Canada's purpose-built rental market has seen its share of healthy investment activity over the years, yet one asset class has historically struggled to keep up: student housing.
More than a year after the Fair Rental Act was introduced, rent control is back in the spotlight with new research suggesting it is doing more harm than good when it comes to rental construction and affordability.
Collectively, the 400+ C-suite and senior executives see more opportunity than threat in technological advancements, social change and a less economically stratified society.
The latest market report from Marcus & Millichap reveals the GTA apartment sector is experiencing another strong year, with continued growth projected.
Located in the trendy downtown west neighbourhood of Toronto, 39 Niagara is a high-end, mixed-use rental development set to open its doors in July, 2019. Here, Minto Apartments shares its persona-driven approach to everything from suite design to amenities.
Planning to build a retirement home? CMHC recommends developers consider the following key factors before investing in on-site services and amenities.
On June 7th, Ontario Progressive Conservative party leader Doug Ford was elected the province’s new premier in a majority vote that has left some industries fearing the worst and others optimistic.
Haeccity Studio Architecture, a Vancouver-based practice, recently completed a major revitalization of a three-storey, wood-framed building comprised of 19 rental units.
Recent data released from the Altus Group indicates that the Alberta market is showing signs of economic recovery, with Calgary and Edmonton both posting favourable results.
Building amenities have come a long way, and just like price and location, they can have a significant impact on the type of tenant a rental property will attract.
On October 17, the new Cannabis Act will officially take effect, and no one is more alarmed about the pending challenges than landlords and tenants.
Apartment professionals ponder the uncertainties of the rental housing industry, including the critical steps needed to cultivate new supply.
In a changing world where “zero carbon” is the ultimate goal in building design, can retrofits alone make Canada’s aging apartment stock sustainable?
Developers of purpose-built rental housing in Manitoba are losing a tax credit that has been available for the past five years.
The British Columbia government expects to collect about $520 million in new annual revenue through additional residential property taxes and property transfer taxes.
According to a new report from Colliers International, Victoria's purpose-built rental market experienced strong, positive market conditions throughout 2017.
According to CMHC's 2017 Rental Market Survey, the average vacancy rate for purpose-built rental apartment units across Canada decreased from 3.7 per cent in October 2016 to 3.0 per cent in October 2017.