Retail Shopping Malls


RioCan Executes Nationwide LED upgrade of 120+ facilities in 9 months

RioCan is one of Canada’s largest real estate investment trusts. RioCan owns, manages, and develops retail-focused, increasingly mixed-use properties located in prime, high-density transit-oriented areas where Canadians want to shop, live, and work. As at March 31, 2020 RioCan’s portfolio represents approximately 38.6 million square feet.

In this project RioCan wanted to quickly upgrade their portfolio to LED, the first challenge was to conduct a nationwide lighting assessment and the second challenge was finding a contractor with the experience and capacity to handle such a project. At the end of this review process TGL was selected to handle the design, lighting supply, installation and 5-year maintenance of a 120+ RioCan properties across Canada. One of the largest multifacility LED projects in the industry.

The installation of the project started immediately upon award with all facilities completed in 9 months. A unique display of execution speed and capacity by an LED contractor.

Project Highlights
  • >20,000,000 Sq. Ft (Approximately)
  • 120 Retail Shopping Malls
  • 1 Commercial Office Tower
Project Cost Range:$10,000,000 – $13,000,000
Energy Savings:68.37%
Payback:1.72 Years
Annual Return:58.10%
Annual KWH Saved:27,537,223


BentallGreenOak Wins Global Leadership in Sustainability Ranking

BentallGreenOak (BGO) is one of Canada’s largest third-party property management firms and offers an industry leading breadth of real estate services operations, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.  As of March 31, 2020, they have approximately 400 properties and 60 MM sq ft under management.  In addition, BGO in 2019 has been recognized as a leader in GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark)

  • BGO Diversified US Property Fund achieves overall sector leader status and 1st in its peer group
  • BGO Prime Canadian Fund achieves 2nd in its peer group

Over the years TGL has Upgraded and currently maintains over 100 facilities for BGO Retail, Office and Industrial portfolio and is part many BGO sustainability initiatives.  Below are the highlights of one of the latest BGO retail projects Eastgate Square in Hamilton ON.

Project Highlights
  • 511,299 Sq. Ft (Approximately)
  • Retrofit of Interior Mall Common areas, Back of House, and Exterior Lighting
Project Cost Range:$150,000-$300,000
Energy Savings:67.51%
Payback:0.94 Years
Annual Return:106.07%
Annual KWH Saved:678,323

CentreCorp – Faubourg Boisbriand – QC

2840 Promenade St-Honoré, Boisbriand, J7H 0A8

CentreCorp has grown to become one of the premier retail service providers in North America, with a staff of over 200 real estate professionals, managing and administering over 156 properties, comprising in excess of 25 million square feet of retail, commercial and other space. Faubourg Boisbriand represents one of the regions prominent shopping centres servicing the Montreal North Shore communities.

Project Highlights
  • 1,173,887 Sq. Ft (Approximately)
  • Retrofit of all Exterior Lighting
Project Cost Range:$200,000-$400,000
Energy Savings:77.66%
Payback:2.50 Years
Annual Return:39.97%
Annual KWH Saved:787,018
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