Author: Greg Devine

McIntosh Perry Is an OECM Supplier Partner

McIntosh Perry  is an OECM Supplier Partner providing Hazardous Materials / Environmental Health & Safety under OECM’s Master Agreement and through OECM’s Marketplace of products and services. McIntosh Perry was selected through a competitive sourcing process that complies with the BPS Procurement Directive.  OECM is a trusted not-for-profit sourcing partner for Ontario’s education sector, broader public sector, and... Read more »

Park It: Autonomous Vehicles and Parking

Autonomous vehicles are already re-shaping how we think about driving – but as they rise in popularity, they’re also primed to have a major impact on parking, real estate and future city planning. The use of owned or leased vehicles is reducing with the popularity of shared-ride service providers, environmental concerns, increased walkability, as well... Read more »

McIntosh Perry Achieves Platinum Club Status with Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program

National engineering firm recognized for strategy, capability, commitment and overall business performance TORONTO, ON – March 7, 2019 –McIntosh Perry, one of the country’s fastest growing engineering firms, is proud to announce that it is a 2018 Platinum Club Winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business,... Read more »

Montreal’s Real Estate Market is about to Eclipse Vancouver’s

As reported in  RHB Magazine (Rental Housing Business), Vancouver is in pace to lose its status as Canada’s second largest housing market to Montreal. It is still Canada’s most expensive city for housing; however, a recent breakdown in sales has led the value of real estate dealings significantly lower.  That in turn leaves Montreal’s rising... Read more »

Rental Demand in Calgary Remains Voracious

RHB (Rental Housing Business) magazine recently reported that owning a home in Calgary is becoming more difficult to attain, however, the rental market is hot.The vacancy rate in Calgary rental market declined from 6.3% in 2017 to 3.9% last year. James Cuddy, a senior analyst with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation states “The way... Read more »

Onstream Engineering Ltd. Joins McIntosh Perry

National engineering firm expands oil & gas engineering capabilities in Western Canada with addition of Alberta-based Onstream Engineering Ltd. TORONTO, ON – November 23, 2018 – McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd. (McIntosh Perry) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Onstream Engineering Ltd. (Onstream), a leading provider of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM)... Read more »

Toronto’s Housing Market Sees a Shift to Mid-Rise Development

There’s a subtle shift under way in the Greater Toronto Area’s pre-sale condominium market in 2018: As developers are launching fewer towering projects designed to woo investors, they are finding there’s still a strong market for people looking to pay a little more money for a larger, family-friendly unit in neighbourhoods outside the downtown core.... Read more »

Ottawa Condo Market Poised to ‘Change Dramatically’

In a recent interview with Brad Lamb, who has made a name for himself over the past couple of decades as one of the GTA’s leading condo builders – according to it’s website, his Lamb Development Corp has sold more than $1.3 billion worth of properties since 2001 when his company was founded – he... Read more »

Canada’s Core Public Infrastructure Survey: Roads, Bridges, Tunnels

Statistics Canada has published the first results of Canada’s Core Public Infrastructure Survey. This first release focuses on roads, bridges and tunnels. Statistical information on national infrastructure assets will be released through the fall of 2018 and will provide baselines for comparing assets over time. The data sponsored by Infrastructure Canada will examine the inventory,... Read more »