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Altus Data Studio
Channel your inner data scientist with our next-generation platform for real estate data visualization.
In this new and enriched environment, you can take control of how you analyze data and gain the actionable insights you need to jump on your critical business decisions at a moment’s notice. Altus Data Studio has an easy-to-use interface that makes searching fast and simple, allowing you to understand the data for a multitude of markets and sectors and arrive at a single source of truth, easily and effortlessly.
Stay sharp when it comes to your business strategy and get a complete perspective with a variety of unique subscription reports that provide you with analysis, insight and context into key activities and trends in real estate markets across Canada.
Condominium Apartment Monitor
Comprehensive report and intelligence on the resale and new condominium apartment markets in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal
Live webinar | National State of the Market 2020: Part 2 (commercial)
August 12, 2020
Change, uncertainty, and the new normal: Over the last few months, we've watched the acceleration of trends in the office, industrial, and retail sectors impact our demand for space – how much we need, and where we need it. What does the latest market activity tell us about where fundamentals are headed and what this might mean for property values and returns in the near future?
On-demand webinar | National State of the Market 2020: Part 1 (residential)
July 29, 2020
Keeping perpsective in a pandemic: A discussion on how major residential development markets across Canada have been impacted by COVID-19, including a look at macro-economic drivers and policy impacts, and regional perspectives on housing activity and affordability. What are the lessons learned from the past six months, and what is the outlook for the rest of the year?
GTA new home market begins to see increased activity in June
July 30, 2020
GTA new home sales update - June 2020
Overall Canadian commercial investment activity expected to be down in 2020
July 23, 2020
Overall Canadian investment activity in the first five months of 2020 decreased by 13% compared to a year ago, with the most considerable drop seen in residential land and office sales.
Calgary new home market shows signs of optimism
July 22, 2020
Calgary Q2 2020 new home market update
National Office & Industrial Market Update – Q2 2020
July 21, 2020
National office & industrial market update Q2 2020: Effects of COVID-19 continue to impact the market, with strong influence over industrial supply and demand.
The post-pandemic retail industry: who will sink, swim or remain afloat?
July 15, 2020
The global pandemic is changing the face of the retail industry by accelerating certain consumer trends and shopping behaviours, such as e-commerce, and hastening retail challenges in an already vulnerable sector. Now, as emergency restrictions begin to lift across Canada, a new era of retail has dawned. During this “sink-or-swim” period, the ability to establish consumer confidence and adapt to new, accelerated shopping behaviors and increased operating costs will determine who will be resilient and who will fail.
April & May new condo openings in the GTA drop to record lows
July 9, 2020
New condo sales volumes in the GTA have hit record lows for April and May, as new project launches dropped to some of the lowest levels recorded by Altus Group since 2000.
Snapshot: Investment Trends – Q2 2020
July 2, 2020
The latest results from Altus Group’s Investment Trends Survey (ITS) for the 4 Benchmark asset classes show that the Overall Capitalization Rate (OCR) pushed up this quarter from 5.02% in Q2 2019 to 5.15% in Q2 2020, and up from 4.94% from the previous quarter.
Lowest May on record for GTA new home sales
June 25, 2020
GTA new home sales update - May 2020
Vancouver new home project openings down 75% from 2019
June 24, 2020
Between the start of April and middle of May, only two new condo apartment projects launched in the Vancouver market, down by almost 75% from the same period in 2019.
The fate of the office: should it stay or should it go?
June 19, 2020
Office design has evolved throughout the years, at once being shaped by the way we work, and informing the way work is done. Advancements in communication and office technology has allowed for increased mobility, flexibility and collaboration, and continues to define what’s possible.
Canadian investment transactions – Q1 2020 national statistics
June 10, 2020
Market pause from COVID-19 will likely result in a drop-off in Canadian investment activity for the remainder of the year, although it's still too early to tell.
Purpose-built rental investment sales slump, but some investors still see opportunity
June 10, 2020
Findings in the Altus Group Housing Report show a slump in sales of purpose-built rental apartment buildings in March 2020, down by almost half from February on a combined basis for major Canadian markets tracked by Altus Group.
5 strategies to help Calgary home builders and developers manage risk and advance opportunities
May 21, 2020
5 strategies to consider that can help home builders and developers capitalize on the changes arising from Calgary’s new marketplace.
Calgary new home market update – Q1 2020
May 14, 2020
Q1 2020 update on Calgary's new home market activity
Montreal investment transactions – Q1 2020 statistics
May 14, 2020
Montreal commercial real estate market activity continues torrid pace of 2019 but will likely change in second half of 2020
In the coronavirus fog, good data enables good decisions about your real estate assets
May 11, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting every province and municipality differently, the effects on real estate markets will vary across the country. In light of this, and the serious risks of potential missteps in the coming months, it has never been more important to ensure you make decisions about your properties and real estate strategies based upon reliable information.
Vancouver investment transactions – Q1 2020 statistics
May 28, 2020
Vancouver commercial real estate market saw modest gains in Q1 before the global pandemic took hold
Calgary investment transactions – Q1 2020 statistics
May 28, 2020
Calgary commercial real estate investment market remained stable through Q1 prior to COVID-19 global crisis
Edmonton investment transactions – Q1 2020 statistics
May 27, 2020
Over $1 billion in Edmonton commercial real estate activity was recorded in the first quarter of 2020.
GTA investment transactions – Q1 2020 statistics
April 30, 2020
GTA investment transaction statistics Q1 2020: commercial real estate market remained steady throughout the first quarter amidst global pandemic fears
With high, stable potential returns, investor interest in data centres continues to grow in Canada
April 30, 2020
Despite comprising only a small percentage of overall investment activity, data centres offer high, stable returns and have seen rental rates increase rapidly over the past several years.
Latest Flash Reports
Leverage regional insights from our annual market reviews. The reports provide a comprehensive overview of real estate market activity across Canada, including:
- Commercial investment & land
- Industrial & office
- New residential development
- Home buying behaviour and sentiment
GTA Flash Report 2020
January 30, 2020
Vancouver Flash Report 2019
November 15, 2019
Calgary Flash Report 2019
October 15, 2019
Edmonton Flash Report 2019
June 27, 2019
Montreal Flash Report 2019
April 4, 2019