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FourFifty The Well

Canadian Apartment Magazine

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

Canadian Property Management

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.
Vancouver boasts all-asset lowest vacancy rates

Canadian Property Management

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.
Interest rates subdue multifamily development

Canadian Apartment Magazine

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.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

New standards for sustainable material use

A new set of standards defines minimum sustainability criteria for high-volume materials used in architecture and interior projects.
Conversion momentum draws on combo of factors

Canadian Apartment Magazine

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.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

The legacy of Sen̓áḵw

Currently underway in Vancouver, Sen̓áḵw is a powerful testament to Indigenous land ownership and an economic legacy that’s expected to generate upwards of $10 billion in revenue for the Squamish Nation.
student housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada’s student housing pipeline

With skyrocketing rents and demand outstripping supply, the inability for many to find suitable, affordable student housing has dominated recent headlines.
Multifamily asset values hold steady

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Multifamily asset values hold steady

Multifamily asset values appear to be holding steady, but transaction volume plummeted in the first quarter of 2023.
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CondoBusiness

Tornado research uncovers risks for homeowners

Canada’s tornado risk is more widespread than once thought, according to a growing body of research that, for the first time, tracks the occurrence and aftermath facing property owners across the country.
Ontario awaits patchy debut of discount power

CondoBusiness

Ontario awaits patchy debut of discount power

Most condominium corporations and rental housing landlords will need to make capital investments in energy storage to realize the benefits of Ontario's ultra-low overnight electricity rate.
Cooling deemed key amenity for Ontario renters

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Cooling deemed key amenity for Ontario renters

Conceptually, the proposed rules establish air conditioning as a protected option that tenants cannot be prevented from obtaining rather than an essential that landlords would be compelled to supply.
Multifamily remains favoured investment asset

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Multifamily remains favoured investment asset

Industry analysts cite Canada’s demographic trends and seemingly chronic housing supply-demand imbalance as fundamentals that should drive robust returns on new purpose-built rental projects.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Social and affordable housing in Canada

With the national vacancy rate hovering at 2.5 percent, bringing more social and affordable rental housing to market is on every government's agenda.
Hazelview Story of Home

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Elevating the rental experience

Hazelview’s new “Story of Home” collection includes several well-appointed rental communities opening soon in key Canadian markets.
Lender confidence varies by CRE asset class

Canadian Property Management

Lender confidence varies by CRE asset class

Logistics warehouses, multifamily rental buildings, data centres and life sciences labs are tapped as favoured assets in CBRE Canada’s newly released survey of lenders' sentiment.
Condo project financing confronts new math

CondoBusiness

Condo project financing confronts new math

More cautious criteria for condo project financing could upend some development pro formas and potentially constrain housing starts in the coming months.