Investment

Oxford looks to pump up Australia's institutional-grade multifamily inventory

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Australia awaits institutional-grade multifamily

Oxford Properties is targeting opportunities to pump up Australia’s institutional-grade multifamily inventory and capture renters locked out of the booming housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne.
Cold storage facilities emerging as alternative investment asset class

Canadian Property Management

Cold storage gathers investment steam

Cold storage facilities are flagged to deliver robust returns to investors due to the evolution of food retailing, demand for vaccines and other pharmaceuticals, and the thriving outlook for the warehouse/distribution and logistics sector in general.
QuadReal forms operating partner group

Canadian Property Management

QuadReal forms operating partner group

Taking on the role of executive vice president and operating partner, Michael Zea will work with the various operating companies in which QuadReal holds an ownership interest.
condos at the core of affordable recreational property

CondoBusiness

Condos anchor affordable recreational property

While Canadians may tend to entertain dreams of cottages, camps or cabins, condos are at the core of affordable recreational property options in many popular vacation areas.
CPP Investments is among global top 10 real estate investors for 2021

Canadian Property Management

CPP among global top 10 real estate investors

CPP Investments is one of five pension plan managers on the list, along with three global insurance/asset management firms and two sovereign wealth funds.
Securities regulators scrutinize ESG investing

Canadian Property Management

Securities regulators scrutinize ESG investing

Securities regulators wish to confirm that the representations registrants are making about the incorporation of ESG principles in their investment decision-making processes are consistent with their actual policies and procedures.
Hotel deal activity projected to pick up in Q2

Canadian Property Management

More hotel deal activity projected beyond Q2

Of the 21 transactions totalling approximately $197 million in value during the first quarter of 2021, seven properties were sold for redevelopment or conversion to other uses and three were distressed sales.
GTA investment sales value in Q1 2021

Canadian Property Management

GTA’s Q1 2021 investment sales surpass Q1 2020

Industrial assets and development land accounted for more than 50 per cent of investment sales value in Q1 2021 with trade activity in both sectors far outpacing deal-making in the pre-pandemic months of 2020.
Vestcor acquires minority interest in Crown Realty Partners

REMI Network

Vestcor forges further bond with Crown Realty

Vestcor Inc., the New Brunswick public sector pension plan administrator, has acquired a minority interest in Crown Realty Partners.
Nexus REIT bumping up industrial weighting

Canadian Property Management

Nexus REIT bumping up industrial weighting

Nexus REIT has entered agreements to acquire five single-tenant industrial buildings, which would add 609,000 square feet of gross leasable area to its portfolio.
Pandemic propels healthy building momentum

Canadian Property Management

Pandemic propels healthy building momentum

COVID-19 has intensified pressure to support physical, social and emotional well-being within the built environment, but many investors, owners and managers were already embracing healthy building principles ahead of pandemic-triggered challenges.
GID Industrial will target last-mile sites in major U.S. markets

REMI Network

Ivanhoé Cambridge targets U.S. last-mile sites

Together, the two partners forming GID Industrial have 19 million square feet of industrial inventory in 15 American markets.
CPP Investments announces new sustainable energy group

REMI Network

New CPP entity stretches meaning of sustainable

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) has rolled its holdings in energy, resources, power and renewables into a newly dubbed sustainable energy group with approximately $18 billion in assets.
BentalGreenOak launches BGO Strategic Capital Partners

Canadian Property Management

Deal begets BGO Strategic Capital Partners

BentallGreenOak has acquired Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management from the Carlyle Group.
downtown plan

Canadian Property Management

Fossil fuel fortunes burn Calgary

Reflecting on a year in which the pandemic unsettled market fundamentals to the east and to the west, Calgary-based analysts focus more on tangential circumstances than the COVID-19 outbreak itself.
Ontario doubles tax credit for building investments in southwest, eastern and northern Ontario

Canadian Property Management

Ontario doubles tax credit in tertiary markets

Canadian-controlled private corporations are eligible for refundable tax credits of up to $90,000 for building investments in southwest, eastern and northern Ontario.
Celebrated attractions convey spinoff real estate value

CondoBusiness

Iconic sites convey spinoff real estate value

Niagara Falls, and Jasper are the two Canadian entrants on a largely European and American list of locales associated with celebrated global attractions.