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Mario Toneguzzi

Mario Toneguzzi is a contributing writer for REM.
Gary Nusca

Gary Nusca’s ICIWorld mines ‘the gold on the internet’

Since 1994, Gary Nusca, a 40-year-plus veteran of the real estate industry, has been at the forefront of creating a unique platform and database of information with his ICI World Commercial Real Estate Network.

FCT, Remine launch PropertyFlow to consolidate ‘disjointed’ real estate data

PropertyFlow will allow Realtors to see on- and off-market properties in one place, while connecting in real time with potential buyers or sellers, FCT and Remine Inc. say in a news release.
Kingsdown Manor is listed for sale for $3.25 million.

Luxury Calgary-area home Kingsdown Manor to set its own price via auction

Bidding for Kingsdown Manor, currently listed for sale at $3.25 million, will be held November 30 through December 3. Lambert Premier Auctions is collaborating with listing agent Rachelle Starnes.

How Sotheby’s reaches foreign property investors

"Having both a local and global marketing strategy is imperative to attracting the most interest,” says Don Kottick, president and CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada.
Properly’s co-founders, from left: Sheldon McCormick, COO; Craig Dunk, CTO; and Anshul Ruparell, CEO.

Properly secures $100-million investment for expansion

Canadian real estate technology innovator Properly has secured an investment of $100 million to boost plans to grow the company in Canada.
Les Twarog

Vancouver’s Les Twarog wants to take on Zillow

“The bottom line is I want to be the Zillow of Canada,” says Les Twarog. “Zillow is the No. 1 company in the United States for lead generation. They do $900 million in sales to Realtors a year.”
David Bowden

Colliers launches new advisory and consulting division

Commercial real estate firm Colliers Canada recently launched a new initiative, the Colliers Strategy & Consulting Group. The new business line is being led by David Bowden, former CEO of Colliers Canada.
Nautica Vista, a west coast contemporary property overlooking Okanagan Lake in Kelowna, was auctioned off by Lambert Premier Auctions.

Vancouver Luxury Real Estate Auction a virtual platform for luxury West Coast homes

The Vancouver Luxury Real Estate Auction is a partnership between auctioneer Lambert Premier Auctions and lifestyle brand Luxury Alliance Group, which have created the Vancouver Luxury Real Estate Auction.

Provincial associations scramble to offer COVID-19 support

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced real estate associations across the country to adapt and become more creative and innovative in delivering their services in a challenging and changing environment.

Alberta moves to reform its real estate regulator

After firing the Real Estate Council of Alberta eight months ago, the government proposes to restructure it to include four new industry councils and a refocused mandate on licensing and regulation.