US Real Estate

Edmonton’s Enbridge Place adds tenants as reno continues

The former Enbridge Place, 103 Street office tower in Edmonton. (Courtesy Epic Investment Services) The former Enbridge Place office tower in downtown Edmonton is undergoing an extensive renovation by owner AIMCo and manager Epic Investment Services, which announced Tuesday the vacated structure ...

Experts offer insight into U.S. real estate investment markets

Members of the U.S. investment panel at the Global Property Market conference in Toronto. (Steve McLean RENX) Demographics, climate change and regulatory issues are factors determining where companies invest in U.S. real estate, according to panelists at the Global Property Market conference at t ...

All of the right moves

  By Guest Blogger Doug Rowat Out of university I landed a summer job working the line at an office furniture factory. It was awful work—spraying industrial glue back and forth while standing all day next to an oven that kept the glue at a balmy 350 degrees. Fun stuff during the summer heat wa ...

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-11-19

Daily Markets Broadcast 2019-11-19 US indices edge higher They say no news is good news and at the moment this appears to be true regarding the US-China trade negotiations. Wall Street edged higher yesterday, touching fresh record highs, despite no news of progress. Hong Kong is facing a standoff ...

US Real Estate Investment Trusts Topped Market Gains Last Week

US real estate investment trusts (REITs) rallied last week, posting the strongest gain for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. US REITs also continue to lead global markets with the highest one-year return as well. Vanguard Real Estate (VNQ) jumped 1.7% last week (thro ...

Lest we ignore

When the wildfires started again, early, in California President Trump blamed the state for not raking enough. ‘The forest is a mess,’ he said. Maybe so. But the region just went through seven years of drought. Meanwhile July was the hottest month, ever, for the Earth. The last five years have ...

US Stocks Led Most Global Markets Higher Last Week

Equities in the United States edged out the rest of the world for the trading week’s performances ended Friday, Nov. 1, based on a set of exchange-traded funds that represent the major asset classes. In a week that witnessed rallies in most of the global markets, Vanguard Total US Stock Market (V ...

Major Asset Classes | October 2019 | Performance Review

The old investing proverb that markets like to climb a wall of worry was reaffirmed in dramatic fashion last month. Indeed, all the major asset classes posted gains in October. In fact, the latest installment of across-the-board increases marks the third time so far this year that the crowd bid up ...

Commodities And Global Equities Topped Market Gains Last Week

Commodities posted the strongest gain for the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. Equities generally were also in positive terrain for the trading week through Friday, Oct. 25. The iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust (GSG) led the field with a strong 2.4% ga ...

Macro Briefing | 25 October 2019

White House pressure on Ukraine went beyond freezing military aid: WaPoPentagon considering plans to deploy tanks to Syria to protect oil fields: CNNTurkey demands US extradite Syrian Kurdish leader: ReutersGerman business expectations improved in Oct after touching 10yr low: BBGFed expected to cut ...