4/27/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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 ... More

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  4/22/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  2/26/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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The last three months of 2019 provided further momentum for the Greater Toronto Area’s commercial real estate market.

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  1/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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.

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

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  12/9/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  10/18/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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

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  9/23/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  8/27/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  8/12/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  7/24/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  7/18/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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

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  7/15/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  7/15/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  7/9/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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

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  6/26/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Russell Pearsall
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Oxford Properties Group is planning a US$3.5 billion development in downtown Toronto that would be one of Canada’s biggest real estate projects.

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  6/14/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  6/5/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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

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

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  5/17/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  5/9/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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

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  5/4/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Russell Pearsall
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It took more than a decade to acquire the land, but the developers of a massive proposed Crosstown mixed-use project on a 60-acre site at Toronto’s Eglinton Avenue East ... More

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  4/29/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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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  4/23/2019 | Posted in Toronto Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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More than two million square feet of leasing deals completed in Q1 of 2019 continued the unrelenting pressure on Toronto's office sector, according to Avison Young's ... More

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  4/2/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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Burgeoning industries pushed industrial and offices to new highs in Q1.

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  3/29/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Russell Pearsall
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One of Toronto’s largest shopping malls is scheduled to undergo a multi-million-dollar revitalization.

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  3/7/2019 | Posted in Toronto News by Russell Pearsall
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Toronto has broken into North America’s top-five cities for tech talent as the city undergoes an economic boom.

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  2/14/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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

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  2/7/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Russell Pearsall
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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

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