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Apartment Market Highlights: Q2 2017
Above average transaction volumes, persistent demand and foreign capital have been driving Canada’s commercial investment property market in 2017, according to a recent report issued by Morguard Corporation.
Ontario peak electricity price fails to shock
Old data colours the conclusions of a recent University of Waterloo study on the effectiveness of time-of-use (TOU) electricity pricing in Ontario’s residential sector, but energy management specialists say the research still raises some issues worth discussing.
CAPREIT acquires B.C. townhouse complex
Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Brookside Gardens, a 44-unit townhouse complex in Maple Ridge, B.C., in the northeastern section of Metro Vancouver.
Building a Pavement Maintenance Plan
Building a maintenance plan is key to the longevity of your paved areas, as heavy damage can be avoided through regular maintenance checks. This requires being proactive and addressing issues before they arise, rather than being reactive and trying to tackle issues as they come up.
Starlight acquires two new Ontario rental properties
Starlight Investments announced it has begun the process of acquiring 283 apartment units in two recently constructed, multi-residential properties located at 325 Lakeview Drive in Woodstock, Ontario and 1042 Paisley Road located in Guelph, Ontario.
CaGBC launches Zero Carbon Building Standard
In an effort to help meet Canada’s climate change commitments, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has launched the country’s first Zero Carbon Building Standard.
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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Concert's David Podmore retires as CEO
David Podmore has announced his retirement as CEO of Concert Real Estate Corporation. Effective June 2, 2017, Brian McCauley assumes the role of president and CEO for Concert Real Estate Corporation and all related entities – Concert Properties Ltd., CREC Commercial Fund and Concert Realty Services Ltd.
GBCI Canada created to rev up green building
Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) are forming a Canadian joint venture called Green Business Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI Canada).
in_the_loop_finance_invest_banner.gif Alberta rolls out energy conservation programs
Alberta’s nascent foray into province-wide energy conservation programs is heavily weighted to rebates on LED lighting and lighting controls. Health care facilities, schools, universities and colleges can all claim for partial refunds of applicable purchases made since March 24 of this year.
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Getting the most from your swimming pool
Whether it’s a standard outdoor swimming pool or a luxurious indoor facility with a spa, pools make wonderful amenities that appeal to all tenant types. To help building owners get the most out of their pools, we spoke with Martyn Knowles, Commercial Sales Manager for Hayward Canada and Certified Pool Operator.
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