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CAPREIT adds 19 properties to Netherlands portfolio
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CAPREIT announced it will be acquiring 19 properties, totaling 849 residential suites,  in eight cities and towns throughout The Netherlands. Included in the purchase are 102 single-family homes, 747 apartment suites and two commercial units.
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Proposed short-term rental regs see early support
Proposed regulations for short-term rentals in Toronto saw early signs of support, with a few exceptions, when a staff report recently went before executive committee.
New apartment complex planned for London
A new apartment complex is coming to the vibrant, growing market of London, Ontario, where apartment vacancy fell to 2.1 per cent last fall, the lowest it’s been since 2003.
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Rental Construction Financing
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has $2.5 billion available in lower cost loans to finance housing development and encourage the construction of new rental housing across Canada.
 
Starlight sells Texas property; acquires Denver apartment
Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund announced that it has sold the Villages at Towne Lake, a 126-unit, 55+ age restricted community in Houston, Texas.
Restoring power to electrical systems post flood
The owner of a college facility in Mississauga, Ontario, was recently convicted and fined almost $20,000 for hiring an unlicensed contractor to complete electrical work on site. The worker died on the job after being electrocuted while working on wiring that carried 347 volts of electricity, which had not been disconnected from power.
H&S Building Supplies Ltd. is one of Ontario's premier maintenance supply wholesalers. We specialize in the multi-unit residential space; providing quality products, competitive prices, on-time delivery, and product knowledge second to none. We exist to service & supply the property management industry.
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Navigating the CRE career path
Professional, community and broader economic development issues were closely linked in the discussions that kicked off the recent CREW Network 2017 Spring Leadership Summit.
Springtime pest removal
If pest animals are in your buildings, property owners and managers need to know how to safely and humanely evict them from the premises.
in_the_loop_banner_energy_sus.gif Energy efficiency in older stock apartments
Looking for ways to boost energy efficiency in your older-stock apartment buildings? We spoke with Mike Mulqueen, Lead, CDM Business Development (MURB) at Toronto Hydro for insights into the latest incentives and energy efficiency opportunities in 2017.
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Fatal London fire sparks high-rise safety concerns
The fatal fire that ripped through a 24-storey apartment tower in London, England, on Wednesday, June 14th, has left the city traumatized. Deemed one of the deadliest apartment fires in recent history, the blaze in the 120-unit Grenfell Tower council housing block has resulted in 79 confirmed deaths and dozens of injuries.
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