Scott Watson

How one property management firm is welcoming workers back

“Everyone who operates in our buildings should have equal access to opportunity, and a strong sense of belonging, regardless of where or how they choose to work,” says Scott Watson, partner of leasing and acquisitions for Crown Realty Partners in Toronto.
Jon Bishop

CDNGLOBAL commercial brokerage opens across Canada

CDNGLOBAL, a privately held, independent real estate brokerage, investment sales and advisory services firm, recently launched with offices from coast to coast and plans to expand across the country.

Commercial Real Estate Equity and Diversity Council launches with playbook, website

The Commercial Real Estate Equity and Diversity Council (CREED), a non-profit, non-partisan organization, has developed a practical guide for change that leaders can follow to enhance and evolve their workplaces.
Lipa Green (centre) was the father of Al and Harold Green, who started Greenwin. Benny Lerman (left) from Milwaukee, and Lipa Wise (right) from Europe were both first cousins to Green. The photo was taken in 1955 in Toronto’s North York.

Documentary traces forgotten era in Toronto’s real estate history

Long before Toronto became a city of condominiums, there was another kind of building boom taking place. It was the construction of residential apartment...
Jonathan Peretz

JLL Canada hires Jonathan Peretz as managing director, GTA

JLL has hired Jonathan Peretz as EVP and managing director, Greater Toronto Area office and industrial.
Claudia Verno

Claudia Verno joins JLL as national director of research

JLL has hired Claudia Verno as national director of research. “With Claudia’s leadership and expertise, we are excited to strategically grow our research platform nationally,” says Alan MacKenzie, CEO, JLL Canada.
Mini Design House

Pensio Global buys 252 Mini Design House extended-stay units in Panama

Ri Group, the developer of the Mini Design House short-term extended-stay real estate units, have partnered with Pensio Realty S.A. to purchase all 252 real estate units for Pensio clients.
Alex Heintz, left, and Kyle Bartkus

Alex Heintz, Kyle Bartkus join Savills in new Edmonton office

Savills recently opened a new office in Edmonton. It has hired Alex Heintz as corporate managing director and Kyle Bartkus as managing director.
From left: Jaime Coyle, brokerage co-ordinator; Luke Slabczynski, associate; Mallory Weldon, senior associate; Mitchell Blaine, EVP; Chris Kotseff, VP; Alexandra Smith, brokerage co-rdinator; and Keith Schappert, associate.

JLL adds new team to serve Southwestern Ontario

JLL has added a new team of commercial real estate professionals to serve Southwestern Ontario and the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
David Weir

Realtor David Weir develops six-plex for seniors

I found an increasing need for a style of accommodation that allows seniors to transition from a single-family home to a more ‘carefree’ lifestyle without having to go into an apartment or a retirement residence.