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ModernTO plan optimizes the city’s real estate assets to save cash

By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News staff writer

A staff report that will be presented to the CreateTO Board Sept. 24 details an office portfolio optimization plan – the first phase of a Toronto-wide real estate portfolio strategy. It’s being dubbed a new approach to optimize the city’s real estate assets while helping to modernize […]

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Architectural millwork: Specifiers and contractors have many choices, but have to be careful about moisture issues

Ontario Construction News staff writer

Specification writers have special challenges in developing architectural millwork contract documentation because of the complex variables in materials, technologies and quality grades – and deferring applications and environmental/building certification standards. Pat French, senior specification representative with Upper Canada Forest Products, outlined some of the variables and explained the reason that […]

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Tomlinson Group demonstrates architectural and workplace innovation in its new Ottawa headquarters

Ontario Construction News staff writer

The Tomlinson Group invited guests to tour its recently-constructed headquarters in Ottawa’s southwestern Barrhaven district last Thursday, and demonstrated how architectural design can combine with a construction business’s own needs to create a powerful employee community environment. Christopher Simmonds Architect designed the structure, originally conceived earlier in the decade and […]

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Province denies Orillia’s request to fund concrete barriers on Highway 11 bridge

Ontario Construction News staff writer

The province has rejected the City of Orillia’s funding request for concrete barriers on a bridge to be built over Highway 11 at West Street. Earlier this summer, council petitioned the provincial Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to install cement barriers on the new bridge, which will include a multi-purpose trail […]

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DataBid: Current project leads and opportunities

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