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Amazon logo. BIZ Amazon announces Edmonton fulfillment centre, Toronto expansion

Don Wilcox | Property Biz Canada | 2018-12-18
UPDATE: ONE Properties and TD Greystone Asset Management will develop a million-square-foot fulfillment centre for Amazon in Leduc County, just...

IMAGE: Two of the five Saskatoon industrial properties being sold by Pillar Properties. (Images courtesy Colliers) BIZ Rare fully occupied Saskatoon industrial portfolio for sale

Evan Duggan | Property Biz Canada | 2018-12-17
In a rare move, a portfolio of fully-occupied industrial properties is for sale in north Saskatoon. Pillar Properties has listed...

Columnist John Clark. BIZ ‘Tis the season to check your assessment notices

John Clark | Featured Columns | 2018-12-17
I always say taxation is the price of freedom. But no single property owner should pay more than their fair...

IMAGE: Congebec's 200,000-sq.-ft. facility in Calgary is one of nine properties purchased by Skyline Commercial REIT. (Image courtesy Skyline) BIZ Skyline acquires nine cold-storage facilities from Congebec

Skyline Commercial REIT closed the purchase of nine temperature-controlled facilities in Quebec and Western Canada of Thursday afternoon from Quebec...

IMAGE: The sprawling Kanata North Business Park, where KRP Properties owns and operates most of its portfolio. (Google Street View image) BIZ KRP Properties a tech landlord, now a tech innovator

Marc Shaw | Property Biz Canada | 2018-12-13
KRP Properties was part of the first wave of Ottawa’s tech sector growth three decades ago. Today, the company and...

IMAGE: Robert White, left, and Jacques Gordon speaking at the 2018 Global Property Market conference in Toronto. (Steve McLean RENX) BIZ Global investment, capital flows solid heading into 2019

Two speakers with international perspectives addressed worldwide capital flow and issues shaping investment to open the Global Property Market conference...

Featured Columns

Value: Weighed and Measured »
‘Tis the season to check your assessment notices
I always say taxation is the price of freedom. But no single property owner should pay more than their fair...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Navigating your commercial mortgage renewal
You’ve just received a letter with the renewal options your financial institution is offering on your commercial mortgage. How can...
The People Space »
People Space: Board changes at Cominar, Delma’s new CEO
Don Wilcox | The People Space | 2018-12-06
Cominar REIT announced further changes to its board of trustees, including the resignation of chairman Alban D’Amours who will not...
The Long View »
Canadian commercial real estate: An investor’s best-kept secret?
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2018-08-28
At a time when it appears politics is just another reality TV show, it seems too many people are willing...
Commercial Real Estate Insider »
Embracing Power over Ethernet technology
As occupants of The Edge office building in Amsterdam approach the parking garage, cameras recognize their car license plates and...
In The Condo Know »
‘Vertical city': True mixed-use condos catch on in Ottawa
Derek Nzeribe | In The Condo Know | 2018-09-06
Master-planned, mixed-use communities are looking up in Ottawa. Our city is following in the footsteps of other large urban centres...
CRE Tech: Riding the Digital Wave »
Ivanhoé Cambridge’s Jonathan Pearce discusses future of CRE
It’s always useful to get perspective on the outlook for commercial real estate by engaging in a dialogue with an...
The Title Page »
Title insurance — a matter of opinion
Eric Haslett | The Title Page | 2016-04-26
“What more am I getting?” This is one of the first questions people ask when their lawyer suggests purchasing...
Capital Commentary »
CMHC underwriting mortgage changes
If you are already an apartment building owner or looking to purchase an apartment building then you have two mortgage...
Let's Make Things Interesting »
What to expect from the Vancouver housing market
What will the year 2017 hold for real estate and development in the lower mainland? It’s a question that has...
The Apartment Building Expert »
Understanding cap rates in the apartment sector
Capitalization rates, or cap rates, are a way of estimating the general rate of return of an apartment building by...
Online Private Equity »
A primer on REITs, MICs, funds and SPV investing
In this article we will be discussing different types of pooled investments including Private Direct Investing via Asset Specific Pools,...
Westcoast News »
Vancouver’s plan for False Creek Flats falls short
Cori Howard | Westcoast News | 2017-05-30
The False Creek Flats area of Vancouver is the last bastion of opportunity for creating a diverse mix of industrial...
The Numbers Game »
Toronto condo market: Will it follow Vancouver, N.Y. or Phoenix?
Ben Myers | The Numbers Game | 2018-08-02
About 10 years ago, you’d often see new condo investor marketing pieces with projected unit carrying costs that would spell...
BOMA Canada News »
BOMA Regina hosts BOMEX for the first time
Victoria Gabel | BOMA Canada News | 2016-10-10
For the first time in its history, BOMEX® came to the Queen City of Regina! From September 20-22nd, BOMA Regina...
National Viewpoint »
A ‘Net Zero’ home: What does it really mean?
Bob Finnigan | National Viewpoint | 2017-12-29
In Canada, our new homes are already some of the most energy efficient in the world. There has, however, been...
Finance Re-imagined »
Debunking the myths around Vancouver real estate prices
The big news out of Vancouver recently has been the release of a report by Resonance Consulting about the future...
The Strategic Broker »
A boom for rental as owners cash out of homes
Today, millions of Canadians have been blessed with unprecedented wealth due in large part to one key financial asset: their...
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