The Influencers

GRESB

GRESB gets lift from ESG tailwind

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.
Gen Z friendly cities

Gen Z friendly cities foster a rising cohort

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.
tech job growth

Canadian cities fertile for tech job growth

The rankings reflect CBRE's assessment of each market's competitive appeal based on 13 variously weighted indicators that collectively present a picture of employment trends and other factors helping to attract and sustain a tech labour force.
Bentall Kennedy socially engaged

Rise of the socially engaged property manager

Luxury amenities can still turn heads—but according to the team at Bentall Kennedy, it’s meaningful engagement that leads to long-term tenants.
market drivers

Developers weigh in on market drivers

Collectively, the 400+ C-suite and senior executives see more opportunity than threat in technological advancements, social change and a less economically stratified society.
women in C-Suites and on boards

CRE subpar for women in C-suites and on boards

An analysis of 62 companies reporting portfolios of at least 10 million square feet to Canadian Property Management's 2017 Who's Who in Canadian Real Estate survey finds two female CEOs, three COOs and 17 CFOs.
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Embracing energy-saving innovation

Vancouver-based Hollyburn Properties is a company on the leading edge of energy-saving innovation. Throughout its forty-year history, the national property manager has been committed to embracing technology and new ideas while also pursuing sustainable, eco-friendly building operations.
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