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GTA condo rents increase as supply falls to five-year low
According to Urbanation Inc.’s report on Greater Toronto Area real estate during the third quarter of 2016, the number of condo apartments rented in the GTA through the MLS system fell by nine per cent to 7,651 units from a record high last year.
Low scores in infrastructure benchmark debut
The inaugural Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark assessment for infrastructure reveals that the asset class generally lags real estate's offerings of environmental, social and governance evidence for investors.
CRE investment market on track for “banner year”
Canada’s commercial real estate investment market remains healthy as it benefits from global investors, according to Avison Young’s Fall 2016 North America, U.K. and Germany Commercial Real Estate Investment Review.
Building a Pavement Maintenance Plan
Building a maintenance plan is key to the longevity of your pavement, as heavy damage can be avoided if addressed early through regular maintenance checks.
EllisDon to build Manitoba’s tallest structure
EllisDon has been selected to build SkyCity Centre Winnipeg, which will soon become Manitoba’s tallest skyscraper.
GTA new home prices continue to climb
Prices across all types of new homes continue to set records in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) as sales of new high-rise homes remain on pace for an exceptional year, says the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD).
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Skyline named finalist in prestigious award
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Grant Thornton LLP announced the 2016 Top 10 Finalists for the national Private Business Growth Award, a list that includes the Skyline Group of Companies. This distinguished award pays tribute to the integral role that Canada’s private businesses play in growing our country’s economy.
Milestone Apartments REIT acquires U.S. portfolio
Milestone Apartments REIT announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio containing six garden-style rental properties, comprising 1,460 units, in attractive U.S. Sunbelt markets (for approximately US $242.2 million. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close no later than December 1, 2016.
Seasonal preventative maintenance tips
Although heating systems are probably the last thing on a property manager’s mind during the warmer temperatures of summer and fall, there are some very important preventative maintenance measures that must be completed to ensure system efficiency and longevity.

Promoting your rental property today
To succeed in this modern marketplace, rental property managers need to embrace social media channels like Facebook and Twitter. They also need a comprehensive digital strategy.
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