The Influencers

real estate education

New Canadian context for real estate education

The newly released textbook packages universal principles and domestic context into one 500+-page compendium devised to impart a grounding in real estate fundamentals, transactions and the multidisciplinary oversight of income properties.
R2Crowd

FinTech meets multifamily capital: Amar Nijjar, R2Crowd

Financial technology, also known as “FinTech”, is defined by Wikipedia as an economic industry composed of companies that use technology to make financial services more
Camerlain

Putting the ‘gold’ in golden years: Maxime Camerlain, Chartwell

In the not too distant past, aging Canadians faced a grim decision over where to live out their so-called ‘golden years,’ but in 2016, the options are far less stark.
Oxford

The changing world of property management: Andrew Lowe, Oxford Properties

Andrew Lowe is a seasoned veteran of the property management business. Ask him a question on virtually any industry topic and you’re sure to get
ServiceMaster Clean

ServiceMaster Clean: A League of its Own

ServiceMaster Clean hits homerun with innovative offerings and quality service.
Greenwin

An interview with Kris Boyce, Greenwin

Kris Boyce is known for many things, among them is her ability to put together a competent and hard-working team. Perhaps it’s her eye for
GWL Realty Advisors

Interview: Anne Morash, GWL Realty Advisors

Goodbye fax machines and rolodexes. Hello mobile communications and renters who want it all. Times have changed for real estate management professionals and no one
Mainstreet

Interview: Bob Dhillon, Mainstreet Equity Corp.

Bob Dhillon is a man who knows what he wants, and right now he wants to be right where he is: in Western Canada buying
Concert Realty Services

Q&A: Rod Pirie, Concert Realty Services

Founded in 1989, Vancouver-based Concert Realty Services is a multifaceted company with operations in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. To date, Concert has completed more
Skyline

Q&A: Jason Castellan, Skyline Apartment REIT

From Guelph, ON, to Dawson Creek, B.C., Skyline Apartment REIT continues to break new ground and soar even higher, securing its place among Canada’s top
Bentall Kennedy

An interview with Cheryl Gray, Bentall Kennedy

Cheryl Gray, Senior Vice President, Residential, helps lead Bentall Kennedy’s energy reduction efforts as the company strives to become a global leader in responsible environmental practices.
Greg Romundt

Publisher’s CEO of the Year: Greg Romundt

Centurion’s Greg Romundt knows a thing or two about running a successful business operation. With a background in investment banking and a true passion for
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Creating continuity

Harry and Jeff Birman are making the rounds, installing their newly unveiled Cando Apartment building signs. The first batch has already gone in. The towering grey slabs feature a red mounted “C”— a symbol the father-son duo hopes will soon become synonymous with the quality and care they believe Cando stands for.
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Where the heart is

We all know the old adage, ‘Home is where the heart is.’ But for the staff at M&R Holdings, its meaning goes much deeper than feel-good sentiment. Heart stands for honesty, excellence, accountability, respect and teamwork; principles that reflect the service standards M&R endeavours to uphold daily.
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Cross Border Success

Rai Sahi, Morguard’s Chairman and CEO explains the reasons behind his company's immense growth spurt, becoming one of North America’s leading, fully-integrated real estate organizations
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CAPREIT

2012 a record year

Tom Schwartz knows a good investment when he sees it. As the president and CEO of CAPREIT, the company’s 2012 acquisitions included 7,000 units – CAPREIT's best year since 2004.
timbercreek

One deal at a time

Timbercreek Asset Management has adopted a patient approach to investing in real estate properties since its inception, which has enabled it to become a significant player in the Canadian multi-residential real estate market.