2/8/2024 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Avison Young has released its Q1 Canadian cap rate and investment trends report, forecasting that although lenders will remain conservative in 2024, capital from lenders remains ... More

Industrial to remain strong suggests Avison Young

  1/19/2024 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Overall commercial real estate dollar values drop from pre-pandemic highs, buyer trend shifts ... More

Foreign buyers dominate GTA, GGH Top-10 CRE transactions of 2023

  10/19/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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'Turbulence' is the best way to describe the current challenges, according to executive ... More

Commercial real estate sector not in crisis, says analyst

  10/16/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Altus Group research finds commercial tax rates 3x higher than residential in more than half of cities surveyed ... More

Property taxes are out of step with CRE investors facing oversized costs

  8/15/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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A new report by Colliers Canada predicts the national office vacancy rate could peak at approximately 15 per cent by the end of 2024 as the rise of hybrid work models prompt ... More

Office vacancy rate could peak in 2024 as hybrid work models gain popularity: report

  8/8/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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As the market softens, tenants may have an opportunity to negotiate lower rents ... More

Canada's industrial market is slowing, but remains strong

  6/26/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Investors are currently shelling out an average of $11.89 per square foot or $517,928.40 per acre for industrial land ... More

Are we gonna hit $2 million an acre?': Industrial land prices are soaring to new heights in Ontario

  6/8/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Asset values have almost doubled since 2018, Land & Development Conference panel hears ... More

Rents keep rising, demand stays strong in GTA industrial sector

  6/1/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Commercial activity in multiple asset classes held steady in Q1 2023 even as markets continued to labour under higher borrowing costs and sustained inflationary pressures, ... More

Report: Commercial market

  5/25/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Transactions for high-density land in the Greater Toronto Area are down over 50 per cent from 2022 according to Bullpen Research & Consulting Inc. and Batory ... More

Q1 Greater Toronto Area high-rise land sales fall over 50%

  5/3/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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While overall transaction activity remains relatively slow, private buyers continued to be more active than institutional investors in the first quarter, according to ... ... More

Cap rates still trend up, transaction activity stays slow: CBRE

  4/27/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Canada’s malls are facing a wave of skipped rents and could see vacancy rates triple by year-end, with the coronavirus poised to leave its scars on a fragile retail sector ... More

Malls face catastrophic hit in Canada with unpaid rent surging

  4/22/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Acquisition of expansive properties has fallen to the wayside, but commercial real estate is poised to become an even more desirable choice for investment after the coronavirus ... More

Commercial sector to become more valuable post COVID-19

  4/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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One quarter of small businesses can't make April lease or mortgage payments — and it won't get much better any time soon. ... More

Commercial rent delays could turn into abatements if crisis drags

  4/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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The booming Greater Toronto Area has again taken top spot on the North American Crane Index, with the region hosting an astounding 27 per cent of the cranes counted in 14 of the ... More

Condo boom puts Toronto atop Crane Index ... again

  2/27/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Canada’s commercial real estate (CRE) sector could reach a record-breaking level of investment in 2020 according to CBRE. ... More

CBRE: Canadian commercial real estate set for $50 billion year

  2/26/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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The last three months of 2019 provided further momentum for the Greater Toronto Area’s commercial real estate market. ... More

GTA commercial sales up 4% in 2019 as fourth quarter sizzles

  2/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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The industrial real estate sector’s 2019 rate of total return far outpaced any other on the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Annual Property Index, and it’s looking good in 2020 ... More

Industrial CRE an investor darling: Rents 'just exploded'

  2/4/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Altus Group Limited has released its 2020 GTA Flash Report, which provides a comprehensive review of the real estate market in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) based on 2019 Altus ... More

GTA commercial market strong in 2019

  1/30/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Data centres are now a cornerstone of business and $100 billion has flowed into the asset class in the last decade according to a new report from Cushman & Wakefield. ... More

Former niche CRE investment is now big business

  1/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Strength in the US and core markets in Asia are driving growth in commercial real estate transactions according to a new report. ... More

Toronto has slipped again in global CRE investment rankings

  1/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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This year should be a good one for Canada’s commercial real estate sector with overall strong performance. ... More

Canadian CRE set to perform well overall in 2020

  1/6/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Transactions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) once again dominated Canada’s commercial real estate activity in 2019. ... More

Top-10 CRE transactions in Toronto/GTA during 2019

  12/9/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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As a result of the growth of e-commerce, industrial and storage space will increase next year ... More

Commercial real estate outlook for 2020

  11/25/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Commercial real estate executives in the US are generally upbeat about the market as we head into 2020. ... More

CRE executives say market fundamentals are strong

  11/20/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Catherine Methven
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Co-working and flexible working spaces are set to continue their popularity and deliver a boost to local economies outside metropolitan areas. ... More

Flexible working to rise with benefits for outside-metro markets

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