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Altus Group completed the pre-bid due diligence for the Bay Adelaide Centre on behalf of VPMA Bay Adelaide Property Ltd., a client of McCarthy Tetrault. The success of the offer resulted in Altus Group then being awarded the contract to complete the financial due diligence on a 50% interest in this 2.2 million sq. ft. trophy asset.
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Altus Group supported the owners in pre-sale due diligence, to understand the redevelopment potential and resale value of their Category B heritage property, Jarvis House, at 1067 Yonge St.
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Q&A | property tax relief during COVID-19bu-commercial-property-tax acquisition development disposition operation property-tax-management-compliancetax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-analyzer
Mar 27, 2020
Frequently asked questions and answers about property tax relief during and following the COVID-19 pandemic
Manitoba assessment cycle extended for one additional yearbu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development operation tax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-management-compliancemarket-research-economic-advisoryproperty-appraisals
Jul 10, 2020
Taxpayers now wait another year before the effects of the pandemic are reflected in assessed values.
It’s an optimal time for converting hotel assets to multi-familybu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development market-feasibility-studiesdevelopment-consultingdevelopment-due-diligencedistressed-assets-workout-solutionseconomic-studiespower-of-sale-appraisal
Jul 2, 2020
This is an optimal time for hotel owner-operators to determine if your properties are positioned to be winners in the marketplace that will emerge – or whether an alternative use for these assets, such as conversion to multi-family housing, might be a more financially rewarding option.
Guide | Property tax updates for the COVID-19 pandemicbu-commercial-property-tax acquisition development disposition operation property-tax-management-compliancetax-assessment-appealsproperty-tax-analyzer
Jul 1, 2020
Provincial and municipal property tax relief programs including deferrals, rebates/abatement programs for commercial real estate owners, landlords, and tenants during COVID-19.
Cost plans & estimates – the most underused problem-solving tools in the construction industry?bu-cost-project-management acquisition development cost-estimating-pro-formasdevelopment-consultingdistressed-development-workout-solutionscontract-solutions-1project-managementproject-loan-monitoring
Jun 1, 2020
Cost estimates are one of the best problem-solving tools an owner, design team and construction manager have at their disposal. However, they are often treated as a formality, pulled together for compliance, when the wealth of information that is contained is often lost and rarely fully-leveraged to the extent it should.
In the time of COVID: A snapshot of Canada’s seniors housing industrybu-commercial-property-tax bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development disposition operation portfolio-valuationproperty-appraisalstax-assessment-appealsmarket-research-economic-advisorydevelopment-consultingpower-of-sale-appraisal
May 29, 2020
With retirement and long-term care residences at the epicentre of COVID-19 outbreaks in Canada, owners, investors and operators are struggling to address daily operating challenges, while also trying to gain clarity about the potential impact on values going forward.