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The East Tower of the River Landing office complex is now being constructed in Saskatoon. BIZ Saskatoon set for wave of high-end office space

Evan Duggan | Property Biz Canada | 2018-04-24
Saskatoon’s business tenants will soon have an opportunity to shift from aging office stock into an inventory flush with new...

Eric Watson is the president of Calgary-based MasterBUILT Hotels, which is expanding the Microtel brand across Canada at a rapid pace. BIZ MasterBUILT Hotels rapidly expands Microtel brand

Kathy Kerr | Property Biz Canada | 2018-04-24
Calgary-based MasterBUILT Hotels is setting a blistering pace as it expands the Microtel Inn and Suites brand across Canada. “In...

An artist's rendering of the $200-million, mixed-use Humaniti Montreal. BIZ Montreal’s Humaniti enters final development phase

RENX Staff | Property Biz Canada | 2018-04-24
Cogir Real Estate, DevMcGill and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ are about to release the final phase of their...

Jeffrey Oin is the founder and CEO of Vision Capital. BIZ Vision Capital looks for value in CRE securities

Vision Capital Corp.’s Vision Opportunity Funds have an impressive annualized return of 14.7 per cent since inception in July 2008....

Columnist John Clark. BIZ Don’t let the failures spook us from new technology

John Clark | Featured Column | 2018-04-24
The media buzz these days about driverless vehicles gleefully fixates on the failures and the blood shed as much as...

The Mount Royal West retail development in Calgary. BIZ First Capital stocking up on Calgary Beltline property

First Capital Realty is accumulating buildings in Calgary’s Beltline district, just outside the downtown core, for potential redevelopment into large...

Featured Columns

Value: Weighed and Measured »
Don’t let the failures spook us from new technology
The media buzz these days about driverless vehicles gleefully fixates on the failures and the blood shed as much as...
Commercial Real Estate Insider »
Hydro usage penalties, and how businesses can avoid them
Thousands of Canadian businesses are unwittingly paying hydro penalties which are, in most cases, buried in their monthly hydro bills....
The Long View »
Local library renaissance an opportunity for landlords
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2018-03-06
Board any public transit vehicle and have a quick look at your fellow passengers, you’ll be hard pressed to find...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Saskatoon retail market remains stable
ICR’s latest retail report has just been released, which reveals that despite a small increase in available space in 2017,...
CRE Tech: Riding the Digital Wave »
Choosing a CRE Tech Platform: Find a solution you’ll stick with
Today’s CRE Tech space hardly resembles the world in which my co-founders and I launched VTS in 2012. Back then,...
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...
The Crowdfunding Corner »
Ontario Finance Minister updates CRELA at luncheon
Ontario Minister of Finance Charles Sousa recently told Commercial Real Estate Lenders Association (CRELA) members he would like to see...
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 »
Should the Ontario Municipal Board be overhauled?
Ben Myers | The Numbers Game | 2017-09-21
In Toronto, people regularly complain that they can’t find an affordable place to buy or rent, but they also complain...
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
Sean Tait | The Strategic Broker | 2017-04-11
Today, millions of Canadians have been blessed with unprecedented wealth due in large part to one key financial asset: their...
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