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.
Blending cutting-edge technology with human-centred urban design, Sidewalk Toronto sets out to build Quayside, a new mixed-use community where walkability reigns
Overall, the Canadian real estate industry continues to be performing well with the apartment sector holding strong, according to the 2018 Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, published by PwC Canada and the Urban Land Institute
Lighting design can make a big difference in the safety and security of a condominium.
Rising in Toronto’s opulent Yorkville neighbourhood is Two St. Thomas, a joint venture between Bentall Kennedy and KingSett Capital. The $130-million 26-storey tower made of glass, stone, wood and copper is the picture of modern sophistication, as imagined by Hariri Pontarini Architects.
A new report from Avison Young looks at commercial real estate investment activity in five countries and 54 markets, including how the multifamily market has fared to date in 2017.
While oversight of electricity and gas metering has been in place for quite some time, thermal metering has remained unchecked in Canada. But not for long.
The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
Today’s generation of new apartment buildings looks nothing like its dated predecessors. Built to emulate high-end condominiums but with the services and amenities of upscale
From Ajax, Ontario, to New Westminster, B.C., a look at some of the latest trendy neighbourhoods that are attracting millennial renters across Canada.
Draft guidelines designed to promote kid-friendly condos are poised for a two-year trial run after getting green-lit last week.
Above average transaction volumes, persistent demand, and foreign capital have been driving Canada's commercial investment property market in 2017, according to a recent report issued by Morguard Corporation.
The development of courtyard apartments, multiplexes and town homes could be among the building blocks of better housing affordability in Ontario.
If it becomes law, the Reliable Elevators Act would require maintenance contractors to restore out-of-service elevators within 14 days in most buildings.
It has been another tumultuous month for Toronto Community Housing, Canada’s largest social housing provider. The city-run entity with a $9-billion portfolio is once again facing criticism for failing in the upkeep of its 58,000 units.
In an effort to help increase the province’s supply of affordable housing and protect renters from what many are calling exorbitant rent hikes, the Ontario Government has announced a comprehensive package of measures in its just-released Fair Housing Plan.
Han Dong, the Liberal MPP for Trinity-Spadina, is proposing to set time limits for elevator repairs with a private member's bill.