The University of Alberta and David Suzuki – an Attack on the Oil & Gas Industry

The University of Alberta is about to make a mistake of biblical proportions.  Perhaps that sounds a bit dramatic, so we’ll rephrase: the University of Alberta is about to make a big mistake.  Biblically big. Our province has just gone through the worst recession in decades, and it can be solely attributed to the collapse[…]

Now Hiring!

Now Hiring for our Mentorship Program Job purpose Assist, learn and develop alongside three seasoned brokers.  The candidate will learn firsthand about the sales and leasing process.  This includes the opportunity to make important contacts, tour properties, prospect and negotiate with tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers.  The candidate will have the ability to take deals[…]

Idle Trains, Stalled Pipelines and $70 Oil

There’s an optimism in Edmonton’s industrial market that we haven’t seen since 2014.  Not that it’s anywhere close to the flurry of activity we saw prior to the plunge of oil prices, but it’s markedly better than it’s been the past few years.  If we were to do a rough sketch of the activity we’re seeing,[…]

Mark Zuckerberg, the Trans Mountain Pipeline, and Edmonton Commercial Real Estate

Okay, it might be a stretch connecting Mark Zuckerberg to Edmonton’s commercial real estate market, but stick with us for a minute. During his congressional hearing, Mark Zuckerberg was asked a terse question: “Will you commit to changing all the user default settings to minimize to the greatest extent possible the collection and use of users’ data?”[…]

More Office Inventory Coming to West Edmonton

Rampant office vacancy and astonishing low office sale prices have dominated headlines these past three years.   As an example, the Milner Building on 10030 – 104 Street (177,645 square feet) sold last year for $7,500,000.  It was also purchased six years earlier for $40,170,000 (an 81% price drop). As we wrote about previously, that particular building, along with three others sold at the[…]