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Housing supply across Ontario

Here are a few Ontario / Toronto housing supply charts taken from this recent blog post by Mike Moffat (an assistant professor at Ivey Business School): So what do these tell us? Well, 2015 was a banner year for the supply of new apartments/condominiums in… Read More

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A nation of apartment dwellers

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) recently published its latest data on housing starts, housing under construction, and housing completions. Here are a few of the highlights: Canada saw 271k housing starts last year (2021). This includes single-detached housing and multiples, which captures semi-detached… Read More

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Drinking in the park

There has been no shortage of prognostications about the demise of cities, offices, and a bunch of other things, as a result of this pandemic. And by now, a lot of you probably know that I think most of this is overblown. I worked in… Read More