Bullishness On Canadian Consumer Debt is Supporting Local Retailers

  Record credit card debt issues this year have fared well for Canadian retail shops and their landlords. Increased liquidity and strong performance in the Canadian credit card market appear to be strong indicators of an equally robust and sustainable performance ahead amongst commercial real estate investments. Data from Bloomberg and the Financial Post shows … Continue reading Bullishness On Canadian Consumer Debt is Supporting Local Retailers

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Canadians’ Continued Love for Shopping is Great News For Retail Investors

New data shows Canadians’ love for real world entertainment and shopping is likely to continue to boost retail property investors’ profits. The recent Black Friday week holiday sales extravaganza in the US certainly showed that the retail world is still alive and well. However, as anticipated online and mobile sales took over an increasing large … Continue reading Canadians’ Continued Love for Shopping is Great News For Retail Investors

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Five Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals That Drive Success

We are currently in a highly transitional environment and are seeing this across multiple industries and different sectors. Not only do we see this trend globally, it’s happening locally as well throughout Western Canada in Calgary, Vancouver, St. Albert, and Edmonton commercial real estate. Although there may be some uncertainty over how some specific businesses … Continue reading Five Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals That Drive Success

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How will President-elect Donald Trump’s Presidency Impact Western Canada

Many wealthy individuals are “shocked” by the results of the US presidential election, including the CEO of Starbucks, Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, and others. Many investors in the stock market appeared to bet against a Trump win. However, now that the uncertainty is over, what are the dynamics that accredited real estate investors and family … Continue reading How will President-elect Donald Trump’s Presidency Impact Western Canada

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ReDev Properties Ltd. Responsible for Major Edmonton Commercial Real Estate Sale

ReDev Properties Ltd. secured the sale of a notable Edmonton shopping plaza. The industry coverage of the sale of Parkdale Square revealed a realistic and bullish outlook on the current condition of commercial real estate in Edmonton. As the third property exit for ReDev Properties Ltd. this year, Parkdale Square provided its new owners with … Continue reading ReDev Properties Ltd. Responsible for Major Edmonton Commercial Real Estate Sale

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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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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