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Hipsters may save us

It’s fun listening to the linguistic acrobatics those involved in improving the built environment often go through when discussing strategies for city building. Too often the language is muddled with buzzwords and corporate-speak…

The Price Ain’t Right

Many cities and towns, having been subject to suburbanization, deindustrialisation, or depopulation from falling household sizes, or competition from suburban big box stores, all too often find themselves trying to attract new development…

Sharpe thinking

Peter Sharpe’s career in real estate started one evening over a beer at the Victoria Hotel in Toronto. Almost 40 years later, in December 2010, he retired as president and CEO of Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ultimately, he says,…

Temple REIT to convert to a corporation

Temple REIT has announced that the REIT and its affiliated entities, TR Trust, Temple Limited Partnership and Temple General Partner Inc., as well as a newly incorporated corporation named "Temple Hotels Inc." have agreed to the proposed…

10 Timeless Hotel REIT Rules

Canada is fortunate to be home to two high-quality global lodging companies — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts as well as Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Unfortunately for public investors over the past number of years, the listed…