Having a stable supply of rental housing is critical to our nation’s housing future. That’s where the Rental Construction Financing Initiative comes in.
We spoke with Jeremy Wedgbury, Senior Vice President, Commercial Mortgages at First National, to share his insights from decades in construction lending.
This summer, consider a VRF system: a flexible heating and cooling solution that will help you manage your energy management needs and your bottom line.
Looking for windows and doors for your property or your next building project? Pollard Windows & Doors has the right products for you.
Industry trends point to a renewed focus on sustainable projects in development, both to the benefit of owner budgets and tenant comfort.
Keeping tenants happy, buildings occupied, and property values high are top priorities for property management firms. In reality, that’s easier said than done – especially
More and more property management stakeholders are leveraging advanced systems and resources to take the risk and headache out of turnover management.
A day in the life of a property manager is far different than it was a decade ago, but there are must-have skills that remain timeless.
It's important to determine a property's ability to withstand the elements before it's put to the test, yet many property managers and owners keep climate resiliency low on their list of priorities.
In this article we highlight the major items from the Fair Housing Plan, review the details contained in Bill 124, and discuss the importance of apartment owners retaining the right for vacancy decontrol.
The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is here; and with it, a demand for property stakeholders to accommodate a growing volume of plugged-in commuters.
First National's Daniel Bragagnolo discusses the financing complexities of affordable housing and the advantages of CMHC's new Flex Program.
A new private members bill is gaining traction on Parliament Hill that, if passed, will hold elevator contractors more liable for the state of elevator repairs.
This summer, the CMHC rolled out a series of policy changes that have changed the game for mortgage loan insurance for multi-unit residential properties.
In 2017, the province of Ontario advanced its role in the fight against climate change with the launch of its provincial cap and trade program.
New directives by the Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA) are placing greater liability on property owners with legacy elevator technology.
These are opportune times for apartment builders, and ones that require a nuanced understanding of the markets and respective lending options.