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Non-resident ownership of condo apartments remains low
According to a new report from CMHC, the share of condominium apartments owned by non-residents remains low in the 17 Canadian Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs) surveyed, with the majority reporting shares of less than 1 per cent. Non-resident ownership shares remained stable in Vancouver and Toronto, while Montreal saw an increase.
Accessibility certification fills industry void
High-performance buildings, by definition, exceed the minimum standards set in the building code across almost every design and operating feature. Accessibility is the exception. Fear of possible liability often prompts building owners and their designers to favour the choices they know they can defend.
Renting in a fast-paced, digital world
The real estate industry has undergone significant changes in recent years. Not only have several new laws been introduced, but thanks to digital technology, the fundamental way in which real estate deals are done has also shifted dramatically.
Taking Charge in the Age of EVs
The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is here; and with it, a demand for property stakeholders to accommodate a growing volume of plugged-in commuters.
LaSalle launches Canadian open-ended real estate fund
LaSalle Investment Management announced that it has launched its first open-ended real estate fund, which will target commitments from Canadian and global institutional investors seeking access to the Canadian real estate market through a diversified, income-oriented vehicle.
National home sales continued to climb in November
November 2017 saw national home sales rise for the fourth month in a row, up 3.9 per cent from October, according to statistics released by the Canadian Real Estate Association.
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Saskatchewan amends rental legislation
Saskatchewan has introduced amendments to rental legislation to address recent concerns about cannabis, misuse of the eviction process, and the disposal of abandoned goods.
Purpose-built affordable housing planned for Kensington Market
Toronto’s Kensington Market neighbourhood will be home to the city’s first purpose-built affordable homes for homeless people in more than 10 years.
in_theLoop_banner_prof_services.gif Three trends set to disrupt construction in 2018
Factories in flat-packs and homes built in factories—modular construction will build new momentum in 2018. However, the industry is battling with significant skills shortages and must manage increasing globalization.
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Behind the scenes at Two St. Thomas
Rising in Toronto’s opulent Yorkville neighbourhood is Two St. Thomas, a joint venture between real estate companies Bentall Kennedy and KingSett Capital.
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