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Calgary downtown office market hit hard by oil slump
Just how bad has the tide turned for Calgary’s downtown office market due to the slump in oil prices? With...
The next wave of REIT privatizations
The REIT industry could be on the cusp of a new wave of privatizations, says Fitch Ratings. The Blackstone Group’s...
Vancouver rental investors eye ‘realistic’ Victoria
Commercial realtor David Venance recently sold four rental apartment buildings in Victoria and they all had two things in common....
Competition Tribunal sides with CREA in dispute
Canada’s Competition Tribunal has sided with the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) over what information DIY home sellers can post...
Toronto needs more mid-rise condos: Report
The GTA is plagued by “dead zones” along many of its major streets that could become affordable new family-friendly neighbourhoods...
Royal LePage CEO to BoC: Keep rates low
Super-low rates are here to stay; at least if the Bank of Canada heeds one real estate CEO’s advice. “The...
B.C. coastal community calls for end to logging in city
Powell River was founded by the timber industry, but the small Sunshine Coast community about 145 kilometres northwest of Vancouver...
Disposable Vancouver: Are we throwing away good homes?
In Vancouver, it seems nothing is safe from the bulldozer. Heritage Vancouver released its top 10 endangered sites Watch List...
Can India lead on green buildings, clean energy and corporate sustainability?
With 1.25 billion people, a population rapidly approaching that of China, crammed into just one third of the area, India suffers from resource...
Student housing demand stronger than ever
The landlord’s right to measure area – Use it or lose It