Canada’s expanding breadth of transparency metrics provides real estate investors with some of the best available insight into the financial performance, environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, digital adeptness, market oversight and regulatory compliance of their holdings. Ranked fifth out of 99 countries, Canada once again places in the top tier of “highly transparent” nations in the newly released 2020 edition of the JLL/LaSalle Global Real Estate Transparency Index.
Now is the time to invest in deep energy retrofits
The benefits of investing in deep energy retrofits have been touted by building experts for years. Yet still, here we are heading into the second half of 2020 and not everyone has been quick on the uptake. » READ MORE
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Investors express interest in seeking new deals
Pension funds and life insurance companies appeared most anxious to get back into the game, with more than 50 per cent reporting they were pursuing acquisitions.»READ MORE
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Ontario stalls energy management paybacks
A temporary adjustment to Ontario’s electricity pricing scheme eliminates cost-saving opportunities that many operators of large commercial buildings were anticipating this summer. Instead, an estimated 90 per cent of customers eligible to participate in the Industrial Conservation Initiative (ICI) will be locked into the formula that currently dictates their share of the global adjustment (GA) for an extra year, and will not realize the benefits of any recent investments they’ve made to manage peak energy demand until at least July 2022.»READ MORE