Properties

commercial leasing questions about COVID-19

Canadian Property Management

COVID-19 ripples through to commercial leasing

Landlords and tenants are continuing to move lease transactions forward in anticipation of a return to business as usual in the near future.
deliveries

CondoBusiness

Building staff cope with flood of deliveries

Businesses that provide support and maintenance to buildings figure into the Ontario government’s list of essential services as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. Condo managers and
workplace

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Will coronavirus change the future workplace?

Many companies have been forced to rethink the traditional workplace structure, as physical office space quickly morphs into a work-from-home situation.
remote workers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Six ways to help remote workers thrive

Many employees are not accustomed to being remote workers and might find the lack of traditional office space challenging.
economic recession

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rental market outlook: March 2020

A look at what's influencing Canada's rental market in March 2020 and how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact property managers in the near and long term.
disclosure

CondoBusiness

Owner and visitor disclosure as crisis unfolds

As the condo community deals with legal uncertainties during the pandemic, one important topic to address is owner and visitor disclosure.
permacity

Design Quarterly

Permacity: the next generation buildings

A2M shared their vision for the future of architecture – a concept called the permacity – at the Buildex architecture keynote in Vancouver.
LEED Platinum

CondoBusiness

Energy efficiency powers condo to LEED Platinum

Perched on the edge of the waterfront, south of the Distillery District near Sugar Beach, Toronto’s first LEED Platinum high-rise condo stands in the Bayside
TSX Venture Exchange

Canadian Apartment Magazine

REITs boast 2019 gains on TSX Venture Exchange

Venture 50 accolades are awarded based on three equally weighted criteria for one-year gains in share price, trading volume and market capitalization.
tallest condo

CondoBusiness

SkyTower to be tallest condo in Canada

Another tower coming to downtown Toronto’s evolving skyline will be Canada’s tallest condo once it rises to 95 storeys at Yonge Street and Queens Quay.
multifamily investment

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Low yields not deterring multifamily investment

Multifamily assets delivered the lowest income return of the property sectors to institutional investors in the Canada Property Index last year, but produced strong total returns on a foundation of 7.3 per cent capital growth.
Industrial-retail seesaw

Canadian Property Management

Industrial-retail seesaw in play for investors

A 6.65 per cent average total return on the Canada Property Index's 2,723 directly held standing assets, scattered across eight major markets, cloaks significant variances between property sectors and from market to market.
value-add assets

Canadian Property Management

Turnaround tales of value-add assets

Prominent Canadian asset managers recently recounted their experiences in repositioning underperforming properties, offering insight on turnaround logistics and the role value-add assets play in investment strategies.
Night Toronto

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Tight market conditions persist in GTA

New CMHC rental market survey sheds light on the main drivers affecting the GTA's tight market conditions.
development momentum

Canadian Property Management

LRT development momentum on track in Toronto

The recently completed $102-million deal for Toronto Don Valley Hotel & Suites heralds the development momentum attached to the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit line, now under construction across a 19-kilometre east-west stretch of the city.
electronic voting

CondoBusiness

Electronic voting still met with resistance

Opponents of electronic voting are scared it will expose the archaic and flawed system of proxy voting for what it is: unnecessary and obsolete.
big three retail landlords

Canadian Property Management

Big three retail landlords thrive on experience

Yorkdale Shopping Centre again takes the title of Canada's most productive mall in the Retail Council of Canada's annual analysis of shopping centres with more than 250,000 square feet of gross leasable area.