“There is no bulletproof tenant” says Sandy Shindleman, President & CEO of Shindico, a commercial real estate and investment management company based in Manitoba. This highlights the need for diversification and keeping assets fresh. Sandy discusses the Winnipeg market, how Amazon and online shopping is affecting retail space, and the types of properties his company is investing in.
With a historically low vacancy rate and an exciting future outlook, the evolving Toronto office space market is on the cutting edge of what employers are looking for. What are the latest trends and how are developers keeping up? How does a record low vacancy rate impact the market? What can growing companies do to plan for the future? Brendan Sullivan of CBRE is here to answer these questions and more about office leasing in Toronto.
Derek Lobo started in the apartment business wanting to help apartment owners make more money. While his roles have changed over the years, his goal has never changed. In this episode, we discuss apartment construction and development across Canada. We discuss feasibility studies, determining what to build and where, amenities, how to properly show apartments, and much more.
What does retail look like from a national perspective? We talked to an expert who has completed transactions in over 120 Canadian markets. Matthew Smith is the Executive Vice President – National Retail Investment at Jones Lang LaSalle and has the answers to these questions and many more.
Jon Newton of KPMG calls the proposed Canadian tax changes the “most significant” he’s seen during his career. Hear his expert explanation of the proposed changes, how they apply to the real estate sector, and arguments for and against the tax-reform proposals.