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H&R REIT sells off $72 million in assets

TORONTO -- Toronto-based H&R REIT sold 11 retail properties comprising approximately 1.1 million square feet of leasable area for $156 million gross. The properties, located in Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia, earned the REIT a net…

Toronto REIT invests $80 million in Calgary

TORONTO -- Whiterock REIT of Toronto has acquired eight commercial properties in Calgary and Edmonton from Calgary-based Leben REIT for $80 million. The purchase, which totals approximately 341,000 square feet of real estate, is about 54…

The Re-Invented Web

Canadian builders can look forward to enhanced methods for online collaboration, a new sophistication to virtual networking, and much more powerful modes of data manipulation as a new raft of Web 2.0 tools is popularized throughout the…

Such great heights

A race into the clouds is on as the skylines of the world's major cities are being punctured by grandiose needles of glass and steel. Today, at least 36 occupied buildings tower more than 1,000 feet, a height generally considered…
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