Real Estate

Canadian CRE players share 2021 portfolio data

Canadian Property Management

Canadian CRE players report 2021 portfolio data

Nearly 200 respondents who collectively own and/or manage more than 2.2 billion square feet of space reported to the 26th annual Who's Who in Canadian Real Estate survey.
new national brokerage launched

Canadian Property Management

New national brokerage launched

Headquartered in Vancouver, CDNGLOBAL is the privately owned venture of former Devencore executives, also boasting regional offices in Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Halifax.
Intra-Commonwealth investment in real estate dips in 2020

REMI Network

Pandemic strains intra-Commonwealth investment

Real estate recorded the most notable dollar-value decline in intra-Commonwealth investment activity in 2020 relative to the three-year annual average prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peter Ballon appointed ULI global chair

Canadian Property Management

CPP’s Peter Ballon appointed ULI global chair

Ballon's two-year voluntary term coincides with the rollout of the Urban Land Institute's three priority missions to position the built environment for a low-carbon and inclusive future.
Khalid Keshavjee named IREM next gen leader for 2021-22

Canadian Property Management

Calgarian named IREM next gen leader

Khalid Keshavjee, director of operations with Calgary-based Amhurst Property Management, is the sole Canadian in the 2021-22 cohort of 19 young real estate professionals.
Pandemic interlude grips Canadian office markets for fifth successive quarter

Canadian Property Management

Pandemic interlude grips fifth successive quarter

The pandemic interlude cast gloom on Canadian office markets for a fifth successive quarter, but they are heading into a sixth with signs that pressures could be easing.
CREED Council to champion equity, diversity and inclusion in commercial real estate

Canadian Property Management

CREED Council to champion equity and diversity

A new volunteer council, gleaning insight and experience from all commercial real estate disciplines, is exhorting the industry to better reflect the society in which it operates.
Canadian proptech ventures to be groomed for growth

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canadian proptech ventures groomed for growth

The U.S. National Association of Realtors is searching the Canadian market for promising technologies for the commercial and residential real estate sectors.
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.
looser office densities deemed easier economic stretch in Toronto

Canadian Property Management

Looser office densities deemed viable in Toronto

Toronto is positioned among select global cities with a combination of space and cost factors that could better appeal to employers seeking to expand space-per-person ratios in their office footprint.
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.
Deal makers offered digital option to submitting FOI requests to the Ministry of Environment

Canadian Property Management

Deal makers might avoid needless FOI requests

A proposed digital channel for submitting property-related information requests to Ontario's Ministry of the Environment would offer an alternative to the current paper-based submission of Freedom of Information requests.
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.
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.
Simple computer passwords are standard in most industry sectors

Canadian Property Management

Real estate opts for simple computer passwords

Analysis of more than 162,000 publicly reported data breaches at major real estate firms finds that “password”, “123456” and some variation of a company’s name are ensconced favourites.
eastern Ontario

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.