Development

Club Sportif MAA

CondoBusiness

Devimco selected for Montreal mixed-use project

Devimco Immobilier has been selected by Club Sportif MAA to develop a mixed-use condominium project on Peel St., just south of Sherbrooke St. in Montreal.
Great Gulf

CondoBusiness

Great Gulf named Ontario Home Builder of the Year

Great Gulf took home top honours at the Ontario Home Builders’ Association’s (OHBA) Awards of Distinction this year.
market drivers

Canadian Apartment Magazine

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.
inclusionary zoning

CondoBusiness

Revisit inclusionary zoning reg: REALPAC to province

REALPAC is calling on the new administration at Queen's Park to revisit Ontario's inclusionary zoning regulation.
Ancaster Arts Centre

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Canada invests in Ancaster Arts Centre development

The Government of Canada is providing $1,500,000 to support the development of the new Ancaster Arts Centre through the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund.
Waterloo development

CondoBusiness

GGH tech hubs, transit opens door for development: Altus Group

Significant affordability challenges in the GTA and tighter mortgage rules are increasingly causing prospective home buyers to look for dwellings in the GGH.
high-density land

REMI Network

High-density land in the GTA traded at $92/sf in Q2

High-density land in the GTA traded hands at an average of $92 per buildable square foot in Q2-2018, according to a report
funding facility

Canadian Property Management

Scotiabank to anchor new Bay Adelaide tower

The 32-storey, 820,000-square-foot building will be the third and final piece of the office complex Brookfield Property Partners brought to the downtown Toronto market in 2009.
Halifax office vacancy rate

Canadian Property Management

Halifax office vacancy rate dips modestly

The Atlantic Canada real estate advisory firm, Turner Drake & Partners, reports a region-wide office vacancy rate of 15.25 per cent, representing a drop of more than 170 basis points since June 2017.
Downtown Montreal office market

Canadian Property Management

Downtown Montreal office market making gains

Rents are rising, the availability rate remains steady even as new office space comes onto the market and construction crews are busy on in-progress commercial, multi-residential and public infrastructure projects.
property tax grant

Canadian Property Management

Developers decry pullback on property tax grant

Rules for the program are set to change, making the timing less than ideal for development proponents still awaiting a decision based on the original criteria in place when they submitted their applications.
climate risk

Canadian Property Management

Climate risk serves up shocks and stressors

Measures to avoid or minimize flood damage and prepare for long-term power outages now rank among the most cost-effective design decisions and capital investments that building owners/managers can make.
large condo unit

CondoBusiness

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.
Graywood Developments

REMI Network

Developer doubles down on West St. Clair West

With shovels in the ground on its sold-out SCOOP project, the developer has unveiled plans for another mid-rise condo in the neighbourhood.
cogeneration

CondoBusiness

GTA-based condo building demos cogeneration

One GTA-based condo building won’t face the dilemma of when to switch over its HVAC system from heating to cooling this spring thanks to cogeneration.
Quebec and Newfoundland

CondoBusiness

Quebec and Newfoundland proffer homebuyer funds

Provincial budgets, released in both provinces on March 27, outline different approaches to financial assistance that's projected to benefit about 430 recipients in Newfoundland and 47,000 in Quebec.
amenities

CondoBusiness

Rich amenities make up for shrinking suites

The economic realities of development today have meant that suite sizes have had to shrink, and developers are creating amenity-laden buildings to compensate.