• purpose-built rental

    Purpose-built rental drives U.S. MURB market

    A new report from Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies explores the condition of rental housing stock, the demographics of tenant households, market dynamics and the erosion of affordability.
  • retirement living

    VivRE Communities expands in New Brunswick

    ViveRE Communities, a Halifax-based company targeting "emply-nesters", announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire three multi-unit residential properties in New Brunswick.
  • Halifax portfolio

    CAPREIT completes acquisition of Halifax portfolio

    Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“CAPREIT”) has completed the purchase of the substantial Halifax portfolio it previously announced in December.

Hot Topics

  • toilet leaks

    Don’t flush money down the toilet

    It is estimated that 20 to 25 per cent of all toilets in North America are experiencing leaks at any given time, making toilet leaks the number one cause of water loss in multi-unit residential buildings.
  • Sociable Living

    Co-living: the key to unlocking higher cap rates

    In a saturated rental market, investors need to consider new options to unlock higher cap rates. One viable option that is gaining traction across Canada's larger cities is co-living.
  • Housing Now Toronto

    Housing Now officially kicks off in Toronto

    Housing Now, an initiative to activate City-owned lands for the development of affordable housing, has officially begun phase one of the program.

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  • rental market

    Ford announces rent control pull-back

    As part of its newly announced “Housing Supply Action Plan,” the Ontario Government is proposing a strategy to increase the province’s rental housing supply through new measures affecting rent control.
  • live-in superintendents

    Ontario leaves live-in superintendents exposed

    For now, market demand and the goodwill of employers are still the prime determinants of superintendents' working conditions.
  • Toronto CityPlace

    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.