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Four reasons for commercial real estate optimism: CBRE

Demand for Canadian office and industrial space points to areas of strength at a time when low oil prices are creating significant headwinds for the national economy. CBRE Limited’s National Office and Industrial Second Quarter 2015...
Jul 2, 2015

Montréal infrastructure overhaul does not need to be a negative for downtown business: Colliers

While downtown Montréal is entering a cycle of major infrastructure overhaul, a new study by Colliers International suggests measures for office landlords to mitigate any negative impact on the downtown office market, to maintain a low...
Jun 22, 2015

In memoriam: Roger du Toit

Roger du Toit, 75, died of injuries sustained after being hit by an SUV while cycling. Du Toit was a founding partner of the firm DTHA which, among many other projects, helped design the CN Tower.
Jun 5, 2015

Awards of Excellence in VisitAble Housing announced

Earlier this year, The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies (CCDS) launched the three-year national initiative called Collaborative Knowledge Building and Action for VisitAble Housing in Canadian Cities Project (otherwise known by the...
Jun 3, 2015

Clear economic factors now affecting GTA housing profile and land sales: Colliers

The meteoric rise in housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area and sluggish wage growth is having a dramatic impact on the housing profile within the GTA, such as a surge of purpose-built rental apartment developments, according to the...
May 25, 2015

Reversal of economic fortune for Canadian cities: Halifax up, Calgary down

Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax will record the fastest economic growth rates this year among the 13 census metropolitan areas (CMAs) covered in The Conference Board of Canada's Metropolitan Outlook: Spring 2015. Meanwhile, long-standing economic...
May 21, 2015

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Good design is a human right, says Chicago Athenaeum president

Commemorating the 65-year Anniversary of the founding of Good Design in Chicago in 1950, Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, Museum president of The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and advocate for peace and social justice,...
May 19, 2015

Evidence is mounting that the oil price drop will negatively affect Canadian construction

The drop in oil prices is continuing to have a major effect on construction in Canada, according to the latest Canadian Construction Market Survey, conducted by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). As a result of the price...
May 11, 2015

Canadian hotel transaction market off to a good start in 2015: Colliers

Acciording to Colliers International's Hotel INNvestment Canada Report Q.1 2015, Canadian lodging real estate saw significant activity through the first quarter of 2015 with approximately $730 million in total transaction volume from 29 trades...
May 2, 2015

New residential report shows need for more than 129,000 skilled workers

With Canada’s home renovation industry continuing to grow, new construction holding steady, and an aging workforce with many people nearing retirement, Canada’s residential construction industry will need more than 129,000 new...
Apr 27, 2015

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