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 Apple to build second campus in $350B pledge

Daily Commercial News | 2018-01-18
Apple (AAPL-Q) is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part...

 UPPlift: Toronto Canada’s first urban pilot program

Canada Newswire | 2018-01-18
This week, Toronto took  another step in cementing its position as a global tech leader with the launch of UPPlift: Toronto, an urban pilot...

 Wal-Mart names Judith McKenna international chief

Bloomberg | 2018-01-18
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT-N) will tap Judith McKenna to run its international unit, elevating one of its highest-ranking female executives...

 Europe next frontier for crossover hotels: CBRE

Globe and Mail | 2018-01-18
Some well-known retailers, restaurants and even health clubs are extending their brands into the lodging industry, opening boutique hotels that...

 Ivanhoe joins Blackstone on PIRET purchase

Bloomberg | 2018-01-17
Ivanhoe Cambridge is joining Blackstone Group LP (BX-N) on the planned acquisition of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET) (AAR-UN-T), according to two...

 Brookfield, Onex plan $3.7 billion offer for IWG: Sources

Bloomberg | 2018-01-17
Brookfield Asset Management‘s (BAM-A-T) and Onex Corp. (ONEX-T) are preparing an offer for IWG Plc that will value the commercial real estate company...

Featured Columns

Value: Weighed and Measured »
Major real estate deals thanks to quantitative easing?
When Ottawa experienced the largest commercial real estate deal in its history last fall, one of the insiders noted in...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Saskatoon’s industrial vacancy declined in 2017
We have to go back to 2014 to find a drop in Saskatoon’s industrial real estate vacancy. After a two-year...
CRE Tech: Riding the Digital Wave »
Digital Footrace: Landlords need to know tech options today
As CRE tech continues its rapid advancement, landlords who haven’t done so need to make moves to bring their technological...
The Long View »
Community plazas thrive when they look good
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2017-12-07
“Don’t judge a book by its cover” is a phrase you’ve heard many times, but when it comes to plazas...
The Title Page »
Title insurance — a matter of opinion
Eric Haslett | The Title Page | 2016-04-26
“What more am I getting?” This is one of the first questions people ask when their lawyer suggests purchasing...
Capital Commentary »
CMHC underwriting mortgage changes
If you are already an apartment building owner or looking to purchase an apartment building then you have two mortgage...
Let's Make Things Interesting »
What to expect from the Vancouver housing market
What will the year 2017 hold for real estate and development in the lower mainland? It’s a question that has...
The Apartment Building Expert »
Understanding cap rates in the apartment sector
Capitalization rates, or cap rates, are a way of estimating the general rate of return of an apartment building by...
The Crowdfunding Corner »
Ontario Finance Minister updates CRELA at luncheon
Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa recently told Commercial Real Estate Lenders Association (CRELA) members he would like to see...
Westcoast News »
Vancouver’s plan for False Creek Flats falls short
Cori Howard | Westcoast News | 2017-05-30
The False Creek Flats area of Vancouver is the last bastion of opportunity for creating a diverse mix of industrial...
The Numbers Game »
Should the Ontario Municipal Board be overhauled?
Ben Myers | The Numbers Game | 2017-09-21
In Toronto, people regularly complain that they can’t find an affordable place to buy or rent, but they also complain...
BOMA Canada News »
BOMA Regina hosts BOMEX for the first time
Victoria Gabel | BOMA Canada News | 2016-10-10
For the first time in its history, BOMEX® came to the Queen City of Regina! From September 20-22nd, BOMA Regina...
National Viewpoint »
A ‘Net Zero’ home: What does it really mean?
Bob Finnigan | National Viewpoint | 2017-12-29
In Canada, our new homes are already some of the most energy efficient in the world. There has, however, been...
Finance Re-imagined »
Debunking the myths around Vancouver real estate prices
The big news out of Vancouver recently has been the release of a report by Resonance Consulting about the future...
The Strategic Broker »
A boom for rental as owners cash out of homes
Sean Tait | The Strategic Broker | 2017-04-11
Today, millions of Canadians have been blessed with unprecedented wealth due in large part to one key financial asset: their...
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