Asset Management

apartment market

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada’s apartment market today

Canada’s apartment market continues to capture the attention of investors craving stability in what has become an uncertain economic backdrop. Notably, Calgary apartment market conditions have
TDSB

Canadian Facility Management & Design

TDSB faces $3.4-billion renewal needs backlog

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has offered a window into its renewal needs backlog by releasing facilities data for each of its school buildings.
Real estate status

Canadian Property Management

Real estate status upgrade heralds new investors

The reclassification from an industry group within the financials sector formally occurs on September 1, and will also introduce a new term for real estate investment trusts (REITs), which will become known as Equity REITs.
greener buildings

Canadian Property Management

Greener buildings in a changing marketplace

How Oxford delivered considerable financial benefits across its portfolio as a result of its commitment to greener buildings, sustainability and LEED.
Real estate investment

Canadian Property Management

Pension funds primed for real estate investment

Prominent asset managers for Canadian pension funds appear poised to take an even bigger position in the commercial real estate market.
technology trends

Canadian Property Management

Eight technology trends that could impact CRE

Eight technology trends have recently been flagged in a new global report, spanning various regions and industries, including real estate.
floods

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How to plan for summer floods in Canada

The way to best protect properties from summer flooding is to develop and follow a well-thought out disaster plan, customized to the facility's location.
fibre optic

Canadian Property Management

Fibre-optic internet shifts real estate industry

Buildings with access to fibre optic office space have a competitive advantage compared to assets without this amenity.
apartment market

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Q2 2016 apartment market summary

National vacancy levels remain healthy as we move into Q3, supporting strong income stability for owners and investors active in the Canadian apartment market.
Brexit ripple effects

Canadian Property Management

Canada could see some Brexit ripple effects

Uncertainty in the United Kingdom and European Union could further accentuate the attractiveness of Canadian real estate, but doesn't alter the perception that this is a difficult market to penetrate.
Three Sixty Collective

Canadian Property Management

Retail leaders launch Three Sixty Collective

Two of Canada’s leading retail experts have put their skill sets together to launch a consultancy that helps industry think beyond just bricks and mortar.
property managers

Canadian Property Management

Engaging next generation property managers

Complex buildings will require sophisticated property managers who understand how to operate them; however, job awareness and skill development are needed.
sustainable

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Proactive sustainable repairs for aging assets

Opportunities to transform existing buildings into more energy efficient assets arise when forming a capital plan and thinking long-term.
purpose-built rental

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Investor demand targets purpose-built rental

Morguard's Director of Research Keith Reading provides advance insights into Q1 market conditions, noting that things continue to look optimistic for the purpose-built rental scene.
Are-BC-water-systems-at-risk

Construction Business

Are B.C. water systems at risk?

Reliable water, sewer and storm water systems are essential to public health, a clean environment and a strong economy. But British Columbia’s systems may be
residential tenancy laws

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Keeping up with residential tenancy laws

As the rental industry grows and changes, so do residential tenancy laws. Joe Hoffer, Partner Cohen Highley LLP, highlights three specific areas of concern.
investment

CondoBusiness

A checklist for setting condo budget priorities

The condo budget may not be sexy, but it's very important as the corporation's financial plan. A senior property manager offers tips for setting priorities.