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RENX: B.C. apartment investment market is breaking records

Featured on the Real Estate News Exchange (RENX)   Total sales volume for apartment buildings throughout Greater Vancouver and Greater Victoria in the first six months of this year has already far surpassed the yearly average and shows no signs of slowing. “We’ve always been around from $1.2 to $1.4 billion and, halfway through this... View Article

Vancouver Sun: Two Ontario-based real estate investment trusts announced their $292.5 million purchase of 15 rental apartment buildings

Featured on Vancouver Sun   Two Ontario-based real estate investment trusts announced their $292.5 million purchase of 15 rental apartment buildings in Vancouver’s West End, South Granville, West Point Grey, Kitsilano and Marpole areas. Ottawa’s InterRent REIT and Toronto’s Crestpoint REIT said in a news release that they’re under contract to buy the portfolio of older rental buildings,... View Article

Real Estate Services & Marketing Specialist Job Opportunity

We are looking for a real estate marketing professional to join our high performing National Apartment Group-BC team working from our office’s in Downtown Vancouver. If you're looking for an exciting career opportunity in the commercial real estate field and enjoy working with people in a team environment, I would encourage you to click on... View Article

VIDEO: CBRE Vancouver Market Outlook – Multi-Family Update

Multi-Family Market Overview I was pleased to participate and provide an overview of the Multi-Family Market at our annual Vancouver Market Outlook (virtual) event. 2020 has been a challenging year for Commercial Real Estate, however, one of the real bright spots has been multi-family properties and how resilient their cash flows have proven to be throughout the course... View Article

VIDEO: Purpose-Built Rental Market Update – Part 1

Our team recently connected with 4 well-respected Developers to get their thoughts on the current state of the purpose-built rental market in British Columbia: Tim Grant, PCI Developments Chad Davidson, Traine Construction and Development Dale Regehr, Tannin Developments Ravi Mann, Isle of Mann Property Group In part 1 of our multi-part video series, we take... View Article

VIDEO: B.C. Multi-Family Market Update – May 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada, Apartment owners and investors were unsure about how the asset class would fare in the face of uncertainty. However, multi-family has proven to be the most resilient asset class across the board. Rent collection in April was as high as 97% across Canada (95% in B.C.), with May rent... View Article

First National Commercial Real Estate Podcast

I recently had the exciting opportunity to participate on First National's Real Estate Podcast on June 16, 2020 with Aaron Cameron and Adam Powadiuk. Some of the topics we discussed include: What was transpiring in Vancouver’s real estate market in 2019 Decoupling of income and rent levels Current required price/rent for purpose-built to make sense... View Article

May 12th – CBRE Canadian Market Outlook – Virtual Series 3

Owning and Managing Multi-Family Rental Properties During COVID-19

Presented by Canadian Real Estate Forum With April in the review mirror, what is instore for the Multi-Residential sector over the next few weeks and months? From insights into operations, communications and management during the current Pandemic, our esteemed panel of industry executives will discuss opportunities and challenges facing the industry today. We will also... View Article

Reopening the World’s Workplaces For Today, Tomorrow, and the Future

On May 5th, CBRE hosted experts from Johns Hopkins University, JPMorgan Chase and PGIM Real Estate for a roundtable discussion, as we continue to navigate COVID-19 and help our clients prepare for reopening their workplaces. Insights were shared on a broad range of public health, workforce and workplace topics as well as CBRE’s approach as... View Article

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