RBC

HouseMarket

CondoBusiness

Canadian home ownership dream still alive, says report

The latest RBC Economics Housing Trends and Affordability Report indicates housing affordability has improves for the second straight quarter of 2019.
CondoRBC

CondoBusiness

Report: Condos a harder sell for Canadian renters

It's becoming harder for renting Canadians to make a move to condos. This is according to an RBC housing report that indicates the high price of single-family housing is driving demand for condos and creating intense affordability pressures.
energy-efficient

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Green buildings contribute to productivity: research

Recent research from the National Research Council of Canada and RBC found that green buildings have a positive impact on productivity for employees.
energy consumption

Canadian Property Management

A race against energy consumption

Over the past four years, about 69 million square feet of Toronto’s office stock participated in an ambitious challenge to lower energy usage in buildings.
GTA

CondoBusiness

Housing affordability eroded further in Q2: RBC

Excluding the Toronto and Vancouver markets, Canadian housing affordability remained relatively stable in Q2, according to an RBC Economics Research report.
Toronto Condos

CondoBusiness

Housing affordability increased in Q3: RBC

According to a recent Housing Trends and Affordability report from RBC Economics, housing affordability in Canada increased in the third quarter of 2014, despite an upward trend in house prices. Factors affecting affordability included declines in fixed mortgage rates, rising incomes and reduced utility costs, say economists.