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The construction field is often seen as a man’s world. Yet many women are making their mark in the sector and building its future. We spoke with Roula Abi-Ghanem, Eng., Vice President Project Development; Annie Cloutier, Real Estate Controller; Nathalie Fillion, CPA, CGA, MBA, Chief...

Last May, our Project Development Manager, Patrick Côté, convinced our executives to adopt some local bees. The very word “bees” startled quite a few people in the office, who felt the idea of welcoming these new winged team members was cause for concern! Nevertheless, a...

It’s harvest season in Quebec for many farmers. But this time of year often leads all of us to ask ourselves, Do we really know what we’re eating? Our meals provide many elements that are essential to life and good health. But unfortunately, the industrialization of...

The back-to-school period is often synonymous with overconsumption, but did you know there are easy ways to reduce your environmental footprint? Reduce your number of purchases Reuse items from last year that are still good Recycle old school supplies that are worn out   Here are a...

The MONTONI team met with the renowned chef Normand Laprise, who is opening his new restaurant, Le Beau Mont, at the end of April 2019 in 950 Beaumont – a building revamped at MONTONI. MONTONI spoke to him about the recipe to the success of...

A paradigm shift Today, construction accounts for nearly 40% of carbon emissions[1]. Add to that growing concerns about climate change and rising energy prices and you’ll find an industry in need of a paradigm shift. But, daunting as they are, these facts also represent an unparalleled...

Cities used to grow by accident. A settlement where two rivers converge or where the farmland was particularly rich. Take Montreal, which celebrates its 375th anniversary this year. It began as a fur trading post and as roads, houses and neighborhoods were added, it organically...

What really goes into calculating the cost of a real estate construction project? We spoke to Adamo Laboni, MONTONI estimator and project manager, to find out. What is the first step to estimating a project? We always start by understanding our client’s needs. Every detail impacts the...

Artificial intelligence is all around us: in our phones, our computers, and increasingly on the roads and in our homes. Billions of dollars are flowing to companies furiously working to develop the first truly creative, independent AI. For design and real estate construction these changes...