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IMAGE: The Quarters in Calgary. (Image courtesy Minto Apartment REIT) BIZ Minto buys Calgary apartments; redevelops in Ottawa

Mario Toneguzzi | 2018-12-11
Ottawa-based Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust is employing a double-edged strategy to grow the REIT, purchasing two existing buildings...

IMAGE: Lakeview Apartments in Houston, purchased by Greybrook and Marlin Spring in a joint venture. (Image courtesy Greybrook) BIZ Greybrook, Marlin Spring expand investment venture

Steve McLean | 2018-12-11
The partnership between Greybrook Realty Partners and Marlin Spring continues to flourish, most recently with their Nov. 29 acquisition of...

IMAGE: Ivanhoé Cambridge and Claridge launch a second $100-million vehicle for investing in Quebec (Image courtesy Ivanhoé Cambridge) BIZ Ivanhoé, Claridge create second Quebec investment fund

RENX Staff | 2018-12-11
Ivanhoé Cambridge and Claridge will expand on an investment partnership launched two years ago, adding a second $100-million vehicle for...

IMAGE: Starlight CEO Daniel Drimmer said his company has four key investment strategies for the Canadian apartment sector. (Image courtesy Starlight) BIZ Purpose-built rentals: Issues, strategy from apartment experts

Steve McLean | 2018-12-06
Rising expenses, combined with increasing demand and a lack of supply, are putting the squeeze on Canadian apartment developers, owners...

IMAGE: Toronto's Great Gulf has partnered with EDENS to break ground on a multi-residential, mixed-use project in a trendy Washington, D.C., neighbourhood. (Image courtesy Great Gulf) BIZ Great Gulf enters D.C. market, wants to grow in U.S.

Steve McLean | 2018-12-06
Toronto-based developer Great Gulf Group has entered the Washington, D.C. market in partnering with EDENS on a mixed-use project in...

IMAGE: Scott Fischer has been named senior vice president, finance, at KingSett Capital. (Image courtesy KingSett) BIZ People Space: Board changes at Cominar, Delma’s new CEO

Don Wilcox | 2018-12-06
Cominar REIT announced further changes to its board of trustees, including the resignation of chairman Alban D’Amours who will not...

Featured Columns

Value: Weighed and Measured »
‘Tis the season to check your assessment notices
I always say taxation is the price of freedom. But no single property owner should pay more than their fair...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Navigating your commercial mortgage renewal
You’ve just received a letter with the renewal options your financial institution is offering on your commercial mortgage. How can...
The People Space »
People Space: Board changes at Cominar, Delma’s new CEO
Don Wilcox | The People Space | 2018-12-06
Cominar REIT announced further changes to its board of trustees, including the resignation of chairman Alban D’Amours who will not...
The Long View »
Canadian commercial real estate: An investor’s best-kept secret?
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2018-08-28
At a time when it appears politics is just another reality TV show, it seems too many people are willing...
Commercial Real Estate Insider »
Embracing Power over Ethernet technology
As occupants of The Edge office building in Amsterdam approach the parking garage, cameras recognize their car license plates and...
In The Condo Know »
‘Vertical city': True mixed-use condos catch on in Ottawa
Derek Nzeribe | In The Condo Know | 2018-09-06
Master-planned, mixed-use communities are looking up in Ottawa. Our city is following in the footsteps of other large urban centres...
CRE Tech: Riding the Digital Wave »
Ivanhoé Cambridge’s Jonathan Pearce discusses future of CRE
It’s always useful to get perspective on the outlook for commercial real estate by engaging in a dialogue with an...
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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