Category Archives: Annual Trends

ULI brings Emerging Trends in Real Estate event to Ottawa for the first time

By Tara Vasdani, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP     On February 8, 2017, the Urban Land Institute held its first-ever breakfast event in the nation’s capital, highlighting the ULI/PwC Emerging Trends in Canadian Real Estate 2017 report and drawing a sold out audience of over 100 members of Ottawa’s real estate community. Hosted at the offices of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, the event was moderated by Nadia King, Partner at PwC Canada, who was joined by a panel of industry leaders, including Susan Murphy, Vice President of Development at The … Read More

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These are the Top Trends to Watch in Canada and US Real Estate in 2017

By Seemal Saif, Economic Business Analyst, Region Municipality of York Images Courtesy of RedFlixx Photograhpy View Photo Gallery View Andrew Warren Presentation View Blake Hutcheson Presentation View George Carras Presentation View Paul Morassutti Presentation Download Emerging Trends In Real Estate Report On November 4th, 2016, ULI Toronto hosted the presentation of the annual ULI/PwC Emerging Trends in Real Estate report for 2017 at The Carlu in Toronto. The event space was packed with an audience of 700, all eager to hear an in-depth analysis of the real estate market in … Read More

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2015 Fall Symposium Coverage: PwC and ULI’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate

By Ryan Ram, Matrix Search Group Image Courtesy of Patrick Moher View Photo Gallery View Andrew Warren Presentation View Blake Hutcheson Presentation View Ben Myers Presentation Download Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report This post is part of a series covering ULI Toronto’s Fall Symposium which took place November 2nd and 3rd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The inaugural symposium, Emerging Trends and City Building, saw hundreds of industry professionals gather to be a part of the ongoing dialogue on the future of urban development. The Canadian real estate … Read More

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Shift in Canadian Real Estate Market is Creating New Opportunities for Investors, Says New PwC Canada and Urban Land Institute Report

News release Date: October 7, 2015 Contact: David Gollom T: 416-869-2386 Email: david.i.gollom@ca.pwc.com Bryson Parks T : 416-941-8383 ext. 14625 Email : bryson.j.parks@ca.pwc.com Shift in Canadian Real Estate Market is Creating New Opportunities for Investors, Says New PwC Canada and Urban Land Institute Report Vancouver and Toronto continue on a path toward growth while Calgary and Edmonton slip due to broader market forces Toronto, October 7, 2015 – The Canadian real estate market is in a period of transition and the factors that have traditionally driven the market are changing … Read More

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Event Recap: Annual Real Estate Forecast

View Photos View Video View Attendees View Andrew Warren Presentation View Ben Myers Presentation View John O’Bryan Presentation Urbanization is here to stay By Peter Sobchak October 28th was not a normal weekday. It was the morning after Toronto’s Mayoral election, and the results confirmed that we were saved from another embarrassing four years of Mayoral bumbling. Although early morning, the mood in the trading floor room at the Design Exchange was like a huge weight had been lifted off the collective shoulders of those gathering to hear the results … Read More

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Event Recap: Annual Real Estate Forecast

View Photos      View Attendees Speaker Presentations: Andrew Warren George Carras John O’Bryan Videos: 2014 Emerging Trends in Real Estate GTA Housing & Dev’t Market Overview Canadian Market Overview “The Canadian market is in a good balance.  A nice sweet spot.” By Mary Beth Gallivan The results are in and the message is clear: not only does the Canadian real estate market continue to attract positive and even enthusiastic attention from both domestic and international investors, but signs are showing that even the U.S. market is slowly gaining momentum. This … Read More

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Event Recap: Annual Real Estate Forecast

“We [Canada] expect nothing spectacular [in 2013], but if the world turns around we are in excellent position.” – Jonathan Miller, ULI This is how Jonathan Miller, offering his American perspective and author of ULI/PwC’s “Emerging Trends in Real Estate ” publication, began his annual address to Toronto’s real estate community. Setting the tone of cautious optimism that would be echoed by the event’s other speakers, including George Carras, President of Realnet, a prominent real estate information company, and John O’Bryan, Chairman of CBRE, a leading real estate brokerage company. The … Read More

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Annual Real Estate Trends Program

“Next year is not going to be as great as last year” – Jonathan Miller, ULI “2012 will see lower investment activity [than 2011], due to a slow start at the beginning of the year” – John O’Bryan, CBRE Limited “Are we pushing the limits? Yes we are.” – George Carras, RealNet It was unanimous: 2012 will not be any better than 2011. That was the major theme that ran through the ULI’s annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate event on November 1st, where 250 real estate professionals appropriately crowded … Read More

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