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

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Commercial real estate outlook for 2020

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

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CRE executives say market fundamentals are strong

  11/20/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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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.

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Flexible working to rise with benefits for outside-metro markets

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

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Why CRE investors should consider niche assets

  10/18/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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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 ... More

Toronto commercial taxes far outstrip residential rates

  9/23/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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The cities where commercial real estate will thrive will be those that can adapt to the emerging demands of corporates and investors according to a new report.

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Real estate will thrive in cities that adapt to new economic models

  9/20/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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The analysis forecasts Canada's industrial, office and retail sectors

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PwC forecasts 2020 commercial market

  8/27/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Declining bond yields are putting downward pressure on cap rates and creating opportunity for investment in Canada’s commercial sector.

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Commercial cap rate compression around the corner

  8/20/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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There were strong gains for commercial real estate sales in the Greater Toronto Area last quarter.

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Offices lead GTA commercial property sales 24% higher

  8/12/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Offices and apartments were the major commercial asset investment drivers in the GTA during Q2 2019, according to Altus Group.

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Offices and apartments are bolstering GTA commercial investment

  7/24/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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The Greater Toronto Area’s surging industrial property market is largely impelled by sustained demand for e-commerce and logistics facilities.

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Dynamism in GTA industrial's segment fuelled by e-commerce, logistics

  7/18/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Relative to the sizes of their respective markets, new office building construction in Canada is at a pace nearly twice that in the United States, according to a recent report ... More

Office construction in Canada's major cities accelerates significantly

  7/15/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Commercial real estate in the Greater Toronto Area saw a slower pace of activity in the second quarter of 2019 compared to a year earlier.

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CRE activity in the GTA dropped 15% year-over-year in Q2

  7/15/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Demand for offices in Toronto and Vancouver has squeezed the vacancy rates of both, making them the joint tightest markets in North America.

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Toronto, Vancouver tied for lowest office vacancy rate in NA

  7/9/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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The shift towards flexible working has been changing the demand of office tenants over recent years and a new report shows the strength of ... More

Toronto among fastest-growing flexible workspace markets

  7/3/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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The Greater Toronto Area will see approximately 2.2 million square feet of new office space by the end of the year, but this would not be nearly ... More

GTA's office market will remain hard-pressed to keep up with demand

  6/14/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Colliers says that with strong demand and a record low vacancy, the GTA’s industrial market will solidify its position as one of North America’s leaders.

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GTA industrial market compares well to US leaders says Colliers

  6/5/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Canada’s vacancy rate for industrial properties stood at a historic low of 3% during the first quarter of 2019, pointing to highly positive prospects for the asset class ... More

Industrial vacancy levels across Canada reach record lows

  5/30/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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But residential lots and apartment development sites saw strong growth

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 GTA commercial sales down 42% from a year ago

  5/17/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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The technology sector has had a profound impact on commercial assets in Toronto’s 416 and 905 regions, according to a new study by Avison Young.

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Toronto's tech segment is a dominant commercial market force

  5/14/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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A report from CBRE forecasts rising demand from domestic and international investors which will boost investment in the sector beyond 2018’s $1.5 billion and the 10-year ... More

Canadian hotels investment set for a bumper year

  5/13/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Sales activity in the Greater Toronto Area investment market considerably slowed down in Q1 2019, according to a new quarterly analysis by Altus Group.

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GTA investment sales activity continues decelerating: Altus Group

  5/9/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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A robust 2018 will serve as the foundation of the Canadian commercial/industrial property market’s strength for the foreseeable future, according to Avison ... More

Canada's industrial market will enjoy an exceptional 2019

  4/29/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Downtown Toronto’s extremely low office vacancy rate could climb to “just south of 6%” within four years and curb rapid rent escalation.

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Toronto office rentals command premium rents

  2/14/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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There was a slight dip in the value of commercial real estate sales in the Greater Toronto Area in 2018; but it was another strong performance following the previous ... More

GTA commercial sales remained strong in 2018

  2/11/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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The total value of building permits issued by Canadian municipalities was up 6% (month-over-month) in December to $8.8 billion, with multifamily and commercial intentions ... More

Multifamily building permits hit a record high in December

  2/7/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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Toronto’s office market continues to magnetize a wide range of industries, and this heated demand has become starkly apparent during the fourth quarter of 2018 when the ... More

Toronto has a 'chronic shortage' of office space

  1/24/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Shavin Patel
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The office vacancy rate in downtown Toronto has hit a record-low amid strong demand for work space by the burgeoning tech sector, according to a report by CBRE Group.

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Tech sector drives demand for office space in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal
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