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PC Urban public art BIZ Is there room for public art in industrial buildings?

Cori Howard | 2016-09-28
Vancouver’s PC Urban has voluntarily commissioned two public installations for their upcoming industrial buildings and in doing so, have shaken...

Calgary Commercial Condo BIZ Five reasons to buy a Calgary commercial condo now

Cori Howard | 2016-08-10
Are you leasing an office or warehouse space in Calgary? With interest rates at all time lows, now might be...

Commercial Condo BIZ What’s behind the commercial condo boom in Vancouver

Cori Howard | 2016-06-27
The prevalence and popularity of owning your own business space has been in the news lately. That’s because growth of...

PC Urban BIZ Buying your own office – Why it’s worth it now more than ever

Cori Howard | 2016-06-14
In Vancouver, there’s a lot of talk about our dwindling industrial land supply. Hemmed in by mountains, ocean, the Agricultural...

Chris McCauley BIZ The rush to build on spec in B.C.

Cori Howard | 2016-06-01
Chris MacCauley has been a commercial real estate broker in Vancouver for over a decade. I sat down with him...

Brent Sawchyn BIZ Q& A with Brent Sawchyn

Cori Howard | 2016-05-18
Brent Sawchyn is a principal with PC Urban, a leader in Vancouver’s commercial and residential real estate scene. They have...

Featured Columns

National Viewpoint »
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...
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...
Value: Weighed and Measured »
‘Water frontage’ and ‘river view’ still great selling points?
Some 1,200 homeowners in the Ottawa-Gatineau area are facing costly repairs if not outright reconstruction in the wake of this...
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...
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...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Three questions to ask when leasing industrial
Even the most seasoned tenant can miss some pretty vital points when investigating new space. It’s certainly more challenging for...
Capital Commentary »
The power of the second mortgage
Many people think of second mortgages as an option reserved for riskier deals or under-capitalized borrowers. The truth is that...
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 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 »
Does Toronto have a condo-flipping problem?
Ben Myers | The Numbers Game | 2017-05-11
Ontario’s Minister of Finance Charles Sousa recently railed against “property scalpers” in the Toronto new housing market, and the recently...
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...
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...
Westcoast News »
B.C. is proof foreign buyer tax won’t cool hot housing prices
Cori Howard | Westcoast News | 2017-04-21
As the Ontario government begins implementing regulatory measures to improve affordability, news in B.C. is that our tax-induced housing correction...
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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