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Episodes

Understanding Proposed Tax Changes with Jon Newton of KPMG

10/10/2017
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Jon Newton 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. Topics covered include: The evolution of taxes and what currently exists for businesses. Arguments for... The post Understanding Proposed Tax Changes with Jon Newton of KPMG appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 01:11:45


Growing a Large Portfolio with Noah Gordon of Menkes Developments

8/24/2017
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Growing a portfolio in a competitive market isn’t easy, even for the big players. Noah Gordon of Menkes Developments joins us to discuss managing and growing a 3 million square foot commercial portfolio in the GTA. Some of the topics covered include: The history of Menkes Developments. The profitability of spec build industrial. Losing Target... The post Growing a Large Portfolio with Noah Gordon of Menkes Developments appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:59:11


Technology Disruptors In Real Estate with Amy Erixon of Avison Young

8/3/2017
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Technology is radically changing commercial real estate at a pace that is rapidly accelerating. We discuss what’s on the horizon with Amy Erixon of Avison Young: 3-D printers used in construction. 4-D printing (this will blow your mind). Future proofing your development. Cyber security and hacking building systems. Autonomous vehicles. Artificial intelligence and data... The post Technology Disruptors In Real Estate with Amy Erixon of Avison Young appeared first on Commercial Real Estate...

Duration: 01:30:58


Dirty Properties with Riyaz Punjani of S2S Environmental

7/7/2017
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Contamination can destroy a property’s value, delay development and kill a loan. Your best protection? An environmental consulting firm. We’ve invited Riyaz Punjani of S2S Environmental to discuss the finer points of: Less obvious signs of potential contamination. Managing the cost of remediation. How lenders view environmental issues. National tenants and their requirements for clean... The post Dirty Properties with Riyaz Punjani of S2S Environmental appeared first on Commercial Real...

Duration: 01:13:01


Big Data in Real Estate with Matt Popow of CoStar

5/29/2017
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CoStar is relatively new to Canada but a giant in commercial real estate research. In 2015 alone, the company’s 1,600 researchers made more than 12 million calls to verify critical property information and drove more than two million miles to accumulate on-site research data. Every commercial real estate practitioner can benefit from the data they’re bringing to... The post Big Data in Real Estate with Matt Popow of CoStar appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 01:15:27


Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan with Jim Murphy of FRPO

5/4/2017
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Ontario apartment owners are facing a slew of changes from recent federal, provincial and municipal initiatives. At the federal level, CMHC has changed a number of their policies. Provincially we’ve been introduced to Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan. Toronto is examining a landlord licensing system. Are they positive or negative for apartment investors and builders? We asked Jim Murphy of the Federation of Rental-Housing... The post Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan with Jim Murphy of FRPO appeared...

Duration: 01:05:00


Real Estate Associations with Richard Joy of the Urban Land Institute

3/23/2017
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Real estate associations are an integral part of the commercial real estate world. They connect professionals to each other, provide advocacy and education, as well as acting as a hub between the different disciplines within the industry. Richard Joy joins us to discuss the role of the Urban Land Institute Toronto (ULI) but we couldn’t... The post Real Estate Associations with Richard Joy of the Urban Land Institute appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:54:41


Mid-Market Transactions with Greg Peacock of Colliers

2/28/2017
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Mid-market transactions are a very large and highly active part of the commercial investment world in Canada. We are joined by Greg Peacock, Managing Director of the Private Capital Investment Group at Colliers International, to discuss. Here are the highlights; Private Capital vs Capital Markets. Defining mid-market transactions in a GTA context. Foreign investment in... The post Mid-Market Transactions with Greg Peacock of Colliers appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:52:14


Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2017 with Chris Potter of PwC

2/2/2017
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Where is commercial real estate headed in 2017? The Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2017 Report can tell you. Authored by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI), this report provides an in-depth look at the key trends and outlook in Canada and the USA real estate markets. We are joined by Chris Potter,... The post Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2017 with Chris Potter of PwC appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:59:08


2016 Year In Review – CRE Podcast

1/5/2017
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Aaron and Adam discuss the headlining making news from 2016 that had the biggest impact on Canadian commercial real estate. January Calgary Office Space hits 18% Vacancy. Avison Young Acquires Appraisal firm Metrix Ontario. NexusCrowd Successfully raises $500K for GTA industrial redevelopment in JV with Downing Street Realty Partners. Google unveils new 185K SF... The post 2016 Year In Review – CRE Podcast appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 01:14:04


Selling Development Land with Jeremiah Shamess of Colliers International

12/21/2016
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Development land in major Canadian markets is in dwindling supply and ever increasing in value. We are joined by Jeremiah Shamess, a development land specialist with Colliers International, to discuss. Here are the highlights; The subjective nature of determining land value. Sourcing new land opportunities. “If it hasn’t had an unsolicited offer on it, it’s probably... The post Selling Development Land with Jeremiah Shamess of Colliers International appeared first on Commercial Real...

Duration: 00:55:59


Building Condos with Sean Fleming of Metropia

12/6/2016
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Sean Fleming of Metropia joins us to discuss building condos in Toronto and Calgary. With a total of 18 current projects between the two markets, his insight and knowledge is sharp. Here’s what we discuss: Metropia’s founding and backers. Overcoming difficulties in acquiring new sites. The value in partners for multiple projects and sharing good... The post Building Condos with Sean Fleming of Metropia appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:53:50


What the Data Says About High Rise Rental with Shaun Hildebrand of Urbanation

11/22/2016
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Conventional wisdom says the condo market is over-built and apartment proformas don’t work in the GTA. The data says the exact opposite and the numbers are truly incredible. Shaun Hildebrand of Urbanation joins us to discuss his findings in the newly released Q3 2016 Market Update (Download it here) In this episode: Rent per square... The post What the Data Says About High Rise Rental with Shaun Hildebrand of Urbanation appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:49:47


Large Apartment Construction with John English of Tricon Capital

11/1/2016
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Apartment construction has taken off in most markets across Canada. John English of Tricon Capital joins us to discuss what it takes to develop large apartment buildings. In this episode: Tricon’s position in the US and Canadian marketplace. Tricon’s shift away from being a mezzanine lender. The Selby – a 502 unit apartment development... The post Large Apartment Construction with John English of Tricon Capital appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:52:14


Pop-Up Shops with Adam Bent of thisopenspace

10/11/2016
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As the retail industry is looking for options to adapt to a new reality, pop-up shops offer a sophisticated way of adding value to a property and increasing net operating income. Our guest this week is Adam Bent of thisopenspace, a company that is on the leading edge of connecting landlords and the brands who... The post Pop-Up Shops with Adam Bent of thisopenspace appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:39:21


Commercial Mortgage Backed Security in Canada with Dave Morrison of First National – CREP 5

9/21/2016
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What is Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS)? Dave Morrison of First National Financial joins us to discuss the role of CMBS in Canada, covering years 1998 to present. The History…. Its roots in the US market and Merrill Lynch’s role in establishing the Canadian market Asset Backed Commercial Paper (ABCP) spreads then and now... The post Commercial Mortgage Backed Security in Canada with Dave Morrison of First National – CREP 5 appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:47:47


Syndicating Private Equity: Year One featuring Ryan McAskile of McAskile Realty Acquisitions CREP 4

8/30/2016
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Ryan McAskile recently made the leap into syndicating private equity full time in commercial real estate. We discuss all of the ups and downs associated with year one including: The use of blind pools versus funding specific deals. Raising equity without a track record. First deal without a track record. Picking his geography and why... The post Syndicating Private Equity: Year One featuring Ryan McAskile of McAskile Realty Acquisitions CREP 4 appeared first on Commercial Real Estate...

Duration: 00:38:48


The State of Retail Investment featuring Yash Kumar of Lennard Commercial CREP 3

8/9/2016
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The retail asset class is in flux due to major market forces. We are joined by Yash Kumar, Vice President, Retail & Investment Services at Lennard Commercial, who is our expert this week. Topics include: Sears closing locations The reasons why Target failed and the ensuing repercussions Higher yield tenants for landlords Cap rates in... The post The State of Retail Investment featuring Yash Kumar of Lennard Commercial CREP 3 appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:28:44


Industrial Spec Build in the GTA featuring Chad Weatherell of Urbacon – CREP 2

7/24/2016
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Industrial spec build in the GTA is on fire at the moment. We interview Chad Weatherell, a construction expert and Director, Business Development at Urbacon. Urbacon has been active in some of the largest GTA projects for the last 30 years and is currently building spec industrial. We finish off the show discussing Anbang Insurance‘s purchase... The post Industrial Spec Build in the GTA featuring Chad Weatherell of Urbacon – CREP 2 appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:24:40


Inaugural Episode of the Commercial Real Estate Podcast – CREP 1

7/24/2016
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This is episode 1 and we’re bursting with pride. We thought we’d use this opportunity to introduce ourselves and the goals of the show, which is why we’ve gone without a guest. We also discuss several news items that are making waves in the commercial real estate, including rising office vacancy rates in Saskatchewan and... The post Inaugural Episode of the Commercial Real Estate Podcast – CREP 1 appeared first on Commercial Real Estate Podcast.

Duration: 00:20:45