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Brookfield's Creative Binder Recycling Project

April 24, 2017

When a tenant moved out, the vacated office was left with a large quantity of binders that the Brookfield team could not find homes for.  Rather than throwing them directly into the garbage, The Brookfield team decided to create a team building opportunity for staff to recycle 500 binders!

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Food & Yard Waste Bylaw Changes for Businesses & Organizations

April 10, 2017

By the end of this year, no matter where you live or work, Calgarians will have new ways to keep food and yard waste out of the landfills – through the residential Green Cart program and new bylaw requirements for multi-family complexes and businesses and organizations (including commercial buildings).

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February 2017 – Alberta Utility Market Updates

February 22, 2017

This article is an update to EPL’s original publication from April 21, 2016 on Alberta’s carbon levy, found here. Since last year, the Alberta government has implemented the carbon tax, the provincial Climate Leadership Plan, and changes to the power market.

Events & Community
Event Recap: 2016 Calgary Real Estate Conference

November 18, 2016

Hit ‘Em With A Phonebook, Catch ‘Em With a Pillow. This age old adage was the message coming out of the sold out 2016 Calgary Real Estate Conference this year. The Phonebook? The Calgary Real Estate market hasn’t bottomed out yet – it’s going to get worse. The Pillow?

Events & Community
Event Recap: BOMA October Luncheon

November 16, 2016

  On Thursday October 13th, BOMA Calgary had the pleasure of welcoming Warren Paulsen, Vice-President of Commercial for Brookfield Residential and Elton Ma, Director of Commercial for Brookfield Residential, who shared their ultimate vision for the up and coming suburban community of Seton.

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Event Recap: 2016 BOMA Golf Classic

October 03, 2016

With 47 weeks left until the next ENMAX BOMA Calgary Golf Classic, and considering this year’s event sold out in less than 10 minutes, it would be prudent to put it in your calendar soon as the countdown has begun.

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Taking Home the EARTH Award

August 26, 2016

Managed by Equium Group, 639 5th Avenue was the recipient of the 2016 EARTH Award, the most rigorous of the awards standards which recognizes buildings that excel in environmentally sound management and resource preservation, and includes occupational health and safety criteria.

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BOMA Awards Recipient Profile: Alberta Infrastructure

July 27, 2016

On Thursday, May 12th at the Westin, The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Calgary recognized leaders in commercial real estate at the TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards.

Professional Development
Up Close with Chris Nasim

June 21, 2016

When one meets Chris Nasim for the first time, it becomes glaringly apparent to sense the passion for commercial real estate and BOMA Calgary.

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BOMA Calgary Recognizes Industry Leaders at the TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards

May 16, 2016

On Thursday evening at the Westin, The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Calgary recognized leaders in commercial real estate at the TransCanada BOMA Excellence Awards.

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Alberta’s Carbon Tax: Certainty, Served With a Side of Uncertainty

April 21, 2016

On November 22, 2015, the Alberta government announced plans for an expanded carbon-pricing scheme – labelled by pundits as a carbon tax. In the April 14, 2016 release of the provincial budget (Budget 2016), further information on the carbon tax was revealed.

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Building Operators & Recycling Lightbulbs

April 20, 2016

In Alberta, unlike in BC and Ontario, recycling lightbulbs is not part of our province’s legislation. This is an issue, as bulbs, especially the type used in large commercial buildings (referred to as lamps in this post), contain a large amount of mercury.