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New industrial park for Saskatoon

SASKATOON - Saskatoon-based BizHub Developments is building the largest industrial park in Saskatchewan's history. Called BizHub Industrial Park, the site will offer paved roads for industrial use, professional landscaping, as well as…

Plan Ahead for a Smooth Ride

Demand for new and existing commercial office space is on the rise. A healthy economy continues to drive demand and as a result real estate markets are experiencing an increase in rental rates and a decrease in vacancies. Tenants are in the…

Staying Strong in ’08

Despite fears that the U.S. subprime mortgage meltdown might migrate to Canada, the latest economic data from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) indicates that Canadian housing markets will record another very strong…

HOK/ZAS to design Honda’s headquarters

MARKHAM, Ontario - The Canadian office of HOK Architects and Toronto-based architectural firm ZAS have partnered to design Honda Canada's new head office campus in Markham. The HOK/ZAS team will be headed by principals Gordon Stratford and…

CN sells headquarters, buys a U.S. railway

MONTREAL - Homburg Invest of Halifax, Nova Scotia is acquiring the Central Station Complex (CSC) in Montreal from Montreal-based rail conglomerate Canadian National (CN) for $355 million. The transaction, which will include a government…

Buffalo on the Wright track

While some communities struggle to save one or two landmark buildings, the city of Buffalo has summoned the will and the resources to preserve and restore an architectural heritage that has at its heart some of the most important names in…

$350 million development reshaping Markham

MARKHAM, Ontario - Bayview Development Summit of Thornhill, Ontario has announced a $350-million redevelopment of the Thornhill shopping centre near Markham. The 18- acre redevelopment, called Markhamgate Summit, will be a mixed-use retail,…

Modern Programs in Historic Spaces

The residential liberal arts colleges of the U.S., while not wholly invisible, do not figure highly in media commentary compared to that country's major public research and private universities. Typically a handful of higher educational…
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