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Altus InSite Office Market

Altus InSite Office Market - 5,226 office buildings in the six major and 7 secondary markets in Canada, totalling 547.8 million square feet. - 81 office buildings currently under construction in the six major markets and 7 secondary markets, totalling 19.1 million...

Types of Commercial Real Estate Lease Agreements

  There are three basic types of commercial real estate leases. These leases are based two rent calculation methods: "net" and "gross." The gross lease typically means a tenant pays one lump sum for rent, from which the landlord pays his expenses. The net lease...

How to lease commercial real estate

Once you’ve decided to lease a new commercial real estate space, what is the next step? Whether you are a startup of expanding to a larger location or even downsizing.  The decision to lease has many concerns and considerations. Review your business First, take stock...

Open Office Concept Myths

Open Office Space is not always the solution Most people believe that Open office spaces indicate, no cubicles or walls. Essentially one big office space. Staff shares desks and work areas. Resulting in staff collaboration and work balance. This not the case it may...

Demand for Toronto Office Space

TORONTO — The office vacancy rate in downtown Toronto has hit a record-low amid strong demand for workspace by the demand from tech sector, according to a report by CBRE Group. The commercial real estate services and investment firm says the vacancy rate fell to 2.7...

Commercial Real Estate 2019 Predictions

Avison Young predicts the 10-year bull market in the Canadian commercial real estate sector will continue in 2019. The strength in the Canadian commercial sector was supported by the lowest unemployment rate (5.6 per cent) in December in at least four decades...

Bring an end to Universal Rent Control in Ontario

The following Toronto real estate article is quite interesting and will have a major effect not only to Tenants in Ontario. But also to toronto commercial real estate investors looking to buy multi-residential Properties and current owners. Last week, the Province of...

Commercial Real Estate Availability

Availability in Canada’s major industrial markets continues to decline. Thereby the concept of supply and demand has become a factor. Placing pressure on commercial tenants and increasing the market lease rates. With rising selling values cap rates continue to...