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Canada's apartment market today
Canada’s apartment market continues to capture the attention of investors craving stability in what has become an uncertain economic backdrop. Morguard's Keith Reading explains some of Q3 2016's trends and insights.
Manitoba sets 2017 rent guideline at 1.5 per cent
Manitoba Justice has advised that the 2017 rent guideline has been set at 1.5 per cent and will take effect Jan. 1, 2017.
Bank of Canada interest rates remain on hold
The Bank of Canada recently announced that it is keeping its target overnight lending rate at 0.5 per cent.
Understanding the Importance of Cash Flow
First National's Brian Kimmel sees it all the time. A prospective client will approach him looking for financing on what they think is a valuable property. Kimmel does a cash flow analysis and delivers news that’s often shocking. From a cash flow perspective, the building isn’t worth what the borrower thinks.
Milestone acquires Atlanta, Georgia property
Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Park 9, a 275-unit, Class A multifamily apartment community in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, for a purchase price of US$47 million.
Affordable housing complex opens in Quebec
Les Habitations Place de l’Est recently celebrated the official opening of its 102-unit affordable rental housing complex for families and individuals aged 50 or older.
H&S Building Supplies Ltd. is one of Ontario's premier maintenance supply wholesalers. We specialize in the multi-unit residential space; providing quality products, competitive prices, on-time delivery, and product knowledge second to none. We exist to service & supply the property management industry.
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Canada ranks high on 10 most liveable cities list
Three of the 10 most liveable cities in the world are located in Canada, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit. A Summary of the Liveability Ranking and Overview August 2016 ranked Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary as third, fourth and fifth on the list, respectively, trailing behind Vienna, Austria, and Melbourne, Australia, which took first place.
Enercare launches new Fresh Start Program
Enercare Inc. announced the launch of the Enercare Fresh Start Program, a signature new corporate social responsibility program designed to help families transitioning between temporary shelters and a home of their own.
Real estate status upgrade heralds new investors
Real estate is taking on enhanced status as a stand-alone sector in the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) used to enable consistent analysis of performance in the equity market.

Mass notification systems in high-rise buildings
When an emergency situation arises in a multi-residential setting, things can turn chaotic fast. To prevent this chaos, all residents, visitors and staff need to know what to do and how to react immediately. The most effective way to accomplish this is with a customized, real-time mass notification system.
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