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Vendor financing still important despite interest rate cut

Vendor financing still important despite interest rate cut

Creative solutions needed as financing costs remain high
Every new home built requires $100,000 in infrastructure spending: report

Every new home built requires $100,000 in infrastructure spending: report

As Canada aims to build homes faster, both the public and private sectors will need to boost spending on municipal infrastructure, a new report from the Canadian Urban Institute says.
Amazon’s new Calgary facility illustrates industrial market shifts

Amazon’s new Calgary facility illustrates industrial market shifts

New logistics facilities embrace automation as older space faces retrofits
Going solo possible but government support helps office conversions

Going solo possible but government support helps office conversions

Government incentives critical for most projects, with rare exceptions
Scientists are on a quest for drought-resistant wheat, agriculture's 'Holy Grail'

Scientists are on a quest for drought-resistant wheat, agriculture's 'Holy Grail'

CALGARY — Plant biologist Marcus Samuel has been working for more than a decade to improve the climate resilience of crops.
Alberta wallboard plant begins construction as investment gathers pace

Alberta wallboard plant begins construction as investment gathers pace

Collaboration underpins major projects as construction activities kick off
Downtown Vancouver office tower sales establish new benchmark

Downtown Vancouver office tower sales establish new benchmark

Deal signals a new era of international investment
Sask. sees decrease in housing starts despite strong report from CMHC

Sask. sees decrease in housing starts despite strong report from CMHC

Saskatchewan is joined by British Columbia, Manitoba, and Ontario as the only provinces that saw a decrease in the number of housing starts in 2024.
Sask. construction sector beats national levels

Sask. construction sector beats national levels

Private capital investment is projected to reach $14.2 billion in 2024, an increase of 14.4 per cent over 2023.
April asking rent prices up 9.3% across Canada; as Ontario sees only decline: report

April asking rent prices up 9.3% across Canada; as Ontario sees only decline: report

The average asking rent for a home in Canada in April was up 9.3 per cent compared with a year ago, while a slight month-over-month increase was also recorded for the first time since January, a new report says. The report by Urbanation and Rentals.