Featured ArticlesDAVID LEE, PresidentTom Turner, Division Manager - Multifamily DivisionSarah Chalfant, Media & Marketing ManagerRich PropertiesRay Hutchinson, Chief Operating OfficerProvidence Management CompanyBarbara Kotsos, Director of MarketingGiroux GlassJustin Black, Director, Project ManagerCM Black Construction Co.Don Spoor, Owner/President3 D Fire ProtectionJon Dusek, President & CEOArmstrong Development Company
Dedicated to those who Design, Develop and Construct, DDC Journal is the title for those with the vision to build North America. The modern construction market constantly challenges those at the heart of the industry to perform to ever-higher levels at each stage of the project process. The competitive nature of the market is such that the success of any project is dependent on the right mix of market analysis, project financing, urban planning, architectural design, materials purchasing and project management. The modern construction market dictates that delivering a project on time and on budget is now considered the minimum requirement.
DDC Journal provides important perspectives on all aspects of the industry. Each quarterly issue brings you, the industry professional, knowledge and information about individuals and companies in the market who are making big strides in all aspects of construction. DDC Journal covers major market segments including commercial, industrial, office, mixed-use, government, healthcare, education, retail and residential. We will bring you information on the latest projects and the inside track on issues at the center of the industry. We feature important topics such as sustainability, green building materials and methods, market trends, financial and economic drivers, advancements in design and architecture, sales and marketing, public/private partnerships and project financing.
We believe that in a time of unparalleled human consumption the combined industries we cover are leading the way in finding solutions to some of the major challenges we face today. That’s why we’ll go directly to the source and talk with decision makers whose philosophies are directly applicable across industry in general.
Reaching 44,000 targeted readers with a wealth of industry expertise, DDC Journal speaks with both senior company executives and key operational personnel including project managers, engineers, architects, planners, construction managers and general contractors.
Each issue delivers a toolbox of information and insight geared toward helping you solve the challenges that affect your projects and the way you do business. You will also find incisive and informative editorials that address lessons learned, government and policy issues surrounding the construction industry and how economic and other factors will impact business-making decisions over the next few years.
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|Q1 – Spring 2017||Q2 – Summer 2017|
|Cover/Theme:||Western Canada Construction Showcase||Education / Institutional|
|Green Building:||Architecture 2030 Challenge||Sustainable Pedagogical Environments|
|Special Feature:||Commercial / Industrial||TOD Developments|
|Development Trends:||Mixed-Use, Retail and Shopping Center trends||America’s Aging Infrastructure|
|US Regional Focus:||Western US||Midwest|
|Canadian Focus:||Western Canada||Manitoba and Saskatchewan|
|Q3 – Fall 2017||Q4 – Winter 2017|
|Cover/Theme:||Green Building Annual||Residential / Multifamily|
|Green Building:||The Definitive Green Building Products||Retrofitting Existing Buildings|
|Special Feature:||Economic Development Construction Showcase||Eastern Canada Construction Showcase|
|Development Trends:||Alternatives to LEED certification||Millennials and Homeownership|
|US Regional Focus:||Net-zero Building||Eastern US|
|Canadian Focus:||Eastern Canada|
Eastern Canada Construction Showcase
Construction has become a cornerstone of the Canadian economy. The sector employs 1.37 million Canadians or approximately 7 percent of Canada’s total workforce. Annually, construction is responsible for nearly $119 billion in economic activity or 7 percent of Canada’s overall Gross Domestic Product. In the decade ahead, the Canadian construction market is expected to become one of the top 10 largest in the world, driven primarily by global demand for natural resources and the urgent need to modernize Canada’s aging national infrastructure.
Construction has been a leading source of employment growth in Canada for more than a decade. Rising construction requirements, driven by an extended resource expansion, alongside steady population growth and significant infrastructure investments added half a million construction jobs over the past 15 years. From 2017 to 2026, The non-residential labor force is estimated to rise by 12,100 workers; a 3.4 percent increase, and the residential sector is expected to draw 94,100 first-time new entrants into the workforce from the local population aged 30 and younger, partially offsetting expected retirements*. As population growth slows and fewer youth are available to enter the workforce, construction must compete against other industries that are facing similar demographic challenges.
*The 2017 BuildForce LMI system
• Detailed overview on the Canadian Construction Market-specific to Ontario, Québec and Newfoundland.
• Features outlining key challenges that contractors face in today’s market.
• A Leading Residential Developer showcase for Eastern Canada. How to balance record sales prices with low inventory.
• Sustainability in action: among a plethora of certifications and accreditation, profiles of how to build green by design.
• Addressing the skilled labour shortage in construction industry, how companies are attracting new talent to the industry and how they’re going to train them.
• Company highlights in selected markets throughout Eastern Canada.
• Q&A commentary from local construction associations in Ontario, Québec and Newfoundland.
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