A tale of two investments: Part 2

Which real estate investment would you be more confident to invest in? Let us know on Twitter @ApexRealtyInve1 and @REM_Online. Please be sure to link to this story when you share your answer.

A tale of two investments

Once upon a time, in a neighborhood not so far away, there lived two investors who made different choices. Who fared better? You be the judge.

Ontario landlords beware: Requirements and pitfalls of Bill 192

Bill 192, Protecting Small Business Act, 2020 came into force on June 18. The goal of the act was to strong-arm qualifying landlords into the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program.

Getting commercial buildings ready for back to work

Clean it and they will come. Don’t and it could cost you your business. If a customer, client or guest looks into your business and doesn’t think it’s safe to venture inside, chances are they won’t.

Commercial property owners call for direct support for small business

A coalition of commercial property owners across Canada is calling on provincial governments to provide direct supports to struggling small businesses, instead of blanket non-eviction measures.

Why landlords are not applying to the commercial rent relief program

Many lawyers are counseling landlords to not agree to the CECRA program if the landlord wouldn’t be financially able to grant the rent reduction without financial assistance from the government. Why?

Hotel industry recovery will take three years, says CBRE

A report by CBRE says COVID-19 “has impacted the Canadian accommodation industry more suddenly and severely than any other commercial real estate sector.”

Top 5 ICI prospecting mistakes to avoid

While traditional cold calling has become more challenging, does this mean it no longer works? Avoid these five common mistakes.
Avison Young helped Darvonda Nurseries create seven new pop-up stores to sell most of its spring plant inventory.

Avison Young helps create pop-up garden shops in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Avison Young helped Darvonda Nurseries create seven new pop-up stores. Darvonda Nurseries needed a solution to sell up to 80 per cent of its annual vegetable and potting plants or risk going out of business.

Commercial tenants and landlords and COVID-19

COVID-19 showed me that, notwithstanding one’s legal rights, landlords and tenants can co-operate, especially since their survival was interdependent. This is especially true during the height of COVID-19.