Positioning for potential: how one investor is leveraging ageing assets against Ontario’s decades-old housing supply shortage

Mathew Moxness has been involved with real estate for the bulk of his working life. Mathew's skillset of creative financing and deal structuring, combined with his history of profitable projects and a budding network of builders, architects and suppliers, led him to found his real estate investment company, Crescendo Equity, over a decade ago. Today, [...]

By |2021-02-23T11:50:56-05:00December 12th, 2020|Commercial, Multi Family Apartments, Real Estate|0 Comments

Unlocking the Multi-Family Potential of Hotels, Seniors Housing, and Offices

The present and future uncertainty in the realms of tourism, seniors housing, and offices, and the growing demand for multi-family supply has engendered something of a solution: reconfiguring the former, lesser-performing supplies into multi-family housing. This article explains the impact of COVID-19 on the aforementioned sectors, as well as the specific factors that make for multi-family potential.

The Value of Vintage Apartments (Why Newer Isn’t Always Better)

It's a common misconception that newer is always better when it comes to housing and real estate in general. This post investigates the reasons why older buildings tend to yield a higher ROI than their newly built counterparts and explores some retrofitting projects around the Golden Horseshoe area geared at preserving and extending the life of aging supply.

Canada’s Pro Immigration Announcement and What it Means for Real Estate in Ontario

Canada is projected to receive 1.2 million new immigrants over the next three years. This article explains what this projected influx of newcomers could mean for the economies and real estate markets in cities across Ontario, as well as two provincial programs currently underway that are geared at attracting and securing the residencies of economic class immigrants.

By |2021-05-03T14:56:07-04:00November 19th, 2020|Commercial, Multi Family Apartments, Real Estate|0 Comments

Sudbury Real Estate Growth – The Benefits of Real Estate Investing in Sudbury’s Rental Segment

Sudbury touts a resilient and growing real estate market. This article explains why Sudbury's economy is so promising, why more people are choosing to settle in the region each year, and how such factors are contributing to the strength of Sudbury's rental segment and real estate market on the whole.

Top Rental Sub-Market Cities to Invest in Real Estate in Ontario in 2020

If you're thinking to invest in real estate in Ontario, where you invest is just as important as what you invest in. This article explores the submarkets that will yield you the highest return on your investment and why.

The Benefits of Real Estate Investing in the Niagara Region’s Rental Segment

This article delves into the fundamentals of Niagara's economy, including its reliable tourism sector and ongoing infrastructure projects, and how these factors drive the strength of the region's real estate market, particularly its hot rental segment.

Rescuing the Rental Segment: How Ontario Could Emerge Strong from a Deepening Rental Crisis

This article explores the series of strong fundamentals driving the province's inflated rental demand, how the concentration of that demand has shifted to submarkets due to COVID-19 and lack of supply, and the future and prospective developments that could potentially restore a healthier relationship between supply and demand in markets across Ontario.

Shaking up the Standard – COVID-19 and the Future of Apartment Design

From an investors' standpoint, understanding how housing supply will be adapted is key in identifying opportunities that are poised to emerge strong post-pandemic. This article explores three elements of apartment design that are registering progressive change as a result of these times.

Testing Demand – How Coronavirus and a Drop in Foreign Interest is Curbing Canadian Housing

So far, 2020 has been largely defined by bans and restrictions that have stalled and stagnated many previously healthy markets. Amidst so much more, the global pandemic has ensued things like mandatory business closures, strict travel restrictions and bans, plummeting immigration levels, and a significant drop in foreign investments. For years now, immigration-driven population growth [...]

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