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Top 12 stories to watch in 2018
The REMI Network’s award-winning editorial team takes a look at the top stories from 2017 and how they will continue to impact the commercial real estate management industry in 2018.
GTA condo rents surge nine per cent in Q4
A total of 27,219 condominium apartments were leased through the MLS System in the Greater Toronto Area in 2017, up by one per cent compared to 2016 to reach a record high annual volume, according to Urbanation Inc.’s recently released Q4-2017 rental results.
Demand for vacation rentals grew in 2017
Accommodations in Whistler, B.C. and Blue Mountain, Ontario, were the top draws for the booking platform CanadaStays, which reported more travellers from the United States in 2017 and an increase in vacation spending via the online service.
Building from the Ground Up: A Great Foundation for Investors
After a lack of new construction for many years, market conditions have set the stage for a fresh wave of apartment development, according to Canada’s largest non-bank mortgage lender.
Income and housing security top senior concerns
Housing requirements for different stages of aging will be top priorities for Canada’s largest seniors’ advocacy organization in 2018.
Quebec tweaks building upkeep and repair rules
A recent amendment to Quebec’s labour relations act allows educational and health care facilities, charitable organizations and some small landlords and businesses to rely on unpaid help for minor building upkeep and repair.
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Starlight U.S. acquires Atlanta property
Starlight U.S. Multi-Family announced it has acquired a 50 per cent interest in a 250-unit, garden style property known as Coventry Pointe, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Toronto Community Housing announces 2018 revitalization plans
Responding to feedback from both tenants and the City of Toronto, the Toronto Community Housing Corporation has announced a range of tenant service enhancements and capital renewal plans for 2018.
loop_maintenance_banner.gif Five critical elements of floor care
Salt, ice melt, soils and other contaminants that collect on the bottoms of shoes are trekked into facilities all day long. As this potent mixture is deposited onto floors, it can eat away at the floor finish. If no preventive measures are taken, it can lead to costly repairs.
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Understanding future mobility and design impacts
Given that the infrastructure projects we are planning, designing and building today will be around for the next 50 to 100 years, it is critical that we consider how current disruptive technologies will impact urban design.
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