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  • Feature Real Estate

    The ABCs of a Letter of Credit

    May 29, 2017 by Daoust Vukovich LLP

    Landlords often require that their tenants provide some form of security to backstop their obligations under a commercial lease. While security deposits and advanced rent are commonly used, a tenant’s secured creditors and/or a trustee in bankruptcy may be able

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    Outlining Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan

    May 15, 2017 by Neal H. Armstrong, Gregory G. Southam, Paul Lamarre and Daniel Peterson

    Last month, the Ontario government announced a set of measures dubbed the Fair Housing Plan, intended to “help more people find an affordable place to call home, while bringing stability to the real estate market and protecting the investment of homeowners.”

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    Walk With Joy

    May 8, 2017 by Richard Joy

    ULI Toronto’s Executive Director believes we may be having “a regional moment” with the birth of Toronto Global.

  • Share and Share Alike

    May 8, 2017 by Rhys Phillips

    Unfamiliar to most yet touted as one of the fastest-growing CRE sectors, is coworking just hype?

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    Let’s Get Together

    May 8, 2017 by Steve Jones and Donna Laquidara-Carr

    Collaboration key to reducing the impact of risk in the construction industry.

  • Show and Tell

    May 8, 2017 by Shannon Moore

    Consulting the public on a project is a legal requirement, but cleverly encouraging engagement and leveraging consultation can help push a project forward.

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    Interview: Robyn Baxter

    May 8, 2017 by Rhys Phillips

    How would you define co-working space? I think the notion of co-working will evolve. It is not a mature industry yet and time will tell how the definition will evolve with it. But currently I think it is that kind

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    Interview: Christine Andrews

    May 8, 2017 by Rhys Phillips

    How would you define specifically a coworking workplace relative to shared office, public workspaces (community centres, libraries), mixed workspaces, maker spacers and business centre workplaces; also Incubator or accelerator models? Is a membership/partnership/cooperative model rather than a lease-type model core

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    Interview: Yvonne Woodley

    May 8, 2017 by Rhys Phillips

    How would you define specifically a coworking workplace relative to traditional shared office workspaces or incubators and accelerators? I would say it is similar to a shared work space as the facility is managed but the responsibility of running the

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    Interview: Jean-Yves Huwart

    May 8, 2017 by Rhys Phillips

    Could you start by outlining the key functions and objectives of Social Workplaces? We have been involved in the Coworking movement since 2010 (that year we organized the first Coworking Europe conference), and started to link up coworking communities from

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    An Uneven Road

    May 5, 2017 by Andrew Sobchak

    There are many bumps ahead for Canadian cities facing an age of imminent and rapid transportation disruption.

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    Clearing the Smoke

    April 27, 2017 by Daoust Vukovich LLP

    With new legislation on the way, what landlords and tenants should know about the law and cannabis dispensaries.