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  • Loblaws dangles REIT before investors by Vernon Clement Jones

    It may become the blue chip of Canadian REITs, with the country's largest food store chain announcing it will roll some of its properties into an investment trust and lease back those buildings before serving up shares to hungry investors.

  • Ottawa 'condo bubble' will not burst: report by Mark David

    A slew of new high-rises being built in Ottawa have many investors wondering if – or when – the city’s expanding condo sector will burst. But, don’t be deceived, caution experts, that construction activity disguises a market marked by high demand and significantly lower supply.

  • CPP board stirs investor interest in Brazil by Vernon Clement Jones

    The Canadian government may be leading the way into Brazil, with its decision to pump another $343 million into a housing market already drawing cautious interest from investors.

  • Interest rate freeze warms investor interest by Mark David

    Stability can sometimes be difficult to attain in the financial world, but not so for the Bank of Canada's overnight rate, which was held at 1 per cent for an 18th consecutive review.

  • Rental housing availability hits 12-year low by

    Owners of new apartment buildings across Canada are now smiling like Cheshire cats, with rental housing availability at its lowest point in 12 years, according to a new report from Cushman & Wakefield Ltd.

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