Three Reasons Why Commercial Real Estate in Western Canada is Sustainable

Global uncertainty continues to wreak havoc with investors, as markets are dealing with political uncertainty, sizable economic shifts, and changing real estate markets. Although, we have plenty of data to predict where we are going on a macro-economic level over the long term, the current narrative within the investment community is driving sophisticated investors towards … Continue reading Three Reasons Why Commercial Real Estate in Western Canada is Sustainable

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Four Benefits of Investing in Canadian Commercial Real Estate

Canada continues to be one of the most popular international destinations for commercial real estate investment. Institutional investors have come to realize that Canadian commercial real estate offers many benefits over other international markets, including: Safety & Familiarity Canada and its leading cities of Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton are known around the globe. Canada is … Continue reading Four Benefits of Investing in Canadian Commercial Real Estate

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Four Factors to Consider When Evaluating New Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities

The current financial landscape is demanding sophisticated investors of all sizes rethink their strategies in order to find new commercial real estate investment opportunities. At least tens of billions are being invested through new channels by institutional investors and individual accredited investors. Much of this investment capital is being deployed into commercial real estate through … Continue reading Four Factors to Consider When Evaluating New Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities

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Wells Fargo Scandal Highlights the Need for New Asset Management

Wells Fargo’s CEO has finally folded and resigned. It’s another painful lesson in how “perceived performance” has become more important than consistent value and sustainability. This latest trend have many industry insiders speculating as to where institutional investors will turn to for asset management and investment opportunities in the near future. Last week the Calgary … Continue reading Wells Fargo Scandal Highlights the Need for New Asset Management

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Hurricane Matthew: The Importance of Real Estate Diversification

As Hurricane Matthew stormed into Florida, USA on Thursday, it symbols a big reminder as to the importance of diversification and preservation of assets. Natural disasters can have a dramatic impact on the local real estate market and should be considered in real estate investment. How could this storm and others continue to factor into current … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew: The Importance of Real Estate Diversification

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Which Investments Will Make Real Estate & Retirement Affordable in Canada

New trends among student homebuyers and failed plans to retire by the baby boomer generation, have had a dramatic effect on the affordability in the Canadian housing market. Here are several Canadian investments that could change the economic dynamics, resulting in more affordable living options for Canadian. In the current market, more university students have … Continue reading Which Investments Will Make Real Estate & Retirement Affordable in Canada

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How Will Attempts to Cool the Canadian Housing Market Benefit Property Investors?

As Canada continues the talk of waging war on the nation’s housing market with new measures to cool transactions, the question that remains is which investors will benefit from these moves most in the long run? CIBC economists say the country has no choice but to tax foreign home buyers in order to cool down … Continue reading How Will Attempts to Cool the Canadian Housing Market Benefit Property Investors?

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Apple iPhone 7 Brings Big Wake Up Call for Investors

  The hype surrounding the new release of the Apple iPhone 7 has come and gone. The market’s response to yet another phone in the post-Jobs era may be a big wake up call for Canadian investors. The day after the official iPhone 7 launched, the stock market suffered its biggest drop since the Brexit … Continue reading Apple iPhone 7 Brings Big Wake Up Call for Investors

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Retirement at 70: What it really means for Canadians

Although 70 is quickly becoming the new retirement age, what does this really mean for Canadians and their finances? Data from Statistics Canada shows that the number of Canadians working through the age of 69 has more than doubled since the year 2000. Retirement consultants expect this trend to continue to grow over the next … Continue reading Retirement at 70: What it really means for Canadians

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4 Things To Watch When Selecting Commercial Properties And Tenants

What should investors be looking for when choosing commercial properties and tenants in today’s current market? Commerce is changing and commercial real estate trends are shifting to keep pace. Some property types are headed up, while others not so much. What factors should investors be looking at to make the best property and tenant selections … Continue reading 4 Things To Watch When Selecting Commercial Properties And Tenants

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Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.
- Steve Maraboli
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela
Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.
- Steve Maraboli
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela