For those in Canada’s construction industry, the nationwide labour shortage is concerning. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), almost 362,000 jobs across the country will go unfilled.
High-rise development is expected to be the hardest hit real estate activity in an unfolding Canada-U.S. trade war, but fallout across a wider range of consumer goods has potential negative implications for commercial warehouse and distribution facilities.
RICS, CIQS and CACQS held a recent joint information session about the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) which included a diverse panel of industry experts who have a vested interest in the implementation and success of the ICMS standard.
Wrapping up a 25 year tenure with the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of British Columbia, soon-to-retire president, Paul LaBranche, characteristically looks through the lens of his organization’s strategic plan to reflect on what he has accomplished.