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CROSS-CANADA MARKET DIVERGENCE

Institutional Investors Appraise 2015 Returns on Real Estate 

By Barbara Carss

Supposition about 2016 figured prominently in an analysis of 2015 investment returns when real estate professionals gathered in Toronto for the release of the annual results from the REALpac/ IPD Canada Quarterly Property Index.

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WHY THE WEALTHY ARE HEAVILY FOCUSED ON REAL ESTATE

By David Israelson, Globe & Mail, March 2016

Calgary’s inner-city is underserved by grocery stores, says a University of Alberta School of Retailing report. The Grocery Stores in Canadian Urban Centres study examined the current and proposed grocery store locations in seven cities, while also identifying areas that might benefit from new grocery stores.

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CALGARY'S INNER-CITY UNDERSERVED BY GROCERY STORES: U OF A REPORT

By Mario Toneguzzi Calgary Herald, January 11, 2016

Calgary’s inner-city is underserved by grocery stores, says a University of Alberta School of Retailing report. The Grocery Stores in Canadian Urban Centres study examined the current and proposed grocery store locations in seven cities, while also identifying areas that might benefit from new grocery stores.

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LIST OF INTERNATIONAL RETAILERS THAT ENTERED CANADA IN 2015

28 international retailers opened freestanding Canadian locations in 2015.  

Here is Retail Insider's list, in alphabetical order, of the international brands that entered Canada by opening stores in 2015.

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GROSVENOR BUYS FORMER SONY SITE IN THE BELTLINE

By Myke Thomas Calgary Sun, January 2, 2016

The company has purchased the former Sony site at 1405 4 St. S.W. The acquisition is evidence of Grosvenor's confidence in Calgary's long-term economic resilience and the company's ongoing commitment to the city's prosperity.

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WHITE: CALGARY'S 2015 EVOLUTION TOWERS OVER OTHER YEARS

By Richard White Calgary Herald, December 18, 2015

As 2015 quickly comes to a close, one can't help but reflect on Calgary's evolution over the past year from an urban living perspective. While the news on the economic front has continued to worsen, from an urban residential development perspective, things have continued to evolve pretty much as predicted.

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DOWNTOWN CALGARY KEEPS BOOMING ALONG ITS BELTLINE

By Sharon Crowther Globe & Mail, December 11, 2015

Enjoying the halo effect of developments such as the city’s East Village, which is fuelling renewed interest in downtown living, Beltline is the “obvious choice” for investors looking ahead to the “inevitable economic recovery.

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BELTLINE - IT'S ONE OF CALGARY'S BIGGEST AND FASTEST GROWING COMMUNITIES

By Lynda Sea - Avenue Calgary Magazine

If 1960's urbanist Jane Jacob could see the Beltline today, she would be proud. With its distinctly urban feel, bustling street life, mix of shops and boutiques owned and operated by locals and high-density buildings for residential, office and retail use and its embrace of heritage buildings, the Beltline offers everything Jacobs says great cities need.

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RESILIENT CITIES

A Grosvenor Research Report

The ability of cities to thrive as centres of human habitation, production and cultural development, despite the challenges posed by climate change, population growth and globalization, is determined by their resilience.

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A then-and-now look at some of Calgary’s most historic architectural landmarks

By Michael Aynsley. December 3, 2014

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Calgary commercial real estate remains strong despite dropping oil prices

By Mario Toneguzzi, Calgary Herald, December 1, 2014

There is optimism for long-term growth in Calgary’s commercial real estate market despite some short-term pain due to dropping energy prices, says a new report by CBRE Limited.

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Most successful Calgary condo launch since recession

Calgary’s newest condo launch is the city’s most successful grand opening since the recession as 252 units have sold at the Parkside development, part of the Waterfront project along the Bow River in the Eau Claire neighbourhood.

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Oilpatch driving downtown Calgary office market

By Mario Toneguzzi, Calgary Herald November 6, 2014

Calgary is on the world radar as one of the globe’s top energy centres and that has translated into high downtown office rents as the oil patch dominates the city’s core commercial real estate market.

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Take a look at the past and future of Calgary’s growing skyline

By Michael Aynsley. October 12, 2014.

Booming Calgary is seeing so much new construction that some of the city’s most iconic buildings — like the Calgary Tower — will be obscured from most views in a few years’ time.

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