The Saskatchewan Edge

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Saskatoon BIZ Slower but sustained growth in Saskatoon

Kelly Macsymic | 2017-03-07
With a certain weaker economy currently in play, the City of Saskatoon has released their newest projections for growth in...

Barry Stuart BIZ What’s really going on in the Saskatoon office market?

Barry Stuart | 2017-03-02
Just as it is not possible to generalize about the state of any commercial real estate market, we need to...

BIZ Ode to the mall

Kelly Macsymic | 2017-02-22
I have been a fan of the shopping mall experience for as long as I can remember. Maybe it’s my...

Negative Positive BIZ Turn a negative into a positive

Kelly Macsymic | 2017-02-07
Mainstream media is quick to report the bad news in our world. We can’t ignore the negative but the creativity...

Kelly Macsymic BIZ Steady as she goes, in Saskatoon CRE

Kelly Macsymic | 2017-01-24
ICR has collected the fourth quarter results for 2016 and though commercial vacancy remains higher than average in some sectors,...

Barry Stuart BIZ Federal government introduces responsible new mortgage rule

Barry Stuart | 2016-12-15
October 17th the Liberal’s new mortgage rule requires that anyone applying for an insured mortgage must qualify at the Bank...

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Homeownership a wise goal for all Canadians
Bob Finnigan | National Viewpoint | 2017-02-27
Over the past few years, demographics regarding homeownership in Canada have changed, especially for those entering the marketplace – largely...
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The Long View »
Understanding and investing in commercial real estate
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2017-03-19
Too often you hear a phrase that is commonly used and you have a rough idea what it means without...
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Ontario Finance Minister updates CRELA at luncheon
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Slower but sustained growth in Saskatoon
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The power of the second mortgage
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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 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...
The Numbers Game »
If you hate condos, you should hope that more get built
Ben Myers | The Numbers Game | 2016-09-30
A lot of people don’t like condominium apartments, they would never live in them, and they don’t like that they...
The Strategic Broker »
Advisors obliged to provide innovative options
Sean Tait | The Strategic Broker | 2017-03-27
Be it in technology, processes, or simply mindset, consumers are frequently ahead of business in the adoption of new best...
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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...
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Is there room for public art in industrial buildings?
Cori Howard | Westcoast News | 2016-09-28
Vancouver’s PC Urban has voluntarily commissioned two public installations for their upcoming industrial buildings and in doing so, have shaken...
The Petrus Report »
Real estate trades then and now … negative leverage then and positive leverage now
Pierre Gagne | The Petrus Report | 2016-05-09
Why do we all hear grievances that prices in commercial real estate are too high when Marshnet reports sales/purchases of...
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...
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