Real Estate

Canadian GRESB participants

Canadian Property Management

Canadian GRESB participants close gap to leaders

Eighteen Canadian real estate organizations undertook the rigorous reporting exercise, which plots portfolio-wide ESG (environmental, social, governance) intent, practices and outcomes, and collectively achieved an average score of 70 out of a possible 100 points.
real estate talent

Canadian Property Management

Senior execs plumb real estate talent pool

Prominent senior real estate executives attempted to pin down the somewhat intangible concepts of leadership, team-building and inclusiveness during a panel discussion, earlier this fall in Toronto, to kick off BOMEX 2017.
portal to innovation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Maintenance deemed a portal to innovation

Senior real estate executives reflected on evolving building technology as part of the kick-off to BOMEX 2017, earlier this fall in Toronto.
successful world cities

Canadian Property Management

Toronto strives among successful world cities

The rankings include Toronto among a penultimate tier of 10 contenders pushing up against the alpha "big seven" of London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul.
luxury condo sales

CondoBusiness

GTA and Vancouver see more luxury condo sales

Vancouver boasts a greater share of higher priced transactions with 165 condo deals topping $2 million versus 100 in the Greater Toronto Area, but the single highest price was garnered in the GTA.
lease

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How to navigate lease extensions and renewals

Five tips for tenants as they review, negotiate and exercise lease extensions and renewals.
stranded asset potential

Canadian Property Management

Climate risk raises stranded asset potential

Worldwide escalating tallies of damage from storms and drought-related phenomena are indisputably capturing the commercial real estate industry's attention.
investment transactions

Canadian Property Management

Land tops Vancouver Q2 investment transactions

Vancouver's three largest investment transactions for the spring of 2017 surpassed an entire quarter's worth of activity in Calgary.
Winnipeg office and industrial markets

Canadian Property Management

Winnipeg office and industrial markets chug on

Vacancy rates in both sectors are below the national average, while rents neither outshine nor dramatically trail those commanded in other major Canadian centres.
data centre demand

Canadian Property Management

Montreal and Toronto court data centre demand

Market analysts attribute Montreal's healthy status to low electricity rates and the arrival of "big-name" cloud providers.
Brexit beneficiary

REMI Network

Investors peg Dublin as a Brexit beneficiary

Dublin emerges as an investor favourite in recent surveys of the European and global commercial property markets.
Toronto and Vancouver

Canadian Property Management

Toronto and Vancouver outperform market pack

Second quarter stats reveal a widening gap between Canada's prospering and struggling office markets, while investors continue to focus on downtown Class A properties.
industrial availability rates

Canadian Property Management

Canada sees industrial availability rates drop

Statistics for the second quarter of 2017 show generally healthy demand for industrial space in most major Canadian markets.
foreign buyer

CondoBusiness

Ontario releases foreign buyer data ahead of housing forum

Foreign buyers were involved in roughly 4.7 per cent of residential and agricultural real estate purchases in the Greater Golden Horseshoe, new data shows.
Parkway REIT portfolio

Canadian Property Management

CPPIB to acquire Parkway REIT portfolio

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has entered a deal to acquire Parkway REIT's entire 19-property portfolio in Houston.
CRE career path

Canadian Property Management

Navigating the CRE career path

Delegates from 73 chapters in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom gathered in Toronto last week for the CREW Network 2017 Spring Leadership Summit.
real estate deals

CondoBusiness

Feds scrutinize real estate deals for tax compliance

The federal government is stepping up its scrutiny of real estate deals in a crackdown on tax cheating, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reported last Friday