Grow your network with the EDCO YPN

The economy is constantly changing, making it more important than ever to create new connections and opportunities. The EDCO YPN is providing an opportunity for REALTORS® to network and form new relationships with economic developers at a special event this Thursday. This event will feature speakers who are young, progressive and future industry leaders. There will also … Continued

Emerge Conferences off and running

The first of the new OREA Emerge conferences took place September 17 in Orillia, at Casino Rama, with more than 150 people in attendance. A diverse group of speakers brought a wide selection of topics that  were relevant to those new to the industry  as well as those already established in real estate. From “Communicating … Continued

Emerge, Moving You Forward with the Tools for Tomorrow

  During OREA’s annual Leadership Conference in March 2013, OREA’s Young Professionals Network hosted a Tools and Technology forum. Over 400 people attended the event and the positive response combined with ongoing requests from OREA members for more instruction on the best methods of using technology to create a new event. So, Emerge – Moving … Continued

No Fake ID Required #Winning

With the start of any new initiative there is bound to be a little confusion and a little jest. I have been watching members actively joke around on the OREA Young Professionals Network (YPN) Facebook page about canes, geritol and fake IDs to look younger. I have been asked by members is the YPN only for social … Continued

Real Estate Executives Outlook Positive for Commercial Real Estate

Canada’s top real estate executives are predicting a brighter future for commercial real estate. The views of 49 leading real estate executives were captured in the third quarter 2011 REALpac/FPL Canadian Real Estate Sentiment Survey. The quarterly survey measures executives’ current and future outlook on three topics: overall real estate conditions, access to capital markets, and … Continued

Inadequate Brownfield Incentive Programs

OREA continues to lobby for fairer property tax treatment of brownfields under redevelopment. Research undertaken by the Canadian Brownfields Network (CBN) has indicated that property owners and developers trying to remediate brownfield properties are at a significant tax disadvantage compared to agricultural land. A summary of our proposal to the provincial government including the CBN research … Continued

ORC issues Request for Proposal

The Ontario Realty Corporation (ORC) invites interested parties to submit proposals to provide services as detailed in Request for Proposal (RFP) No. 0510-08 – Disposition and Acquisition Brokerage Services and Related Ancillary Consulting Services. Services are to be provided across the province from time to time and are comprised of disposition and acquisition brokerage services for … Continued

Upcoming Commercial Continuing Education Opportunities

Brownfield Workshop Series: Practical Workshop for the Redevelopment in the Region of Waterloo – April 13, 2011. The goal of the series is to build capacity by identifying local issues, connecting stakeholders, and highlighting new approaches, solutions, and ideas for Brownfield redevelopment. Online registration, and a list of all dates andlocations can be found at SIOR’s … Continued

Azizali Kanjee Khoja Assumes the Role of OCC Chair

Oakville real estate broker Azizali Kanjee Khoja assumed the role of Commercial Director of the Ontario Real Estate Association’s (OREA) annual conference on March 2. In this capacity, he represents the association’s commercial members on the board of directors. Active in the real estate profession for 36 years, Mr. Khoja is a real estate broker … Continued

Practical Workshop for Redevelopment in the St. Lawrence Corridor

Practical Workshop for Redevelopment in the St. Lawrence Corridor – Kingston , ON March 22, 2011 – Registration Information Build capacity, Identify key issues, Connect with stakeholders, and Discover new approaches and solutions Designed for Brownfield Stakeholders, including Municipal Officials, Planners, Brownfield Coordinators, and Economic Development Officers Property Owners and Developers Federal and Provincial Government … Continued