Retail

grocery stores

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Testing high-touch surfaces in grocery stores

A University of Guelph study found the risk of exposure from high-touch surfaces in grocery stores is low if recommended protocols are followed.
Toronto street front businesses eligible for two new commercial property improvement grants

Canadian Property Management

New grants for Toronto street front businesses

Toronto is introducing two new grant programs for commercial property improvements and is expanding eligibility for the city's existing facade upgrade grants.
real estate deals on record pace in Q2 2020

Canadian Property Management

Real estate deals hit record volume in Q2

Nearly $14 billion worth of commercial real estate transactions closed in the second quarter of 2021, making it Canada’s most active quarter ever for non-M&A investment volume.
retailers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

What can the new workplace learn from retailers?

Just as bricks-and-mortar stores embraced experiential retail to entice consumers who might otherwise shop online, organizations are now hoping to woo their remote-savvy workers back to the office.
investment performance expectations rally in Q2

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Investment performance expectations rally in Q2

Recently released results of the REALPAC/Ferguson Partners Canadian Real Estate Sentiment Survey show industry executives in a more upbeat mood in Q2 2021 than was the case 12 months earlier.
CERS relief measures revised and extended

Canadian Property Management

CERS relief measures revised and extended

Relief measures will be more generous than previously announced for commercial tenants and owners/occupiers qualifying for the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy.
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.
CERS uptake falls short of potential

Canadian Property Management

CERS uptake falls short of potential

Removing landlords from the application process hasn’t necessarily made the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) more accessible for commercial tenants experiencing pandemic-related financial stress.
Manulife Centre primed for retail relaunch

Canadian Property Management

Manulife Centre primed for retail relaunch

One of Canada’s pioneering mixed-used developments is ready to unveil its new look after an extensive revitalization project, and in step with phase two of Ontario's post-lockdown reopening plan.
McGill

REMI Network

McGill to train next-gen leaders in ethical A.I. use

A new cohort of students at McGill University will soon be poised to tackle crucial questions about the application and potential misuse of Artificial Intelligence, which continues to change the retail landscape.
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.
Budget confirms 16-week CERS extension

Canadian Property Management

Budget confirms 16-week CERS extension

The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) will now be available until at least September 25, but at gradually declining levels after July 3.
CERS rate structure confirmed to June 5

Canadian Property Management

CERS rate structure holds steady until June 5

The federal government reserved the option to adjust the funding levels after March 13 when it introduced the subsidy for fixed property expenses last November.
Nova Scotia offers property tax rebate to select small commercial ratepayers

Canadian Property Management

Nova Scotia offers targeted property tax rebate

A newly announced $7-million provincial fund is expected to partially compensate up to 3,300 small restaurateurs, barkeepers and personal service business operators for paid 2020-21 property taxes.
Ontario insolvencies drop in 2020

Canadian Property Management

Ontario extends ban on commercial evictions

Commercial evictions are still on hold in Ontario for qualifying tenants experiencing pandemic-related financial stress. A new regulation, enabled through 2020 budget legislation, extends the protections.
Kirkland Centre

Canadian Property Management

Kirkland Centre set for transit-oriented remake

RioCan REIT and Broccolini Real Estate Group have joined forces to redevelop an open-air retail centre in suburban Montreal.
redevelopment proposed for midtown Toronto landmark

Canadian Property Management

Rezoning sought for midtown Toronto landmark

Development partners Oxford Properties Group and CT REIT envision three million square feet of mixed-use development on the Canada Square site at Yonge and Eglinton.