The defining features of open-end real estate funds are well matched to investors with long-term needs for stable, predictable returns, as seen in the largely institutional mix reported in the survey.
Market pressure and industry competitiveness could propel accessible commercial real estate in the coming decade, much the way those complementary forces have already bolstered energy efficiency and low-carbon footprints.
Along with measures to discourage spurious lawsuits, the legislation has implications for commercial real estate operators and any organization with potential scofflaws among its employees or membership.
The apartment rental landscape is changing. Utility costs are rising, creating the need for improved energy management.
It's still unclear how the process of securing environmental approvals for combined heat and power systems will be streamlined, but the Ontario government's recent pledge has been greeted enthusiastically in the buildings sector.
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.
A widening scope of resources can be tapped to build increasingly sophisticated risk profiles, but sustainability practitioners note that data is often fragmented and difficult to obtain.
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The mounting consequences of being stuck fast in the wrong place for an extended wrong time begin with soaring insurance premiums and end with stranded assets.
As Canada’s federal election inches closer, and hopeful candidates criss-cross the nation making bold declarations about future reform, affordable housing remains a hot-button issue for all.
Major Canadian players figure among both GRESB investor members with full access to the data and the larger complement of management members that report and are benchmarked through the real estate assessment.
The study assesses and scores 110 prominent international cities on 22 indicators deemed to support and/or influence the age cohort born between 1997 and 2012.
Focusing primarily on the millennial market, The Selby offers residents a lifestyle that "inspires comfort, connection and a sense of belonging" through its unique millennial-centric services and experiences.
Rules surrounding short-term rentals have been the subject of much debate in cities all across Canada. What will the long-term effects of the new rules be on Toronto's multi-res apartment owners?
A strong GTA rental market fuelled by favourable demographics lifted transaction velocity 8 per cent over the four quarters ending at mid-year 2019, according to a new report from Marcus & Milichap.
The rapid pace of innovation in the real estate industry has given rise to modern marketing technologies that are helping landlords fill units faster.
In today's reality, it can just as easily be landlords, property managers, realtors or janitors arriving first at the scene of a fentanyl overdose. Being prepared is the best way to prevent a tragedy.