Investing in commercial real estate can be a smart decision for those looking to diversify their portfolio and generate long-term wealth. One market showing strong growth potential is the suburban market. We ran the numbers to demonstrate the benefits of owning property in the suburban market, namely Barrie based on utility bills and property taxes. […]
The Retail Sector shows promise as Zellers returns to Canada
The suburban retail market is primed for a comeback as a result of major retailers opening “new” locations in response to widespread store closures during the pandemic. Retailers were compelled to close their doors as the pandemic spread and lagged on, leaving many suburban areas with vacant storefronts and stagnated property values. However, as the […]
What Are the Pro’s and Cons of a Sale/Leaseback?
An alternative financing option in commercial real estate. Although real estate ownership for businesses is profitable in growing markets, with an increase in the value of the property and reduced debt through loan repayment, many businesses need additional capital to thrive in inflationary times like we are experiencing now. Whether the business is purchasing new […]
ESG Investing – What’s All the Buzz About?
We know our valued client base is laser-focused on the viability of a property and income potential or payback of their investment dollars when purchasing a property for their business. Already these savvy investors have had their investment advisors ask them about their stance on ESG. It’s part of the Responsible Investing Trend. Typically, ESG […]
Interest Rate Hikes
The Bank of Canada announced this morning that it has raised the key overnight lending rate for the sixth time this year, as it attempts to get inflation under control amid criticism the hikes could push Canada into a recession. Here are 5 Points You Should Know about this hike In July, the Bank shocked […]
Developer Heads North -Local Simcoe County News
The well known Brampton development company Sandhu Developments, is coming to town. This company is traditionally known for developing, owning, and operating retail but they diversified into many commercial, residential and hospitality sector locations especially because this guy has an uncanny ability to predict market shifts. Here are 5 Points you should know about 5 […]
BILL 23 – PassedMORE HOMES BUILT FASTER ONTARIO GREENBELT DEVELOPMENT NEWS The Bill has passed allowing for a flurry of housing development amid criticism that it will leave municipalities short billions of dollars, increase property taxes and reduce the role of conservation authorities. Here are 5 Points You Should Know: Bill 23 — named the More Homes Built [...]
November 2022 Banking News
Canadian banks are set to disclose how they’re coping in the lead-up to a possible recession as they report quarterly earnings this week. Tracking these figures helps us understand what our investors are paying close attention to. Here are 5 points about the reporting that you need to know: Starting with Scotiabank reporting on Tuesday November 29, 2022, RBC and National Bank […]
Barrie’s 5 infrastructure projects Key for Commercial Real Estate Opportunities
Barrie is set for incredible growth as more Urbanites recognize the value proposition Barrie has to offer. Besides being a great place to live and work, Barrie’s infrastructure projects are moving forward at a faster pace then the GTHA’s infrastructure projects. These projects show how Barrie is a fantastic location to land your business and […]