While Broccolini is preparing to launch sales for LeftBank, its second condominium in Toronto’s River District, the company has other major projects at various stages in the GTA, Montreal and Ottawa.
National housing starts rose seven per cent in August compared with July, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 262,396, according to the CMHC. That was the highest level since September, 2007, and bucked the agency’s forecast for a precipitous drop this year.
Commercial real estate rents across Canada have been on a downward trajectory for the first six months of 2020 as the economy absorbs the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data released this morning by Statistics Canada (StatCan).
The global collapse in air travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic has forced Vancouver International Airport to halt its capital expansion plans, including the termination of $525 million in work already underway, YVR announced Wednesday.
J.C. Penney Co. Inc.’s landlords, mall owners Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners have reached a tentative deal to rescue the beleaguered department store chain from bankruptcy, averting one of the most significant pandemic-related business collapses.
The owners of Petco Animal Supplies Inc. are exploring a sale or initial public offering that could value the retail chain at $6 billion, including debt. Petco operates more than 1,500 stores and was acquired by CVC and CPPIB for $4.6 billion in 2016.
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Empire Company (EMP-A-T) is continuing to see profits surge, as the COVID-19 pandemic has led people to stay closer to home and cook for themselves more often. The company reported Thursday that net earnings grew 47 per cent to $191.9-million in Q1.
The Port Credit West Village Partners announced details and released drawings of Bridgewater Phase I, kicking off their new 72-acre community development. The site is located at Lakeshore Road West and Mississauga Road in southwest GTA.
Gairloch Developments is gearing up for the launch of its latest offering, a mid-rise condo building named Junction Point, a wedge-shaped eight-storey building designed for its location on Dundas Street West at the eastern edge of The Junction neighbourhood.
Cherre, a U.S. based real estate data management platform, announced a new data partnership with Spacelist, a commercial real estate listing platform in Canada. By joining Cherre’s growing partner network, mutual customers will be able to connect Spacelist’s real-time listings.
Montreal-based clothing retailers Groupe Dynamite and Garage have received creditor protection, in what is called a “corporate tsunami” resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to impact Canada’s retail sector. The company has more than 300 North American stores.
Roots Corp. reported a $1.8-million loss in its latest quarter as its sales fell 38 per cent compared with a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sales in its second-quarter totalled $38.2 million, down from $61.7 million a year ago.
Macerich announced 44 of its 47 major United States retail properties are now fully open for business. Its two New York City properties, Kings Plaza in Brooklyn and Queens Center in Queens, reopened on Sept. 9 to lines of waiting shoppers.
New York is facing a glut of workspace as fear of COVID-19 has reduced the daily usage of office buildings to almost nothing, a devastating sign for a city already reeling from the highest unemployment rate among large U.S. cities.
South Carolina-based Greystar Real Estate Partners is partnering with Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Investment Board and a Brazilian realty firm, Cyrela Brazil Realty, to develop multi-family rental housing in Sao Paulo, Brazil. CPP will hold the majority interest.
For the first time, the city’s Projet Montreal has used its new program intended to develop affordable housing. Projet Montreal acquired a vacant $6.5-million, six-storey building on Hutchison St. beside the Parc métro station to create 40 social housing units.
The Canadian real estate market is recovering much faster than anyone predicted. The average price of a Canadian resale home in June was $539,000, up 6.5 per cent year over year, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.
The Gilbert family is still unpacking boxes from its relocation to a rural community in the B.C. Interior in mid-July. The move to a five-bedroom home, on a one-acre lot near 100 Mile House, is part of a growing urban exodus.
Elimination of the capital gains exemption on the sale of a principal residence is once again being floated as a panacea policy from Ottawa. It supposedly would lower the federal deficit, reduce inequalities, inhibit house-flipping, and limit overinvestment in real estate.