“…The danger of living in a virtual world, where the flimsy edifice of a financial services sector is built on hot air, has once again been painfully evident in the recent meltdown which the world is still reeling from. The service sector has no raison d’être without real wealth created by cultivation and by manufacturing. Read more
In 2006, the world used approx. 30% more resources in one year than nature could regenerate in that same year. We currently maintain this overrun by liquidating the planet’s natural resources. Some people don’t know about this problem; some ignore it, but there are others who take it seriously.
The word ‘recession’ scares many people. In life, however, there is always a gain right beside a loss. Let us consider what the numbers say about the recession. We’ll analyze office statistics for tenanted buildings in Waterloo Region during 2008-2011 (from a pre-recession year to an official declaration of the end of the recession). Read more
Recently, one of our clients asked: “Why do I have to pay $6.00/SF when your market report shows an asking rent of under $4.00/SF?” The answer is simple; market reports show average data for all industrial inventory and do not reflect differences in the quality of buildings. Read more
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler