Job Growth Continues in Edmonton?

WEEKLY MARKET UPDATE October 30, 2015 According to the City of Edmonton, the Edmonton Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) saw an increase in jobs last month.  The headline for the report reads “Job Growth Continues in Edmonton”.  Unfortunately, the net increase resulted from part-time job growth exceeding full-time job reductions.  Manufacturing, energy and logistics jobs took[…]

One of Canada’s Most Comprehensive Market Reports Rolled Out

WEEKLY MARKET UPDATE October 23, 2015 PwC and the Urban Land Institute recently published their seminal report “Emerging Trends in Real Estate”.  The report offers some great insight into Canada and the US commercial real estate market with an emphasis on a forecast for next year and the impact on specific asset classes (including industrial,[…]

What’s the Future of Oil Prices?

WEEKLY MARKET UPDATE October 16, 2015 In this week’s update, we want to focus exclusively on oil prices. It’s humorous watching how large investment banks and energy insiders attempt to prognosticate future prices.  In 2008 Goldmans Sachs predicted that oil prices might reach $200 per barrel.  Recently, they came out and said we may see[…]