Real Estate

risks to commercial real estate

Canadian Property Management

Balancing the risks to commercial real estate

Senior ranking valuation specialists agreed that new uncertainties around fraying trade agreements, political instability and climate volatility have broadened the scope of their worries well beyond rising interest rates.
municipal land transfer tax

CondoBusiness

Don’t widen municipal land transfer tax: OREA, TREB

Last week, OREA and TREB jointly called on MPP candidates vying for seats in the York Region to reject requests to expand the municipal land transfer tax.
Canada-U.S. trade war

Canadian Property Management

Real estate vulnerable to Canada-U.S. trade war

High-rise development is expected to be the hardest hit real estate activity, but fallout across a wider range of consumer goods has potential negative implications for commercial warehouse and distribution facilities.
millennials

CondoBusiness

Is condo living just a phase for GTHA millennials?

Condo living may just be a phase for millennials in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, new research out of Ryerson University suggests.
national home sales

REMI Network

April sees national home sales dip: CREA

National home sales dipped 2.9 per cent month over month in April, according to statistics released last week by CREA.
Green certified office space

Canadian Property Management

Green certified office space no rarity in Canada

On a square footage basis, more than 50 per cent of the commercial inventory in Vancouver and Toronto now boasts LEED or BOMA BEST status.
condo investor

CondoBusiness

What will make T.O. condo investors less bullish?

Does it still make sense to invest in condos after a study showed many condo investors renting out new units in the GTA are cash-flow negative?
Downtown Ottawa

Canadian Property Management

Downtown Ottawa drawing tenant interest

Downtown class B buildings and the "fringe core" ByWard Market, Centretown and Glebe neighbourhoods are identified as a good fit for start-up enterprises looking for less than 1,000 square feet and/or co-working space.
GTA Q1 investment activity

Canadian Property Management

Robust demand drives GTA Q1 investment activity

Cominar REIT stands out among the vendors, as it offloaded two office, two retail and one industrial property for earnings of nearly $717 million.
Paul LaBranche legacy

Construction Business

LaBranche legacy entrenched in BOMA BC

Wrapping up a 25 year tenure with the Building Owners and Managers Association of British Columbia, soon-to-retire president, Paul LaBranche, characteristically looks through the lens of his organization's strategic plan to assess what he has accomplished.
vancouver office space

CondoBusiness

Vancouver home sales fall nearly 30 per cent in March

In March 2018, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reported 2,517 residential home sales, down 29.7 per cent compared to March 2017's 3,579 sales.
IoT

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Building better experiences as IoT advances

IoT connectivity can be used by organizations to shape how occupants move about a facility and assign precise monetary values to specific spaces.
gender parity

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Hard quotas unlikely in gender parity push

Hard quotas appear to be an unlikely tool in the growing push to promote gender parity in the real estate industry.
Developers’ Den

REMI Network

Schulich students win Developers’ Den competition

Real estate students in the Schulich School of Business won first place in the eighth annual Developers’ Den international competition.
Canada's three largest cities

Canadian Property Management

Canada’s three largest cities picked to thrive

Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are among 30 global metropolises deemed well positioned to draw investment and sustain a robust real estate market for the long term.
gender diversity insight for investors

Canadian Property Management

Gender diversity insight for investors unveiled

Since only publicly traded entities are part of the analysis, many of Canada's largest real estate players are excluded. However, other criteria to qualify would eliminate several of them anyway.
M Coach House

Canadian Facility Management & Design

M Real Estate unveils new office space, The M Coach House

Greater Montreal-based real estate agency M Real Estate recently opened The M Coach House, its fourth office location in Quebec.