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Welcoming Canada's newest tenants
With the influx of Syrian refugees making their way into Canada, landlords and property managers are reacting both philanthropically and diligently as they anticipate the types of challenges and opportunities that will present themselves with the new wave of prospective tenants.
CAPREIT strengthens British Columbia portfolio
Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT) announced that it has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of four apartment properties well located in Victoria, British Columbia totaling 169 suites.
$1-bil transit-oriented project slated for Brossard
The City of Brossard and Devimco Immobilier have signed an agreement to develop a billion-dollar mixed-use transit-oriented development (TOD) that includes a tramway station in Sector C of Brossard.
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Killam Properties to convert to a REIT
Killam Properties Inc. announced that is has received shareholder approval of its plan of arrangement to convert Killam from a corporation to a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) to be named Killam Apartment REIT.
Average cost to rent an apartment in Canada
Rentseeker.ca, Canada’s leading apartment finder and real estate listing website, recently published its Fall 2015 infographic featuring the average cost to rent an apartment throughout Canada.
Real estate reaps smart technology paybacks
Smart buildings could be characterized as a venue for colliding cultures as real estate moves away from a tradition of proprietary systems and IT takes on a growing role in operations.
Ontario invests in supportive housing
Ontario announced it will be investing $16.2 million in 1,000 supportive housing units across the province, including $4 million for 248 supportive housing units in 2016-17.


An affordable remedy to a national crisis
Affordable rental housing shortages for working Canadians have hit critical levels in most major cities across Canada. For years, grim statistics of growing waitlists far outpacing the number of affordable rental units under construction have made headlines nation-wide. Despite the alarming numbers, not much in the way of viable, sustainable solutions have been presented.