A major international gold mining company has taken three upper floors of one of Vancouver’s next office towers. GWL Realty Advisors announced Vancouver-based B2Gold Corp. will lease 37,000 square feet at the 33-storey, 371,000-sq.-ft., downtown Vancouver Centre II.
How do you build a great city neighbourhood from scratch? Hudson Yards, the recently opened $25-billion megaproject above a rail yard on the west side of Manhattan, is the latest example of a failure.
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A plan from developer Camrost-Felcorp calls for a 33-storey, IBI Group-designed building reaching a height of 109 metres at 65 through 83 Raglan Avenue. The 23,000-square-foot lot is on the east side of Raglan Avenue.
Developer Prével is calling for an increase in the density of built heritage to prevent a surge in housing prices. The Prével Company is concerned about ever-increasing costs the City of Montreal imposes on developers for all kinds of housing.
Vancouver Park Board commissioner Dave Demers has a motion for Monday’s park board meeting, which asks staff to reevaluate the use of park board land for golf courses.
The Step condos near Islington and Finch W. Avenues has become the latest Toronto-area pre-construction project to be cancelled, three years after Terranata Developments put the six-storey building plans on the market.
Plans are advancing for a condominium development on Eglinton Avenue at Wincott Drive in Etobicoke, partly upgrading an existing shopping plaza, and partly built on adjacent land which was previously set aside for the now cancelled Richview Expressway.
As the first phase in Aoyuan International‘s M2M Condos community gears for launch, new details continue to be released about the multi-phased five-tower, Wallman Architects-designed development that replaces the aging Newtonbrook Plaza in North York.
Ontario’s move to nix a planned increase in how much gas-tax revenue it would pass on to municipalities has blown a $1.1-billion hole in Toronto’s capital plan, with much of the money already committed to maintaining the city’s transit system.
Andrew Williamson likes to call them “interstitial spaces” — buildings slated to be torn down that, until the red tape clears, are caught between their future and past. The buildings offer a unique opportunity for pop-up offices, stores and art galleries.
Organizations representing key professions in the B.C. real estate sector submitted joint recommendations to the provincial and federal governments today to help protect B.C.’s housing market from money laundering.
The City of Calgary is hosting an open house at Eau Claire Market for Calgarians to help shape the area’s future, including the design of a new promenade, plaza, a bridge replacement, street improvements, and flood mitigation projects starting in 2020.
Rogers Arena is set to serve as a testing ground for 3D imaging and artificial intelligence to detect concealed weapons at venues. Liberty Defense Holdings Inc. (SCAN-X) and Vancouver Arena Limited Partnership will detect firearms, knives, explosives and other weapons.
New-Jersey based Bed Bath and Beyond is planning to close 40 stores after it lost more than $137 million last year. CFO Robyn D’Elia said the number will increase “unless we are able to negotiate more favorable lease terms with our landlords.”
Year-to-date, the unit price has rallied 16 per cent with H&R REIT (HR-UN-T) currently yielding 5.9 per cent. The unit price is trading near a multi-year high. On April 3, COO Nathan Uhr exercised his options at a price per unit of $15.42.
The only way Vancouver is going to get new affordable housing for lower-income working people is if council is willing to approve projects under a new controversial rental program, Mayor Kennedy Stewart says.
The average price of a Canadian home sold last month was $481,745, a year-over-year drop of 1.8 per cent, the Canadian Real Estate Association says. The CREA also notes the number of homes sold was also down by 4.6 per cent year-over-year.
“About 90 per cent of my sales this year have come after bidding wars,” RE/MAX Absolute Realty‘s David Berry said Saturday just before showing a two-bedroom house backing onto Kanata’s busy Campeau Drive. “There’s just so little inventory.”
In approving zoning changes for secondary suites late last month, Toronto council rejected a move that would have let homeowners build second front entrances “as of right” at their detached homes and semis to accommodate renters in secondary units.