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GTA apartment market trends and transactions
RealNet Canada Inc. announced 2015 GTA apartment market results, noting that total dollar volume for the 12-month period reached $1.7 billion, representing a year-over-year increase of 34 per cent compared to 2014 and matching the previous investment record set in 2013.
Edmonton's newest luxury rental set to open
The Oliver, Edmonton’s first luxury and purpose-built concrete rental tower in over a decade, is set to begin leasing its studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments.
Simple ways to improve your lobby design
Creating an inviting, welcoming feeling is part of your lobby’s job. But, as time ticks on, many building entrances tend took just the opposite: dowdy and uninviting. To get the the latest lobby design trends for 2016, we spoke with Anita Wiklém, Creative Director and Founding Partner at Wiklém Design Inc.
 
Post-fire restoration
When a fire broke out in the electrical room of a low-rise residential building in North Vancouver, officials thought residents would be able to return to their units after a few days. However, when restoration experts arrived on the scene, they discovered some complications.
 
U.S. lobbyists raise rental housing issues
Rental housing issues figure prominently among the Institute of Real Estate Management’s (IREM) U.S. public policy priorities for 2016.
New rental opening this spring in Montreal
A new rental project, known as Le Namur, is taking shape in the Le Triangle district in Montréal, just steps from the Namur and De la Savane metro stations. The modern 175-unit building will be ready for occupancy in the spring.
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CAPREIT expands presence in London, Ontario
CAPREIT announced that it has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of six apartment and townhome properties located in London, Ontario, totaling 670 rental suites.
Tenant blowback hits heat recovery ventilation
Recent data analysis from the United Kingdom’s Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) program questions the suitability of some types of energy-saving technology for affordable housing projects.



Recycling now mandatory for Calgary landlords
All multi-family buildings in Calgary are now required to provide recycling services as per the City’s new waste and recycling bylaw, which took effect February 1st. The requirement applies to all condos, apartments and townhouses with five or more units.
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