4/16/2024 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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An Altus Group study found that, in the final quarter of 2023, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) witnessed a total dollar volume of $22.8 billion in 2023’s final quarter, ... More

Toronto's Commercial Real Estate Update

  3/11/2024 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) condominium market has softened considerably since April 2022, especially during the past six months.

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Listings up, sales down in slow GTA high-density land market: Myers

  2/8/2024 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Avison Young has released its Q1 Canadian cap rate and investment trends report, forecasting that although lenders will remain conservative in 2024, capital from lenders ... More

Industrial to remain strong suggests Avison Young

  10/19/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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'Turbulence' is the best way to describe the current challenges, according to executive

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Commercial real estate sector not in crisis, says analyst

  10/16/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Altus Group research finds commercial tax rates 3x higher than residential in more than half of cities surveyed

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Property taxes are out of step with CRE investors facing oversized costs

  8/15/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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A new report by Colliers Canada predicts the national office vacancy rate could peak at approximately 15 per cent by the end of 2024 as the rise of hybrid work models prompt ... More

Office vacancy rate could peak in 2024 as hybrid work models gain popularity: report

  8/8/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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As the market softens, tenants may have an opportunity to negotiate lower rents

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Canada's industrial market is slowing, but remains strong

  6/26/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Investors are currently shelling out an average of $11.89 per square foot or $517,928.40 per acre for industrial land

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Are we gonna hit $2 million an acre?': Industrial land prices are soaring to new heights in Ontario

  6/8/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Asset values have almost doubled since 2018, Land & Development Conference panel hears

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Rents keep rising, demand stays strong in GTA industrial sector

  6/1/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Commercial activity in multiple asset classes held steady in Q1 2023 even as markets continued to labour under higher borrowing costs and sustained inflationary pressures, ... More

Report: Commercial market

  5/25/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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Transactions for high-density land in the Greater Toronto Area are down over 50 per cent from 2022 according to Bullpen Research & Consulting Inc. and Batory ... More

Q1 Greater Toronto Area high-rise land sales fall over 50%

  5/3/2023 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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While overall transaction activity remains relatively slow, private buyers continued to be more active than institutional investors in the first quarter, according to ...

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Cap rates still trend up, transaction activity stays slow: CBRE

  4/27/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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

Malls face catastrophic hit in Canada with unpaid rent surging

  4/22/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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

Commercial sector to become more valuable post COVID-19

  4/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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.

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Commercial rent delays could turn into abatements if crisis drags

  4/13/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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 ... More

Condo boom puts Toronto atop Crane Index ... again

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

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CBRE: Canadian commercial real estate set for $50 billion year

  2/26/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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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GTA commercial sales up 4% in 2019 as fourth quarter sizzles

  2/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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

Industrial CRE an investor darling: Rents 'just exploded'

  2/4/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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 ... More

GTA commercial market strong in 2019

  1/30/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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.

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Former niche CRE investment is now big business

  1/21/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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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Toronto has slipped again in global CRE investment rankings

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

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Canadian CRE set to perform well overall in 2020

  1/6/2020 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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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Top-10 CRE transactions in Toronto/GTA during 2019

  12/9/2019 | Posted in Commercial Real Estate by Paul Solomons
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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
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