69 MW of solar power coming to Ontario

SARNIA, ON. - OptiSolar Farms Canada of Arthur, Ontario, a subsidiary of OptiSolar, a California-based manufacturer of photovoltaic modules, has unveiled plans for a 40-mega-watt (MW) solar plant over four separate 10 MW farms near Sarnia,…

Biofuel production increasing in Canada

INNISFAIL, AB - New York-based Riverstone Holdings, the Carlyle Group of Washington DC, and Florida-based Dominion Energy Services are building a refinery in Innisfail, Alberta, that will annually produce 1.12 billion litres of ethanol,…

Primaris adds Ottawa mall to portfolio

TORONTO - Primaris Retail REIT of Toronto has acquired Place d'Orleans, a 733,000-sq.-ft., two-level shopping centre in Orleans, a suburb of Ottawa, for $186 million. Built in 1979 and expanded in 1999, the mall covers 43 acres and includes…

Where Did You Think the Sewers Went?

A recent Ontario court case is raising quite a few eyebrows amongst the ranks of Ontario real estate lawyers, and it is a case that could have repercussions for builders and developers across Canada.In Ridgely v. Nielson, a prospective…

the spirit of green

Architectural history, until the last century, is dominated by how humans have made manifest their theology through the built expression of sacred places. If the central position held by Egyptian and Greek temples gave way in Rome to a…
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