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Bentall Kennedy, Highfield Investment Group and Hillwood are teaming up to build an industrial property on spec in Rocky View County just outside Calgary. (Image courtesy CBRE) BIZ Bentall Kennedy JV to build Calgary industrial project on spec

The Calgary region’s first major speculative industrial development since 2015 is a clear sign that the city has come out...

The IntraUrban Rivershore project by PC Urban Properties feature strata industrial property on a former heavy industrial site in B.C.'s Lower Mainland in Greater Vancouver. BIZ Rivershore keys B.C. Lower Mainland industrial revolution

PC Urban Properties’ IntraUrban Rivershore project is literally an island of opportunity in a sea of soaring demand for industrial...

Panelists discuss multi-family strategies and projects at the Canadian Apartment Investment Conference in Toronto on Sept. 6, 2017. BIZ Residential leaders share multi-family investment strategies

Do different types of investors have different approaches to the multi-family asset class? Representatives from private equity funds, a real...

This purpose-built apartment building, with ground floor retail, at 2215 East Hastings Street in Vancouver is one of two similar buildings up for sale via broker HQ Commercial. (Image courtesy HQ Commercial) BIZ Two of Vancouver’s newest apartment buildings for sale

Evan Duggan | Property Biz Canada | 2017-09-14
Two of Vancouver’s newest rental apartment buildings are on the sales block. The two buildings — for sale by the...

Fresh Towns, a West Ottawa development by Greatwise Properties, will include units with rooftop terraces. It's a concept that's fairly new to the National Capital Region. (Image courtesy Greatwise Properties) BIZ Greatwise giving Ottawa housing a Fresh new look

Marc Shaw | Property Biz Canada | 2017-09-13
Ottawa’s west end is undergoing a wave of development which will bring the area a new style of contemporary housing....

The Royal is being developed in Calgary by Bosa Development. BIZ Vancouver developers bullish on Calgary’s recovery

Calgary’s real estate market has taken a hit over the last few years due to a vicious economic downturn, but...

Featured Columns

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...
Value: Weighed and Measured »
What happens when insurers say, ‘Enough’?
On the West Coast, where it’s only a matter of time before the Big One, or more than one, hits...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Making grocery shopping more convenient since 1974
I’m about to really date myself here, but as a kid do you remember going to the grocery store and...
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 Long View »
Avoid the unexpected through good planning
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2017-08-15
Thirty years ago, Geraldo Rivera created a media sensation with a TV show that focused on the opening of a...
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 »
Does Toronto have a condo-flipping problem?
Ben Myers | The Numbers Game | 2017-05-11
Ontario’s Minister of Finance Charles Sousa recently railed against “property scalpers” in the Toronto new housing market, and the recently...
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 »
The truth behind GTA home prices
Bob Finnigan | National Viewpoint | 2017-08-17
Cause and effect; supply and demand – the reasons for record high new home prices in the GTA are a...
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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