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    SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust, the Penguin Group of Properties, and Revera Inc. recently announced that they are entering into a joint venture to develop new retirement living residences throughout Canada.
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    Institutional investors see residential gains

    This was the third consecutive year the REALPAC/IPD Canada Property Index showed improved returns on residential investment, and the second year running that residential was the top-performing property sector.
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    UK housing data standard promises efficiencies

    A newly released data standard is the first step in an envisioned common platform for the United Kingdom's housing providers to manage and integrate information.
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    How to engage an underperforming staff

    Boost productivity and employee satisfaction with these staff engagement tips from M&R Holdings' Randy Daiter
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    Energy efficiency in older stock apartments

    Looking for ways to boost energy efficiency in your older-stock apartment buildings? We spoke with Mike Mulqueen, Lead, CDM Business Development (MURB) at Toronto Hydro for insights into the latest incentives and energy efficiency opportunities as we head into 2017.
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    Advances in fire alarm technology

    Fire alarm technology is an important consideration for any apartment building owner . Tyco's Peter Redfern shares the features and benefits of the addressable fire alarm notification technology used in today's leading systems.

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    Sidewalk Toronto reimagines the waterfront

    Blending cutting-edge technology with human-centred urban design, Sidewalk Toronto sets out to build Quayside, a new mixed-use community where walkability reigns
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    Long Term Energy Plan reframes CDM incentive

    Ontario's newly released provincial Long Term Energy Plan, now updated to replace the 2013 version, rescinds favoured status for combined heat and power systems that rely on fossil fuels.
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    Q3 2017 apartment market highlights

    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

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    Ontario introduces new standard lease

    Ontario is introducing a new standard lease that will be mandatory for private residential leases signed on or after April 30, 2018, including tenancies in
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    Landlords seek cannabis veto

    With the Cannabis Act set to make recreational pot use legal throughout Canada, landlords are demanding the right to ban the divisive substance within their rental units before the law officially takes effect July 1.
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    Apartment market trends and transactions

    According to a recent market report from Avison Young, Canada's commercial real estate sector continues to possess varying, but largely healthy, property market fundamentals across the country's regions and asset classes.