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May 8, 2017

Land & Development Conference 2017 – May 3, 2017

When I started attending the Land Conference about 7 or 8 years ago, there were 350-400 attendees.  Last year there were 600 attendees.  ... Read More

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vancouver housing  |  vancouver  |  Toronto Condominium Market  |  Land and Development  |  condominiums  |  condominium market  |  Condo Projects  |  Condo Development  |  commercial real estate  |  Land & Development

Mar 29, 2017

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Author: Matthew Desmond Book Review by John Fox “Eviction does not simply drop poor families into a dark valley, a trying yet relatively bri... Read More
Mar 27, 2017

Budget 2017: The Feds are back in the Housing Game

Last week’s budget leaves no doubt that the Federal government is coming back into the housing world. However, exactly how they will carry o... Read More
Mar 7, 2017

An Update to the Update: Municipal Land Transfer Tax Follows Suit to Provincial Land Transfer Tax Increases

In the middle of February before family day long weekend and without much attention, the City of Toronto quietly approved Bill 123, which harmonize... Read More

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home buyer  |  Real Estate  |  tax rates  |  Tax  |  provincial rates  |  land transfer tax

Feb 17, 2017

The Sweetheart Deal and the Lease that Never Was

Here's a lovely little case involving a sweetheart deal that, in the end, just never happens.   Here's the story: You're a lender and you&rsqu... Read More
Feb 15, 2017

2017 Land Transfer Tax Increase and Update

2017 Land Transfer Tax Increase and Update With a new year comes new rules and new taxes. The year of Trump and the rooster has also seen developme... Read More
Nov 7, 2016

Tory Firing at the Wrong Targets - Condo Projects Causing Traffic Mayhem

When John Tory was elected Mayor 2 years ago, there was joy among all rational individuals and businesses in the City of Toronto.  It was a br... Read More

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Forum Research  |  The Toronto Star  |  Condo Projects  |  John Tory  |  Land and Development  |  Real Estate  |  Toronto housing  |  Toronto Planning Department  |  Toronto Condominium Market  |  toronto condo market  |  toronto housing market  |  development  |  condominiums  |  condominium market  |  Condo Development

Jun 23, 2016

So You Think the Market is Hot in Toronto? Try London, England. (PART 2)

Back on this side of the Atlantic, Vancouver and Toronto continue to be exceptionally hot with reports of 30-40 price increases on an annual basis ... Read More

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affordable housing  |  Market  |  Real Estate  |  Toronto  |  vancouver  |  atlantic

Jun 22, 2016

Bill 204 –More than Inclusionary Zoning

In my June 13 blog post, I posted a link to Bill 204, the inclusionary zoning by-law bill. It's time to get back to that now as both the Developmen... Read More

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Daniel Spectrum  |  BILD  |  Housing  |  Affordable  |  industry  |  development  |  Bill 204  |  Zoning  |  Inclusionary

Jun 21, 2016

So You Think the Market is Hot in Toronto? Try London, England. (PART 1)

I have just returned from London, England with a group of Toronto builders and other members of the GTA real estate industry, on a housing tour of ... Read More

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condominiums  |  Toronto  |  Government  |  Ontario  |  BILD  |  Keybridge  |  London  |  King's Cross  |  South Bank of London  |  Stamp Duty Rates  |  Residential  |  Market  |  Housing  |  Real Estate

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