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Investors still chasing Calgary office assets
Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The renewed appeal of commercial real estate investment which took hold in Calgary in mid-2016 has continued through the first six months of 2018, according to a new report by Barclay Street Real Estate.
The company, in its mid-year analysis, reports a 23 per cent year-over-year increase in dollar volume at the end of June, with total sales of assets worth more than $1 million jumping to $1.26 billion.

Pot may lift retail
Monday, July 30, 2018

Calgary’s long-suffering retail sector may get a lift this year from the cannabis industry, according to Barclay Street Real Estate. The city’s downtown retail vacancy rate is down to 10 per cent, but it could fall to single-digits if the push for marijuana retail outlets materializes into bricks and mortar, the real estate agency said.

Calgary industrial real estate market on upswing
Thursday, July 26, 2018

The second quarter of 2018 marked the end of five consecutive quarters of declining vacancy in Calgary’s industrial real estate market, says a new report by Barclay Street Real Estate. There was a slight uptick of 0.01 per cent to 5.67 per cent overall, says the report

Cannabis store applications high in Calgary’s core
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

A Barclay Street Real Estate report says vacancy rates are declining downtown and in the Beltline as potential retailers prepare to open marijuana stores. The retail real estate market warmed up in Calgary’s Central Business District (CBD) in the second quarter of the year. And the legalization of cannabis is expected to heat things up even further in the near future. A mid-year retail report by Barclay Street Real Estate says CBD vacancy decreased to 10 per cent in the second quarter from 11 per cent in the first quarter.

Calgary retail real estate vacancy dips
Monday, June 25, 2018

Calgary’s retail real estate market continues to grapple with a flood of vacant Sears space throughout the city, says a new report by Barclay Street Real Estate.

Alberta rebound: Economy accelerates in approach to “cruising speed”
Friday, June 1, 2018

Commercial real estate look towards a couple of other “R” words: rebound and recovery

Edmonton starting to fire all fossil-fuelled cylinders
Friday, June 1, 2018

From housing to industrial and mega petroleum investments, capital city is leading Alberta’s recovery

Sold-out mall widens horizon for Calgary’s retail
Friday, June 1, 2018

New Horizon Mall sold space for approximately $1,000 per square foot, showing a fresh level of confidence and potential in Calgary

Investor confidence stable for Calgary commercial real estate market
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

There were eight office transactions equal to or greater than $1 million, totalling more than $73 million during the first three months of 2018

Strong leasing activity in city industrial real estate market
Monday, May 7, 2018

Five consecutive quarters of vacancy decline with a year-over-year drop of 2.33%: Barclay Street Real Estate