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Future of Work: Ready or Not, Here I Come! (How) Will Professional Real Estate...

While regional and neighbourhood analysis have been traditional components in real estate analysis and valuation, global perspectives are now first required for meaningful analytics and credible value conclusions. Real estate supply is local; market demand is global.

Accelerating Innovation in Commercial Real Estate

Virtually every industry is currently working to create greater value through process efficiencies, better data and analytics and new applications that help to streamline...

Technology and Real Estate Services: Job Killer or Creator?

The future ain’t what it used to be.   Yogi Berra Technological change is affecting all aspects of our work and personal lives –including how, where...

Appraisal Report Writing – Tips for Improving your Product

The appraisal report is the primary way the results of the appraiser’s research, analysis and conclusions are conveyed to intended users. It is an...

The Changing Retail Landscape: What are the Alternatives and What are the Opportunities for...

In the era when department stores once reigned, retail icons such as Towers, Woolco and K-Mart earned healthy margins. The only way to enter...

AIC’s 10 Financial Tips to Property Owners during Financial Literacy Month

During Financial Literacy Month, the Appraisal Institute of Canada encourages property owners to do their own due diligence to determine the real value of...

Lack of Strategic Property Tax Planning Leaves Assets at Risk of Underperformance

With the recent upward cycle in the commercial real estate (CRE) market, both property values and property tax disbursements are reaching record highs. As...

The Day the World Changed; Carpe Diem!

This is a follow up article to: The Day the World Changed for Appraisers (found here). On January 1st, 2015, the world changed for appraisers...

Soyez prêt : Faites évaluer votre propriété avant que Dame Nature ne vous surprenne

Les catastrophes naturelles et graves événements météorologiques présentent un risque important à de nombreux propriétaires canadiens. Ces dernières années, les inondations, tempêtes de verglas...

Beyond The Appraisal Report: The Appraiser’s Voice

There are at least two ways of inquiring into highest and best use. One is to study the concept in books and/or attend lectures and conferences. The other is to park yourself in front of a parcel of land and look deeply into what is happening on site and around.