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  • Affordable Apartments or Not?

    Affordable Apartments or Not? ‘What really bugs Vancouverites is when we officially label things as affordable and they’re not,’ says mayor Read the full article Clare Hennig · CBC News Some Vancouver city councillors are calling for the Rental 100 program to be scrapped because they say the rents are still out of reach for […]

  • Replace Condominium Surge with Apartments

    SVN Hopes to Replace Condominium Surge with Apartments   The attendees of AptCon hope to end Toronto’s condominium boom and replace it with a boom for new rental apartments. The AptCon conference, to be held on May 27-28, 2019, is a gathering place for developers of high-rise condominiums and rental apartments. Attendees with mingle with […]

  • Strategies For Student Housing Development

      Student Housing Development The growth of the student housing sector over the last several years, scan  be seen as a smart investment for student housing developers. This creates a challenge to developers, who must find ways to stand out to ensure strong leasing for new apartments. Student housing development has shifted strongly toward high-density […]

  • Strategies For Selling Your Apartment Building

    How Not to Tax Your Children and Other Strategies For Selling Your Apartment Building   Tax issues are a major reason why apartment building deals fall through. Two things you can’t avoid in life are death and taxes, but these are things that many apartment owners rarely consider when they consider the future of their […]

  • Apartment Asset Management

    The Opportunities of Apartment Asset Management We have previously discussed how  apartment asset management was changing the way we viewed purpose-built rental apartments. Using a data-driven approach, asset management allows building owners and managers to diversify and increase their revenue streams, while at the same time finding efficiencies and reducing their operating costs. The improvement […]

  • Multifamily Asset Manager

    Apartment Property Manager vs. Multifamily Asset Manager  Multifamily Asset Manager, by contrast to the apartment property manager, is concerned with maximizing the revenue potential of each property and identifying new ways to create and grow longer-term value in the property as an owned asset. While often used interchangeably, it’s important to realize that the roles […]

  • What Time is the Right Time for Apartment Building Disposition?

      What Time is the Right Time for Apartment Building Disposition? By SVN Rock Advisors The answer to the question of what the best time is for apartment building disposition is one of those that changes depending on who asks. From the numerous calls building owners receive from multifamily brokerage firms, the best time to […]

  • Apartment Developers Feel the Boom

    Apartment Developers Feel the Boom New Luxury Purpose Built Rental Developments Address Booming Toronto Market For all the reports of a housing bubble in Toronto, Toronto’s purpose-built rental apartment market is defying concerns and showing intense demand that is attracting the interest of apartment developers and investors. New developments are offering relief to renters struggling […]

  • Annual AptCon Apartment Conference

    Annual AptCon Apartment Conference Returns to Toronto in May Rental apartments are seeing a resurgence in Toronto and the surrounding region. Rising land values and a tight rental market had already triggered a wave of new purpose-built rental projects over the last few years when the late 2018 elimination of rent controls on new buildings […]

  • Montreal Apartment Market

    Montreal Apartment Market As seen on Rentx Montreal Apartment Market benefit from change in mentality Patrice Ménard, co-owner and real estate broker at PMML, said a change in mentality has also led to the construction of more new rentals in Montreal. “I am a tenant by choice,” is the view held by both the young […]

  • Buying and Selling Apartments

    Buying and Selling Apartments How to Ease Buyer Financing and Close Your Apartment Sale on Time When buying and selling apartments, the number one reason why deals fall apart is because of a problem with financing. In this heated marketplace, a apartment seller may think that they don’t have to worry about how a buyer [...]
  • Feasibility Studies To Build Apartments

    Apartment Developers Use Feasibility Studies To Build Apartments Right The real-estate marketplace is favourable for purpose-built rental apartments. Vacancy rates are dropping, average rents are rising, cap rates are at all-time lows and buildings are selling for some of the highest prices ever seen. Apartment Developers and investors have been impressed by how well the […]