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 Milton’s rapid growth lays ground for development

Toronto Star | 2018-03-18
The number of births has been steadily increasing over the past decade as Milton’s population has grown, according to Halton...

 Vancouver condo assembly can be sold despite holdouts

Vancouver Sun | 2018-03-16
A judge has ruled the sale of a Vancouver West End assembly can proceed despite two holdout owners who believed...

 Developer bets on small Manitoba city’s appetite for condos

Winnipeg Free Press | 2018-03-14
Condos are typically associated with an urban lifestyle, but can they thrive in a rural setting? That’s the leap being...

 Hamilton’s controversial Connolly condo project is dead

CBC | 2018-03-14
The much-delayed and controversial Connolly condo tower project is dead. The project’s developer has found a buyer — but that buyer is only...

 Buy a Kitchener condo online with a credit card

Toronto Star | 2018-03-13
If you can buy your groceries or a vacation online with your credit card, why not a condo? A Kitchener...

 Toronto luxury home sales plummet 58 per cent

Financial Post | 2018-03-13
Sales of luxury homes in the Toronto area were hit hardest by the slump during the past two months, with...

Featured Columns

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The impact on real estate in a Johnny Cab world
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The Saskatchewan Edge »
Downtown Saskatoon arena to replace SaskTel Centre?
I didn’t live in Saskatoon when the SaskTel Centre was built in 1988, but from what I’ve read the location...
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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 »
Local library renaissance an opportunity for landlords
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2018-03-06
Board any public transit vehicle and have a quick look at your fellow passengers, you’ll be hard pressed to find...
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
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Let's Make Things Interesting »
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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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