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The Well condo-office complex to bring a different kind of cooling to Toronto real estate

By |2018-08-15T14:33:31+00:00August 15th, 2018|News|

A new development at Front and King called the Well, includes thermal water-storage that uses water from Lake Ontario to air condition buildings. Enwave Energy Corp., is working with Allied Properties REIT, RioCan REIT, and Tridel Corp. in this energy project.  Currently, this Deep Water Cooling system uses cold water from Lake Ontario and sends

Lynx News – The Three Pillar Approach

By |2018-07-23T15:16:26+00:00July 23rd, 2018|News|

Lynx has a new look and more to offer. If you haven’t had a chance, please review our website. It highlights our offerings, our strong historical track record, and comments from many delighted clients. Already, a number of you have reached out to let us know you like the new look. If you haven’t seen

Montreal’s Breather Products raises $60-million in financing

By |2018-06-15T14:55:09+00:00June 15th, 2018|News|

Breather Products is rapidly growing in the “sharing economy” and recently acquired $60 million for expansion. Breather leases commercial real estate in North America and Britain in high density and expensive locations. Breather then rents out the space for terms from hours to months on a digital platform. Julien Smith, co-founder, believes the need for

Rosedale apartment proposal sparks war between residents and developer

By |2018-05-14T18:23:07+00:00May 14th, 2018|News|

In a city where soaring towers, new mansions and architectural showcase projects sprout every week, the discretely designed four-storey luxury apartment proposal for a south Rosedale ravine lot hardly seemed like a ticking time bomb when it was submitted two years ago. But the application – which is hurtling toward an Ontario Municipal Board showdown

Another Successful Yardi User Group

By |2018-05-15T15:14:00+00:00May 14th, 2018|News|

  CYUG 2018 in Toronto had an excellent turnout this year; and based on the group’s feedback, a very worthwhile event. From our perspective, we appreciated meeting long time acquaintances as well as some new friends. It gave us an opportunity to hear your concerns and software challenges. This year we flew in a number

RioCan REIT pivots to apartments amid retail woes

By |2018-03-14T21:32:41+00:00March 14th, 2018|News|

The chief executive officer of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust has inked deals to sell 19 assets in the past four months, part of his drive to unload about US$2-billion worth of properties. At the same time, he’s tearing up some of his malls to develop apartments, trying to capitalize on the rental boom and

Eight things real estate investors should watch for in 2018

By |2018-03-06T21:35:39+00:00March 6th, 2018|News|

For investors seeking signs of what lies ahead for the Canadian economy in 2018, the real estate market offers some intriguing clues. Today, real estate represents a lot more than where Canadians live and work. Its presence in Canada’s investment picture has grown considerably. “The old benchmark was [that] less than 3 per cent of