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Dennis Mitchell is the CEO and CIO of the newly created Starlight Capital. (Image courtesy Starlight) BIZ Dennis Mitchell named CEO of new Starlight Capital venture

UPDATED with interview: Starlight Investments has created a real estate securities investment platform called Starlight Capital, which will be headed...

Saskatoon downtown office vacancy BIZ Saskatoon office market facts you need to know

Barry Stuart | Featured Column | 2018-03-20
Many are surprised to learn there is in fact a void in a sector of the Saskatoon downtown office market....

M&H Properties Group BIZ M+H Properties buys plazas; strives to become REIT

Steve McLean | Commercial | 2018-03-15
M+H Properties Group has acquired two Ontario shopping plazas from Crombie REIT in what it considers to be a year...

Cardinal Creek Village and the Cardinal Creek Centre in the east Ottawa community of Orleans. (Rendering courtesy Taggart) BIZ Taggart Ottawa’s largest development landowner

Marc Shaw | Commercial | 2018-03-15
Ottawa’s Taggart Group of Companies has a one-word underlying strategy to its development and construction business: Land. Taggart has spent...

13 Avenue, S.W., Calgary, 38 Lawton, Toronto, Ontaro BIZ Industrial Alliance selling two multi-residential buildings

Industrial Alliance, an insurance and financial services company, is selling two long-owned multi-residential properties in very desirable neighbourhoods in Toronto...

John Clark BIZ The impact on real estate in a Johnny Cab world

John Clark | Featured Column | 2018-03-15
What will a future with autonomous vehicles on the road really look like? I think they nailed it quite well...

Featured Columns

Value: Weighed and Measured »
The impact on real estate in a Johnny Cab world
What will a future with autonomous vehicles on the road really look like? I think they nailed it quite well...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Downtown Saskatoon arena to replace SaskTel Centre?
I didn’t live in Saskatoon when the SaskTel Centre was built in 1988, but from what I’ve read the location...
CRE Tech: Riding the Digital Wave »
Digital Footrace: Landlords need to know tech options today
As CRE tech continues its rapid advancement, landlords who haven’t done so need to make moves to bring their technological...
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 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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