Woodfine Capital Projects has a two-decade history financing, building and operating Western Canadian retail power centres. Its future lies in a more diverse range of asset classes. To that end, Woodfine seeks limited partnership investors to develop new properties.
Retailers are navigating “truly unprecedented territory” as people’s concerns about the new coronavirus ramp up, Empire Co. Ltd. (EMP-A-T) CEO Michael Medline told analysts on Thursday morning as Sobeys’ parent company reported its third-quarter earnings.
Restaurants Canada, with 30,000 members in the food-service sector, says it’s bracing for a drop in business as the COVID-19 pandemic grows in Canada and experts warn of the perils of crowded places.
Construction costs rose more in Vancouver than in any other Canadian city during the past two years and were predicted to go up about four per cent this year, according to Turner & Townsend, which does cost accounting and project management.
A Lodging Econometrics report says Canada’s hotel construction pipeline should remain strong in 2020 following record counts in 2019. The market with the most projects in the pipeline continues to be Toronto, at an all-time high, with 55 projects adding up to 7,608 rooms.
Hotel managers can scrub counters and cancel breakfast buffets, but there’s not much they can do to make a panicked population travel. Revenue per available room was down 12 per cent year-over-year during the week that ended March 7.
The Westin Houston Medical Center is the first and only hotel in the U.S. to utilize LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots to sanitize and disinfect its guest rooms and common areas to help combat the threat of coronavirus.
Canada Lands Company will suspend operations at the CN Tower and Montreal Science Centre today. Educational programming at Downsview Park will also be suspended until April 14, 2020, or until local health authorities recommend otherwise.
VNDLY, a leading cloud-based workforce management systems provider, announced its global expansion with a new office located in Toronto. The company is recognized by industry experts as a top-ranking technology provider in the vendor management systems category (VMS).
The Vancouver Park Board is reviewing options for Langara Golf Course after last year voting to green light a report on the cost benefit and public use of the 120-acre course and whether to include housing in the review.
Toronto-headquartered Epic Investment Services has acquired Las Brisas De Cheyenne – a 176-unit, garden-style apartment community located in the Northeast/Sunrise Manor submarket of Las Vegas. The property is the first for Epic’s US Multifamily Real Estate Fund I LP.
The Dow Jones industrial has gone through a period of extreme instability as news about the confirmed cases of the coronavirus has spread within the U.S. CREXi CEO Mike DeGiorgio says that is making it harder to ascertain CRE values.
San Francisco-based Spear Street Capital, which made the biggest Chicago office purchase of the past two years, is picking up another high-profile property, agreeing to pay nearly $225 million, or $346 per square foot, for the 31-story tower at 225 W. Wacker Dr.
The Townsend Group has raised $1.5 billion US for its global value-add real estate strategy. The manager said its Townsend Real Estate Alpha (TREA) fund received the capital commitments from U.S., Asian, and European investors.
Vaughan-based Empire Communities Thursday announced plans to break ground on five new intown residential communities, further growing its footprint in Atlanta by focusing on attainable intown living. Home will start in the mid-$300,000s to low-$400,000s+.
The Ontario government plans to introduce legislation it promises will provide greater protection for tenants from unfair “renovictions” while giving landlords access to faster decisions.
B.C.’s real estate recovery continued apace in February, with the total value of all home sales at $4.4 billion, up 41.4 per cent year-over-year, the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reported. The 5,741 residential unit sales represented a 26.3 per cent year-over-year increase.