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Cogeneration sparks apartment sector interest
Cogeneration in Canada is no longer just for hospitals and industrial facilities—multi-residential property owners are beginning to take note of this energy savings technology too. Defined as “the simultaneous production of electrical and thermal energy from a single fuel source,” cogeneration is a reliable way to produce power while redirecting ‘waste heat’ back into the building as useful energy.
Ontario threatens retroactive land transfer tax
A newly filed provincial regulation hints that Ontario’s Ministry of Finance plans to pursue REITs and limited partnerships for retroactive land transfer tax dating back nearly 27 years .
Toronto Housing disputes Fire Code violation
Toronto Community Housing is contesting the Fire Code violation charge in connection with the fire that resulted in three deaths and 15 injuries at a Scarborough apartment building on February 5th.
Financing Capital Improvements
Most owners of apartment buildings have either had to, or are currently contemplating capital improvements to upgrade building quality. While many owners consider building improvements, there is often uncertainty about how to finance those upgrades.
BOMA BC labour initiative receives funding
The Building Owners and Managers Association of British Columbia (BOMA BC) has announced a partnership with the B.C. government to address industry-related skills gaps and labour market challenges.
Chartwell expands presence in Quebec
Chartwell Retirement Residences will be growing its presence in Quebec with a new independent living retirement residence, in partnership with Bâtimo/EMD Construction.
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Mixed-use project approved for Hespeler Village
HIP Developments and the City of Cambridge have officially announced details on the revitalization of the former American Standard mill, located along the Speed River in Hespeler Village.
Slower progress for high-rise green residential
High-rise dwellings will be a more modest share of global green construction projects for most of the rest of this decade, according to newly released survey results from development proponents and design practitioners in 69 countries.

Robert Palmer resigns as Northview CFO
Northview Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust has announced the resignation of Robert Palmer, Chief Financial Officer, effective March 9, 2016. Palmer is leaving Northview to pursue a new opportunity with another company.
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