpaces U.S. in office construction boom

As reported in the Vancouver Sun, Canada is punching well above its weight in terms of the country’s overall intensity of new office construction when compared to developers in the United States. Developers in Canada are currently building...

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3 towers with 600 rental homes project proposed for Vancouver

As reported on, an impressive amount of rental housing has been proposed for a site immediately adjacent to the Canada Line’s Marine Drive Station in South Vancouver, potentially cementing the area as one of the city’s most...

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Government of Canada invests in Whistler passive house affordable rental building

WHISTLER, BC, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Local employees in Whistler will soon have access to a new 24-unit affordable rental housing building with the help of the National Housing Strategy's Rental Construction Financing initiative (RCFi) and...

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Construction Links Network and ActiveConversion partner to bring next-gen online marketing technology to the construction, building and design industry

CALGARY, AB (July 15, 2019) - Construction Links Network and ActiveConversion are pleased to announce their partnership that will bring next-gen online marketing technology to the construction, building, and design industry.   Advertising clients...

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Vancouver council approves new Fraser Street redevelopment with 121 rental homes

As reported on, more rental homes have been approved for Vancouver’s Fraser Street corridor, following another round of similar discussions and debates in council and amongst public speakers over market rental housing and building...

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DataBid Blog – 245 Queen East Redevelopment Proposal

245 Queen East is a project by developer One Properties that has evolved several times since it was first proposed in 2016. The site is located on the south side of Queen east of Sherbourne and will include a mix of residential units, office and...

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Commercial Real Estate: Construction industry slow to take up technology

As reported in the Vancouver Sun, a critical shortage of skilled workers is usually the main problem that keeps most of B.C.’s builders up at night, but there’s another issue that should also be at the top of their minds: technology. The...

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Funicular project in Edmonton wins international architecture award

As reported in the Edmonton Journal, one of the designers of Edmonton’s river valley funicular is “proud and humble” to have won an international architecture award. “We weren’t designing it to win awards, we were designing it to make...

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NTA joins the International Code Council’s family of solutions

Washington, DC – The International Code Council announced today that it has acquired NTA, a leading provider of testing services, product certification, inspection, engineering, off-site construction plan review, and code evaluation. The...

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