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FourFifty The Well

Art at the heart of FourFifty The Well

From its dramatic curb appeal to its sophisticated art-centric interior, RioCan Living has created a unique experience at FourFifty The Well in Toronto.
Investment returns show slipping values in 2023

Investment returns show slipping values in 2023

Canadian investment returns for 2023 show retail improvement, industrial deceleration and continuing office value decline, as capital loss balances out income growth for a flat total return.
purpose-built housing

The push for more purpose-built rental housing

Strong rental demand continued to outpace supply in 2023 resulting in less available purpose-built rental apartments and lower affordability, according to new report from CMHC.
Vancouver boasts all-asset lowest vacancy rates

Vancouver boasts all round lowest vacancy rates

Vancouver enjoys North America’s strongest demand across all asset types, ending 2023 with the lowest vacancy rates for industrial, office, multifamily and retail properties among 63 major urban markets.
DEI progress harder to see in 2023 survey

DEI progress harder to see in 2023 survey

A jump in participation makes progress harder to see in findings from the third global survey of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in the commercial real estate sector.
renovictions

Clamping down on renovictions

Hamilton will soon be the first city in Ontario to introduce a renoviction bylaw forcing landlords to obtain a licence prior to issuing an N-13
rental homes

Registered rental homes in BC increased by 30% in 2023

New data from BC Housing shows that a record number of purpose-built rental homes were registered in BC for the second year in a row.
average asking rents

Average asking rents reach record high in 2023

Average asking rents for all property types in Canada increased by 9 per cent in 2023, reaching a record-high $2,178 in December
rent growth

New Rental Market Industry Index coming soon

Rentals.ca has partnered with Statistics Canada to create the Rental Market Industry Index, a new data-based resource for landlords, renters and policymakers.
insurance

Uncertainty leads to rising costs

The biggest challenge for many real estate owners in 2024 will be finding affordable insurance coverage to protect their buildings.

Maintaining a safe property through winter

Residential property managers need to be extra vigilant this time of year to ensure their buildings are safe and properly maintained.
Interest rates subdue multifamily development

Interest rates subdue multifamily developers

Fallout from higher interest rates may continue to subdue multifamily development, but lenders express more confidence in prospects for new purpose-built rental and high-rise condominium projects next year.
fall economic statement

The road to more rental housing

Canada's fall economic update includes steps to crack down on short-term rentals and billions in financing toward rental housing construction.
human rights

Human rights obligations in rental housing

Kristen A Ley of Cohen Highley Lawyers provides tips and insights for rental housing professionals on navigating human rights obligations using the new HRBA framework.
Gen Z tenants

Appealing to Gen Z tenants

Long-term renting is now seen as a viable alternative to homeownership, particularly among millennials and Gen Z tenants.
rent growth

New data indicates rent growth may be slowing

While most major cities across Canada experienced rent growth in September, there are indications the market may be slowing.
Conversion momentum draws on combo of factors

Conversion momentum draws on combo of drivers

Replicating Calgary’s nascent office-to-residential conversion momentum in other markets will likely depend on the same combination of weak office values, strong housing demand and generous incentives.