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Confronting the Conflict of Interest Dilemma in Commercial Real Estate Representation
Could a pair of decisions, made four months and half a world apart, threaten the future of dual-agency representation in commercial real estate? The idea may not be as far-fetched as it sounds. Read More
Canadian Coworking & Shared Office Study
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The shared workplace and coworking trend seen for some time in other countries has now officially arrived in Canada, and is poised to shake up the Canadian office space market like nothing before. Perhaps a slight exaggeration, but […] Read More
If Your Building is Sold, What Happens to Your Commercial Lease?
Your building has been sold. As an office tenant, that phrase could cause shivers of uncertainty and concern. What does a change in ownership mean for your lease? If your building is sold, what changes can the new owner make, and what rights to do […] Read More
Industrial Trends: Are Conditions Right for a U.S. Multistory Comeback?
On April 10, 2017, logistics real estate company Prologis broke ground on a three-story, 589,615 square foot multistory fulfillment center in South Seattle. Billed by the company as the first multistory warehouse in the United States, the project – […] Read More
Operating Costs in the Full-Rent Equation
Why a lower rental rate does not always equal the best deal. In Calgary, we are in a commercial real estate market of high vacancy and low rental rates – truly a tenant’s market – and one that is very well publicized. In this market, tenants have […] Read More