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7/9/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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A significant fraction of Canadian business tenants are expecting their revenues to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels within 12 months, according to a recent survey by the Bank ... More

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7/7/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by John Ursini
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Toronto city council voted to make masks mandatory in enclosed, public places last week following recommendations from the medical officer of health. Most of the GTA is moving in ... More

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6/16/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Market pause from COVID-19 will likely result in a drop-off in Canadian investment activity for the remainder of the year, although it’s still too early to tell. ... More

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6/12/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The commercial segment will likely lose a significant portion of its tenant base, with small businesses being forced to go online, according ... More

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6/10/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Commercial rent collection will not immediately resume at its previous pace even after businesses nationwide have restarted their operations, according to Colliers Canada. ... More

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5/21/2020 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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The financial situation of every rental property is as different as a fingerprint. Every operator applies their level of experience, understanding, operating sophistication and ... More

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5/15/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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A decline in the value of Greater Toronto Area land transactions for multifamily development sites during Q1 2020 can be attributed to the location of the properties, not the ... More

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5/6/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Some Canadian banks have frozen new lending for smaller commercial property purchases, in some cases withdrawing letters of intent, as the coronavirus crisis raises concerns about ... More

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4/27/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Canada’s malls are facing a wave of skipped rents and could see vacancy rates triple by year-end, with the coronavirus poised to leave its scars on a fragile retail sector ... More

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4/22/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Acquisition of expansive properties has fallen to the wayside, but commercial real estate is poised to become an even more desirable choice for investment after the coronavirus ... More

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4/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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One quarter of small businesses can't make April lease or mortgage payments — and it won't get much better any time soon. ... More

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4/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The booming Greater Toronto Area has again taken top spot on the North American Crane Index, with the region hosting an astounding 27 per cent of the cranes counted in 14 of the ... More

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3/20/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by John Ursini
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The City of Toronto is waiving all penalties on late property tax and other bill payments for the next two months in response to the unprecedented economic impact of the COVID-19 ... More

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2/27/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Canada’s commercial real estate (CRE) sector could reach a record-breaking level of investment in 2020 according to CBRE. ... More

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2/26/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The last three months of 2019 provided further momentum for the Greater Toronto Area’s commercial real estate market. ... More

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2/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The industrial real estate sector’s 2019 rate of total return far outpaced any other on the MSCI/REALPAC Canada Annual Property Index, and it’s looking good in 2020 ... More

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2/7/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by John Ursini
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The population of the Toronto area will hit 8 million in the next 10 years. It's make or break time? Are we ready? ... More

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2/4/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Altus Group Limited has released its 2020 GTA Flash Report, which provides a comprehensive review of the real estate market in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) based on 2019 Altus ... More

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1/30/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Data centres are now a cornerstone of business and $100 billion has flowed into the asset class in the last decade according to a new report from Cushman & Wakefield. ... More

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1/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Strength in the US and core markets in Asia are driving growth in commercial real estate transactions according to a new report. ... More

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1/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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This year should be a good one for Canada’s commercial real estate sector with overall strong performance. ... More

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1/7/2020 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Toronto and Vancouver are among the prime cities for real estate investment. ... More

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1/6/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Transactions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) once again dominated Canada’s commercial real estate activity in 2019. ... More

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1/2/2020 | Posted in Toronto News by John Ursini
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Having a strong brand is vital for successful businesses but for cities it can enhance everything from investment to immigration. ... More

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12/9/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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As a result of the growth of e-commerce, industrial and storage space will increase next year ... More

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11/25/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Commercial real estate executives in the US are generally upbeat about the market as we head into 2020. ... More

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11/20/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Co-working and flexible working spaces are set to continue their popularity and deliver a boost to local economies outside metropolitan areas. ... More

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11/8/2019 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Investing in real estate is seen as a good bet and for good reason, but an analysis of performance over the past decade shows the asset class has lagged some other options. ... More

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10/22/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Cushman & Wakefield says transaction activity has "exploded" in recent years. ... More

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10/18/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Toronto's commercial property tax rate is at “unreasonable” levels, clocking in at almost four times higher than the residential rate, according to a new analysis ... More

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