Ben Myers


Can anything stop the GTA’s new condo market?

Depending on your source of data, the average asking price per-square-foot for new condos in the GTA has increased for about 25 consecutive years.


Build large condo units and families will come?

A real estate analyst takes aim at a 'fallacy' reflected in Toronto's downtown planning framework, which calls for large condo units.


Is condo living just a phase for GTHA millennials?

Condo living may just be a phase for millennials in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, new research out of Ryerson University suggests.


What will make T.O. condo investors less bullish?

Does it still make sense to invest in condos after a study showed many condo investors renting out new units in the GTA are cash-flow negative?


Ben Myers launches residential real estate advisory firm

Veteran real estate analyst Ben Myers has launched Bullpen Research & Consulting Inc., a boutique residential real estate advisory firm.


2016: The year of kids in condos?

If Ben Myers’ big prediction for 2016 pans out, kids’ play spaces could become the hottest amenity in the condo market.


GTA condo developers feeling bullish: report

Condo developers in the GTA are feeling bullish in the face of record completions and warnings of potential overbuilding, according to a new report.


Housing bubble definition inconclusive: report

A new report from Fortress Real Developments (Fortress) revealed that two-thirds of market experts agree that a major housing correction is not in the cards for Canadians over the next five years. In fact, the report, which sourced data from a variety of professional resources, said that analysts could not agree when it came to defining a “housing bubble.”
Ben Myers & Janice Cracknell

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Healthy competition or bad for business?

This video report looks at the impact condo rental stock is having on the apartment market. Commentators: Urbanation's executive vice-president, Ben Myers, and Janice Cracknell, a partner at N. Barry Lyon Consultants Ltd.