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The Long and Short of It: City of Vancouver Tackling Short-Term Rentals
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2016

The City of Vancouver has started to take steps to address the use of short-term rental services such as Airbnb, Homeaway and VRBO (Vacation Rentals


Property Transfer Tax Fairness?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 18 2016

In our previous post of February 29 (co-authored by Conrad Rego and Patrick Beechinor) we discussed the implications of the increase in B.C. Property


Crowdfunding
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 28 2016

Raising capital in the real estate context, whether through large-scale investment or by smaller, more focused means, can be an intricate


Exploding the Vacancy Myth: No One Home? Not So Fast
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 21 2016

The price of residential real estate in the City of Vancouver continues to increase at a staggering rate. This is especially true for single family


Québec Budget 2016-2017 Announces Changes to Transfer Duties
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 18 2016

The Québec 2016-2017 Budget delivered on March 17 announced a number of important changes to the province’s land transfer duty regime. The most


To market, to market (rent), to renew a commercial lease - Part 2
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 9 2016

In a previous blog post, we discussed the methods for settling a dispute over “market rent” when renewing a commercial lease. In this blog post, we


Landlord ignored and on the line: Clients inclined to buy online
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 2 2016

Building owners that lease their property using a turnover rent (or “percentage rent”) structure to retailers are facing an important challenge


B.C. Budget: Commercial Real Estate Implications
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 29 2016

On February 16, 2016, B.C. Finance Minister Mike De Jong delivered the B.C. Budget for the 20162017 fiscal year starting April 1. Many commentators


Beware of the Residential Invasion!
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 23 2016

It must tell something about the age we live in, but TV shows and movies dealing with zombies have been all over the place for a couple of years now


Mixed Use Development: A Balancing Act
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 9 2016

Mixed use developments are steadily increasing. The main challenge remains ensuring enhanced residential occupants’ experience, with a good tenant