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    For now, market demand and the goodwill of employers are still the prime determinants of superintendents' working conditions.
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    GTA cap rate hits new benchmark low

    The average cap rate in the GTA for the third quarter of 2015 (Q3’15) hit its lowest level in the last 30 years. Cap rate in Q3’15 stood at 3.75 per cent, down from 4.2 per cent in Q2’15 and down almost 50 per cent from the 6.3 per cent posted in Q3’10.