7/21/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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A particular property type continues to be Canada’s most sought-after investment asset class.

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Renewed investor confidence fuelling commercial segment's resurgence

  7/19/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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A new report suggests Toronto businesses are making plans to call employees back to the office.

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Businesses pulling back on sublet space as return to office looms: report

  7/15/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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New report projects improvements for beaten-down commercial segments, with earnings to recover by 2022

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Why Canadian real estate firms are seeing a brighter financial outlook

  7/14/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Major Canadian cities saw office vacancies either rise or hold steady from Q1 to Q2 in 2021, except Montreal where the vacancy rate dropped 10 basis points.

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Canada's office market outlook improves, but recovery is slow

  6/21/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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If you have invested in residential real estate in the past and have been pleased with the outcome, you might be interested in exploring the world of commercial real ... More

The pros and cons of investing in commercial real estate

  5/28/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Amid swelling confidence in the economy’s prospects, Canadian commercial property market conditions stabilized during the first quarter, according to Morguard’s ... More

What's going on in the Canadian commercial sector?

  5/20/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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You might not know it by visiting the nation’s shopping centres nor by scrolling through the news, but retail sales in Canada are up from last year

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Canadian retail in 2021: Stronger than you think

  5/10/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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The head of one of Canada’s major office landlords said pandemic restrictions have made finding new tenants a big challenge.

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Office demand will be 'off to the races' after COVID restrictions

  5/4/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Growing e-commerce sales, coupled with the need for greater inventory space, continue to stimulate the industrial property market in the Greater Toronto Area, according to ... More

What continues to drive the GTA industrial segment

  4/26/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Toronto, Vancouver and Waterloo, Ont., had lowest 1st-quarter availability rates for industrial real estate

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Shrinking warehouse space in high demand due to pandemic-era online shopping

  4/22/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Greater Toronto Area (GTA) commercial real estate investment hit a record $6.07 billion in the first quarter, surpassing the previous Q1 record of $5.77 billion set in ... More

Record Q1 for CRE investment in Greater Toronto Area

  4/21/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Despite mounting pandemic pressures, Canada’s commercial assets remained a focus of investor activity over recent months, according to a new study by Altus Group.

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Altus Group: Canadian commercial market continues to magnetize investors

  4/14/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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The central bank’s latest quarterly survey found that executives have become more optimistic when it comes to their sales and investment projections in the coming year, ... More

Bank of Canada on the commercial market's outlook for the coming year

  4/10/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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A huge shift to e-commerce means it may soon become nearly impossible for businesses to find places to store their goods.

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Warehouse space seen running out in Canada by the end of this year

  4/6/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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A new report indicates Canada's downtown office vacancy rate increased for the fourth consecutive quarter to reach 14.3 per cent as more properties became available in ... More

Canada's Q1 downtown office vacancy rate rises to 14.3%, 4th straight gain

  3/29/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Upward pressure on commercial asset values continues to dominate the nation’s largest cities, according to a new study by Colliers Canada.

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Commercial property saw steady growth in value during Q1

  2/23/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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With supply on upswing, prospective tenants face wide range of workplace choices

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It's a renters' market for businesses that believe the office will make a comeback post-pandemic

  2/13/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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With COVID-19 finally entering the preliminary stages of defeat, there is hope that the uncertainty plaguing much of the commercial sector – industrial and multi-family ... More

A look at the state of retail and office real estate in Canada

  2/5/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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The last quarter of 2020 saw “favourable” deal flow and intensified competition in the commercial mortgage market, leading to sustained downward pressure on credit ... More

CMLS: Commercial mortgage market seeing stronger deal flow, increased competition

  1/29/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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The door is open to real estate investors looking to get into the multi-family residential sector, but if they wait too long they might miss their chance.

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Multi-family residential sector will thrive in 2021: Morguard

  1/14/2021 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Despite the recent arrival of the vaccine for the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report expects the first half of 2021 to be a continuation of 2020’s acceleration toward ... More

5 Predictions for Canadian Retail in 2021

  12/1/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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No matter when it ends, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on commercial real estate will be far-reaching and long lasting, according to a group of industry professionals ... More

Pandemic sparks blizzard of change across CRE industry

  11/25/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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The amount of office sublease space on the market in downtown Toronto has quadrupled during 2020 to almost 2.5 million square feet, and there’s no short-term turnaround ... More

Downtown Toronto  office sublease space quadruples in 2020

  11/25/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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A new report from Morguard Corporation indicates that in the third quarter of 2020, the multi-suite residential and industrial sectors of Canada’s commercial real estate ... More

Multi-unit residential remains resilient in Q3: Morguard

  11/16/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Canadians involved in the real estate industry are significantly more optimistic about its 2021 prospects than their American counterparts, according to PwC real estate ... More

Canada's CRE execs highly optimistic about 2021

  11/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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The office market in Canada’s major cities experienced its largest negative quarterly net absorption in more than a decade during Q3 2020, according to JLL, totalling ... More

Canada's office market takes biggest hit in a decade: JLL

  10/22/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Stephen Gale
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Expect strong industrial demand through second wave of pandemic with continued challenges for the office sector.

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National office and industrial market update - Q3 2020
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