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Photo: CaraCo Group of Companies CEO Gennaro DiSanto. BIZ CaraCo Group a dominant player in Kingston, Ont.

Steve McLean | 2018-08-09
The CaraCo Group of Companies was founded in Kingston, Ont. in 1959 by Ann and Cornell “Case” Blommestyn as a...

Walton's Ottawa property BIZ EY monitoring Walton’s Ottawa and Edmonton lands

Steve McLean | 2018-08-09
Proposals are being sought for the sale of, or investment in, industrial lands in Edmonton and pre-development lands in Ottawa...

Halifax,  Nova Centre BIZ Halifax office vacancies remain high, though dropping

Steve McLean | 2018-08-09
Halifax’s office vacancy rate is still high, despite creeping down from a year ago, and net rental rates have also...

Image of Columnist Derek Nzeribe of Milborne Group. BIZ Condo designs should reflect the diversity of your city

Derek Nzeribe | 2018-08-09
Members of the general public often criticize new condominiums for any number of reasons, including the appearance of the buildings....

Image: A large, renovated barn will house the production area for Bluevault's medicinal cannabis operation in Pemberton, B.C. BIZ Canada’s booming cannabis sector gobbles up CRE

Evan Duggan | 2018-08-07
Nailing down just how much cultivation and production space Canada’s cannabis industry is going to need is like trying to...

An industrial property at 125 Fennell St. in Winnipeg. BIZ Winnipeg industrial real estate market remains tight

Steve McLean | 2018-08-07
As serviced industrial land becomes more available in Winnipeg after years of being hard to find, the market is heating...

Featured Columns

Value: Weighed and Measured »
Canada’s labour problem: We need action, not excuses
Thanks to that bellicose fellow down south, we have ourselves a trade war. This is bound to have an impact...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Fun Sin City facts from a real estate nerd
I just got back from a hot but fun weekend in Las Vegas and of course my commercial real estate...
The People Space »
The People Space: New execs at CT REIT, RBC real estate, AY Montreal
Don Wilcox | The People Space | 2018-08-14
Lesley Gibson will take over as chief financial officer at CT Real Estate Investment Trust when its current CFO, Louis...
The Long View »
Building better communities, one shopping centre at a time
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2018-05-08
For too long, suburban living has been perceived to be all about the automobile, home-ownership, detached properties and sometimes a...
Commercial Real Estate Insider »
Why sales-leasebacks appeal to modern corporations
Companies seeking ways to increase capital could literally be sitting on a viable solution says Dave Anderson of Cushman and...
In The Condo Know »
Condo designs should reflect the diversity of your city
Derek Nzeribe | In The Condo Know | 2018-08-09
Members of the general public often criticize new condominiums for any number of reasons, including the appearance of the buildings....
CRE Tech: Riding the Digital Wave »
Choosing a CRE Tech Platform: Find a solution you’ll stick with
Today’s CRE Tech space hardly resembles the world in which my co-founders and I launched VTS in 2012. Back then,...
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...
Online Private Equity »
A primer on REITs, MICs, funds and SPV investing
In this article we will be discussing different types of pooled investments including Private Direct Investing via Asset Specific Pools,...
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 »
Toronto condo market: Will it follow Vancouver, N.Y. or Phoenix?
Ben Myers | The Numbers Game | 2018-08-02
About 10 years ago, you’d often see new condo investor marketing pieces with projected unit carrying costs that would spell...
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
Today, millions of Canadians have been blessed with unprecedented wealth due in large part to one key financial asset: their...
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