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December 1, 2020
Multifamily energy performance typically vexing

Multifamily and industrial properties are routinely lumped together as favoured investment assets for these pandemic times, but they present divergent degrees of difficulty for asset managers seeking to mine value from energy performance and emissions reductions. Panellists speaking last week at the release of the 2020 GRESB environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmarking results for Canadian commercial real estate portfolios advise that deep savings should be easily achievable in one property type, while long-term capital investment strategies may be required to meaningfully curb energy use and carbon intensity in the other.


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From floods and hailstorms to inadequate building maintenance, your insurance rates are impacted by several factors—not all of which are in your control. For apartment building owners today, it’s a tough market…and it’s only getting tougher. »READ MORE
How has COVID-19 changed the apartment market?
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Parcel deliveries create more woes for landlords 
With many regions across Canada in the throes of a second lockdown and the holiday season now in full swing, multi-residential property managers are facing a surge in parcel deliveries driven by a huge increase in online purchasing. For the e-commerce sector, this is something to celebrate.»READ MORE
A closer look at infill development

As the pandemic surges on, and affordable rental housing continues to be a pressing need in the GTA, some housing experts believe a solution has been sitting in plain sight all along: infill development. Simply put, it means adding new units to existing rental sites where there are room and opportunity for growth.» READ MORE

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