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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Oxford Properties Group Inc., the real estate arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System, are selling two downtown office towers in Vancouver for about $300 million, according to reporting by Bloomberg. The investment organizations will sell the buildings, located at 402 Dunsmuir St. and 401 West Georgia […]

  • By: Staff
  • February 6, 2024 February 5, 2024
  • 11:00

After two years of underperformance, global real estate investment trusts are expected to outperform in 2024 due to a decline of supply and resilient corporate valuations, according to a new report from Hazelview Investments. It found global REITs saw a turnaround rally of 18.9 per cent over the last two months of 2023, leading the […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 15, 2024 January 15, 2024
  • 15:00

It’s poised to be another challenging year for office real estate investment trusts, but some money managers say there could be decent entry points in the sector for long-term investors. “We are in a ‘darkest before dawn’ scenario heading into 2024 for office REITs — there is no denying they are cheap . . . […]

An article on the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities’ new risk management guideline was the most-read story on BenefitsCanada.com over the last week. Here are the five most popular news stories of the week: 1. CAPSA’s risk management guideline adaptable to changes in cybersecurity, ESG: webinar 2. How hybrid workplaces and employees can navigate flu season 3. Canadian employers say competing […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 15, 2023 September 14, 2023
  • 09:00
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Investments in office real estate, as a part of total transaction activity, declined by 20 per cent in North America and 50 per cent in Europe and Asia-Pacific in 2022, according to a new report by TD Global Investment Solutions. It found while global office transaction cap rates rose over the past year, private asset […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 12, 2023 September 11, 2023
  • 09:00

Institutional investors are opening the door to the self-storage category to find some relief from a turbulent year in real estate. According to data published in July by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, self-storage is leading a pack of real estate categories disrupting the balance from traditional options in real estate investments […]

Despite recent uptick in U.S. commercial office real estate landlords defaulting on their loans, the chances of the same trend moving north of the border is low, says Jim Clayton, professor and Timothy R. Price chair in real estate and infrastructure with the Schulich School of Business at York University. Since the onset of the […]

The commercial office real estate doom loop that was expected from the growth in remote working hasn’t really caught on, according to Victor Couture, assistant professor of economics at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver School of Economics, speaking during the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2023 Global Investment Conference. Remote work is almost certainly here to stay, which is why […]

Right from the very beginning, the coronavirus pandemic has taken Canadian real estate investors on a wild ride. After the freefalling panic of March 2020, the sector settled into a relatively comfortable rhythm and undulated through several waves of the virus, saving one of its steeper peaks and troughs for the tail end of 2021. […]

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While real assets have traditionally served institutional investors well during times of economic stress, the ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic are starting to take their toll in some places. In commercial real estate, investors will likely re-evaluate their capital spending for 2020 in pockets like Edmonton and Calgary with the areas hit hard by the […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 3, 2020 December 6, 2020
  • 08:40