Investment

New sustainability report deciphers CRE concerns

Canadian Property Management

New sustainability report deciphers CRE concerns

REALPAC's newly updated 2024 sustainability report discusses a range of issues that are increasingly being raised in investment decisions and regulatory compliance.
Ivanhoe Cambridge receives investment accolades

Canadian Property Management

Ivanhoé Cambridge receives investment accolades

Ivanhoé Cambridge has been named global real estate investor of the year in the 2024 IPE Real Estate Awards for institutional investors.
CRE insiders feeling more optimistic in the U.S.

REMI Network

CRE insiders feeling more optimistic in the U.S.

NAIOP’s newly released sentiment index reveals modest expectations for improved conditions over the coming 12 months, contrasting with last fall’s negative outlook.
Hotel sales value value and room prices up in Q1

Canadian Property Management

Hotel sales value and room prices up in Q1

Canadian hotel sales totalled $750 million in the first quarter of 2024, up 130 per cent from the comparable period last year. The average price per room also increased by 12 per cent.
Toronto and Vancouver nurture mortgage tech

Canadian Property Management

Toronto and Vancouver nurture mortgage tech

Mortgage tech is the top draw for tech sector venture capital in Toronto and Vancouver, contrasting with the investment emphasis in major U.S. markets.
Promise of safe haven woos foreign investors

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Promise of safe haven woos foreign investors

Foreign investors contemplating Canada’s multifamily market may see more theoretical than actual opportunity, given the current scarcity of available product.
Capital gains tax adjustment unnerves CRE

Canadian Property Management

Capital gains tax adjustment unnerves CRE

The jump in the capital gains inclusion rate is expected to have an immediate impact on property sales, while being factored into longer term asset management and investment decisions.
Alberta to tighten grip on public sector facilities managers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Alberta to tighten grip on public sector FMs

The Alberta government is moving to tighten its grip on public entities that are defined as “creatures of the province,” yet have conventionally had leeway to seek and accept direct federal investment.
Shelved takeover attempt resets hotel rivals

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Shelved takeover attempt resets hotel rivals

Choice Hotels International has retreated from its nearly year-long effort to take over Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, withdrawing its share purchase offer and slate of board candidates.
Lindsay Brand named CIO at Concert Properties

Canadian Property Management

Lindsay Brand named CIO at Concert Properties

Lindsay Brand is joining Concert Properties in the role of chief investment officer, heading up the national team responsible for income-producing properties.
Sustainable finance quest spurs global alliance

Canadian Property Management

Sustainable finance quest spurs global alliance

Green building proponents in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States are joining forces to produce and promote guidance on sustainable finance options for real estate.
Real estate leadership team gels at Fengate

Canadian Property Management

Real estate leadership team gels at Fengate

Fengate Asset Management’s real estate leadership team now includes Jaime McKenna, newly promoted to president, alongside Alison Kimmell and Colin Catherwood as new managing directors.
Clean energy projects serve mix of purposes

Canadian Property Management

Clean energy projects serve mix of purposes

Clean energy projects present a burgeoning means for Indigenous peoples to assert stewardship of natural resources, nurture sustainable economic growth and curb reliance on fossil fuels.
Exposure to U.S. office loans grows unsettling

Canadian Property Management

Exposure to U.S. office loans grows unsettling

Regional and mid-sized banks in the United States are considered most vulnerable to losses on commercial real estate loans, particularly those tied to that country’s shaky office sector.
Investment shopping list considered for 2024

Canadian Property Management

Investment shopping list considered for 2024

As more vendors and purchasers are expected to come to the market this year, Avison Young's sentiment data shows retail, multifamily and industrial assets are sought, while office is tapped for divestment.
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.
Hotel sector projected to post modest growth

Canadian Property Management

Hotel sector projected to post modest growth

After a year of occupancy gains and buoyant earnings, the Canadian hotel sector is projected to experience more modest, but continued growth in 2024.