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Industry

U Of T Announces The David Feldman Centre For Real Estate And Urban Economics At Rotman

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management just got even more attractive to the next generation of talent, thanks to a generous gift for new, game-changing real estate programming.

Renting

Brampton Looking At Steeper Fines, LTB Exemptions For Landlord Licensing Pilot

City staff say they are now aiming to resume the Residential Rental Licensing pilot in early April.

Mortgages

“Dead On Arrival”: CMHC Ends First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

An update provided on CMHC’s website confirms that the incentive is being “discontinued,” and notes that the deadline for new or updated submissions is March 21, 2024.

Retail

The Body Shop To Close 33 Stores In Canada, File For Creditor Protection

​The Body Shop's arms in the UK, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, and United States have also declared bankruptcy.

Muskoka

Muskoka Rentals Could Soon Face Restrictive Licence Requirements

Under the proposed bylaw, aimed at reining in unruly cottage renters, properties can only be rented out for 50% of the summer and 50% of the rest of the year.

Listed

Seth Rogen's Vancouver Penthouse Hits The Market For $2.3M

If you’re a fan of Seth Rogen, now’s your chance to live the life of the famed Canadian comedian, actor, and filmmaker. Well, sort of.

Renting

Pandemic Spread Rental Affordability Crisis Across The Country, Expert Says

CMHC’s Mathieu Laberge says that the pandemic brought “increased demand in housing markets outside of large urban centres, in markets that had been somewhat insulated from the affordability crisis.”

Real Estate News

GTA Sees Record-Setting Absence Of High-Rise Condo Launches In 2024

With sales being harder to come by, developers may have realized that launching in the fall of 2023 was a mistake, thus the sharp drop off come the new year.

Development Projects

"A Difference In Vision": Mizrahi On Being Pushed Out Of The One

Sam Mizrahi, the developer behind the sky-scraping, embattled tower rising at the corner of Toronto's Yonge and Bloor streets known as The One, is being forced off of the project in favour of another construction manager.

Development Projects

RioCan Doubles Density On Proposed Dufferin Development

RioCan has gone back to the drawing board in a big way, doubling the density on a proposed Toronto mixed-use rental development for 3180 Dufferin St. that originally dates back to 2021.

Development Projects

Revised Proposal Calls For Gleaming 70-Storey Skyscraper On Yonge Street

YI Developments — which, notably, has Rick Rabba of Rabba Fine Foods at the helm — proposed 40 storeys for the same site in 2012, and 57 storeys in 2021.

Policy

David Eby Has "Worst Housing Record Of Any Politician On Earth": Pierre Poilievre

Conservative Party of Canada Leader Pierre Poilievre made the comments during an unrelated press conference in Kitchener, Ontario on February 21.