Alberta rents among the most affordable in Canada: report

Alberta rents among the most affordable in Canada: reportAlberta cities are among the least expensive when it comes to residential rental property in the country, according to a new report. The average Canadian property was listed for $1,954 per month in September just topping the previous high-water mark for the year of $1,953 in June, according to the October National Rent Report produced…

Solid quarter results for Calgary-based Boardwalk REIT

‘With the rental market in Alberta reaching a level of balance, we continue to focus on executing on our revenue growth strategy’

Solid quarter results for Calgary-based Boardwalk REITCalgary-based Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust had what it calls a “solid’ second quarter with gains in rental revenue as well as average occupancy and average monthly rents throughout its portfolio. “The positive revenue trend that began approximately nine months ago from improved occupancy and higher rents as a result of our front-loaded investment in…

Alberta home to 11 of Top 50 Best Places to Live in Canada

Study measured wealth and economy; demographics; affordability; population growth; taxes; commute; crime; weather; access to health care and amenities; and culture

Alberta home to 11 of Top 50 Best Places to Live in CanadaLacombe, Canmore and Red Deer rank among the top 20 best places to live in Canada in 2018, according to a recent study published by MoneySense. Taking into consideration important lifestyle characteristics such as affordability, population growth, taxes, crime and weather, the study ranked 415 cities across the country. Alberta contributed 11 cities to the…

Moderate economic growth forecast for Red Deer

Ongoing job increases in the city will shave the unemployment rate from 8% in 2017 to 7.3% in 2018 and 6.5% in 2019

Moderate economic growth forecast for Red DeerRed Deer’s economy, after expanding strongly in 2017, is forecast to grow more slowly this year and next, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada. The Mid-Sized Cities Outlook (Economic Insights Into Select Canadian Cities) said real gross domestic product (GDP) should rise by 2.8 per cent in 2018 and by 2.2…

Moderate economic growth forecast for Red Deer

Red Deer’s economy, after expanding strongly in 2017, is forecast to grow more slowly this year and next, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada. The Mid-Sized Cities Outlook (Economic Insights Into Select Canadian Cities) said real gross domestic product (GDP) should rise by 2.8 per cent in 2018 and by 2.2…