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Pine Creek Manor in Edmonton is a joint venture between RMS Group and the Capital Region Housing Corp. BIZ RMS, Edmonton agency put new spin on ‘social’ housing

Kathy Kerr | Property Biz Canada | 2017-11-14
What will be easy to see at Edmonton’s Pine Creek Manor is that the apartments are designed for the middle-income...

Brookfield and GGP logos. BIZ Brookfield Property makes $14B bid for mall owner GGP

RENX Staff | Property Biz Canada | 2017-11-14
Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (BPY.UN) announced Monday morning it is bidding to purchase all remaining shares of Chicago-based shopping mall...

Two industrial properties in Memphis, Tenn., which are part of a portfolio of four properties purchased by Dream Industrial REIT. BIZ Dream Industrial buys 4 sites, expands U.S. portfolio

RENX Staff | Property Biz Canada | 2017-11-14
Dream Industrial REIT is moving forward with its expansion into the United States, buying a four-property portfolio of industrial properties...

Saskatoon Shines signs along a roadside. BIZ Saskatoon still shining brightly

Kelly Macsymic | Featured Column | 2017-11-14
I used to smirk a little every time former mayor Don Atchison found a way to work in the “Saskatoon...

A retail power centre on F.X. Sabourin Blvd. in St. Hubert, on the South Shore of Montreal, purchased recently by BTB REIT. BIZ BTB REIT ‘definitely on track’ repositioning portfolio: CEO

Danny Kucharsky | Commercial | 2017-11-09
A “strategic repositioning” during which BTB REIT is selling smaller, underperforming properties and buying larger, better performing assets is paying...

The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation will unveil its Victoria Park Master Plan in January, RENX has learned. The lands, adjacent to the Calgary Stampede property, will include provision for a new arena to replace the Flames' Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome (shown). BIZ New Flames arena ‘Plan A’ in Calgary Victoria Park

Mario Toneguzzi | Commercial | 2017-11-09
The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation will reveal its master plan in January for the Victoria Park neighbourhood and the plan...

Featured Columns

Value: Weighed and Measured »
Is volunteerism an answer for cash-strapped municipalities?
When municipalities are short of operating capital to maintain infrastructure and services, we traditionally have had two choices: settle for...
The Saskatchewan Edge »
Saskatoon still shining brightly
I used to smirk a little every time former mayor Don Atchison found a way to work in the “Saskatoon...
CRE Tech: Riding the Digital Wave »
A whole new world: Understanding the value of CRE Tech
NEW COLUMN: RENX welcomes VTS (View The Space) founder and CEO Nick Romito, with his first instalment of CRE Tech:...
The Long View »
Retail is not going anywhere; it’s just changing
Richard Crenian | The Long View | 2017-10-05
It is hard to believe the hype surrounding the announcement that Target was coming to Canada just FOUR years ago....
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 »
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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