VANDYK Properties is master-planning a new transit-tailored community called Grand Central Mimico in the Toronto suburb of Etobicoke. The project is located in The Mimico Triangle area, recognized as a priority regeneration area by the City of Toronto.
Peter Altobelli was Yardi’s first employee in Canada in 1998. He’s since been joined by more than 400 others as the Canadian operation has become an integral part of the software solution provider’s impressive global growth.
In 2020, the Canadian retail industry changed significantly amid ‘non-essential’ store closures and shifting consumer sentiment. Retail is increasingly moving online while some retail brands struggle. We will be identifying the lasting impacts from 2020 for years to come.
Like many Manitobans, Winnipeg Economic Development CEO Dayna Spiring has fond memories of The Bay at Christmas. Now, she has been left to figure out what comes next for the recently shuttered 650,000-square-foot building, deemed historically priceless yet economically worthless.
While 2020 has been a year like no other with the COVID-19 pandemic presenting unforeseen challenges, we at RENX have been very fortunate.
A decision that ultimately dismissed Hudson’s Bay Co.’s bid to amend Ontario’s retail lockdown rules, an Ontario court says the “wisdom and efficacy” of measures allowing big box stores that sell groceries to remain fully open is “open to question.”
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Grocery delivery service Instacart, which has added or expanded arrangements with over 150 retailers in the U.S. and Canada this year, once seemed like the perfect partner for supermarkets breaking into e-commerce. However, some grocers are questioning the relationship.
Amazon is reporting a record-breaking holiday shopping season that saw more than 1.5 billion toys, electronics and household goods delivered amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Amazon developed its own coronavirus testing protocol and financially backed small- and medium-sized businesses.
Urban Toronto has reached its last Growth to Watch For report of 2020! Covering over 1,000 projects trekking hundreds of kilometres across 13 cities of the GTA, our tour of development activity now wraps up in our final area, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby & Oshawa.
With 39 newly completed projects spread across the city to vote on Urban Toronto completed its seventh annual UrbanToronto Year-End Readers’ Poll, giving readers the chance to vote on their favorite new buildings completed over the last 12 months.
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The John Howard Society is applying for federal money through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s rapid housing initiative that would allow it to buy City Motel in Fredericton and renovate it for use as housing units.
ViveRE Communities Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Village View No. 3 Limited Partnership, whose sole asset is a multi-family rental property located at 51 Noel Avenue, Saint John, New Brunswick.
Alternative mortgage lenders Equitable Group Inc. and Home Capital Group Inc. are ready to buy back stock again after a pandemic-related timeout, a sign of confidence, and one that comes as Canada’s biggest banks remain barred from their own share repurchases.
RentPath has terminated the agreement to be acquired by CoStar Group following the FTC’s decision to sue to block the transaction. It contends RentPath is a strong competitive alternative to CoStar, thus eliminating it would be a detriment to consumers.
Canadians are the most confident in more than three years that real estate prices will continue to rise, according to a Nanos Bloomberg telephone poll. About half of respondents (49.2 per cent) see home prices climbing over the next six months.
Before the pandemic, sales had been increasing in Ontario’s Niagara Region and areas well outside of the country’s most expensive markets of Toronto and Vancouver. After the COVID-19 health crisis started, that trend accelerated.
Amy Makortoff is one of many struggling to find affordable homes during a housing crisis in the B.C. interior. Realtors, residents and politicians say COVID-19 worsened the situation as more Canadians look to work remotely, increasing competition and raising prices.
Saskatchewan’s biggest football stadium now gets to call itself Saskatchewan’s biggest skating rink. More than 350,000 gallons of water have flooded the home of the Saskatchewan Roughriders — on purpose. The Regina Exhibition Association Limited calls the refashioned stadium ‘Iceville.’