Reimagining commercial properties to attract new tenants

For many real estate owners and operators, repurposing property is the right way to survive the downturn. But it’s also important to consider the shift from all angles to understand the risks and insurance needs and prepare properly for the future.
The first Canadian installation of EnSight’s parking solution will be at The Well in Toronto.

Smart parking services introduced at Toronto development

EnSight is a parking technology company that has set out to simplify parking with technology. Its smart, simple and scalable technology ecosystem provides a cost-effective parking guidance alternative to parking owners and operators of all sizes.

Coldwell Banker Commercial updates branding

Coldwell Banker Commercial has updated its branding. The company says its new logo retains the signature Coldwell Banker Commercial blue as an homage to the brand’s strong heritage, but has a refreshed, sleek font with updated “CB” initialing.

Getting in the door in commercial real estate

The sales cycle in commercial real estate is long. This means that relationship building is crucial in this industry. You need to build your prospect list and find avenues to stay in touch on an ongoing basis.
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Partnership allows Alberta municipalities to post local commercial listings

Alberta-based online business marketplace Connect4Commerce is partnering with Pillar 9 and Rocky View County to give Alberta Realtors a new platform for their commercial listings and provide potential buyers and sellers with information and tools.
Calgary’s TELUS Sky building (Photo: Bjarke Ingels Group)

Calgary skyscraper takes second place in global awards

Calgary’s TELUS Sky building won second place in the annual Emporis Skyscraper Award competition as judged by an international jury of architectural experts.

Sink or swim: How to understand, plan for and mitigate the risk of water...

Flooding has been increasing in frequency and severity across the country for the last several years, and the Insurance Bureau of Canada estimates that approximately 10 per cent of Canadian homes are at high risk of flooding.
The Niagara, a development of 100 four-storey freehold townhouses on eight acres near Niagara Falls, has a waiting list of 400 people.

Developers with a conscience

For Sherard McQueen and Yaseen Nimjee, there’s a lot more to development than selling, building and walking away. The business partners at M5V Developments in Toronto aim to develop with a conscience.
The project is an alliance between the downtown commercial real estate community and Montreal’s vibrant visual arts scene.

Créer des Ponts project sees artists move into vacant retail spaces in Montreal

In Montreal, a project aims to build bridges between two industries that were hit hard by the pandemic. The Créer des Ponts (Building Bridges) project is an alliance between the downtown commercial real estate community and Montreal’s vibrant visual arts scene.

Ivanhoé Cambridge, JLL enter strategic alliance for retail

Ivanhoé Cambridge will transition the operations of its Canadian shopping centres over to JLL on October 1. Most of Ivanhoé Cambridge’s property team of retail employees are expected to join JLL Canada.