Could Canada end up with a European-style housing economy?

The short answer is "it's too early to tell." The longer answer is probably synonymous to the reason I'm asking this question, so I'll give you that rationale first: I have a couple of motivations for wanting to answer this question, but the primary one would be my concern for young Canadians and our role … Continue reading Could Canada end up with a European-style housing economy?

The burning Amazon, and real estate as an information system

Real estate is a technology. I've had this idea marinating in my head for a little while that is sort of an expansion of the concept I've already communicated I believe in: real estate is a technology. Land is the surface of a floating rock in space we're lucky enough to exist upon. It is a … Continue reading The burning Amazon, and real estate as an information system

Professor Avis Devine & Daniel Foch weigh in on changing world of sustainable real estate.

Helping Grow Greener Communities: Sustainable Real Estate at the University of Guelph

by Scott Carter Green business is alive at The University of Guelph’s College of Business and Economics. The college’s mission – to develop and be ‘leaders for a sustainable world’ – runs through its students, researchers, and alumni. In 1993, the College introduced a unique undergraduate program focusing on the real estate and housing market. … Continue reading Helping Grow Greener Communities: Sustainable Real Estate at the University of Guelph