Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has $2.5 billion available in lower cost loans for rental construction financing.
First National's Robert Fleet and Peter Cook have some advice for apartment owners that are looking for a lender for their property.
“The rise of permanent renters," has ignited a hot rental market for apartment buildings. However, investor demand far exceeds supply.
New funding models and innovative building techniques are expected to revolutionize the affordable housing sector in Canada.
After a lack of new construction for many years, market conditions have set the stage for a fresh wave of apartment development.
Uncertain economic times and a saturated condo market in Canada’s urban centres have prompted more commercial real estate investors to consider purpose-built apartment buildings as a savvy, safe investment.
Brian Kimmel, Assistant VP of Commercial Financing at First National, explains why cash flow can be a fairly misunderstood concept, especially among novice investors.
For residents of a three-storey apartment building in North Vancouver, December 7th, 2011 was just like any other day—that is, until a fire broke out
Many apartment owners often wonder about strategies that they can use to justify higher rents in their buildings. They are often looking for a way
First National Financial LP provides apartment owners with tips and insights for financing capital improvements to upgrade building quality.
New rental construction is a hot topic these days, but the headlines don’t tell the whole story. Construction financing is complicated and only a small percentage of deals are truly viable. Find out what three key considerations govern all successful financing outcomes.