Oil Update – Edmonton Commercial

It may not feel like spring quite yet, but the drilling industry is in the midst of the annual “spring break-up”.  Around this time each year, the earth thaws and the ground becomes soft, muddy and generally harder to work in.  It is a period of considerable slow down, as evidenced by recent statistics showing roughly 3/4[…]

Several Large Commercial Sales Kick Off 2018

It’s interesting how expensive homes always seem to make the news, but commercial transactions with much higher values happen regularly.  By comparison, there have been two residential properties that have sold over $2M this year ($2M and $2.3M, to be precise), whereas there have been several commercial sales well in excess of that. For example, the[…]

Where Do I Find Commercial Real Estate Listings in Edmonton?

If you’ve ever been frustrated trying to find commercial real estate listings in Edmonton, you’re not alone.  Drive around any commercial area in Edmonton and you’ll see dozens of For Lease and For Sale signs.  Some may be the wrong size, while others might have the wrong zoning. Even worse, some may have worked but were[…]

Tension is Growing in the Sandbox

One marvel of human progress is how interconnected global trade has become.  The amount of free trade agreements in Canada provides a staggering glimpse into all the different agreements that exist worldwide.   The prevailing wisdom suggests global trade is a giant sandbox, with everyone having a collective goal of making the sandbox bigger and more efficient. […]