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Flaherty says Canadian real estate trust wave not a concern

May 17th, 2013

Flaherty says Canadian real estate trust wave not a concern

 

OTTAWA – Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says he’s not worried by the recent wave of businesses spinning off real estate assets into tax-preferred trusts.

Canadian Tire, the country’s largest sporting goods retailer, said last week it will create a $3.5 billion real estate investment trust in an initial public o ...

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Makes Room for the Arts in Montreal's Vibrant and Transforming Plateau Mont-Royal

April 2nd, 2013
Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Makes Room for the Arts in Montreal's Vibrant and Transforming Plateau Mont-Royal

Real Estate — April 2, 2013

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Makes Room for the Arts in Montreal's Vibrant and Transforming Plateau Mont-Royal

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 2, 2013) - Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) announced today ...

Commercial Real Estate Leaders Slightly More Optimistic

February 22nd, 2013

Commercial Real Estate Leaders Slightly More Optimistic

REALpac's sentiment survey reveals Canada's commercial real estate leaders slightly more optimistic than in Q4 2012

TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - In the face of strong fundamentals, Canada's commercial real estate leaders felt more positive about the health of the sector in the first quarter of 2013, but lingering uncert ...

4.3% Canadian Dollar Income Yields From Tricon Capital, Real Estate Development Group

November 12th, 2012

4.3% Canadian Dollar Income Yields From Tricon Capital, Real Estate Development Group

 

Income from Residential Real Estate Development Opportunities

The desire to locate a corporate bond denominated in Canadian dollars that both steps away from so many of concerns currently plaguing the financial industry and steps up yields to outpace inflation has again motivated us to look outside the no ...

‘No better time’ to buy: REITs now invest in foreclosed U.S. homes

November 10th, 2012

‘No better time’ to buy: REITs now invest in foreclosed U.S. homes

Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Joe Raedle/Getty Images With many saying the bottom has finally been reached in U.S. housing, large private equity investors have been pouring in.

Commercial real estate on the rebound after politics and corruption lead to a first-half slump

October 26th, 2012

Commercial real estate on the rebound after politics and corruption lead to a first-half slump

Montreal was the only one of Canada’s six large markets where investment volumes declined, from $1.7 billion to $825 million, year over year, said Avison Young, which drew a link between political uncertainty and softer sales in its first Fall 2012 Canada, U.S. Commercial Real Estate In ...

Commercial real estate market climbs across Canada: Re/Max

October 18th, 2012

Commercial real estate market climbs across Canada: Re/Max

Brent Lewin/Bloomberg files
Brent Lewin/Bloomberg files The Re/Max Commercial Investor Report found that almost all markets saw an increase in commercial sales and dollar volume over the six-month period ended June 30.

Ivanhoe mulling development of prime Toronto site: sources

October 8th, 2012

Ivanhoe mulling development of prime Toronto site: sources



A prime Toronto site, held quietly for years by owner Ivanhoe Cambridge Group as an empty parking lot, is now on the “front-burner” for development, multiple real-estate sources say.

In recent months, the real-estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has been discreetly promoting the site at 45 Bay St. ...

Record first half for Canadian commercial real estate market

September 5th, 2012

Record first half for Canadian commercial real estate market

Calgary&#8217;s commercial real estate market has seen increased sales compared with last year.
 

Calgary’s commercial real estate market has seen increased sales compared with last year.

Photograph by: Stuart Gradon , Calgary Herald

CALGARY — Canada’s commercial real estate market put in its best showing ever in the first half of 2012 with sales transactions reaching $13.9 billion, ...

Real Estate Fund Managed by Standard Life Investments Reaches $1 Billion Milestone

July 25th, 2012

Real Estate Fund Managed by Standard Life Investments Reaches $1 Billion Milestone

Canadian pension funds increasingly turning to Canadian real estate as source of income and long-term protection against inflation

MONTREAL, July 25, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Standard Life Investments, a major global asset manager, today announced that the Standard Life Real Estate Fund ("SLREF" or the ...

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