Apartment Leadership for Canada

Co-Brokering is about Scaling your Business For the Future

  • July 23, 2016
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A lot of the green revolution that’s sweeping our industry lately has been about efficiency. How do we heat and power our buildings using less energy? How do we build using more recycled materials? How do we design to use the most floorspace in the smallest footprint? While efficient thinking takes a lot of effort,
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Condominiums are Incubating the Next Rental Apartment Boom

  • July 20, 2016
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In Canada, especially in heated real estate markets like Vancouver and Toronto, pundits are looking at the rush of condominium construction and wondering if this will be bad for the real estate market. Thus far, however, the condominium market has defied expectations and continues to grow.  One reason for this is that while some of
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Learning self-storage helps me better understand apartments

  • December 9, 2015
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It’s good to find the right niche when it comes to brokering real estate. For years, I’ve focused on the purpose-built rental apartment industry, which many brokers overlook. I’ve learned the unique opportunities of this sector, and the challenges of building management. One shouldn’t overlook other sectors, however. It’s not only fascinating to see the
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Sperry Van Ness, Rock shake up CRE market

  • November 26, 2015
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Rock Advisors Inc. CEO Derek Lobo is excited about linking up with Sperry Van Ness International Corp., one of the biggest commercial real estate brokerage franchisors in the U.S., and in the process altering “a cosy market in Canada.” Sperry Van Ness“SVN is a company that specializes in the mid-market, in the under-$5 (million) and
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