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rise in vacancies

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Downtown Toronto’s startling rise in vacancies

New data from Urbanation shows a sharp rise in vacancies in downtown Toronto's purpose-built apartments from 0.7 per cent in Q3-2019 to nearly 3 per cent today.
rise in vacancies

Canadian Apartment Magazine

GTA vacancy rate rises to 1.8 per cent

Urbanation is reporting a rise in the GTA vacancy rate from 1.1 per cent in Q1 to 1.8 per cent in Q2-2020, up considerably from the 0.9 per cent recorded a year ago.
rental demand

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada’s rental market in a post-COVID-19 world

Uncertainty rules Canada’s rental market as the novel coronavirus continues to spread, forcing business closures and stay-at-home orders to persist beyond initial forecasts.
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CondoBusiness

Toronto condo sales hit record high

A new reports shows new condo sales in the GTA reached their second-highest Q2 level on record behind the market peak in Q2-2017.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

GTA rental completions reach 25-year high

With 1,849 new rental units coming to market since January 2019, GTA rental completions have reached a 25-year high according to the latest data from Urbanation.
GTA new home market condo rents

CondoBusiness

GTA condo rents post record increase in 2018

Condo rents in the GTA rose by an average of 9.3 per cent in 2018, surpassing the 8.3 per cent growth recorded in 2017, according to Urbanation Inc.
GTA new home market condo rents

CondoBusiness

New GTA condo prices climb 11 per cent in Q3-2018

New condominium apartment sales in the GTA rose four per cent year-over-year to 4,738 units in Q3-2018, according to Urbanation’s Q3-2018 market results.
GTA new home market condo rents

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Strong GTA rent growth continues into Q3

GTA condo rent climbed 9.4 per cent in Q3-2018 to an average of $3.26 per square foot, according to Urbanation’s Q3-2018 rental market results.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Assessing the impact of rent control

More than a year after the Fair Rental Act was introduced, rent control is back in the spotlight with new research suggesting it is doing more harm than good when it comes to rental construction and affordability.
condominium housing starts

CondoBusiness

GTA condo starts set Q2 record as sales slow

Condominium construction starts in the GTA reached a record 7,981 units in Q2-2018, according to Urbanation Inc.’s recent quarterly condo market results.
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CondoBusiness

Urbanation reports record GTA new condo sales in 2017

There were 35,074 new condominium units sold across the GTA in 2017, up 30 per cent compared to 2016, according to Urbanation’s 2017 condo market results.
urban growth

CondoBusiness

GTA condo rents surge nine per cent in Q4

According to Urbanation Inc., the number of condo units leased in Q4-2017 fell 11 per cent year-over-year as listings dropped by 16 per cent.
urban growth

CondoBusiness

GTA new condo sales slow as prices climb in Q3

A total of 4,577 new condominium apartments were sold in Q3-2017 in the GTA, down 30 per cent compared to last year as fewer new projects came to market.
family-friendly housing

CondoBusiness

Report renews calls for more family-friendly housing in the GTA

A new report by Ryerson City Building Institute and Urbanation has brought renewed urgency to calls for more family-friendly housing in the GTA.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

New FRPO report looks at Vacancy Decontrol

The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) released its second research report authored by Shaun Hildebrand of Urbanation, entitled Ontario Rental Market: Renovation Investment and Role of Vacancy Decontrol
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Study highlights Ontario rental supply shortfall

A new study by Urbanation warns of massive Ontario rental supply shortfall, which will continue to diminish unless at least 6,250 additional new rental units are
GTA apartment sector housing supply

CondoBusiness

Record Q1 GTA condo sales cause inventory to drop

In Q1-2017, 9,932 new condominium apartments were sold across the GTA, an increase of 73 per cent year-over-year, a new high for the quarter.