Winnipeg’s centrepiece downtown True North Square development will soon have its fifth and final office tower under construction, with the announcement Manitoba-based Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company will move its headquarters into a new, 19-storey building at the property.
Vancouver health centres, North Shore schools, and acres of agricultural land in Surrey are among the 164 pieces of “surplus” land that British Columbia has sold for more than $1 billion since 2013.
Co-working giant WeWork announced the location of its newest Vancouver space will be 1045 Howe Street. The site spans an expansive four floors of the building, with more than 1,200 desks available to those looking for a professional community.
Canada’s largest corporate child care provider, Kids & Company, is launching co-working for parents at several North American locations. Kidco Work is being piloted in both Canada and the United States, including 308 Queen Street West in Toronto.
Investors from Singapore to Toronto are wondering why North America’s vaunted urban sprawl ebbed before the billions they pumped into Calgary-based Walton Group of Companies – a giant “land banking” firm – could pay off.
I was gobsmacked by the numerous high-rise residential towers next to the Metrotown SkyTrain station and Metrotown Mall in Burnaby. I couldn’t help but wonder why there hasn’t been major residential development next to Calgary’s Chinook and Anderson LRT stations.
Hotels that have been around for 80 years or more can cost a fortune to keep in good condition, but owners say they are proud to maintain them to a sufficient standard that they serve as tourist attractions.
Ottawa’s planning committee approved the site plan for Fairmont Château Laurier’s proposed addition Thursday following hours of debate over procedure and heritage design, leaving some councillors and members of the public disappointed in the end result.
The battle for Transat A.T. Inc. appears set to heat up as Montreal real estate investor Group Mach submits a formal offer for the airline and vacation company that is still in talks for a friendly takeover with Air Canada.
Toronto has not meaningfully updated its parking standards since 1986, says a Ryerson Urban Analytics Institute report. “That’s a problem considering that affordability, stormwater capacity and travel behaviour are factors that need to be considered,” says professor Murtaza Haider.
Hudson’s Bay Co. (HBC-T) reported a profit of $275 million in its latest quarter, boosted by the sale of its flagship Lord and Taylor building in New York. The retailer says the profit compared to a year-over-year loss of $398 million.
Last June, McDonald’s (MCD-N) moved into its new global headquarters in Chicago’s Fulton Market. It occupies the entire 492,000 square feet of the office space and portions of ground-floor retail space of the class-A, nine-storey, 567,000-square-foot building.
Taking up a great deal of real estate on the Toronto Islands is the Avenue of the Island. Conceived in the 1950s and built in the early 1960s, it is a pedestrian avenue that looks remarkably like something from Brasilia.
May was the best month for home sales in 16 months, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Friday, as activity in big cities such as Toronto and Vancouver helped the national market rebound from the doldrums seen earlier this year.
Canada’s housing market continues to tumble in global rankings, but “opportunistic buyers” are now afoot. The latest report from Knight Frank ranks Canada as No. 44 of 56 countries measured in Q1 2019.
Almost half the condos in Vancouver are not-owner occupied, and almost one-fifth of the detached homes. The startling figures come from data released by the Canadian Housing Statistics Program on Tuesday.
The latest numbers show it’s a buyer’s market out there — so just how much are you willing to spend? Edmonton’s real estate landscape has cooled off over the last few years, but that doesn’t necessarily mean doom and gloom.
A recent study by an advocacy group for young Canadians suggests that millennials are being priced out of Manitoba’s housing market, but the Manitoba Real Estate Association (MREA) is refuting those claims.
The most expensive condo on Canada’s MLS has been relisted, as of June 7, at $29,998,000. That’s no change from its previous listing price, set in December 2018, but an $8 million discount off its original January 2018 price.
Foreign buyers are flocking to buy luxury homes worth more than $33 million Cdn in central London while the rest of the property market in the British capital has stalled due to Brexit, according to real estate agents Knight Frank.
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