Vancouver-based Anthem Properties has purchased a mixed-use commercial building in the heart of Victoria West. The single-storey, 45,000-square-foot building at 220 Bay St. is currently fully leased, including tenants Castle Building Supplies, Carmanah Technologies and Big Brothers Big Sisters Victoria.
Pure Multi-Family REIT (RUF-UN-T) announced today Scotiabank has advised the board of directors that no superior proposals to that of Cortland Partners, LLC’s $2-billion offer have been received as part of the “go shop” process, which ends on Sunday.
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC-T) is diversifying its store offerings with the purchase of 65 Party City (PRTY-N) stores across Canada for $174.4 million cash, a move the national retailer expects to strengthen its connection with millennial customers.
Calgary’s Stephen Avenue will be getting a new look via a partnership between the city and renowned international design firm Gehl Studio, a Danish urban design firm that’s worked with cities like New York City and Copenhagen.
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One Catholic parish is taking advantage of Toronto’s condo craze to revitalize an aging church. St. Monica’s Parish is working with Collecdev on a plan to tear down its church and rebuild it adjacent to a 44-storey residential condo tower.
Amidst the hype of WeWork’s highly anticipated initial public offering, the commercial real estate community continues to wrestle with how to hedge against the exploding co-working and flexible workspace sector, and how to capitalize on it.
SNC-Lavalin (SNC-T) says it’s committed to building the Trillium Line expansion and maintaining the north-south O-Train line for 27 years, despite the company’s signalling it’s no longer pursuing big fixed-price construction contracts because of the financial risk.
Virtual-assistant home speaker systems are prompting analysts and retailers to envision a time not too far in the future when customers will commonly tell their devices to add paper towels, detergent or other items onto their shopping lists.
Shoppers will have a new excuse to hit up McArthurGlen, with a number of designer outlets set to make their Western Canadian debut. Brands such as Jimmy Choo, Stuart Weitzman, All Saints, Movado and North Face will open.
People hunting for a mid-morning feast at Perkins Restaurant on Madison Street on Tuesday found the doors locked and no signage indicating why. It’s the fourth Winnipeg Perkins location to close — with no warning — since last fall.
St. John’s fashion game is about to get a boost, with H&M planning to open a store in Crombie REIT’s (CRR-UN-T) Avalon Mall next year. The Swedish retail clothing giant is opening its first store in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Seattle is poised to get a new $1-billion development steps from Amazon.com’s sprawling urban campus as part of a major land sale. Alexandria Real Estate Equities agreed to buy the nearly three-acre Mercer Mega Block from Seattle for $138.5 million.
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The City of Ottawa has raked in nearly $1.14 million in revenue from Airbnb rentals after it implemented a tax on listings last year. The municipal accommodation tax on short-term rentals came into effect on Aug. 1, 2018.
Ottawa’s resale housing market in July posted its second straight month of double-digit gains. Prices for residential homes averaged $487,300 last month, up 10.4 per cent year-over-year, according to data compiled by the Ottawa Real Estate Board.
If you thought the unanticipated uplift in Lower Mainland home resales last month was an anomaly, consider this: the slumping pre-sale sector also seemed to experience a transaction surge in July compared with previous months.
Element Lifestyle Retirement is on track to start work next year on an $88-million senior living community in Victoria. The five-story community, Aquara by Element, will have 156 units located and represents the third residence from Element Lifestyle Retirement.