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Improving safety for elderly tenants
The Canadian population is aging and seniors constitute the fastest-growing age group, a trend that is expected to continue for the next several decades. Making a few simple adaptations will help rental housing providers cater to elderly tenants, allowing them to age in place for longer.
CAPREIT acquires Halifax luxury apartment
CAPREIT announced it has completed the acquisition of “76 Place”, a Halifax luxury apartment located in the prosperous Bedford South neighbourhood. CAPREIT paid $17.1 million for the property, financed with its Acquisition and Operating credit facility.
Pure Multi-Family REIT sells Texas rental property
Pure Multi-Family REIT announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell Livingston Apartments, located in Plano, Texas, for gross proceeds of US $34.3 million. The sale is expected to close at the end of October, 2016.
Why Savvy Investors Should Take a Look at Apartment Buildings
Uncertain economic times and a saturated condo market have prompted commercial investors to consider purpose-built apartment buildings as a safe investment.
New Chartwell residence coming to Oakville
Chartwell Retirement Residences announced it has started construction on Chartwell Waterford Retirement Residence, a new active-living retirement community in the Halton Region.
B.C. appoints superintendent of real estate
British Columbia has appointed Michael Noseworthy as its new superintendent of real estate, effective October 19, 2016. This change comes following the decision to end self-regulation of the real estate industry in B.C. by transferring rule-making powers to government-appointed officials.
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REMI Network a finalist for publishing award
For the fourth year in a row, the REMI Network has been named a finalist in the 2016 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs). The awards, presented by Masthead Online, recognize editorial and design excellence across Canadian digital publications.
District energy lowers GHG output in Sweden
Sweden’s approach to greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction has been deemed a fitting, albeit challenging, example for Canada to emulate. Despite registering among the highest energy use per capita in Europe, Sweden has one of the continent’s best carbon footprints.
Ontario attempts electricity rate relief
The Ontario government’s newly announced electricity rate relief efforts will give large commercial customers access to a perk their peers in the industrial sector already enjoy.

The scoop on modular apartment design
Denis Jones, President and CEO of Auctus property fund, Knysna Management Group and Deveraux Developments sheds some light on why modular apartments were so hot in 2015.
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