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  • Major US Developer Capitalizes on Chronic Shortage of Student Housing in Montreal

    Major US Developer Capitalizes on Chronic Shortage of Student Housing in MontrealCampus Crest, the second largest provider of student housing in the U.S. has responded directly to ease the critical undersupply of housing for university campuses in Montreal. Two former hotels have been converted into off-campus student housing by Campus Crest and private equity firm, […]

  • New Apartment Construction Boom

    Ontario is set for a boom in new apartment construction, says Derek Lobo, founder and CEO of Rock Advisors Inc., a major real-estate valuation consultant and broker specializing in apartments. “The boom is already starting,” says Lobo. “It’s just that some developers haven’t realized it, yet.” Lobo points to the softening condominium market and continued […]

  • Student Housing & Commercial Investor

    If you think about student housing, a number of images come to mind, and many of them unfavourable, but like most urban myths, the reality is very different. These days are exciting days to be investing in the purpose-built rental apartment industry, and the niche of student housing offers many unexpected rewards for those who […]

  • Apartment Real Estate Investments Undervalued, Time to Develop Apartments

    Canadian REITs yielding more than American counterparts The value of shares in Canadian real estate investment trusts remain stubbornly low, according to financial experts, saying that their performance on the stock market does not reflect their performance in the industry. Experts have listed shares of Canadian REITs as good long-term buys as a result. The […]

  • Rental makes a quiet resurgence in Forest Hill

    Originally printed in the Toronto Star, Saturday, April 19, 2014: Dozens of the 400-plus folks who crowded into the model suites of The Heathview last month thought they were getting a sneak peek at two swanky new condominium highrises still under construction right in the heart of Forest Hill. In fact, they were getting an […]

  • STARLIGHT U.S. MULTI-FAMILY (NO. 2) CORE FUND ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND 2013 PERIOD END RESULTS

    TORONTO, March [25], 2014 – Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 2) Core Fund (TSX.V: SUD.A, SUD.U) (the “Fund”) today announced its results of operations and financial condition for the three months ended December 31, 2013 (the “Fourth Quarter”) and period from September 23, 2013 (date of formation) to December 31, 2013. The results and financial condition […]

  • Derek Lobo Presents at 12th Essentials of Real Estate Development Course

    Derek Lobo, CEO and Broker of Record at Rock Advisors Inc., Brokerage will be among a number of experts lecturing at the 12thEssentials of Real Estate Development. This course for real estate developers, investors, and real estate lawyers, financial analysts, accountants, architects, builders and brokers will held in Toronto at the Courtyard by the Marriott, […]