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Redevelopment Site – Opportunity to Purchase

Redevelopment Site – Opportunity to Purchase

2090 Jane Street, Toronto Redevelopment Site or Commercial / Educational User Opportunity SUBJECT PROPERTY 2090 Jane Street, Toronto A North York property located less than a kilometer from the Highway 400-401 interchange presents users/investors with diverse...

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Industrial Building Development Process – Part 5

Industrial Building Development Process – Part 5

Creating Opportunity Where There Seemingly Is None... Developing an industrial property in the City of Toronto is a complex and ever-changing process with many requirements; including reports, studies, filings, and procedures.  Over the past few weeks, we have gone...

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Our Insight Q1 2019

Our Insight Q1 2019

STATE OF THE GTA INDUSTRIAL MARKET,  Q1 2019 GTA Q1 2019 KEY STATS   Vacancy Rates Average Asking  Net Rental Rates Absorption Under Construction CAP Rates 1.5% $7.63 PSF 0.59 M SF 11 M SF 4.5% - 4.7% GTA VACANCY RATE PLUMMETS TO 1.5%   The GTA Industrial...

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Our Insight Q2 2019

Our Insight Q2 2019

STATE OF THE GTA INDUSTRIAL MARKET,  Q2 2019 GTA Q2 2019 KEY STATS   Vacancy Rates Average Asking  Net Rental Rates Absorption Under Construction CAP Rates 1.4% $8.23 PSF 0.90 M SF 12.8 M SF 4.5% - 4.75% GTA VACANCY RATE AT HISTORICALLY LOW LEVELS   The GTA...

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Our Insight Q4 2018

Our Insight Q4 2018

STATE OF THE GTA INDUSTRIAL MARKET,  Q4 2018 GTA Q4 2018 KEY STATS     Vacancy Rates Average Asking  Net Rental Rates Absorption Under Construction CAP Rates 1.5% $7.40 PSF 2.95 M SF 9.6 M SF 4.5% - 4.7% GTA VACANCY RATE PLUMMETS TO 1.5% The GTA Industrial...

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Our Insight Q2 2018

Our Insight Q2 2018

STATE OF THE GTA INDUSTRIAL MARKET,  Q2 2018 GTA Q2  2018 KEY STATS Vacancy Rates Average Asking  Net Rental Rates Absorption Under Construction CAP Rates 2.1% $7.20 PSF 9.4 M SF 5.2 M SF 4.5% - 5.0% IT IS VERY HARD TO FIND THE "RIGHT SPACE" IN THE GREATER TORONTO...

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Industrial Building Development Process – Part 3

Industrial Building Development Process – Part 3

Creating Opportunity Where There Seemingly Is None... While we often speak about maximizing profits and understanding the analytical side of commercial real estate, there is also a flip-side as it relates to quality of life and doing long-term good. This is evident...

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Industrial Building Development Process – Part 4

Industrial Building Development Process – Part 4

Creating Opportunity Where There Seemingly Is None... Developing an industrial property in the City of Toronto is a complex and ever-changing process with many requirements; including reports, studies, filings, and procedures.  Over the past few weeks, we have gone...

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Industrial Building Development Process – Part 2

Industrial Building Development Process – Part 2

Creating Opportunity Where There Seemingly Is None... Sometimes, on the surface, it just doesn’t make sense to invest.  Perhaps you will need to overpay. Perhaps you will need to wait longer than you would like. Or perhaps you will need to take on too much risk to get...

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Industrial Building Development Process

Industrial Building Development Process

Creating Opportunity Where There Seemingly Is None... Long gone are the days of finding easy opportunity. Back when you could simply search MLS, make a few phone calls, or drive around and see signage posted on well-situated plots of land going for relatively cheap…...

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Industrial Condo Conversion, What Does it Take?

Industrial Condo Conversion, What Does it Take?

An alternative approach to finding returns in a low-yield market… An increasing number of value-add investors are on the hunt for multi-tenant industrial buildings suitable for conversion to condominium units. How exactly does one do that?  Well, before I explain, I...

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How to Successfully Convert Industrial Condos

How to Successfully Convert Industrial Condos

Capitalizing on alternative approaches in a low-yield market… Last week we discussed the merits of converting multi-tenant industrial buildings to condominiums, while also examining a couple of case studies and recent industrial condo conversion activity.  We...

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Determining Your Property’s Value… Is it Art or Science?

Determining Your Property’s Value… Is it Art or Science?

Don’t Sell or Lease Your Real Estate Until You Read This… Part 3 It’s no surprise that Buyers and Sellers want to know what an industrial building is worth. It’s also no secret as to how Real Estate Professionals come up with the ‘number,’ at least when performing one...

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Use this Report to Maximize Your Property’s Sale Price

Use this Report to Maximize Your Property’s Sale Price

Determining The Highest and Best Use Through a Development Options Report Quite often I am asked to assist with determining the value of an industrial building.  The answer is not always that simple, especially within the City of Toronto due to its rapid growth and...

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[Report] The Double Bind of Occupiers and Investors

[Report] The Double Bind of Occupiers and Investors

How to Spot Opportunity in Today's Environment… Damned if you do. And damned if you don’t. That seems to be the dilemma of many professionals and decision makers working in the GTA Commercial Real Estate industry these days. There are no easy ways out. Product is...

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[Case Study] – How To Unlock Value in Contaminated Sites

[Case Study] – How To Unlock Value in Contaminated Sites

When You Find Out Your Property Isn't As Clean As You Thought It Was… It is always good business practice to know more about the building you are selling than a prospective Buyer. If you're getting the tough news after the fact, then moving forward is usually going to...

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Why Most Deals Fall Apart…

Why Most Deals Fall Apart…

When Buying or Selling, These May Make or Break the Deal! Have you ever had a sale fall apart at the last minute because you failed to do proper due diligence in advance of taking it to market? Over 25 years of representing landlords and investors, I’ve noticed this...

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HOW MUCH IS MY BUILDING REALLY WORTH?

HOW MUCH IS MY BUILDING REALLY WORTH?

Establishing True Valuations In Different Markets Across the GTA - Part 4 Understanding general trends is great, but you may be asking yourself…  “How much is my property really worth?”  What rental rate can I expect? How much $/PSF would I be able to get if I sold my...

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[CALL FOR OFFERS]: 25 Dyas Road, Toronto

[CALL FOR OFFERS]: 25 Dyas Road, Toronto

OFFERING GUIDELINES All offers should be submitted by Wednesday, March 6th at 5:00pm, to the attention of Goran Brelih (goran.brelih@cushwake.com), or Liam Sauro (liam.sauro@cushwake.com). THE OPPORTUNITY 25 Dyas Road (the “Property”) presents a unique opportunity to...

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Is This The Hottest Pocket in Toronto? (1/2)

Is This The Hottest Pocket in Toronto? (1/2)

DON MILLS & YORK MILLS DISTRICT PROFILE February 26th, 2019 Neighbourhood Analysis - Don Mills & York Mills area The highly diverse Don Mills & York Mills district is home to companies ranging from private local businesses to large multinational...

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HOW MUCH IS MY BUILDING REALLY WORTH? (Toronto-Scarborough)

HOW MUCH IS MY BUILDING REALLY WORTH? (Toronto-Scarborough)

Establishing True Valuations In Different Markets Across the GTA Continuing off from our last article profiling Etobicoke - which you can view here - we will finish off the week with a look at Scarborough. In past years, Scarborough was never really on the radar for...

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Goran Brelih Team Update – Q2 2018

Goran Brelih Team Update – Q2 2018

Our team was busy in Q2 2018. We processed a number of lease and sale transactions, design build and land sales across the Greater Toronto Area Industrial Market, representing both investors and occupiers. SOME KEY TRANSACTIONS in Q2 2018 TO TAKE NOTE OF: 1.   300...

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Q2 2018 – GTA Industrial Real Estate Perspective

Q2 2018 – GTA Industrial Real Estate Perspective

THE “RIGHT SPACE” HARD TO FIND IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA The Greater Toronto Area Industrial Real Estate Market availability rate continues to be among the lowest in North America. This low vacancy rate triggered a considerable increase in net rental rates on...

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Take Notice – $1.5 Billion Just Invested in North York

Take Notice – $1.5 Billion Just Invested in North York

Three new investment announcements in North York, totalling over $1.5 Billion, proves yet again the confidence in Toronto’s Industrial market. Investment Snapshots Downsview Airport - PSP Investments - $816 Million Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP...

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GTA INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE MARKET PERSPECTIVE

GTA INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE MARKET PERSPECTIVE

HOW DO WE COMPARE? The Industrial Real Estate Market of the Greater Toronto Area is the third largest market in North America with almost 900 Million square feet of space, right behind Chicago, with 1.195 Billion square feet and Los Angeles with 1.08 Billion square...

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FREESTANDING BUILDING OF 38,856 SF AVAILABLE IN NORTH YORK

FREESTANDING BUILDING OF 38,856 SF AVAILABLE IN NORTH YORK

585 CANARCTIC DRIVE, NORTH YORK, ON , 38,856 SF on 1.50 ACRES Opportunity 585 Canarctic Drive, is a freestanding industrial building of 36,856 sf, currently demised for two tenants, however, there is an opportunity to occupy the entire building or half of the building...

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MANUFACTURING FACILITY – 43,000 SF on 2.19 ACRES

MANUFACTURING FACILITY – 43,000 SF on 2.19 ACRES

100 TORYORK DRIVE, NORTH YORK, ONTARIO Opportunity This is a great opportunity to lease property located at 100 Toryork Drive, a freestanding industrial building of approximately 43,000 sf situated on 2.19 acres, with 10% office area, 16’ clear height (a small section...

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INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT TRANSACTION, VAUGHAN, ONTARIO

INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT TRANSACTION, VAUGHAN, ONTARIO

210 GREAT GULF DRIVE, VAUGHAN, ONTARIO – 128,235 SF on 8.02 ACRES Cushman & Wakefield ULC. ("C&W") has successfully completed the sale of an industrial facility located at 210 Great Gulf Drive in Vaughan to a privately held real estate investment firm from...

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JUST SOLD ! 99 SUNRISE AVENUE, TORONTO

JUST SOLD ! 99 SUNRISE AVENUE, TORONTO

FREESTANDING INDUSTRIAL BUILDING SOLD TO A USER – 22,090 SF ON 1.19 ACRES I am pleased to announce that we have successfully completed the sale of an industrial facility located at 99 Sunrise Avenue in Toronto to a user. Sale is now firm with all conditions removed...

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Looking to Purchase Food Production Facility in Toronto?

Looking to Purchase Food Production Facility in Toronto?

401 NORFINCH DRIVE, TORONTO, ONTARIO – 20,500 sf Opportunity: 401 Norfinch Drive is a freestanding industrial food production facility, GFSI & FSSC 22000 certified currently leased to a single occupant. This is an excellent opportunity to purchase great asset in...

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Looking For Heavy Power? 8,000 Amps? In the City of Vaughan?

Looking For Heavy Power? 8,000 Amps? In the City of Vaughan?

1 ROYAL GATE BOULEVARD, VAUGHAN – 100,708 SF FOR LEASE Opportunity: 1 Royal Gate Boulevard is an excellent industrial facility, suitable for companies looking for a manufacturing and/or distribution building with HEAVY POWER. Very few facilities of this size will come...

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Investment Property For Sale with Re-Development Potential

Investment Property For Sale with Re-Development Potential

3150 EGLINTON AVENUE EAST, TORONTO – 12,270 SF INCOME PRODUCING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY : 3150 Eglinton Avenue East presents an excellent opportunity to acquire a multi tenanted, retail plaza located adjacent to Walmart Superstore. The building which is fully leased to...

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