Real Estate

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
smaller U.S. markets

REMI Network

Cash deals prevail in smaller U.S. markets

International investors are predominantly paying cash for commercial acquisitions in mid-sized and smaller U.S. markets.
milder decline in downtown Calgary

Canadian Property Management

Q1 sees milder decline in downtown Calgary

Nearly 142,000 square feet of downtown office space was returned to the market in the first three months of 2017, but this is well off last year's pace when 2.3 million square feet emptied out over the course of 12 months.
GTA home sales

CondoBusiness

National home sales edge higher in March

Canadian home sales rose 1.1 per cent from February to March 2017, surpassing the previous monthly record set in April 2016, according to statistics released by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
Average condo prices

CondoBusiness

Average condo prices climb in Ontario and B.C.

A just-released Spring 2017 overview of 23 markets across Canada shows an upward trend in British Columbia and Ontario with modest declines in Alberta and Atlantic Canada.
home imspection

CondoBusiness

Ontario passes home inspection legislation

Ontario passed home inspection legislation that will regulate one of few currently unregulated professionals that have a role in real estate transactions.
women in C-Suites and on boards

Canadian Property Management

CRE subpar for women in C-suites and on boards

An analysis of 62 companies reporting portfolios of at least 10 million square feet to Canadian Property Management's 2017 Who's Who in Canadian Real Estate survey finds two female CEOs, three COOs and 17 CFOs.
digital purchase

CondoBusiness

Brokerage first in Canada to take purchases digital

Canadian brokerage Casalova and Dream Maker Developments are the first in Canada to offer a digital purchase option for pre-construction condos.
federal budget

CondoBusiness

Funds in federal budget to close gaps in housing data

The 2017 federal budget released last week allocates funds to shedding light on blind spots in national housing data.