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6/6/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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A new report from CBRE reveals that Toronto is a popular choice for international retailers, the only North American city to make the top 20 target cities for new entrants and 7th ... More

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5/31/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Toronto’s land transfer revenue for Q1 2018 exceeded expert predictions by $30.7 million, a development that acting chief financial officer Joe Farag attributed to “a ... More

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5/14/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The value of permits issued for non-residential structures was $3.0 billion in March, up 4.5% from February (which had posted a 6.4% decline) according to Statistics Canada. ... More

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4/21/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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There was a slower pace of office leasing activity in the Downtown and Midtown areas of Toronto in the first quarter of 2018, but transactions in existing space were constrained ... More

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4/20/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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First quarter investment in non-residential construction gained 3.1% compared to the previous quarter, Statistics Canada reported Thursday. ... More

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4/11/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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A survey of international real estate markets has put Canada in the top 5 for investors. ... More

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4/6/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Commercial activity in the Greater Toronto Area increased in the first quarter of 2018. ... More

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3/16/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Investing in commercial real estate is widely considered more trouble than it’s worth, but according to some, not only is it vastly more lucrative than investing ... More

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3/13/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Nine years into a bull run for the Canadian commercial real estate industry, underlying fundamentals remain so strong the end of the market cycle still doesn’t appear to be ... More

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3/2/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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As the only Canadian city still in the running to be the location of the Amazon headquarters known as HQ2, Toronto remains one of the 10 most likely to be successful. ... More

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2/28/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The Canadian commercial real estate market set another record for investments in 2017 and was one of only four countries in the world to do so, according to a new report from CBRE ... More

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2/21/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The Canadian commercial property segment came into the new year flush with the record-high successes of 2017, and a new report from Morguard predicted that five metropolitan ... More

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2/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Canadian baby boomers’ investments in real estate outperform their other financial assets, a recent report from Mustel Group and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada ... More

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2/9/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Real Estate Investors Pile Into Toronto for Its Hot Economy and Open Borders - Sales jumped 38 percent to $18.7 billion on rising land deals. ... More

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1/29/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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As one of the cities still in the running to be home to Amazon’s HQ2, Toronto has made a top 30 ranking of global cities for commercial real estate investment. ... More

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1/24/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Modern Industrial Space in High Demand, Low Supply - The availability rate in the GTA’s industrial real estate market reached a new low ... More

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1/16/2018 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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A survey of members of the Association of Foreign Real Estate Investors holds Canada steady in third place for 2017, the same as a year earlier. ... More

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1/15/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Canadian shopping centre owners have spent billions on expansions and improvements to their top properties in recent years, and they continue to outperform their American ... More

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1/6/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The Greater Toronto Area is on pace for its fifth straight record year in both the number of commercial real estate transactions and the total dollar volume invested. ... More

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1/1/2018 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Commercial real estate owners are getting a Christmas present from Colliers Canada in the form of a rosy ... More

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12/22/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Investment in Canadian commercial real estate is on track for record, driven by demand for a haven from global instability and a quest for yield. ... More

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12/15/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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According to the 2018 REMAX Market Outlook report, many purchasers will set their sights on Toronto’s suburbs in 2018, and that could be especially beneficial for house ... More

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12/12/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Industrial segment cited as the main contributor to this increase. ... More

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11/14/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Commercial leasing slipped in October but the city’s real estate board says the market is still buoyant and the outlook is good. ... More

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9/27/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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The first half of 2017 saw a 29% increase in investment in Canada’s commercial real estate sector, a new survey from Avison Young reveals. ... More

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8/11/2017 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by John Ursini
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Office vacancy rates in some of Canada’s biggest cities are set to be among the lowest in the Americas within the next two years as demand makes the markets among the ... More

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5/16/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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For new investors, it's easy to get overwhelmed by facts, figures, formulas, and different investment calculations. And, although many people are aware of condo investing ... More

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3/24/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau said in an interview with The Globe and Mail that he wants to move quickly this year with tax changes focused on high-income Canadians, but ... More

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1/25/2017 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Homeowners could recoup the purchase price of their homes faster through short-term rentals such as Airbnb compared to a long-term rental strategy. ... More

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11/26/2016 | Posted in Real Estate Investments by John Ursini
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Evidence of the ongoing crackdown by the tax authorities on Canada’s red hot residential real estate sector is everywhere, from recently updated statistics that show ... More

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