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outstanding investment opportunity Mixed use, income producing property in downtown Waterdown. Buildings: 6,400 sq. ft. & 4,810 sq. ft. Anchored by a 6-bay coin operated car wash. For details contact: michael schuler, sior, senior vice president, Broker Coldwell Banker Commercial integrity real estate inc., Brokerage 905.338.8877 x 227 mschuler@cbci.ca

orangeville - $975,000 Two beautiful brick 4-plexes, side-by-side, built in 1990. All 2-bedroom suites (approx. 1,000 sq. ft.) containing frig., stove, stackable washer and dryer. Buildings are in excellent condition throughout with new shingled roofs (2010). Never a vacancy. Gross rent $88,320. Close to all amenities: Shopping, transportation etc. Asking $975,000. Exclusive listing. Principals only. For Marketing Brochure contact: Winston davies, Broker of record WinCorp realty inc., real estate Brokerage 45 Keats Crescent, guelph, ontario n1g 3B1 tel: 519.836.2080 fax: 519.836.2081 email: wjmdavies@rogers.com

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CommerCial land for sale +800 ft. frontage on Upper James. Zoned, serviced, ready for site plan application. Contact: John paisley, Broker midevco Commercial realty Corporation, Brokerage 905.639.7426 ext. 2 john@midevco.com www.midevco.com

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808 trussler road, KitChener - $1,495,000 Gorgeous Estate Residence on 6.76 acres within municipal boundary. 5,000 sq. ft. estate residence with incredible recent upgrades, legal 2 bedroom apartment, full functional 3,476 sq. ft. greenhouse, 1,750 sq. ft. shop all constructed with tremendous energy efficiency. In addition to greenhouse income, subject offers further revenue from trailer and vacation home storage. Property has existing access along both Trussler and Bleams and offers severance potential with upside from future development. duncan mclean, sales representative ryan Briggs, sales representative Cma realty ltd., Brokerage 519.578.0337


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78 ACRES PRIME DEVELOPMENT PARCEL IN NIAGARA

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$27 Million Zoned and Secondary Plan approved for commercial/retail/office/residential mix use. Nestled in the heart of wine country with over 900 meters of shoreline. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Burlington, Oakville and Toronto Skyline. Feasibility studies and environmental reports available. Current tenancies include Tim Horton’s and Subway. Premium highway exposure with immediate access to the Queen Elizabeth Way. Offered at $27 million.

ATTENTION INVESTORS/DEVELOPERS!

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$8.5 Million Approximately 39 acres situated on Stoney Creek Mountain surrounded by substantial ongoing commerical and residential developments. 2.75 acres currently operating as one of the busiest Tim Horton’s/Wendy’s combo locations in the country. Balance of property operating as 9 hole golf course/mini putt and driving range with future development potential. Located on signalized hard corner with multiple access. Offered at 8.5 million. PARKING LOT W/ COMMERCIAL BUILDING FOR SALE

$579,900 High volume parking lot with 2000 sq. ft. building across from Hospital in St. Catharines. Owner retiring and priced to sell! Offered at $579,900. MLS.

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$529,900 Solid 6 unit multi residential property. Updated hydro w/separate meters, plumbing, HVAC, roof, windows, doors, fixtures plus much more. Downtown St. Catharines close to all amenities including performing arts centre, bus terminal and farmers market.

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RESIDENTIAL 6 PLEX

NIAGARA FALLS DUPLEX

$129,900 Newly updated 2 unit residential home close to Casino, Canadian U.S. border, Bus Terminal, Train Station and Tourist District. Priced to sell!

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John P. Iannuzzi, CCIM, FRI, Broker of Record/Owner Nicholas Kazan, Broker Nicolas von Bredow, Broker

905.945.5999


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$2,490,000

WOW! THAT’S ONLY $62,250/DOOR

GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR THE PRUDENT INVESTOR!

Infrastructure, image, management and processes have been carefully upgraded to standards to create this Turn Key Income Property Operation. With employment in the neighbouring towns and cities abundant, the tenants that live in this clean, 40-suite building love it for its comfortable no-fuss lifestyle and affordable ‘bedroom community’ rents. A self-contained apartment complex currently at about a 4.4 Cap Rate, but with further optimization could yield additional value and potential revenue of over 7.5 Cap Rate. Roof replaced, numerous updates inside and out to common areas and amenities. Virtually every suite refurbished/ updated to common decor, fixtures and new appliances. All units individually metered including electric heat. Water/sewer paid by owner. If you are looking for a self-operating property or want retirement investment for the future, look no further.

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$2,490,000

OVER $93,000 ANNUAL INCOME

FARM FOR SALE WITH REVENUE

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Over 150 acres of farmland now available for purchase. Property at exit 164 on ramp, backing onto 401 just 12 minutes from London. Approximately 148 acres workable, consisting of 1 large hog barn, (2) coverall barns, an older cow barn and 3 houses. Projected income for farm is about $93,000/year, which includes tower (rogers cell). Call Richard for more details.

Richard Miller

CCC, CET

BROKER

Elite Ltd. Brokerage

Each office independently owned and operated

519 York Street, London ON N6B 1R4

T: 519.649.6900 F: 519.649.6933

519.868.8328

richardmiller@realtyexecutives.com commercialrealtor@rogers.com

Not intended to solicit anyone already under contract with another brokerage or person or property already listed

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www.realtyforeveryone.com

ritamollicone@rogers.com

Independently Owned & Operated

416-889-2200

Rita Mollicone, BA cell:

416-508-2949

FOR LEASE 9,000 SQ. FT. - DIVISIBLE

100 ACRES BUILDABLE LAND • Georgian Bay most beautiful beaches

• Downtown Windsor

• Overlooking Bluewater Beach

• Close to TUNNELL TO U.S.

• Draft plan approved

• 2nd floor - Elevator and lots of windows

Call for price and information PROPERTY IN TORONTO

• Shoppers Drug Mart on main floor

• 95 feet frontage • Long lease to major franchise

$2.10 sq. ft.

$2.1M PLAZA NEWLY BUILT • 2 major tenants • Long leases • NOI $589K

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PLAZA IN OSHAWA • Excellent location • Newly renewed leases • NOI $160K

$11.2M

$2.6M

11-UNIT APARTMENT BUILDING

• Excellent location walk to subway

• Over 130,000 sq. ft. of leasable

• Never vacant

• Finished basement

• Room to expand on 10 acres

• North York

$1.3M

Currently set up as a hair salon/spa 1738 sq. ft. In highly visible and growing neighbourhood. Close to schools, bus routes and shopping. Rent from $20.00/sq. ft. net. 0213_DJW_1_0020

• Detached double garage

$580,000

• Approx. 8% Cap

Please Inquire

BRANTFORD • Property 66 ft by 420 ft • Pizza Hut for over 15 years as tenant • NOI $82,500

$1,450,000

8 MAIN ST. E., HAMILTON

Downtown excellent office building. Completely renovated. Air conditioned, heat, hydro, maintenance, janitorial, taxes all included. Steps from the courthouse and McMaster downtown campus. 712 sq. ft - $900 mthly. 828 sq. ft - $990 mthly. 0213_DJW_1_0009

QEW CENTENNIAL PARKWAY - 45 GODERICH

325-327 BARTON ST. E., STONEY CREEK

Office building with high visibility and easy highway access. 1238 sq. ft. unit available from $11.00 per sq. ft. net featuring several offices, boardroom, plenty of parking & signage. 0213_DJW_1_7007

Office/warehouse space available with overhead door. Close to highway and in very visible location. Ideal for light industrial/distribution. 1400 sq. ft. for $1,143.33/month + HST. 2033 sq. ft. from $1,567.10/month + HST. 0213_DOREENW_1_0002

905-777-0252 ext 304 E-mail:

info@desantis.com

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PLAZA OUT-OF-TOWN

• Close to subway and shopping

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CENTRAL DETACHED DUPLEX

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Escarpment Realty Inc., Brokerage Independently owned and operated. Inducted in 1989

Inducted in 2001

Ivan Kontic

2003

Kevin Kontic

Sales Representatives

905-545-1188 800-567-6257

Based on 2012 closed transactions. Source CREA+RE/MAX internal data.

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FREESTANDING BUILDING

PROFESSIONAL OFFICE

PROFESSIONAL OFFICE

Approx. 2000 sq ft of office. A perfect setup for lawyer, accountants, financial etc. One large executive office with gas fireplace, large windows, boardroom plus 5 private offices and kitchen. Only $10 per sq ft. Net Net Net

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Unique opportunity to own shares in this medical building. Approx. 1460 sq ft available for your practice. Fantastic location. Building has Lab & Pharmacy as well.

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Approx 11,000 sq ft free standing building with ample parking and a fenced yard. Located on the East Mountain (Red Hill Business Park) near the thruway. Great for investor or user. “Rare find”. Great value at $1,199,000.

Up to 4500 sq ft available. New office space with loads of windows. Super location on Hwy #8 Stoney Creek. $10.00 per sq ft Net Net Net

Approx. 2100 sq ft of office space available immediately. Only $1800 monthly including TMI. Previously used as a dental lab.

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DOWNTOWN STONEY CREEK

Redevelopment opportunity. Lot 89.2 x 138. Located on Hwy #8 Stoney Creek. Just east of Dewitt Rd. next to commercial property. Only $299,900.


416.636.8898 Sari Samarah, Sales Representative • Attila Schwarze, Sales Representative • Chris Seepe, Broker

FOR SALE OR LEASE 230 COMMERCE VALLEY DR. E., THORNHILL

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230 COMMERCE VALLEY DRIVE EAST, MARKHAM, ONTARIO

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- Located just south of Hwy. 7 on Commerce Valley Drive East - Other tenants in the plaza include Baton Rouge, Hero Burger, Bar Burrito, Go For Tea, Quiznos and more - Fully fixtured prime restaurant space - 5631 square feet (corner unit) - Possession: Immediate - Net Rent: $35.00 per square foot - TIM: $14.00 per square foot Agent to contact is Sari Samarah 416.508.0459

- Former Restaurant for Lease - Available Immediately at $32 Net Rent - Property located in 404 and Highway 7 - Very busy area surrounded by lots of Office and Residential population - 9,559 square feet; 1,900 square feet patio; plus lots of parking - Former restaurant is in great condition; fully fixtured restaurant private dining, booths, dance floor and large kitchen with hood and refrigeration systems Agent to contact is Sari Samarah 416.508.0459

2760 YONGE STREET, TORONTO, ONTARIO

937 EAST MAIN STREET IN WELLAND, ONTARIO

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- For lease at $35 Net Rent - Freestanding building located on the west side of Yonge Street between Lawrence Avenue and Eglinton Ave. - 3640 square feet with full basement and 51 feet of frontage. - Suggested uses include retail, showroom, restaurant, medical etc. Agent to contact is Sari Samarah 416.508.0459 or Attila Schwarze 647.868.0679

- 0.4 Acres of Vacant Land Available for Sale at $279,000 or for Lease - Property located at the southeast corner of East Main Street and Golden Blvd East (just west of Hwy. 406 and the Canadian Tire Financial Centre and Hydro office) - Former Gas Station with clean environmental status - Landlord will build to suit or land lease - Suggested uses included retail automotive gas bar, convenience, fast food, etc. Agent to contact is Sari Samarah 416.508.0459

96 KING STREET EAST, BOWMANVILLE, ONTARIO

190 WESTNEY RD. S. IN AJAX, ONTARIO - $2.5 MILLION

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- For Sale at $1.4 million, generating NOI of $71,000 - 0.5 acres of land with 2400 freestanding building with drive-thru in the heart of downtown Bowmanville - Currently tenanted by Bakers Dozen with corporate covenant and a new 5 year-term lease - 19 parking spaces on site with ability to expand more square footage if redeveloped Agent to contact is Sari Samarah 416.508.0459 or Chris Seepe 416.525.1558

- Just south of Hwy 401 and Westney Rd. S. and walking distance to GO Station. Signalized intersection of Westney Rd. S. and O’Brien Ct. - Approx. 1.5 acres of land, 8116 sq. ft. of building relatively new built car dealership. 28-35 parking spaces, - 5 bays, 6-8 vehicle showroom. - Mortgage is assumable. Suggested uses include retail, automotive, restaurant etc. Agent to contact is Sari Samarah 416.508.0459 or Chris Seepe 416.525.1558

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82 WEBER STREET E., KITCHENER $11.50/SF 1458 WEBER STREET E. KITCHENER $1,295,000 52 WEBER STREET

EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY FINISHED OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE 1,260 sf remains for lease across from new courthouse. Zoned (CR-2) Commercial Residential Two Excellent for Legal Professionals, Accountants etc. Great visiblity on Weber St. and proximity to Downtown Kitchener Air conditioned office space with large windows & natural light

6000 sq/ft restaurant situated on .87 of an acre lot zoned C-6. Ideally located on main artery close to downtown Kitchener. Seating for 400 patrons plus 85 seat patio. Features ample parking, fully operational kitchen and great exposure.

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56 WEBER STREET

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$549,900 FREDERICK MALL, KITCHENER

Downtown Kitchener 5 Plex. Comprised of 2-three bedroom, 1-one bedroom, and two bachelor units the building is situated on a high exposure intersection. Currently the building is used as residential however commercial retail uses are permitted. Must be purchased with neighbouring tri-plex. MLS

Mixed use triplex located in downtown Kitchener. The subject property is comprised of 2 one bedroom apartments and a 1400 s.f. retail unit situated on public transit route and close to all amenities. CR-3 Zoning allows for many commercial uses. Must be purchased with neighbouring 5-plex. MLS

Retail units and Pad Site available Mall undergoing extensive renovations On Bus line On Expressway Join Valumart, CIBC, Dollarama and many more

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450 FREDERICK STREET, KITCHENER $9.50/SF

Last unit remaining 3rd floor suite w/private offices From 1,904SF to 2,425SF available Elevator, onsite parking, close to expressway.

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1102 KING STREET PRESTON $899,900 BUSY VICTORIA STREET, KITCHENER Retail units for lease. 40,000 cars per day. 900 SF, 1,500 SF or combine. $22.00/SF (Net)

KITCHENER, ON Commercial land for sale. 4.85 acres. Price: $4.85M. Zoned C6. Located at Hwy 401 & Homer Watson, by Conestoga College.

ROCKWOOD, ON

Close to Guelph, Tim Hortons. Ideal for restaurant & services uses. Pre-leasing. Own a piece of Preston's history! The Grand River Hotel has been operating as a Country and Western bar and grill for over 30 years. Situated on 0.42 of an acre with paved parking for 20 vehicles, and located on a high traffic corner. The building features 6,700 square feet of main floor space with 19 rental rooms on the upper 2 levels, and is licensed for 460 patrons. 0513_DJW_0070

UPTOWN WATERLOO RETAIL

Retail unit for lease. Commercial unit 1,900 SF. $22.00/SF (Net)

NORTH DUMFRIES INDUSTRIAL

For sale: $2.2M. 15,000SF - fully leased. On 4 acres, backs onto Hwy #401

DUNCAN McLEAN

RYAN BRIGGS

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

OFFICE

519.578.0337 x22

OFFICE

519.578.0337 x19

CELL

519.590.7997

CELL

519.498.5775

FAX

519.578.0025

FAX

519.578.0025

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BRANTFORD - INVESTMENT PROPERTY

$479,900 Potential net income $60,000. 4+ acres land zoned residential. At present 12,000 sq ft institutional building.

BRIGHTON

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$2,600,000 Net income: $200,000. Triple A tenants, 26,000 sq ft building, leases till 2019.

$999,000 13 Plex Building. 10 completely renovated apartments with new washrooms, kitchen cabinets, appliances, tiles, laminate flooring. 7 two bedrooms and 6 one bedroom apartments. Separate hydro meters for each unit. Net potential income $89,820. Sought-after location.

BURFORD (BRANT)

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SOLD AL ION T I D CON

HAMILTON - 13 PLEX

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MISSISSAUGA

$300,000 Net income: $24,000. New plaza, strong tenants, CAP 8%.

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$849,900 Fantastic Investment Opportunity. Property surrounded by 3 street, covers the entire block. Present net income $65,494. Walking distance to Casino.

BRANTFORD - FOR 1ST TIME INVESTOR

WELCOME TO BRIGHTON $699,000 4 acres of land, more than 15,000 sq ft built up area. Triple ‘A’ Tenants. Net income $60,000 net per year.

PEMBROKE

$1,140,000

Net income: $106,000

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D L S O $650,000

Net income: $54,000.

$550,000

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Commercial, Real Estate & Business Opportunities

Bill Bradley Sales Representative

416.258.6866

EXIT REALTY YOUR WAY

Brokerage | Independently Owned & Operated Unit 2, 1240 Speers Rd., Oakville ON 905.815.9900

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exitwithbill@gmail.com

111 TRAFALGAR RD. OAKVILLE

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Calling all investors - Rare care free investment in lovely downtown. Restaurant Bldg. at Lakeshore Rd. and Trafalgar Rd. in the middle of downtown Oakville business section. Approx 3500 sq. ft. on 2 levels with a small lift elevator and stairway. The area is ok to have 4 stories high so whatever an investor would like to use it for, commercial, residential or offices. The owner spent over $600,000 in the last 10 years on the building, complete renovations. Parking is just around the corner in a 4 story building which allows good parking for the Restaurant clients. The buyer is to take over the present tenant which has a 5 year contract with a first right of refusal for a second 5 year contract. Call William (Bill) Bradley @ 416-258-6866.

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General Store and gas bar servicing all the local residents, camp grounds, cottages and close to Algonquin Park. The store has the General Post Office outlet, groceries, gifts, movie rentals, camping supplier, fishing rods, etc. and gasoline pumps. Living area, 3 bedrooms, kitchen, living room & porch. Township approval for L.C.B.O. outlet, and application in for 6/49 Lotto.

$329,000

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$1,450,000

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0213_DJW_3_0082

These two properties back onto the Grand River which flows through the Town of Dunnville and are accessible to it for boating, etc. The Commercial Property has 2 stores which are leased out and the warehouse or large garage can easy be rented out. The bungalow has a living room, kitchen, bedroom, office and bathroom with a large deck out the back facing the Grand River and is leased out at present. Call Bill.

$199,900 & $399,900

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Very busy gas & diesel station on Main St. in Cobden Ontario. Has a large Variety Store along with Super Lotto & 6/49 Lotto Sales. The property is on # 17 Hwy West of Ottawa and is 125’ x 100’ in size. Only 3 yrs old and very profitable. It is ideal for a young couple or retired couple to operate. Call Bill Bradley.

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Unit 15C, 370 Highland Road West, Kitchener, ON N2M 5J9

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Subscribe: Latest KWC Real Estate News: www.FaceBook.com/TeamMilovick Outstanding multi-unit redevelopment opportunity steps to WLU! Be one of the first developers to work with The City to create a New Vision for Northdale! Smart buyer will note long term potential for property with recent zoning change! Site for multi-residential development on Albert Street. Minimum lot size and frontage for development met with new Northdale Zoning with this assembly. Lots of option$$$$! Tremendous upswing. Don’t wait!

1,233,000

$

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TURN KEY 95 STUDENT DEVELOPMENT SITE This opportunity is a turn key redevelopment opportunity with everything done for you. Development site to be turned over with everything ready to go - building permits, development charges paid, environmental, demolition, architectural drawings, site plan approval etc. Seller even has superstructure build (building frame) contracted. Just buy and start to build. Super opportunity with the ability to finish interior tto your specifications.

2,000,000

$

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$35,000+ GROSS ANNUAL INCOME AVAILABLE HERE!

DUPLEX SECONDS TO WLU

Wow! Stunning, rare duplex steps from WLU and walking distance to UW offers $59,000+ gross annu$ 765,000 al income. Purpose built addition constructed in 2008! Location most investors only dream about and only select few have privilege of owning. Superb Northdale offering that is right in middle of “Golden Zone.” Heavy cash flow, generous return on investment. Enjoy investment security by buying in one of the best areas in The City, in one of the perennially Best Cities in Ontario to invest in! Supplemental pics at www.teammilovic.com MLS® 0513_DJW_1_0028 Turn key, legal, rental licensed property ons tudent recongnizable street. All City approvals in place! $ $27,000 gross 299,900 income in place to end of August, 2013. Great opportunity for new landlord seeking better than average yield with positive cash flow. Easy walk to UW, groceries and transit. Shows very clean. New roof (2012), ESA and HVAC certificates available! MLS® 0513_DJW_0009

Students love 449,900 this house! Four bedroom upstairs (class A-4) and three bedrooms down (class A-3), this home is a fully licensed turn key, money making operation with City approvals in place! Rented until at least end of April 2013! Huge backyard that students love. Easy walk to both universities and close to bus route. Over $8000 positive cash flow! MLS® 0513_DJW_2_0029 $

ATTENTION INVESTORS! C o m p e l l i n g opportunity to own a turn key investment in the inspiring Bridgeport $ 245,900 Lofts development! The uber, authentic loft and oversized bedrooms caters to the most discerning student! Students love three bedroom units. Leases in place until end of April, 2013! Complex features media room, laundry facillity and bike room. One parking spot is included! Only a short walk to downtown bars and WLU! Leases already in place to end of April, 2013! Do not miss 0513_DJW_1_0044 out! MLS®

STEPS FROM WLU!

Exceptional offering boasting income of over $79,000 gross annual income! This well maintained, 15 $ student triplex featuring 1,050,000 a purpose built addition has generously sized bedrooms and coomon space and is located just steps to WLU. Located in investor-desirable Northdale, this property’s zoning features one of the highest density zoning currenty available in The City. Why not enjoy better than average yield today - and years to come while warehousing this property for land re-development in the future? Download floorplan of building at www.teammilovick.com MLS® 0513_DJW_1_0029

GREAT OPPORTUNITY AWAITS SMART BUYER!

Ideal “value” acquisition for investor looking $ to grow existing 359,900 portfolio or new entrant seeking a turn key student operation. Seven large bedrooms (four bedroom and three bedroom units), within walking distance to WLU and quick bus ride to UW. Ability to increase current income significantly. Seller has received rental licenses - fully City approved! All the work has been done for 0513_DJW_1_0400 you! MLS®.

D L O S

Great condo in well managed complex close to the amenities that students love! Currently rented with one room having double occupancy. Opportunity to increase occupancy when licensed. $ Currently rented for 174,000 $1200/month (gross) until the end of April 2013! Perfect for a handsoff investor, or a parent looking for quality safe housing. MLS® 0513_DJW_0010

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES 79-91 WESTMOUNT RD, WATERLOO

r16 unit complex (64 bedrooms) rDirectly across from Waterloo University rNew Price $4,416,000 rCall for further information

79-113 WESTMOUNT RD. WATERLOO

MLS 0513_DJW_1_0019

112-118 UNION ST. E. WATERLOO

rProposed 6 storey condo + 2 storey triplex rSite plan approved - 43 units rApprovals in place rNew price $1,599,000

MLS

r21 unit walk-up apartment building r5-one bedroom, and 16-two bedroom units rOn site surface parking, close to amenities

0513_DJW_1_0022

MLS 0513_DJW_1_0025

89-103 MAIN STREET, CAMBRIDGE

rUp to 22,042 sq.ft. office space for lease rAvailable July, 2013 r$8.95 sq. ft. net rBuilding also available for sale

MLS 0513_DJW_2_0020

rWell maintained 40 unit walk-up rFully occupied rNew boiler system 2011 r$2,700,000

581 STRASSBURG ROAD, KITCHENER

60 CENTREVILLE STREET, KITCHENER

r29 unit townhouse complex rAll 3 bedroom units rSituated on 1.96 acres r$3,475,000

r32 unit complex (128 bedrooms) rDirectly across from Waterloo University rNew Price $8,832,000 rCall for further information

351 ELM ST. ST. THOMAS

MLS 0513_DJW_3_0028

MLS 0513_DJW_3_0021

343 MILL STREET, KITCHENER

r38 unit apartment building rMature of 1, 2 & 3 bedroom suites rRecent capital improvements 0513_DJW_1_0023

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35 KING ST. N. WATERLOO

150 KING ST. S., WATERLOO

rUp to 14,479 sq ft in prestigious office building rExposed brick/beam, hardwood floors rOnsite parking, close to amenities MLS rLease from $18.00 per sq ft. 0513_DJW_0036

rRedevelopment Opportunity To Build r6-stories - 14 residential & 2 commercial units rConcept plan available MLS r$1,595,000 0513_DJW_2_0027

105 OAK PARK DRIVE, WATERLOO

305 KING ST. W., KITCHENER

r1,464 to 2,982 sq. ft. office/retail rNew building - Occupancy April 2013 rPatio space available with end units r$20.00/sq ft net

MLS 0513_DJW_3_0029

r1,000 to 30,000 sq. ft. office rRecently renovated rUnderground/surface/off-site parking rFrom $7.95 sq ft net

MLS 0513_DJW_1_0030

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John Markou, Sales Representative john.markou@whitneyre.com Ext 242

Christopher Coupal, Broker, CCIM christopher.coupal@whitneyre.com Ext 238

James Craig, Sales Representative james.craig@whitneyre.com Ext 259

Carolyn Coakley, Sales Representative carolyn.coakley@whitneyre.com

519-746-6300

Ext 245

Although the information contained within is from sources believed to be reliable no warranty or representation is made to its accuracy being subject to errors, omissions, conditions, prior lease, withdrawal or other changes without notice and same should not be relied upon without independent verification. Whitney & Company Realty Ltd., Brokerage.

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LEASING OPPORTUNITIES 0513_DJW_1_5000

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150 WISSLER RD #1, WATERLOO

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18 SNYDER’S RD. W., BADEN

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4396 KING ST. E. KITCHENER

569 LANCASTER ST. W., KITCHENER 0513_DJW_3_0033

74 QUEEN ST. N., KITCHENER 0513_DJW_2_0032

92 KING ST. S. WATERLOO

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Ext 245

519-746-6300

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508 Riverbend Drive Kitchener, ON, N2K 3S2 Phone: 519-743-5211 



OFFICE/RETAIL FOR LEASE 1,587 SF, $20.00/SF MLS# 1142056, Kitchener Equipment included in lease rate. Great tenant support. High traffic location with ample on-site parking. Lester Tobin*

2,889 SF, $1,850/ MONTH MLS# 1224313, Cambridge Open Office/ Commercial concept. Located minutes south of Hwy 410. Ample on-site parking. Lester Tobin* Up to 300,000 SF/ $18.00/SF EXCLUSIVE, Waterloo Build to suit. Close proximity to many amenities. Excellent access to Hwy 85 Peter Benninger** 4,039 SF, $12.95/ SF MLS# 122079, Waterloo Prominent building signage opportunity. High traffic intersection sees over 33,000 cars daily. Colin Vogel*/ Peter Benninger**

OFFICE/RETAIL FOR SALE 1,260 SF, $349,000 EXCLUSIVE, Kitchener Excellent location—car lot & sales. Two bay garage plus office. Nice lot. Good traffic exposure. Lester Tobin* 11,687 SF, $625,000 EXCLUSIVE, Elmira Signature office space at prominent intersection in core commercial district. Peter Benninger**

MEDICAL/PROFESSIONAL OFFICE

8.072 SF, $849,000

BUILDING

MLS# 1212194, Kitchener

9,294 SF, $1,950,000 EXCLUSIVE, Kitchener Well maintained office building on 0.84 acres. 92% rented. Ample free on-site parking. 7% CAP rate Lester Tobin*

Free standing industrial building for owner or fully rented investment property. Tenants are month to month Lester Tobin* 7,740 SF, $1,500,000

VARIETY STORE WITH PROPERTY 3,815 SF, $949,000 MLS# 1211456, Heidelberg

Well established business for over 20 years. Free standing building. Corner lot. High sales. High traffic. Gary Boudreau*

MLS# 1218127, Orangeville 40’ x 100’ Drive thru bay doors at either end. 4.16 Acre lot, compounded yard, outdoor storage allowed.

INDUSTRIAL/WAREHOUSE FOR LEASE�

John Hoffman*

LAND FOR SALE 2 Acres, $540,000 MLS# 1144687, Kitchener

3,931 SF, $2.50/SF

Corner of Trillium & Huron with excellent access to Hwy 7/8 and Hwy 401. Many uses permitted. Peter Benninger**

MLS# 1118194, Kitchener

REDEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY!

Great clean 9-10 ft ceiling. All dry walled. Storage for documents., distribution company, etc. John Hoffman* 2,306 SF, $5.50/SF

12.09 Acres, $7,950,000 EXCLUSIVE, Kitchener

Over 1400’ frontage on major arterial road in an established urban environment. Colin Vogel*

MLS# 1214032, Kitchener One drive– in door. Small reception area. One finished office with small Mez. Very clean space. John Hoffman*

INDUSTRIAL/WAREHOUSE FOR SALE

DEVELOPMENT LAND 10.87 acres, $3.600,000 MLS# 1047293, Brantford

Prime development opportunity at high traffic, high visibility intersection. C10-4 zoning allows for a wide range of uses. Colin Vogel* INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT LAND

5,152 SF, $599,000 MLS# 1214696, Kitchener

Two smaller industrial buildings (4,000 SF & 1,152 SF) Very suitable for automotive repair with 3 current tenants.

5.5 Acres, $434,500 MLS# 1137617, North Dumfries Twp.

4.3 Useable acres overlooking Hwy 401.

R. Blake. Hull*

www.coldwellbankerpbr.com/commercial�

Lester Tobin*

*SalesRepresentaƟve **BrokerofRecord

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508 Riverbend Drive Kitchener, ON, N2K 3S2 Phone: 519-743-5211 



LAND FOR SALE

28.59 Acres (approx.) $20,500,000 EXCLUSIVE, North Dumfries

66.58 Acres, $2,200,000 EXCLUSIVE, Cambridge Under consideration to change OP designation to industrial. 25.22 acres, $995,000

Peter Benninger**

Industrial development parcel available immediately. Zoned (H) M3. Peter Benninger** HIGHWAY COMMERCIAL LAND 1.43 Acres, $549,000 MLS# 1144743, Highway # 7

Located between Kitchener and Stratford. Highway commercial zoning. Lester Tobin* COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT LAND

4.49 Acres, $1,995,000 EXCLUSIVE, Kitchener

Highly visible, high traffic site. Central to existing retail & proposed employment lands. Peter Benninger** 80’ x 181’ LOT ON HESPELER ROAD $585,000 OR $3,500 PER MONTH NET EXCLUSIVE, Cambridge

Very rare to find a lot of this size on Hespeler Rd. Former car lot. Can be John Hoffman* redeveloped

INVESTMENT FOR SALE

Investment property with one unit available for user or lease. Retail and residential mix. Lester Tobin* BUSINESS FOR SALE RETAIL/RESTAURANT PROPERTY INCLUDING BUSINESS

13,000 SF on 1.01 Acres, $1,950,000 MLS# 1128315, Woodstock Freestanding solid brick building on 1 acre lot in Woodstock’s newest retail node. Currently operating as a restaurant /bar with patio. Liquor license for 312 Lester Tobin*

FOOD OUTLET AND DELI 3,901 SF, $649,000 EXCLUSIVE, Waterloo Region Celebrating 25 years. Sale of frozen food, fresh meat, produce, finger foods and much more. High Profile Location, provincially Licensed. Lester Tobin* RESTAURANT WITH PROPERTY 1,900 SF on 1.43 Acres , $549,000 MLS# 1144743, Highway #7 Freestanding, 97 seat restaurant on a high traffic commercial lot. Lester Tobin*

7,222 SF, $639,000 MLS# 1134251, Kitchener Investment property. Great potential return on investment. One retail unit (available for rent or owner user) Plus one 3-bed and three 2-bed apartments. Lester Tobin*

**BrokerofRecord

16,164 SF, $995,000 MLS# 1144108, Cambridge

EXCLUSIVE, Cambridge

*SalesRepresentaƟve

3 buildings, 281,864 total sq.ft. Industrial investment opportunity in 97/401 business park Fully occupied, long term leases. Peter Benninger**



MULTI-FAMILY FOR SALE

6-PLEX, $659,000

MLS# 1214873, Kitchener Well maintained 6-plex in desirable Forest Hill neighbourhood. Oversized units, some with balconies.5-2Bdrm units, 1-1bdrm unit; separately metered for hydro. Mike Flynn 41 Units/205 Beds, $18,199,000 MLS# 1137499, Waterloo Brand new 41 unit 205 bedroom ICF investment property located very close to UW and WLU. Property features a 7% CAP rate, private bathrooms for each bedroom , oversized bedrooms, elevators, common rooms and LEED quality construction. Eric Reiner* For Commercial Real Estate Solutions in Canada's Technology Triangle, contact any one of our sales representatives, or call 519-743-5211. SALES REPRESENTATIVES: Gary Boudreau, ext 3029 Mike Flynn, ext 3037 Roman Ginzburg, ext 3103 John Hoffman, ext. 3040 Mark Hopkins, ext. 3020 R. Blake Hull, ext 3032 Shawn Quilty, ext 3106 Eric Reiner, ext 2099 Lester Tobin, ext. 3023 Colin Vogel, ext 3110 BROKER OF RECORD: Peter Benninger, ext. 3000

62 SEAT RESTAURANT 1,800 SF, $149,000 MLS# 1124086, Waterloo

Proudly Serving

Established for over 25 Years. Great location. Liquor License Lester Tobin*

www.coldwellbankerpbr.com/commercial�

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Albert Fish Associates Limited

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R E A L E S TAT E B R O K E R A G E

Kenneth G. Fish, Broker of Record

FOR SALE

Highlight your hot, new and unique listings.

1.866.822.4066

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Reserve your space today! 416-784-5060.

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GUELPH BAR & GRILL $550,000 • Easy Operation • Land - .54 acres • Building - 2,151 sq. ft. • Business - 77 seats plus 35 patio seats 11270688_0513

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Broker

519.740.7222 692-696 FRANKLIN BLVD.

Rick Wyatt

Sales Representative

Real Estate Centre Inc. Brokerage

519.623.6200

50 HOPETON ST

66 COWANSVIEW RD. 0513_DJW_1_0048

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$1,190,000

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Each office independently Owned and Operated

$12.90/sq. ft.

D L O S

$659,900

Exceptional investment opportunity! 5 income streams: Automotive garage, including extensive operating equipment; Beautiful home pride & quality; Inside storage; Outside storage; Lease income from car lot. Well established automotive garage operates with pride & has an excellent reputation with a loyal clientele. MLS 1294708

Super traffic exposure. Loads of parking. Bright store front window. Lighted sign box and large pylon sign. Easy rear loading access. Immediate occupancy. MLS 1390325

Great cap rate! Lease is triple net. Great property and location. Quick and easy access to major roadways and Hwy 401. Property has potential for significant expansion. MLS 1294588

679 CORONATION BL.

35 WATER ST. S.

111-855 KING ST.

$8.00/sq. ft.

0513_DJW_1_0445

0513_DJW_1_0068

0513_DJW_1_0069

$19 all inclusive.

Ideal location! High traffic exposure, in popular Cambridge area, right across from the hospital. Offering a versatile layout and a great professional opportunity. Finished office space available and fully air-conditioned. Great for your business venture! MLS Coronation

Extensive pedestrian and auto exposure. Lots of off-street pkg. Lg meeting room, storage areas. Washrooms inside tenant space. Handicapped access. Convenient area. Well designed layout. MLS 1295897.

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$5.95/sq. ft.

Extensive vehicle & pedestrian exposure. Substantial rear parking. Seller will alter to suit. Great retail/professional/ medical/office opportunity. MLS 1295908

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Obama’s Second Term - What does it mean for Canada?

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arack Obama was sworn in for his second term on Monday,

January 21, 2013. So, what can the world expect from his second term, and do current U.S. fiscal troubles mean that Canada should move away from its longstanding dependence on trade with the U.S.? Despite the volumes that have been written on “fiscal cliff” and debt issues, author John M. Curtis sees the U.S. as a beacon of growth and economic opportunity in the medium term, and rather than becoming less important to Canada, will likely become more important. “Canada-U.S. cross-border activity will expand over the coming four years; the currently repressed share of 75 per cent of total Canadian merchandise exports going to the U.S. is probably at a cyclical low,” said Dr. Curtis recently. Internationally, despite an array of foreign economic policy issues floating about including reform to the governance structure of the IMF, tougher financial regulations and a post-Kyoto climate change treaty, among others - the U.S. is unlikely to show any concerted leadership toward these issues and will focus on incremental change, Curtis argues. However, two exceptions to the incremental approach will be the Trans-Pacific Partnership

(TPP) and dependency on Middle East oil - both of which have a huge impact on Canada. All the more reason that Canada needs to ensure a strong, trade-focused relationship with the U.S. Curtis argues that the TPP has become and will continue to be “Washington’s top international economic priority.”A great deal of effort will be spent driving this initiative forward over the next four years. The author even goes as far as saying that “it will supplement and possibly even replace the Canada-U.S.-Mexico NAFTA.” The author also contends that the U.S. will quietly go about creating a stable oil price - neither too high nor too low - to both protect its economy and protect its allies in the Middle East and further afield from economic disruption. Overall, while it is important for Canada to diversify export markets, we should not take our eye off the ball in terms of trade with what will continue to be the world’s largest and most dynamic economy. The report can be found at www.policyschool.ucalgary.ca/publications

SOURCE: The School of Public Policy - University of Calgary

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Albert Fish Associates Limited R E A L E S TAT E B R O K E R A G E

Kenneth G. Fish, Broker of Record

FOR SALE 1.866.822.4066

0513_DJW_0049

GUELPH, 735 WOOLWICH STREET • Freestanding 3,020 sq. ft. building, formerly McDonald’s • Land .96 acres (room for expansion), has 2 driveway entrances • Average daily traffic 18,845 Vehicles - 24 hrs. • Zoned/Restricted to general restaurant • Equipment/Chattels. “As Is” • $750,000 11270768_0513

Empire Real Estate Service Ltd., Brokerage 8305540_0513

Office 519-767-2392t Cell 519-820-6571

1-800-461-9416 Email DouglasRielly@gmail.com Toll Free

www.trailerparksforsale.ca

Douglas Rielly Broker of Record

MUSKOKA FAMILY CAMPGROUND This park is located less than 2 hours north of the GTA on 90 acres of beautifully treed property and on a high traffic highway. Currently it has 250 sites and can be expanded by another 125. There is a large swimming pool, rec. hall, newer house for the owner or manager to live in, a store and reception area and several rental cabins. Most of the sites are rented to seasonal campers with a few retained for USE by overnighters. All water, hydro and septic systems are in excellent condition and this park is a money maker with very strong upside potential. SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO Formerly a ski club, this park sits on 40 acres of gently rolling, nicely treed land with a couple of the old ski runs still in place. There is a very large rec hall with 2 woodburning fireplaces, dance area and a fully equipped kitchen. There are 77 sites, swimming pool and a 12 yr. old home for the owner. Many of the sites are rented yearly to snowbirds. There is room to expand with approvals from the municipality. New septic system 2012 with all approvals and water system meets current legislation. A nice easy to run park with potential. TRAILER PARKS MAKE GREAT INVESTMENTS WITH STRONG CASH FLOW! Open only 6 months a year they afford owners plenty of time off in the winter. Please say you saw it in The Commercial Investor

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Reid Dundas, Broker

&Maggie Whitcroft,

Sales Representative Located in St. Marys – 15 minutes South of Stratford, 20 minutes Northeast of London

NEW LISTING - INVESTMENT PROPERTY

$475,000

This large, completely renovated downtown property shows excellent return and is ready for the next owner. There are 2 commercial and 4 residential units. It is located in the heart of St. Marys, thriving with many festivals and opportunities. MLS 711889. 0513_DJW_0089 0513_DJW_0090

This site offers 8.8 acres of prime development land located across from the St. Marys Golf Course and one block from ‘The Independent Grocery Store’. It is zoned Highway Commercial which allows for many uses. MLS 699641. 0513_DJW_1_0003

13 year old building on 1.5 acres designed for many uses. Located minutes to Hwy 7 and 1/2 hour to Hwy 401. Large 50’x80’ warehouse area, 3 large overhead loading doors, loading dock, 24’x24’ production area with in-floor heat, separate office area. MLS 101456.

$385,000 PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SPACE

‘THE KIRKTON MARKET’

$575,000

0513_DJW_3_0002

$595,000 ‘MULTI USE BUILDING’

‘INVESTMENT POTENTIAL’

This very busy general store is located in Kirkton, West of St. Marys with great exposure on Hwy 23. It is a true country store with Post Office, grocery, hardware, movie rentals, etc., plus a well cared-for spacious two storey living quarters attached to the store. MLS 700823.

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COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT

$550,000

2.2 acres of prime commercial development property zoned Highway commercial. Located on main street, St. Marys, close to 3 car dealerships, The Beer Store, local hospital, a restaurant, etc. Call today to discuss the possibilities and the reasons you need to consider St. Marys for your business. MLS 420787.

COMMERCIAL BUILDING LOT

$250,000

This prime 1 acre building site has amazing potential. Located on a busy artery, across the road from Canadian Tire & Foodland Mall. With C3 zoning, your options are many. $250,000. MLS 090243.

1800 sf

Two floors, two boardrooms, private executive offices, washrooms. Heat, hydro & taxes incl. $8.00/sq. ft. Located in St. Marys between Stratford & London. Close to 400 series highways. MLS 604937.

RETAIL SPACE 1200 SQ FT.

$8.00/sq. ft. High traffic strip mall for lease $8.00/sq. ft. Please call Listing Office for more details. MLS 554264.

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FAST FOOD FRANCHISE Fast Food Franchise opportunities in St. Marys. Please call listing office for details.

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Prime New Retail Development in Stratford. Join NO FRILLS grocery as your neighbour. Great corner pad site location up to 5,000 sq. ft. available or can divide in smaller units.

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5,813 sf - Brampton Retail

One block from shops, restaurants

Prime Retail location join Boston Pizza, A&W, Denny’s, William’s Coffee, Baskin Robbins with major retail neighbours include Wal-Mart & Canadian Tire.

Walking distance to the beach and marina Potential CAP Rate between 12 to 13% See the property at http://bayfieldcottages.vpweb.ca

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• Retail Lease Sites in Windsor, Stratford, Various sites in GTA • Taxi Fleet Operation Southwestern Ontario - Owner Retiring • Quiznos Sub Franchise. Guelph. Close to varsity. $249,000 • Convenience Store excellent plaza on Fairway in Kitchener • Bagel and Coffee franchise. Brampton. $99,000 • Pita and Shawarma Rest. Industrial/many factory employees $109,000

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“Reduced! Over $300K in fixtures, chattels and upgrades included. Selling due to health issues. Business only $299,900.”

Great location in downtown Woodstock. Approx 3400 s.f. total. On-site parking for 10+, main floor leased until Dec 31, 2013. Top floor vacant. 28 Perry St.

ONLY $101,900!

Still renting? This superclean 2 storey industrial condo is in great condition. M3 zoning. Unit 5, 1033 Pattullo “So Long” to the boss, here is an opportunity Ave. to have your own business! Sabroso’s Pizzeria and Burritos in busy Giant Tiger plaza.

FINISH THE RENOS. REAP THE REWARDS!

Facade complete, main floor ready to go for office or retail, 4 x 1BR or 2x2 bed apts with new services to be completed on 2nd & 3rd floors. $199,900, 393 Dundas St.

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ALMOST 7000’ SALE OR LEASE Recent improvements: spray foam insulation & steel siding on sides & rear, most windows replaced, new front doors, 2 F/A furnaces & A/C, membrane roof. 595 Henry St. $310,000. “Existing user may agree to new lease.”


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$6450.."/6'"$563*/( Unique family business in Goderich. Offers a full line of custom equipment w/sales world wide. Being sold as a “Share Purchaseâ€? includes all equipment, chattels & training for immediate take-over. Manufacturing facility can be purchased, leased, or leased   with an option to purchase. 0513_DJW_1_0060 .-4

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PRIME CORNER COMMERCIAL $549,000 Desirable corner lot w/high traffic, high visibility, close to Wal Mart & Canadian Tire. Environmental MLS 411044000122400 Assessment Phase 3 available. Ideal location for commercial venture requiring high traffic flow. Full municipal services available. Boundary survey available. 4512_DJW_0043

FA S T F O O D $ 3 2 5 , 9 0 0 1 7 A L B E RT S T. N . , S O U T H A M P T O N

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Well established, high visibility location on Hwy #21 in Southampton. Turnkey, no franchise fees, no royalties & owner will train. Well maintained building in excellent condition. Indoor seating for 24, plus outdoor patio with take-out window. Vendor financing available. Price includes building & chattels. 4512_DJW_1_0404

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT STEPS TO BEACH $349,900 $599,900 LOT 20, CONCESSION MORPETH & GROSVENOR 20, SAUBLE BEACH Zoned R3 - Residential Excellent opportunity to develop new housing project as it is close to Sauble Beach & on the edge of existing Sauble MLS 410254000800500 development. A total of 95 acres; 22 acres had subdivision draft plan with 20 lots. Part of the area (Walker Way) is developed with water, individual septic, electric, gas, cable & telephone. 4512_DJW_2_0002

Development 0.98 acre, ideally suited for town homes or semi’s. Located in the heart of MLS 2011127129 Southampton just 2 blocks to downtown & sand beaches of Lake Huron. Level lot & survey available. Municipal easement to the East side of the lot. 4512_DJW_1_0402

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Building awards recognize Toronto’s best

I

n study after study, when it comes to doing business, branding, reputation, and even friendliness, our

country ranks among the best in the world. As Torontonians,

we should be proud of the contribution our city makes to Canada’s world standing. One key element that fosters our outstanding international reputation is development, and to recognize some of Toronto’s foremost commercial buildings, Greater Toronto Realtors hosted a Commercial Building Awards Presentation and Reception on November 21st at the Toronto Real Estate Board. During the first half of this year Realtors, developers, and architects were invited to nominate various types of projects located in the GTA, including green, industrial, commercial office, commercial residential, multi-residential and/or institutional, with one new and one retrofit building selected to receive an award. A panel of judges comprised of professional engineer Mitch Gascoyne, Realtor Phil Nanavati and professional quantity surveyor Paul Westbrook evaluated projects, which were completed between January 2009 and November 2011. The projects were evaluated based on various criteria, such as sensitivity to the environment, design and innovation, and success in answering a specific developmental need in the community.

The winners were as follows: Habitat for Humanity Toronto in the new building category and Birchstone Centre in the retrofit class. Habitat for Humanity Toronto, located at 155 Bermondsey Road, took top marks for its innovative approach to serving a number of different functions and its environmentally sustainable design. The new facility includes the organization’s Home Building Factory, training facility, ReStore East York and administrative office all under one roof. It is also LEED Silver Certified, meaning it meets stringent standards in building environmental sustainability. Birchstone Centre, located from 3571 to 3609 Sheppard Avenue East, stood out because of the energy-efficient materials used in its renovation and its ability to eliminate waste by re-using the existing building shell. In addition to its energy efficient enhancements, the design improved functionality by adding an elevator to service medical and dental offices and was beautified by adding three glass feature towers to break up its former strip mall appearance. Since each of the buildings nominated contributed to making Toronto a more attractive, environmentally sustainable city they also merit recognition. They are: Yorkdale Centre, Tyler Mews, Cushman and Wakefield Toronto East, CSREFI Canada Leaseholds Incorporated and Liberty Plaza. Local historian Mike Filey served as the event’s keynote speaker. A noted author, tour guide and radio host, Mr. Filey offered unique insights into Toronto’s past. The success of this event would not have been possible without the commitment of Realtors who volunteered their time to help organize it. Many also contribute to a better Toronto by volunteering their time to support various efforts in communities throughout the GTA. Nominations for the Second Annual Commercial Building Awards will be sought in 2013, with a reception and presentations to be held in winter 2014. If you know of a building that you believe merits recognition, I encourage you to share your thoughts with a Greater Toronto Realtor. For the latest information on Toronto’s real estate market visit TorontoRealEstateBoard.com

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BROKER

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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

Well maintained multi unit industrial plaza located backing onto Hwy 403 in Brantford. Fully tenanted occupied, 41,792 sq. ft. with additional land to double the leasable area. Net income $159,733.00. Price $1,995,000. 8% Cap Rate. Call Ted for details.

AFFORDABLE RENT

Modern 24 clear industrial building located next to Hwy 403 in Brantford. 47,000 sq. ft. Affordable $2.95 net year one lease rate. Low TMI’s $2.09. 4 docks 2 drive in. Plastic grade sprinklers, 2000 amp.

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Well established National Restaurant franchise with a great reputation for quality food and service. Restaurant is located on busy commercial corridor just south of HWY 403 in Brantford. Pad site restaurant fully operational with great staff and support systems plus a long term lease. Contact Ed for complete details on this excellent business opportunity.

PROFESSIONAL OFFICE BUILDING

NEWER INDUSTRIAL BUILDING

Modern freestanding clear span industrial building 8400 sq. ft. backing on to Hwy 403. 600 volt power, floor drains, drive in doors, finished office, precast mezzanine, easy access. Sale $695,000. Lease $4.50 net.

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High Profile Location - Totally renovated free standing professional building with high profile exposure corner location, private parking lot with room for eleven vehicles, excellent store front and signage. Total of 2200 sq.ft. on ground floor plus 800 sq.ft. basement level with staff lounge. 0513_DJW_0034

Popular National Franchised Restaurant available for Sale. Net Income $150,000.00 Price $750,000.00. Call Ted for more information.

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JUST LISTED 154 HIGH ST., SOUTHAMPTON t Prime Downtown Location t Long Term Main Floor Tenant t Two Upper Rental Apartments

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608 GODERICH ST., PORT ELGIN t Newly renovated modern restaurant t Fully finished 2 storey t Upper patio, great opportunity. t Well located in a high traffic area

$413,000 JUST LISTED

RARE OPPORTUNITY

290 NORTH RANKIN ST., SOUTHAMPTON t Many possibilities uses, Spa, Motel, Restaurant t Previously a Chiropractic Office t 8 bedrooms, 2.3 acres

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GREAT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY 332 MILL ST., PORT ELGIN t 3 Bedroom/1.5 Bath House t 3 Separate 2 Bedroom Rental Cottages t Located Directly up from the Beach

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Royal LePage Triland Realty, Brokerage*

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Ideal situation here for Restaurateur. Main floor fully equipped and ready to go. Recently renovated restaurant w/two apartments above in the middle of Ingersoll. For Sale or Lease.

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BBQ SPECIALTY RESTAURANT - $425,000 Great business establised for many years in the heart of Kitchener Sportsworld. 3500 sq. ft. Free standing building with plenty of paved parking. Long term lease contains option on property. Call George for details.

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K-W GEM RESTAURANT/LOUNGE/BILLIARDS $750,000

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LONDON RESTAURANT BUSINESS - $495,000

Great business and unbelievable profits. A-1 condition with favourable long term lease. 5,000 sq. ft. pub/billiards restaurant with 5,000 sq. ft. banquet hall in lower level. Call George for complete details.

*Independently Owned and Operated

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Very popular Restaurant with locals and travelers alike. Offering Southern United States smoked specialties in a "Contemporary Lodge Setting" with over 225 seats inside plus 80 seats on the patio. Good condition and profitable operation. Call George for details.

Approx 10,000 sq. ft. on main floor + approx 2,000 sq. ft on second floor. Free-standing building previously used as Restaurant/Bar/ Banquet Hall with most equipment in place. Over 80 parking spaces located next to Walmart, Canadian Tire, Home Depot and many other retailers of a Power Centre. Presently closed. Owner will consider leasing with option to buy. Change of use to office, retail, medical etc. possible. Call George for details. 0513_DJW_0028

COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL WITH FULLY EQUIPPED RESTAURANT

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Office: 519.672.9881 Direct: 519.672.9891 ext 241 ggicopoulos@royallepagecommercial.com www.georgegicopoulos.com www.royallepagecommercial.com

FISH AND CHIPS RESTAURANT W/ PROPERTY - $495,000

Fish & Chips Restaurant with property that includes 2 buildings with 5 self contained apartments plus Restaurant. Closed Sundays. Business operated successfully in this location for over 40 years. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Sunday's and holidays. V.T.B. possible. Call George for details.

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of an investment can be a challenge. The number of companies alone can make it difficult to make a

selection. “Investing in what you know is one solution,”says Michael MacDonald, vice-president of strategy at RBC Direct Investing.“When we asked investors to think about companies relating to their lifestyles and interests, these investors found it easier and engaging to come up with investment ideas. Companies that best related to their lifestyles and interests were a natural fit for potential consideration.” To make it easier for investors to generate ideas that they can further research, RBC Direct Investing has introduced Lifestyle Screeners developed by Morningstar, a leading independent investment research firm. This is a unique approach to filtering stocks that allows identification of

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276 Main St. W. Hamilton, Ontario

Augie Ammendolia

(just West of Queen St.) L8P 1J8 Cell:

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HAMILTON CENTRE 9 UNITS

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$549,900

Great opportunity for owneruser. Split professional office and variety of commercial uses. Previous location of BRASS HERITAGE. Home accessories business. Owner occupies 2nd flr and tenant on 1st flr plus finished basement space of 630 sq ft ideal for meeting assembly. On-site parking. Many improvements. High visibility. 4,832 SF total space plus basement. Property 0513_DJW_1_4445 is also for lease.

HAMILTON CENTRE TRIPLEX

Great location. 12,000 SF - 5 commercial units at ground floor and 8 apartment units above. Ample parking. Lot size: 107.3 x 158 ft. Possible land assembly with adjacent properties presently for sale.

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ANCASTER INDUSTRIAL UNIT

MAIN ST. OFFICE BLDG.

$289,900 Stately triplex to be severed from 549 Main St. E. Close to downtown large well-appointed apartments on 1st and 2nd floor. Possible professional use, high visibility, parking at rear with 4 garage. Lot Size: 33’ x 137’ Irregular

HAMILTON CENTRE 3 STORES/3 APTS

Also available for lease at $6.50/ SF plus TMI. Upscale Ancaster Industrial condo with prestige industrial zoning, your chance to own a location in Ancaster business park. Unique busy commercial/prestige industrial zoning covers various uses over 1700 sq. ft. Ground floor plus mezzanine. Run your own business in elite location with easy access to 403/QEW to go 0513_DJW_1_0100 to any direction.

$449,900 Excellent corner building. Lots of improvements 3-2 br apts. Completely renovated. All untis have independent heating and hydro. Across from McDonalds and near Ivor Wynne Stadium.

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HAMILTON CENTRE - TRIPLEX

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$264,900

$239,900 Solid 2 1/2 storey brick used as 4 family home. 3 car garages. Workshop or storage. 200 amp breaker service with wired smoke detector. Close to downtown and bus routes. 3 -1 BR and 1 - 2 BR.

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Charming Victorian style home. Close to downtown. 1 and 3 BR units, parking on site. “Close proximity to downtown and International Village. Possible owner occupied professional use.”

HAMILTON CENTRE - COMMERCIAL/ RESIDENTIAL BLDG.

HAMILTON CENTRE 4 PLEX

Located in trendy South Central near Stinson School Condo Loft development. Close to downtown. Large units plus in unit - washer/ dryer. Rental from 2 garages as well as on-site parking. Large variety of units, 1 to 3 BR units.

9 units + 1 car workshop for further rental income. Large units mostly 2 BR plus DR. Pls. contact Listing Broker for financial information. Some rents far below market value. Property to be severed from 547 Main St. E. Seller is proceeding with severance application. Lot size: 73.4 x 137.35 Irreg. (Imperial). 0513_DJW_1_0073

$369,900

$169,900 Renovated - 3 family property on major street south of Main St. Separate hydro meters for all units. Suit possible commercial professional use. Pls. contact Listing Agent for financial information.

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HAMILTON - DOWNTOWN $2,495,000 DEVELOPMENT SITE

CENTRAL MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT SITE

Proposed building to be built King St location close to downtown and future LRT route site is whole city block. Current use is commercial building with apartments above. Pls. contact Listing Agent for additional information.

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$369,900 Large lot 60 ft. by 290 ft. near Upper James. Suit many home businesses. Charming home, many upgrades. Euro style kitchen. Hi-eff furnace. Ceramic & hardwood floors. Detached garage. Note: Rear of property has development potential, possible rezoning of property for development.

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Nice clean approx. 1700 sq ft garage, in central downtown east-end location. Close to Hwys. Overhead crane. Zoned “JJ” industrial. For more information call Tony Nigro at 905 574 4600. Asking $179,900. 0513_DJW_0104

1242 Garner Rd. W., Ancaster 650 Sq. Ft. Retail space. Landlord willing to divide. For more information call George Kypraniou at 905 574-4600

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Prime retail and commercial space available in renovated 2.5 storey building. New windows, HVAC, roofing, high ceilings & loads of natural light. 2nd & 3rd floor unit vacant at $2,200 per month. Separate entrance, onsite parking. Perfect for professional offices. Please call Larry Szpirglas, Broker/ Manager at 905-648-6800 or email $2,200 PER MONTH szpirglas@judymarsales.com 0513_DJW_1_0026

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PRIME EAST MOUNTAIN! 1800 sq ft condo office/warehouse w/ rear loading; close to Linc & #403, public transit. In excellent shape & currently used as professional offices. Offices plus board room adaptable to many uses. Zoned M4; light manufacturing, industrial, distributing & warehousing. Please call Larry Szpirglas, Broker/Manager at 905-648-6800 or $226,900 email szpirglas@judymarsales.com

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Canadian CEOs Talk Responsible Business with The Prince of Wales

Canadian CEOs meet with HRH The Prince of Wales in the Royal Dining Room at Clarence House. (CNW Group/Prince’s Charities Canada)

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delegation of 12 Canadian CEOs recently met with H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to discuss their plans to advance the cause of socially responsible business in Canada.

“Business has a role to play in addressing social issues,” said the group’s leader Pavi Binning, president of George Weston Ltd. “We want to bring about systemic change and believe learning from the Prince’s decades of experience in this area is the best place to start”. Other companies represented include RBC, Daniels Corporation, Xerox Canada, Borden Ladner Gervais and Ground Effects Environmental Services. The CEOs are all involved in The Prince’s Seeing is Believing initiative, an experiential program for senior business leaders created by His Royal Highness to close the gap between the boardroom and the community. C-suite executives take a day

out of their offices and gain a new perspective on social issues. They are then challenged to use their positions, contacts and resources to tackle the issue in a systemic fashion. After 20 years running in the United Kingdom, the program has come to Canada where it is currently focused on issues affecting disadvantaged young people and delivered by The Wellesley Institute. “CEOs solve problems for a living” said Amanda Sherrington, President of Prince’s Charities Canada. “With PSiB we challenge leaders to put those skills to work for their communities. The goal is to see both the companies and the communities they serve transformed for the better”. The group’s visit began on Monday meeting with The Prince’s Business in the Community (BitC), a business-led charity focused on promoting socially responsible business practices. BitC is also responsible for delivering the Seeing is Believing Program in the United Kingdom. In the State Apartments at St. James’s Palace today the Canadians heard from the experiences of UK CEOs who’ve participated in PSiB before moving into a private audience with The Prince of Wales. During the meeting, the group discussed the achievements of BitC as well as The Prince’s recent visit to Canada where he met with PSiB participants at the Yonge St. Mission in Toronto. During the meeting, the CEOs each made commitments to The Prince to recruit business leaders from across the country to build a network of those committed to socially responsible business. “We’ve started something powerful here”, observed Mr. Binning. “Now the real work begins”.

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COMMERCIAL/INVESTMENT POTENTIAL IN JARVIS Rare .79 ac plan of subdivision approved parcel of developed land. All services at or near lot line. Allows for const of 24 unit condo res complex comprosed of 6-1000 sqft units/ flr. Outside pkg for 38 vehicles. Buyer resp for all charges/permits/ due diligence pertaining to future use. Survey avail. 0213_DJW_4_0082

Plan of subdivision approved .84ac parcel of comm zoned land allows for the const of approx 8500 sqft comm strip mall. Perfect for 4x2100 sqft sep units. Inclds 30 outdr pkg spaces. Buyer/ buyer solic to verify and/or respons for future dev charges/levels/bldg permits & due diligences for intended use. Survey available. 0213_DJW_3_0081

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1066 BROAD STREET E, DUNNVILLE $875,000 3.68 ac multi-func prop in Dunnville’s new desired bus district. well maint’d prop offers 237 ft of frntg on Hwy 3 E. Boasts excellent visual exposure w/high traffic. Inclds 1300 sq ft bldg w/mod showroom, rear offices, 3 baths. Incorporates 3000 sq ft garage & sep autobody shop & lrg paved prkg lot. Buyer to complete due diligence. 0213_DJW_2_0459

231-235 CHESTNUT STREET, DUNNVILLE $249,900

COMMERCIAL STORE FRONT FOR RENT IN DUNNVILLE $750 PER MONTH Large bright commercial storefront in est downtown Dunnville shopping district. Apprx 900 sq ft inc. bathroom, rear entry, oversized street facing display windows. Affordable lease rate-aprx 1600 sq ft basement area avail. Contact LA for inclusions, utility responsibilities & basement rental. 5% rebate if 1 year or more lease. 0213_DJW_0043

Excellent N.O.I. approx $38,400 (projected) inclds 3 2-bdrm units & 1 1-bdrm unit all on UL. Lower level inclds office #1 w/long term tenant approx 1700 sqft, retail # 1 approx 1700 sqft area in process of being rented. Great investment opportunity! 0213_DJW_2_0452

725 MAIN STREET, DUNNVILLE $449,000

2071 MAIN ST S, JARVIS $744,000

Sought after 1 ac comm prop offering excellent visual exposure in developing Dunnville area. Inclds 1990 blt Braemer constr’d 6000 sqft bldg w/ 3600 sqft 6 bay gar w/2 roll-up doors, 2400 sqft mod showrm w/floor-ceiling windows, 3 baths, several offices, n/gas heat, munic wtr, ind septic syst, asphalt lot for 40 vehicles. 0213_DJW_3_0027

Affordable 11 plex investment property on outskirts of Jarvis. Approx. 35-45 mins SW of Hamilton. This well maintained brick bldg inc 11x2 bdrm units w 11 fridges & 11 stoves. Comm laundry rm w new coin op machines ‘09. 3 units in bsmnt, 4 on main lvl & 4 on upr with balconies. Fully rented w super w 12 yr tenure. Allow notice for showings. 0213_DJW_1_0065

204 RAINHAM ROAD, NANTICOKE $105,000 3500 sq ft stl clad warehouse/garage/workshop in Nanticoke-small hamlet near Lake Erie on 1.68 acre lot w huge outdoor storage yard. The multi-purpose building is in exec cond w conc flrs, 200 amp hydro, wdstove, 200 sq ft office. Buyer to verify zoning permitted uses, availability of n/gas etc. 40-50 mins to Hamilton. 0213_DJW_3_0028

2 MAIN AVENUE W, FISHERVILLE $199,000 Profitable turnkey business approx. 35-40 mins. S. of Hamilton, en route to Lake Erie in busy convenient store, 2-pump gas station, 50 x 21 ft. mechanic’s garage (functional), w/hoist & air compressor. Groceries, milk, cigarettes, lottery, phone card, ATM, bulk water refill, movie rentals & more. Incl. reno’d 1100 sq. ft. 2 bdrm. upr. level living unit, $800 per month. 0213_DJW_1_2301

14 ROBINSON STREET, SIMCOE $187,000 Great mixed use property offers a hi-exposure street lvl comm unit with long term tenant in place & 2 res units on the upr lvl. 1 bdrm currently rented out & freshly reno’d 2 bdrm that is available for rent. Parking in the rear produces income as well - great value! 0213_DJW_2_0075

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442 NEW LAKESHORE ROAD, PORT DOVER $1,195,000 Uncompromised beauty here in Pt Dover - Immaculate 2 acre diverse prop inc 2000 sq ft ranch ext reno’d in 93,4 winterized rental cottages generate good income. 4 tiered terrace/break wall sys ensures erosion protection of 206 ft of shoreline. 3 Eco-flow septic sys, cistern, well c/a in main houses & ‘02 blt Northlander cottage. Awesome opportunity to live and work at the Lake! 0213_DJW_1_0478


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An attractive multi-tenant retail plaza located on a major arterial. Close proximity to Limeride Mall and the expressway. Excellent tenant mix with medical, professional office and retail units. Units available: Unit 2 - 2250 sf, previous Physical Therapy use. Ideal for most office/retail uses; Units 6 & 7 - 2,300 sf, divisible, previous medical uses, ideal for same or most other office/retail uses. Abundant parking, immediate possession. Asking $11.49/sf net.

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170 SILVERCREEK PARKWAY NORTH, GUELPH

Prime West Mountain location minutes to Ancaster Meadowland’s Big Box District. Available space includes a prominent free standing 20,474 sq. ft. building, previously used as a grocery store, featuring high ceilings, excellent frontage & exposure, dock loading and loads of parking. Also available 8839 sq. ft. divisible to 2000 sf & 6830 sf, ideal for most retail/restaurant/ medical/office uses.

Prime West Hamilton location & excellent signalized corner exposure. Easy access to hwys, downtown, McMaster Univ. & Harbour Front districts. Previous private school & office use, ideal for same or most other office/ retail uses. Approx. 13,690 sf avail. (Divisible to 7,340 sf grnd flr + 6,350 sf 2nd flr, ground floor units divisable from 1,000 sq. ft). Good parking, economically priced and immediate possession. Call for details.

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Prime plaza location along this busy Governor’s Road/Hwy 99 arterial. Excellent corner exposure to high traffic at signalized intersection. Close proximity to schools & residential areas. Unit 236 - 2620 sq. ft. plus usable basement, previous Variety store use, some improvements in place, ideal for same or most other retail/office uses, Lld may divide. Unit 244 - 1,300 sq ft., unit plus useable basement ideal for retail/office uses. Good parking. Immed. poss. Priced to least at $10.95 to $11.95/sq. ft. net.

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38 unit building. Completely renovated from top to bottom. New full electrical, new full plumbing, all drywall is antimold, all new venting for each unit, all new baseboard heaters, all new kitchens, new roof, new doors, new locks, new paint and flooring, new carpets, new commercial water heaters, all inspections just passed (fire, health and property standards) high demand units.

Renovated 9 unit brick building in the heart of Central Hamilton consisting of 4 1-bdr & 5 bachelor units. Refaced stucco front, roof reshingled in 2007. Newer rebuilt furnace, new fire escape in the back, electrical panels all updated to 100 amp. Landlord pays all utilities but has separate hydro meters so change can be made. Basement has huge potential for rental conversion. A must see!!!

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Investment fully tenanted building. 1 store & 2 apartments with 2 bedrooms. Each with parking at rear. Lots of upgrades. On busy Eglinton Ave.

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Updated & improved apartment building. 1 units. Most have been renovated. Great investment.

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DRIVING RANGE

ASKING $2,500,000

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AJAX

ASKING $1,850,000

Great head office property with excellent exposure to Hwy 401. Approx. 8000 sq ft of office space with 24,500 sq ft of manufacturing or warehouse space. On 1 1/2 acres. There also is 1.25 acres of vacant lot next door available for $395,000. 0213_DJW_0097

AJAX High exposure locations facing Hwy 401 and short walk to GO station at Westney Rd. Corner property. Prestigious zoning on 1.81 acres. 38,400 sq ft of manufacturing and office space. Fully fenced.

ASKING $2,900,000

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COMMERCIAL BLDG ON KEELE ST

283 FRONTAGE ON YONGE ST.

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TORONTO

BRADFORD

100 x 25 ft. lot with 7200 sq. ft. Building producing $90,000 gross income. Annual taxes $17,464, tenant pays there own utilities. There is a total of 3 units occupied by 2 tenants. Rear 2 units are truck auto repair with long lease, front unit is a 3 bay Auto mechanic & repair shop can be taken over by building buyer. Seller VTB available. Great investment also potential for future-development. Located in Toronto. Call Tom Today. $999,000

IncomePropertyForSale.ca

ASKING $1,750,000

121BridgeStreet.com

AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR

RESTAURANT/BAR 90 SEATS LLBO

Upscale restaurants FOR SALE: one with 90 seats and over 4000 sq feet in a busy Mall in Mississauga Ontario, with exterior access and liquor licensed patio with wrought iron and 40 seats. The other restaurant has 125 seats plus 25 patio, with an amazing 6180 sq feet with an amazing Annual Sales increase month over month. This business features an all day breakfast, also a full menu, and is famous for the selection of crepes and deserts. The concept has won franchise of the year award from the CRA 2012 Franchisees’ Choice Award Winner, presented by the Canadian Franchise Association. This operation requires an operator who is hands on, and also has a good command of management with a staff of 22-25 personnel. ASKING $699,000

Upgraded Equipment, Newer Scissors Lift With Alignment, Above

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PANAGIO’S BREAKFAST & LUNCH

BAKERS DOZEN

Established Profitable Business For Over 35 Years. Please Be Dis creet, Owner Retiring And Will Provide Full Training To New Buyers, Avg Sales $350-$400K Per Annum, New Lease to buyer, $2800/Mo + Hst +$500 TMI. Long Lease terms available. All Newer And

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ASKING $99,000

BUSY HWY 7 AUTO REPAIR SHOP

WOODSTOCK ONTARIO Free standing building 2090 sq ft on a very busy corner location. This business has a total staff of 8 and is open only until 3 pm daily. Easy one shift operation, enjoy family life and be home by 3:30 pm daily. The new buyer will receive 3 weeks of training included in the sale of the business. Great sub lease terms for buyer. Please do not walk in and disturb all staff. Please do not ask if this business is for sale. All inquiries will remain confidential. Several locations under way in GTA.

Asking Price $249,000

BaconEggs.ca

Located at Norwich Ave & 401, this business has been established over 25 years serving coffee to the Woodstock area. This Location has a busy DRIVE-THRU and averages $35K monthly sales. The Monthly rent is $5000 incl. HST. The buyer must perform a renovation within 6 months of purchase approximately $70K.

Asking $149,000 TURN KEY

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2010 2011 CENTURY 21 HERITAGE GROUP LTD., BROKERAGE*

11160 Yonge St. Richmond Hill *Each offie is independently owned and operated *Not Intended to solicitor properties currently listed

Here is a Tire & Auto Shop located on busy Hwy 7 in Woodbridge. Specializing in customizing wheels, tires, L.E.D. shocks, lowering, and full service to customers and fl eet as well. Large showroom with plenty of offi ces and storage areas. This Shop is 8 bays and Equipped with, New A/c, Nitrogen air, new alignment, new scanners, so much more. Sales over $700k per annum. Inventory

extra $60k. Training for the right person provided.

$319,000

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26,000 sq ft building, minutes north of Newmarket on Yonge Street with 10 units, some vacancies, potential income $170,000, priced below market value. Needs TLC. Open to reasonable offers and seller will consider VTB.


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Gyanesh Paliwal

An Independent Member Brokerage

Gpaliwal@trebnet.com RealValueHome.com

416-823-1248

Gurdeep Sandhu

Realty Specialists Inc. Brokerage

6850 Millcreek Drive Mississauga, ON L5N 4J9 OfďŹ ce: 905-858-3434

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647-262-9091 Kitchen Cabinetry Business For Sale Asking $149,900 Fully equipped Cabinet Manufacturing Business for sale. Over 250K spent to set up the shop at 5800 sq ft area. New lease at Buyer’s Wish to be provided. Present rent $3547 that included TMI and water. Owner will train new buyer. 0513_DJW_0063

Condo Plaza Finch/400 Asking $879,000

Greater Toronto Area

A great opportunity for User/Investor. Total 6 bays converted presently to 4 Bay unit, 3 leased out generating gross income of $73,200/yr approx from three leased units. Buyer can assume profitable autobody business or lease and get more income. Owner retiring. Turn key operation. Automotive equipment available at extra cost ($60,000 negotiable). 0513_DJW_0064

Commercial/Retail/Office Space for Sale : $960,000 3200 sq. ft. retail/commercial/office space right on 3300 Steeles Avenue West in Vaughan, On. In busy plaza located beside McDonalds and Tim Hortons. Lots of parking. Facing Steeles. Great frontage and signage. Back door entry available. Suitable for retail, professional, offices, medical, showroom, etc. Close to Highway 400 and 407. Steps to new Subway Station, York University and minutes from Colossus and Vaughan Mills Shopping Malls. MLS # N2521390. Agents are welcome. 0513_DJW_0065

Esso Gas Station For Sale Niagara Region - Asking $650,000 Great opportunity to be your own boss. Esso Gas Station with convenience store, Lotto/649 with three bedroom house. Corner property close to Hospital and inside community area. Approx income 90K plus/year after all expenses, fibre glass tanks, 2 pumps. 0513_DJW_0066

Retail /Office Condo For Sale $479,786 1247 Sq Ft. in Vaughan,ON - at Hwy 7 & Weston Road prime location, prestigious Plaza with 18 ft clear height, condo unit -excellent for retail / office or suitable for many other uses. This is the high demand & most growing area of Vaughan. Minutes from Hwy 7, 400, 407, Tim Hortons, Petro Canada, Shopping Centre. New Subway coming in near area. Agents also welcome. 0513_DJW_0067

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Sanjiv Gupta SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Dir.

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SUB FRANCHISE – Most popular and high volume sales – Sales $440K – Very Low Rent GTA Location – ONLY for Principals with Head Office Approval SUB FRANCHISE – Very low Rent and high sales in outside GTA – Asking Price $580K WILD WING Mississauga – Weekly sales of $12K Rent $6278 PM – Price to Sell $299K WILD WING North of Brampton – Sales $850K, Rent $9K/Mo, 90 Seats well established and great location – Asking Price $429K WILD WING West of Oakville – 2 Months Old, great location w/ high response from community – Sales $72K/Mo – Asking Price $399K

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INVESTMENT PROPERTIES (PRINCIPALS ONLY) Greater Toronto Area

– Anchored Building West of Toronto with lease up to March 2025 - Net income 1.0 Million - Price not disclosed – Plaza with AAA Tenants (Bank, Pharmacy and Food Franchise), 1.3 Acre - Net income 400K - Asking Price 6.5 Million – Plaza with Shoppers Drug Mart - 1.8 Acres with Net income - 320K - Asking Price 4.0 Million – Land for future development - Plan approved for student housing or bring medical building close to hospital - 1.2 Acre - Asking price $1.3 Million

GAS STATIONS PETRO CANADA – Petro Canada East of Toronto Highway Location– Vol 5.0 Million Store – $1.0 Million - Asking Price $2.4 Million – Petro Canada West of Mississauga (HWY 403) Volume 5.0 Million Store Sales $1.0 Million - Asking Price $3.2 Million – Petro Canada Close to Guelph, Volume 5.0 Million with Country Style and rental income and house – Asking Price $2.9 Million – Petro Canada on Highway 401 west of Cambridge - Great location with car wash – Asking Price – $3.0 Million ULTRAMAR – Ultramar - Highway location north of Barrie visible from Highway and high truck traffic – 6 Pumps, Big convenience Store – Brand New – Asking Price $3.0 Million – Ultramar - Brand New Location East of Toronto Highway traffic Projected 7.0 Million with Store Sales of 650K – Asking Price $2.1 Million – Ultramar - Brand New Gas Station with 4 Bay Coin Car Wash - Projected 10 Milion with great income in Barrie - Call for details – Land - approved for branded gas station and retail plaza East of Toronto - Asking price - $4.0 Million – Ultramar - 30 minutes North of Brampton - Brand new to be ready by 2013 - Big lot and surplus land for plaza Asking $Price $2.8 Million – Ultramar - Existing locations with established volume of 8.0 Million and more and high store sales - ask for details Principals Only) ESSO – Esso 3.6 Million Volume with Store Sales $700K – Great Income – Asking Price $1.8 Million PIONEER – Pioneer - Brand new with house and great highway location – Asking Price $3.2 Million – SOLD CONDITIONAL – Pioneer - East of Toronto Brand New Location – Projected Volume 8 Million – Asking Price – $2.2 Million OTHER – Car wash in Barrie with property - net income 120K asking price 1.55 Million

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FOR LEASE - BRADFORD 1,400 sq ft office space with hardwood floors, balcony, 4 private offices, kitchenette and main reception/training room. Off street parking & good visibility. $1,600/month includes all utilities except electricity. Please contact Martha Marton, Sales Representative, 855.992.SELL www.martha2sell.ca

1891 sq ft space available in Bradford centre. Suitable for retail or sandwich/pita shop. Ample parking, outside patio. $1660/mo plus utilities. Please contact Martha Marton, Sales Representative, 855.992.SELL www.martha2sell.ca

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WANT TO OPEN DESTINATION RESTAURANT?

83.44 acres with 2198 feet of frontage on busy Highway 89. Owner financing available. Commercial Industrial designation - uses include manufacturing, retail, restaurants and sales outlets. Rezoning to commercial/ industrial. Only 1 hour from Toronto. www.7723highway89. info or call to request a marketing package.

Imagine your guests in an inviting, picturesque setting with multiple leaded glass French doors, charming architectural details and fireplace. Invite them to dine outside on one of the decks, or plan a party or retreat in one of your function rooms. Pictures are lovely in your garden with stone walkways and lighting. Ready to go with easy access to Highway 400. www.4240countyrd88.info 0513_DJW_3_0042

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Igor Chouminov President, Broker of Record

PAII REALTY INC.

Brokerage

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INVESTORS WANTED FOR REAL ESTATE PROJECTS!

TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT SITE, RICHMOND HILL ON -20 unit Townhouse Site, 3-storey units of approx. 2,500 sf w/ large backyards. -Great neighborhood walkings distance to shopping, schools and transport. Priced at $4,200,000 TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT SITE, TORONTO, ON -Upscale area, high end townhouse units to be developed of approx. 3,500 sf each.

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Nick Givalas Broker of Record

Ltd.

Brokerage

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IDEAL FOR OWNER/USER OR INVESTOR

Freestanding building for sale on Highway 35 as you are coming into Lindsay on the East side. Former restaurant. Main level approx. 7400 sq. ft. Upper floor has two apartments 1 3-bdrm and 1 2-bdrm for tenant use or sublet to offset expenses. Building is in good shape. Ample paved parking. On 5.5 acres of land. Highway Commercial zoning permits. Many uses for opening a business.

FOR SALE AT $785,000 Also for lease at $5,500/month net net. Greater Toronto Area

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COMMERCIAL SPACE FOR LEASE 808 Simcoe St. S., Oshawa 850 sq. ft store + basement. Only $900.00 per month + Hydro. Ideal for starter business or small office. 245 King Street West Oshawa (corner of Park Rd) Stores 2400-4216 sq. ft. in size. Rent from $13-$15 per ft net. Teddy’s Park Plaza. 160 Main St., Unionville Former Hair Salon and Spa 1500 sq. ft. freestanding Building. 28 car parking. Good opportunity.

1111 Dundas St. E., Whitby Former Lick’s Burger. 2600 sq.ft. fully equipped. Free standing building. Landlord may divide space in half. Good restaurant opportunity. $5000 per month net rent. 21 Harwood Ave S., Ajax Corner unit in plaza. Ample parking. 2200 sq ft. Asking $18.00 per sq ft. net. 4865 Sheppard Ave. E., Scarborough Former hair salon. 8600 sq. ft. still fixtured in small plaza. East of McCown Rd. Rent $1,900 per month + utilities. 6523 Kingston Rd., Scarborough Big car lot for lease. $4500 per month net.

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DTZ, a UGL company 900-50 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 3C2

Tel: 905 848 1215 www.dtz.com BANQUET HALL: FINCH & HWY 400 Convenient Toronto Location: Fully furnished and well maintained facility. 1.36 acre land. Lots of parking. Beautifully finished. 2 separate banquet rooms for 2 separate functions. 2 kitchens & lobby. Elevator to 2nd floor banquet hall. Seat up to 900 people. Property zoned for many uses. Financing available to qualified buyer. Must sell. ASKING PRICE $2,975,000. 0213_DJW_1_0077

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RESTAURANT

GODERICH, ON

VERY BUSY LOCATION EAST OF KINGSTON OFF OF HWY 401

Established gas station with Touchless Car Wash, Convience store & Lotto. Good Volume & Store sales. All FG tanks & lines. Great for owner operator. Self Serve full canopy. Asking Price: $849,000

Annual Sale: $1.8 Million! Great location next to highway exit. Lots of local & Hwy business. Long lease available for the right opertor. For more information call Agent.

N/E OF GTA & DURHAM REGION 1. 9 Million L, Store: $1,200,000 Car Wash: $175,000, Lotto & ATM. ASKING: $3,000,000

3. 14 Million L, Store: $650,000, Business still growing. ASKING: $4,900,000

4. Windsor: 5.5 million L, Store: 1.2 million. Carwash: $150,000. Net income: $550,000/ yr. Asking Price: $3,500,000

4. 6 Million L & Growing. Store: $600,000. ASKING: $2,400,000

INVESTMENT PROPERTIES

2. Small Retail Plaza. NOI: $47,000. 8.5% Cap Rate. 3. AAA tenant. Mixed retail. NOI: $77,000. 7.0% Cap Rate.

6. Volume 20 Million L! Large portion of Rental Income, Busy Store, Propane, ATM, Lotto. Complete package with one stop shopping. Excellent location, No competition!!! Great Margin on gas & store. 2 Gas station Package. ASKING PRICE: $6,500,000

Newly upgraded site with pumps, tanks, car wash & store. Gas volume: 5.5 million L, Store: $450,000. Car wash: $150,000. ATM & Lotto income extra. Good monthly rental income

ASKING PRICE: $2,600,000

MORE NEW EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN GTA & SURROUNDING MARKETS.

RESIDENTIAL - WOODSTOCK

5. Retail Plaza. West of Hamilton. Mixed Use Retail. NOI: $110,000. 7% Cap Rate

PRINCIPALS ONLY

WEST OF LONDON

5. 10 Million L, Store: $600,000, Rental Income: $32,000. ASKING: $2,700,000

4. Mixed Use Medical Plaza. NOI: $263,000. 7.75% Cap Rate.

6. LCBO & Shoppers Drug Mart Plaza. 6.5% Cap Rate

Mississauga: Excellent location, 155,000 SF, 24’ clear height, lots of paarking. For further information, contact broker. For Lease and/or Sale.

2. 9 Million L, Store: $700,000, Car Wash: $150,000 + Rental Income. ASKING: $4,700,000

3. Niagara: 3.5 million L, propane: $80,000/ yr. Home on the property. With property: $2,500,000 or business only: $199,000

1. Medical Building West of Guelph. NOI: $146,000. 8.5% Cap Rate

INDUSTRIAL BUILDING

GTA LOCATIONS AVAILABLE FROM AS LITTLE AS $15,000!

ATTENTION DEVELOPERS: 3 storey brick building on approx. 2.5 acre land. Property is zoned for residential. Build up to 75 units. Uses: condos, apartments, office, warehouse, or run business as is. HUge upside potential.

NEW REDUCED ASKING PRICE: $1,500,000

“Although the information contained within is from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty or representation is made as to its accuracy being subject to errors, omissions, conditions, prior lease, withdrawal or other changes without notice and same should not be relied upon without independent verification. DTZ Barnicke Limited, Real Estate Brokerage 2012.”

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BANQUET HALL

Convenient Location. Beautifully furnished. Good sales. Accommodate upto 1100 people in 4 rooms. Large Lobby with a grand entrance. Land & Building also available for sale. Call for more info. BUSINESS ONLY: $599,000


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tability and opportunity will drive Canada’s commercial real estate markets in 2013, while select U.S. markets and sectors are poised for growth, even while caution persists.

Against a global backdrop of financial uncertainty stemming from continuing issues with stability in Europe, a potential slowdown in China, the debt ceiling and new “fiscal cliffs” in the U.S. and potential plateauing in Canada, North American real estate markets still appear to be the most stable – with a healthy balance of risk and opportunity. These are some of the key trends noted in Avison Young’s 2013 Canada, U.S. Forecast, released recently. The annual report covers the office, retail, industrial and investment markets in 29 Canadian and U.S. metropolitan regions: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Lethbridge, Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Atlanta, Boston, Charleston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Pittsburgh, Raleigh-Durham, Reno, San Francisco, South Florida and Washington, DC. “With all the headwinds that continue to plague our industry, what we at Avison Young have been advising for the last three years will continue to be our mantra: stay patient, risk-manage your strategy on the buyside, and take advantage of off-market and distressed opportunities when they present themselves,” says Mark E. Rose, chair and CEO of Avison Young. He continues: “As a seller, do not be afraid to take some profits. Core assets in the major markets are highly sought-after and, therefore, aggressively priced when up for competitive bid. Plenty of opportunities can still be found in off-market transactions, if one knows where to look. At Avison Young, we have been very successful in helping our clients do just that.” According to the report, in Canada, the shortage of product (evidenced by real estate investment trusts (REITs) buying portfolios and private funds buying REITs) and very low current vacancy rates suggest

more demand-side price upside, even though the large development pipeline may temper rent growth. The strong Canadian dollar is a problem for the domestic economy, though positive for Canadian institutions going global - a trend expected to increase in 2013. These factors, combined with pervasive condo overbuilding, are resulting in“Are we at the top?”questions in Canada. On the other hand, in the U.S., the early signs of a housing recovery are triggering the question:“Is the U.S. at the bottom?”The lack of development is providing confidence for investors making value-add acquisitions, and core class A product is expensive everywhere. Thus, as Canada appears to have reached a short-term top in pricing, the U.S. is just beginning to get its sea legs. Rose adds: “Amid uncertainty and risk lies opportunity. This is not to say that we should write off 2013, or sit on the sidelines. Quite the opposite: there is much to be transacted in 2013 while strengthening positions for the future, as the ongoing issues domestically and abroad see some form of resolution.” “What we are recommending to clients is clear and consistent. Focus on building capital positions in 2013, perhaps selling non-strategic assets to fund a war chest; and arrange for access to additional debt and equity, as 2014 appears bright. Continue to execute on current plans in 2013 as the environment is likely to remain stable. Re-balance investment portfolios according to a five-year strategy horizon and adjust your corporate real estate occupancy. If you are financing or re-financing, seek longer-term maturities at today’s unprecedented low rates.” The report goes on to show that office and industrial vacancy rates in Canada continue to be half of those in the U.S.; however, U.S. markets are expected to improve - some more quickly than others - narrowing the spread. Across the 12 Canadian office markets tracked by Avison Young, vacancy sat at 7.1 per cent as 2012 drew to a close. By comparison, the 17 U.S. office markets collectively displayed a vacancy of 15.1 per cent. A distinct gap also exists in the industrial markets, with Canada posting a vacancy rate of 4.7 per cent, compared with 8.8 per cent in the U.S. “Those of us who follow the markets closely are beginning to sound a bit like a broken record when it comes to praising Canada’s well-being. Relative to the rest of the world, Canada is seen as a picture of economic health, and nowhere is this more evident than in the performance of the commercial real estate market, which continues to display sound and improving market fundamentals across most sectors and asset classes,” says Bill Argeropoulos, vice-president and director of Research (Canada) for Avison Young. “While Canada has accelerated up the recovery curve and is now showing moderate signs of slowing, the positive signals out of the U.S. – be it the housing market with rising starts, sales and pricing, or improving employment levels - can only benefit Canada in the long run,” he says. “Coming off what will likely be a record year in commercial real estate investment sales in Canada, and given the small investable universe and competitive climate that has emerged, cross-border activity will grow further. Although 10-year bond yields are similar between Canada and the U.S., for the most part, cap rates are generally higher in the U.S. The wider spread in investment yields will intensify cross-border activity with more Canadian buyers looking for bargains in

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secondary markets, while others will continue to bid for assets in fortress or gateway markets (Washington, DC and New York), either alone or through joint-venture partnerships,” adds Argeropoulos. According to the report, the U.S. real estate markets survived the ambiguity of the election year and looming so-called “fiscal cliff” in 2012 with modest growth in most sectors and markets, though fluctuations in values persisted.“The major coastal markets again seized the most capital interest, leaving the interior markets lagging,” notes Earl Webb, Avison Young’s President, U.S. Operations.“As we approached year-end 2012, sales volumes were on pace to eclipse 2011, led by multi-residential and office sales.” Webb states that absorption rates in most of the office markets were modest as corporate and governmental occupiers remained very cautious, though cities buoyed by energy and tech sectors – or “gateway” metropolitan areas - saw the strongest performance.“Even New York City, with its diverse business base, saw a slowing of absorption and a flattening of rents – currently at $56 (USD) per square foot (psf) on average with only Midtown South showing rental strength,” he notes. Webb says early 2013 will look and feel like 2012, with a great deal of uncertainty persisting and with most markets only posting modest improvement.“The overall lack of development is a plus for real estate markets, and recent job growth is encouraging; however, we’ll need sustained job growth for a full and robust recovery.”

CANADA Office: Approaching nearly 500 million sq. ft. (msf), Canada’s office market had another solid year, characterized by mostly low- to mid-single-digit vacancy rates, relatively healthy demand, stableto-rising rental rates and a growing urban supply pipeline driven by corporations following the migration of younger workers who are increasingly living downtown. This has kicked off another development cycle in almost every market with the majority of the space projected to come online in the next four years. As 2012 was winding down, the national office vacancy rate settled at 7.1 per cent, down from 7.3 per cent in 2011 and from 2009’s recessionary peak of 9.2 per cent – a 210-basis-point (bps) rebound. A west-east divide persists not only in employment, but also in vacancy rates. Larger resource-rich and commoditybased Western markets (Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton) had a combined market-wide vacancy of 6 per cent in 2012 – 110 bps below the national average. From this group, Calgary is by far the tightest market with a vacancy rate of 4.4 per cent (-160 bps since 2011). The lack of vacant large-block options in downtown Calgary has pushed some tenants into the suburbs, including Imperial Oil, which made an unprecedented decision to move to Quarry Park in the suburban south. Sitting some 230 bps higher at 6.7 per cent (-70 bps), Vancouver is in the midst of the largest downtown office-building construction cycle it has ever experienced, with four new office towers and one

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major redevelopment underway. Edmonton came in at 8.7 per cent (-80 bps), and economic growth and the expansion of numerous engineering and energy firms are expected to encourage leasing activity in 2013, pushing vacancy lower. The smaller Prairie markets are booming as well. Despite the biggest jump (+320 bps) in vacancy of any Canadian market last year, Regina once again recorded the lowest vacancy (4.2 per cent) in the country, beating out Calgary. Neighbouring Winnipeg finished at 6.3 per cent (-70 bps), while Lethbridge saw its vacancy rise 170 bps to 11.4 per cent. For 2013, and in order of magnitude, vacancy rates are projected to rise in Vancouver (+70 bps to 7.4 per cent), Winnipeg (+10 bps to 6.4 per cent), fall in Calgary (-70 bps to 3.7 per cent) and Edmonton (-40 bps to 8.3 per cent) and remain unchanged in Regina and Lethbridge. On the other hand, the major financial services and manufacturing-based markets in the East (Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa) collectively posted an office vacancy rate almost 200 bps higher (7.9 per cent) than their large Western counterparts. Despite seeing vacancy rise to 8.1 per cent (+30 bps) in the closing months of 2012, Toronto, the nation’s largest city and office market, is once again experiencing intense construction activity downtown – only a short time since the delivery of the last cycle. A number of projects are currently underway, with other announcements – including this week’s groundbreaking of 1 York Street by Menkes Developments and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan – taking place in the opening months of 2013. Even Montreal (-30 bps to 8.2 per cent) is witnessing a mini-renaissance in downtown office development, following a long period of inactivity. Ottawa, the nation’s capital, continued to weather the effects of the Conservative government’s downsizing better than many predicted. Overall Ottawa office vacancy rose to 6.2 per cent in 2012 – a modest increase from 5.6 per cent in 2011. Elsewhere in the East, vacancy inched up 10 bps to 12.8 per cent in Mississauga/Toronto West and stayed the same in Quebec City (5 per cent) and Halifax (5.5 per cent). This year, vacancy is expected to hold firm in Halifax, decline in Ottawa (-20 bps to 6 per cent) and rise in Quebec City (+180 bps to 6.8 per cent), Montreal (+50 bps to 8.7 per cent), Toronto (+40 bps to 8.5 per cent) and Mississauga/Toronto West (+30 bps to 13.1 per cent). In 2013, demand will be frustrated in some Canadian markets by the shortage of available space, putting upward pressure on rental rates in affected market segments until the developments currently underway are delivered, starting in 2014. In the meantime, the national office vacancy rate is expected to increase a modest 20 bps to 7.3 per cent by the end of 2013. Retail: Canada’s retail landscape remains a popular destination for many foreign retailers, especially those south of the border in the U.S. (Nordstrom and Microsoft Store), lured by the resilience of the Canadian economy and continuing low interest rates, which allow consumers to spend more. The strong activity is taking place despite warnings of Canadian household debt rising to the point where the ratio of household debt to disposable income is now higher than U.S. consumer indebtedness prior to the crash. Two important metrics driving retailers to Canada from the U.S. may well be the sizeable difference in retail sales per sq. ft., and the large spread in retail space per capita between the two countries. Steadily rising retail sales growth in most Canadian markets, coupled with aggressive U.S. expansion into Canada, has kept the Canadian retail stock almost fully occupied and the development pipeline active. For example, in Calgary, up to 1 msf of retail space will be completed this year at projects such as Sierra Springs. While Canadian retailers are bracing for store openings from U.S. discount giant Target in 2013, landlords are continually reinvesting in and repositioning retail centres to retain tenants and attract the many new brands entering the country. Significant expenditures and redevelopment have been completed or are underway, including: Bayshore and St. Laurent Centre in Ottawa; Yorkdale and Sherway Gardens in Toronto; Southland Mall in Regina and Mic Mac and West End Malls in Halifax, to name a few. Live-work-play downtown lifestyles are increasingly popular, and urban retail

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84.4 acres Abutting Residential Development in area of fast growing Community of Alliston. Surrounded by existing development with two road stubs to East on Municipal Services. Flat, clear acreage minutes from Honda. Entirely maintenance free clean crop land. $3,795,000. Marc Ronan***1-888-936-4216

High profile corner Commercial lot approx 3.2 acres in Angus comprised of 7 lots with 424’ frontage on high traffic Main street. Commercial zoning allowing for many uses including but not limited to Retail Stores, Service Shops, Auto Sales & Services, Business or Professional Offices. 2 Rd Frontages! $1,950,000. Marc Ronan***/Gladys Craine**** 1-888-936-4216

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intensification is increasing, transforming urban centres as suburban retail players join forces with office and residential experts to acquire sites for mixed-use developments. Going forward, retailers will continue their balancing act between “bricks and clicks”, responding to evolving consumer habits with smallformat stores, virtual stores, electronic coupons and mobile apps as emerging trends that will redefine the retail landscape of the future.

residential assets) exceeding the previous peak of $24 billion (CAD) in 2007. Early indications point to record investment volumes for a number of markets, including Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Ottawa. No matter the final result, 2012 was a year of big deals, ranging from blockbuster, single-asset acquisitions - Scotia Plaza (100 per cent interest) and TD Canada Trust Tower (50 per cent interest) in the heart of Toronto’s financial core by Dundee and H&R REITs and Public Sector Pension Investment Board, respectively - to notable M & A activity, including the takeout of CANMARC and Whiterock by Cominar and Dundee, respectively, to IPOs by Dundee Industrial REIT and Regal Lifestyle Communities.

Industrial: Canada’s 1.8-billion-sq.-ft. (bsf) industrial market has seen vacancy decline steadily from a recession high of 6.3 per cent in 2009 to 4.7 per cent in late 2012. Space shortages are evident in the Western markets, which posted a combined vacancy rate of 3.7 per cent in 2012 - 100 bps below the national average. In the West, industrial vacancy rates ranged from a low of 2 per cent in Winnipeg (-10 bps) - edging out Lethbridge (-70 bps to 2.2 per cent) and Regina (+20 bps to 2.3 per cent) - to a high of 4.8 per cent in Calgary (-10 bps). The West’s largest industrial market, Vancouver, finished 2012 at 3.6 per cent, plunging 100 bps during the last year - the most improved of any of the industrial markets. Rounding off the West was Edmonton (+40 bps to 4.4 per cent). This year, with the exception of Edmonton which will remain unchanged, vacancy is expected to climb in the remaining Western markets by between 10 and 170 bps with the biggest jump coming in Calgary, owing largely to the delivery of new supply.

While the investor profile remains varied, the $1.3-billion sale of Scotia Plaza, among others, established REITs as aggressive buyers who can go head-to-head with - and outbid - the pension funds for coveted assets. This environment has pushed capitalization rates for top-tier, well-leased assets in core locations to historic levels, with every transaction setting a new benchmark low. Every market had its special story or trend, be it in Edmonton, where land was the most actively traded property type as development became an alternative to purchasing highly priced existing properties, or Vancouver, where the battle for yield pushed up pricing and the prevalence of off-market deals increased again.

In contrast, the Eastern industrial markets were higher but respectable at 5.1 per cent - 40 bps above the national average. The country’s largest market, Toronto, saw its vacancy rate inch up 20 bps to 5.1 per cent towards the end of 2012, while Halifax recorded the biggest annual jump - up 100 bps to 6.6 per cent. Elsewhere in the East, vacancy rates trended downwards, led by the tightest market, Ottawa (-90 bps to 2.5 per cent), Montreal (-30 bps to 5.4 per cent) and Mississauga/Toronto West (-10 bps to 5.7 per cent). By the end of 2013, industrial vacancy rates are expected to fall in Halifax (-60 bps to 6 per cent), hold firm in Mississauga/Toronto West (5.7 per cent) and rise in Toronto (+40 bps to 5.5 per cent), Ottawa (+50 bps to 3 per cent) and Montreal (+10 bps to 5.5 per cent). Developers in most cities responded to tight market conditions with build-to-suit and speculative construction – with increased demand, especially from U.S.-based corporations, for facilities offering higher clear heights and multiple large bays. This year will be similar to 2012, with new supply prompting a moderate rise in vacancy, slightly above the 5 per cent range. Look for older, dysfunctional stock to be demolished, while manufacturing facilities are repurposed for distribution uses. Investment: Supported by healthy underlying property market fundamentals (low vacancy and stable-to-rising rental rates), attractively priced capital and all-time-low borrowing costs, the commercial real estate investment sector had an exceptional 2012, and with the overall tally still to come, it may very well end up being a record year with sales volume (for office, industrial, retail and multi-

The same forces that were at play in 2012 will continue to fuel the flow of capital to real estate throughout 2013. However, the usual risks remain: the threat of rising interest rates (though the consensus is that they will remain low in the short- to medium-term), less product coming to the market, and the possibility that prices for top-tier assets have already reached a plateau. Some buyers are taking precautions by financing (or refinancing) assets over longer periods, while others are opting for development. There is also a growing sense that the risk premium to real estate is narrowing and that the focus will turn to driving net operating income. Further cap rate compression will likely make acquisitions less accretive for REITs, laying the groundwork for increased M & A activity (e.g. KingSett - Primaris) and REIT formations (e.g. Loblaws and HBC).

U.S. Office: The 10.2-bsf U.S. office market registered an overall vacancy rate of 12.1 per cent as year-end 2012 approached, reflecting a slight improvement compared with 2011. Class A properties accounted for the bulk of net absorption in 2012 as the flight-to-quality trend continued and tenants sought to lock-in favorable rates. As a result, class A vacancy declined 50 bps to 13.6 per cent from 14.1 per cent at the end of 2011. Tenants continued to enjoy favorable conditions with tech- and energy-driven markets experiencing the greatest levels of positive absorption. The 17 U.S. markets Avison Young tracked for this report comprise 2.8 bsf with an overall vacancy rate of 15.1 per cent, down slightly from that of year-end 2011. A majority of Avison Young markets are forecasting further improvement in 2013; however, vacancy in the U.S. markets will likely remain elevated overall when compared with Canada. Among Avison Young markets, New Jersey recorded the highest 2012 vacancy (+50 bps to 25.5 per cent), with flat market conditions expected in 2013. Although down slightly from 2011, vacancy rates in Atlanta (-100 bps to 19.9 per cent) and Detroit (-70 bps to 19.8 per cent) remained high in 2012. The lowest vacancy rates were recorded in Pittsburgh (8.1 per cent), where rents have risen to new levels; San Francisco (9.9 per cent), where large-tenant movement is driving the market; and Manhattan (10.6 per cent). Manhattan, the largest U.S. office market, reported flat absorption and rents in 2012; however, employment growth is leading to positive absorption and vacancy could return to single digits by year-end 2013. At the submarket level, the steady delivery of new space at World Trade Center and World Financial Center could push vacancy into the teens for downtown class A space. With minimal new office construction and a lower unemployment rate, Reno experienced the biggest improvement (-330 bps to 16.4 per cent) in office vacancy from 2011 to 2012. The Las Vegas market is showing signs of slow recovery; while 2012 saw no change in vacancy rates, there is a -90 bps projected change by yearend 2013. Only four markets expect to see increased vacancy in 2013, with the

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Retail: U.S. retail markets held steady with an average vacancy of 6.9 per cent - unchanged for four quarters - and were kept in check by a dearth of new supply. Delivery of new retail product has fallen each year since 2008 and, in 2012, 46 msf was delivered. Power centers are outperforming retail as a whole and posted a 6.2 per cent vacancy rate nationwide. Many Avison Young markets report expansion of discount and big-box retailers. Select submarkets in Charleston and Houston have improving retail due to population increases; Boston is seeing further stabilization; San Francisco reports steady retail comeback and limited construction; New Jersey welcomed several new retailers and substantial development, with nearly 3.5 msf of new inventory going under construction in 2012. Two of Raleigh-Durham’s largest malls finished 2012 with vacancy below 0.5 per cent, and retail development activity there increased to the highest levels witnessed since 2008, with slightly more than 859,000 sf scheduled for delivery in 2013. Industrial: Avison Young industrial markets totaled 6.6 bsf with an average vacancy rate of 8.8 per cent as of third-quarter 2012 - nearly double the vacancy found in Avison Young’s Canadian markets. Chicago (1.2 bsf) and Los Angeles (1.1 bsf) are the largest U.S. industrial markets, with vacancy rates of 9.6 per cent and 4.5 per

cent, respectively. Charleston saw the biggest decrease in vacancy, ending 2011 at 12.1 per cent and dropping to 9.9 per cent in 2012. Reno was the only city to see an increase in industrial vacancy during 2012 (+20 bps) and all but two U.S. markets are expecting further declines in vacancy during 2013. Dallas (+10 bps) is experiencing growth of warehouse/distribution space around the city’s inland port and, in the Houston market (+30 bps), oil and gas drilling activity is fueling manufacturing and the Port of Houston’s expansion. Atlanta should continue to experience positive absorption in 2013 with the largest projected drop (-400 bps) in vacancy. The anticipated expansion of the Panama Canal is spurring speculative development and aggressive land acquisitions in South Florida, while in Detroit, industrial rents are primed to rise following four quarters of positive absorption. Investment: Through third-quarter 2012, total investment volume for multi-residential, office, industrial and retail properties topped $163 billion, demonstrating stabilization after second-quarter sales volumes for all property types (except multi-residential) fell year over year. Demand for core assets with stable cash flow exceeded the available product in many U.S. markets. Manhattan led the country in office sales with $7.8 billion, followed by San Francisco with $3.9 billion and Los Angeles with $3.1 billion. In Boston, the volume of industrial purchases doubled from 2011 to 2012. Capital flow into the U.S. continued in 2012 as cross-border investors accounted for $20.3 billion in sales by midDecember. Canadian buyers alone purchased $7.5 billion in multi-residential, office, industrial and retail assets. Avison Young anticipates growing opportunities in the U.S. for investors willing to look to non-coastal locations and expects most markets to experience uncertainty and further, albeit modest, recovery in 2013. Founded in 1978, Avison Young is Canada’s largest independently-owned commercial real estate services company. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Avison Young is also the largest Canadian-owned, principal-managed commercial real estate brokerage firm in North America. Comprising more than 1,100 real estate professionals in 43 offices across Canada and the U.S., the full-service commercial real estate company provides value-added, client-centric investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi-residential properties.

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Are you Attached?

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y last article was about “A Plan” as it could relate to property appraisal when purchasing a property. The Plan needs to include a series of questions: why do I need this property, what are my choices (lease or purchase), could I build it new, how do I finance it, what do I think about the economy and the political climate, what is my exit strategy, do I need more money after I purchase for renovations, etc. The answer to these questions will help develop the overall Plan and aid in the purchase of the property. These are some of the questions a real estate appraiser should ask himself when appraising a property for a client. Ultimately does the Plan make logical sense? What I have found in the 20 plus years in the real estate industry is there is always someone that understands a property better than I do! Who are these other real estate pros? What do they think? What do they see? Why should I find them? What’s important to them? Why do they buy? In my opinion, some of these people include: the Property Owners, Property Managers, Developers, Brokers, Builders, Bankers, Accountants, Lawyers, Business Owners, Engineers, Architects, Consultants.... etc. These people offer an important contribution to the valuation of a property because they are industry specific professionals. Depending on the property being appraised, it’s best to talk to these people, understand what they think, know and see, and ultimately get their “trade secrets”. The mission - become a “STREET SMART APPRAISER”!! I once again turned to a professional; typically I talk with professionals that service the property industry to facilitate day to day business. One of the real estate valuation techniques I’ll give you is “Are you Attached”! Harry Korosis emphasized this appraisal “technique”. Harry is a member of Chown, Cairns’ Business Law and Litigation teams and his practice covers a broad range of business law and commercial litigation matters. Harry’s business law experience includes advising and/or acting in respect of the incorporation and organization of new businesses; acquisitions, financing and sales of existing businesses; residential and commercial real estate transactions; municipal land use and land development; commercial leasing; regulatory compliance; estate planning; and corporate re-organizations.

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Owing a property for several years and sometimes several generations will make it difficult to do an unbiased valuation. The owner of real estate often develops an emotional attachment to the land and/or buildings that form a property. Often a Seller can’t cut themself loose of a property to make a deal when they know they should, only to holdout for a value that is not attainable or defendable. Owners are sometimes clouded by emotion; they need to try to disconnect themselves with their specific property history. Retaining a third party to bring rational and logical valuation approaches is critical. Can anyone else see the premium in the market value sought by the Seller? Hopefully, other professionals in the real estate industry will have the guts to tell the individuals that they are “Attached.” Please email me your “Street Smart Real Estate Appraisal” advice to - todd.crawford@dtzbarnicke.com. Todd Crawford is a Designated AACI Real Estate Appraiser, Broker, Consultant, Investor, Property Manager and Business Partner specializing in Commercial Real Estate with DTZ a world wide real estate service firm. 8646421_0513 Please say you saw it in The Commercial Investor


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Mixed use property - 4,200 sf 2 separate buildings 3 commercial units & 1 residential unit High traffic location Situated on corner of Leonard Street Zoned: GC - General Commercial Located in tourist district OFFERED AT: $615,000 Contact:Max R. Bailey Broker max.bailey@dtzbarnicke.com

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Biggest retirement concern?

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ID #1958, 2 bedroom bungalow in move in condition. Deep lot backing on to lane way, all enw flooring, believe it or not but it is the 3 C’s, cute, clean cozy! $750 plus utilities.

ID #2198, 3 storey 6 plex with $100,000 in renovations in the past year. 5 hydro meters, 4 gas meters, 5 hot water tank. Net income $25,824 with rents too low/but most long term tenants. 1 1-bdrm, 2 2-bdrm, 3 3-bdrms. The foundation has full weeping tile, tons of outside and inside reno’s, just completed. Asking $315,000.outside and inside reno’s, just completed. 0513_DJW_4_0075 Asking $315,000.

ID#2138, 2 buildings, 10 units. (8 res. & 2 com), all completely renovated to be better than new, owner spared no cost. Gross income when fully rented is $94,200. Last year’s expenses were $24,348.90. Each unit pays own hydro, has separate thermostats for heating and C/A, intercoms, new appliances and access to coin laundry. STUNNING and Asking $799,000.for heating and C/A, intercoms, new appliances and 0513_DJW_1_0470 access to coin laundry. STUNNING and Asking $799,000.

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ID#2338, 6000 sqft industrial building that once was a thriving business with 1.05 acres of land and the majority of it is fenced in. It was an auto body and mechanics business. 3 bay doors, 20-10 ft and 1-2 ft. Waiting room with office space attached and some upper storage. Asking $249,900.storage. Asking $249,900. 0513_DJW_1_0472

ID#2598, Great lot right in the Heart of Tourist area of Niagara Falls, Canada. You can build almsot anything here with this kind of commercial tourist zoning. Allowance for high rise building, fast food restaurant, etc. Lot 100x200 irregular. Neighbouring lots selling to add size. Great corner location. Asking $1,150,000.add size. Great 0513_DJW_0076 corner location. Asking $1,150,000.

ID#1908, 5 commercial unit building with potential income of $33,000 gross annually. 5 units consist of the following sqft & income; 1200 sq ft - $750 plus gas, 500 sq ft - $350, 400 sqft -$250, 580 sqft - $400 presently vacant, 1700 sq ft with paint licensed paint booth - owner occupied but could be $1000. Busy street with store front $149,900.booth - owner occupied but could be $1000. Busy street with store front $149,900. 0513_DJW_1_0123

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ID#2238, Only building for sale. 13,000 sqft of office space PLUS 8000+ sqft of manufacturing/warehouse space. All in great shape and presently used as the local newspaper headquarters. Loading doors at street & dock level. Parking for 30 vehicles. Asking $499,000. 0513_DJW_1_0439

OFFICE SPACE

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ID#2218, Different office spaces available, 500-5000 sqft. All beside the new City Hall building and across the street from the Court House. Best office location in town! Small office available for under $500 per month exclusing utilities. Building in superb condition. Landlord willing to accmmodate.Landlord willing to accmmodate.

ID #2128, Flooring business for 50 years and same location for 27 years. Very well known as imperial tile & carpet, 4800 sq ft block construction includes 2 stock rooms plus a showroom, office and bathroom. 2 bay doors. Asking $299,900.

ID #2118, Excellent Location! High traffic plaza. Ample parking. Previously occupied by medical clinic, the unit suits the best for the same use. Fully renovated in 2010, excellent turn key condition. Can be subdivided into 3 separate units. One unit can have direct access into Pharmacy.access into Pharmacy. 0513_DJW_0074

ID#2068, Busiest guy in town. Land, equipment and training included. Main busiest: sewers, water lines, weeping tiles, trenching and snow removal. Heavy industrial lot 240x116 with insulated Quonset hut, plus separate office building. Asking $274,900 for everything. 0513_DJW_2_0068

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Mortgages

What is the best real estate investment direction for a Real Estate investor? What should I buy? Several single family, duplexes, triplexes, and/or up to 5 units? Or should I take the direction of (commercial) 6 units plus?

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: What are the Banks’ criteria for residential single family up to 5 units?

A: Lending criteria has drastically changed in the past year. We are no longer able to achieve high ratio loans above 80% on these types of loans and properties. It has become very challenging to acquire financing in this arena of investing. Income is a major factor. You must be in a position to confirm your income. This makes it much more challenging when you are self employed or a contract worker. Credit scores are also critical. If this is a direction you wish to choose, please confirm that your income is verifiable and that your credit scores are above 650. A lender will also take into consideration all of the other properties owned in this real estate class (residential). Only 50% of the rental income will be considered on the subject property and 100% of the debt (along with any other currently owned) when assessing your qualification. The majority of the lenders do have a minimum loan amount of $80k. Please take note if the circumstance is different there may be a way to qualify; the above statement is based on general lending criteria.

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: What are the Banks’ criteria for commercial lending on multiresidential 6 units plus?

A: It is unbelievably easier to obtain a commercial mortgage (meaning 6 units plus) at a higher loan to value. CMHC will allow for up to 85% financing. Yes, CMHC can be a bit challenging to work with as their due diligence is time consuming and thorough. However, it is within reach whether you are self employed or salaried. Your personal income will be secondary as the primary income source for debt service is the rental income on the property. Other real estate assets are a positive attribute and work towards building greater overall net worth. Good credit is a must; lenders will not entertain a poor credit scenario. If you are considering a multi-residential property, please confirm that the debt coverage ratio is above 1.2 (see below for formula*). Please also note that location is a major determining factor in the approval process. 75% Loan-to-Value (LTV) conventional financing is also available with a possible vendor take back if the numbers on the property will support it. This is far less in cumbersome. *Debt Coverage Ratio = Annual Net Income/Annual Mortgage Payment

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: What benefit do I have when purchasing multi-residential (6 units+) versus residential (1-5 units)?

A: This depends on each investor’s objectives in investing in real estate and their exit strategy. However, multi-residential from my own experience does come with many benefits. The first would be in the ability to acquire and obtain a mortgage as described above. Second, management is the key to a successful asset, with having multiple units under one roof; it makes this appealing to larger management companies. You must have a solid, trustworthy and reputable company managing your assets. Third, it is much easier to sell off a cash flowing multi-residential property for liquidity purposes. There are economies of scale having many units under one roof. For example, if there are any vacancies, the impact is offset by the revenue from other units and may be handled without costing from your own pocket.

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: What direction do I take in real estate investing?

A: This is really a personal perspective and can only really be determined by a personal evaluation from an experienced financier bearing in mind an understanding of one’s ultimate objectives. If you have income that can support the purchase of multiple single-family properties, there are great options for you (i.e. Rent to Own and other strategies). This also may be a great starting point for one to get their feet wet with a smaller investment. If you have some funds that are accessible and your credit score is good, then multi-residential would be a good direction for those interested in a long term investment, a rehabilitation project and/or a possible retirement nest egg.

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: Is it wise to find investment partners when getting involved in real estate investment?

A: Based on experience, yes it could be a great strategy allowing you to acquire additional properties. It allows for the ability to arrange additional mortgages and divides the debt and risk amongst multiple investors rather than just yourself. I would however confirm that the parties involved are like minded, have the resources and have the same exit strategy in mind. Proper legal agreements are really necessary regardless (even if it is a close relationship in order to avoid any future misunderstandings or changes in circumstance).

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The company sells and installs overhead doors, installing doors for new construction condominiums and high-rise rental apartments and distributing equipment and parts. Operating over 30 years - revenues are in the $5.5M range and earnings in the $400K range.

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BOWLING CENTER Well established center operating over 45 years and located 2 hours East of GTA. Employs 2 ft. & 20 pt. Newly upgraded with revenues in the $500K range and discretionary earnings in the $100K range.

Located in Western Ontario - operating over 30 years, Company provides structural and civil engineering services, feasibility studies, construction site inspections and administration services. Revenues for 2011 are at $1.4M and earnings are in the $350K range.

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HOME DECOR PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTOR

Operating over 30 years and servicing the automotive industry the company employs 16 ft and generates over $2 million in revenues with earnings in the $350K range. Ownership will remain as needed to transition the business.

The Company is a wholesale distributor of branded and private label home decor items, including bath, kitchen, and dining products, to the mass merchant, department store, and retail market. Revenues $6.9 Million and earnings in the $1.4 million range.

MATERIAL HANDLING PROVIDER

LIFT TRUCKS AND HANDLING EQUIPMENT

Business has been operating over 30 years, dealing in ferrous and nonferrous metals - with 14 employees business generates revenues in the $10 million range with earnings in the $1.5 million range.

Located one hour west of GTA. Company specializes in services ranging from equipment safety inspections and repairs to engineering design and fabrication. Over 700 accounts in Ontario generate revenues in $7 million range and earnings in the $800K range.

The company sells, rents and services handling and racking equipment serving the farm and construction industry. Located one hour west of GTA with over 500 accounts, Company generates revenues over $4 million and earnings in the $450K range.

INDUSTRIAL DE-SCALING AND PROTECTIVE COATING CONTRACTOR

HOME CAREGIVER

METAL FABRICATION & WELDING

Non-medical, in-home care company providing a wide range of services, meal preparation, housekeeping, errand services, grocery shopping, companionship, transportation services, personal care, laundry, respite care, recreational activities, 24-hour care, live-in care, and palliative care. Revenues are $1.2 Million and earnings are in the $225,000 range.

Company operating over 20 years in Northeastern Ontario. 18 FT Certified well-trained employees provide diverse services in metal and structural fabrication. Revenues in the $3.5 M range with earnings in the $700K range.

Founded more than 40 years ago, the company is a multi-location truck, car and trailer rental dealer with offices throughout Southern Ontario. It has developed a recurring customer base 400+ accounts, generating over $4 million in revenue and earnings in the $2 million range.

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The Company, located in Southern Ontario has been operating over 30 years specializing in general painting, lead abatement, bridge painting and water tower restoration among other services to various industrial sectors. Company generates revenues in the $5 million range and earnings in the $1 million range.

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seller motivated Very busy location of East Mountain. Sales $40,000 per week. 8000 square ft store. Low rent of $8000 per month. Long lease available. Asking price is $499,000. For more details call Mazhar Roshan.

Very desirable area of Stoney Creek next to new Walmart. New home construction coming to the area. 1366 sq ft office space available. Ideal for doctors, lawyers, dentist and insurance agents. Other tenants include Gino’s Pizza, Tim Hortons, Esso and many more. TMI’s estimated at $9.00 psf.

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Excellent investment opportunity for builder or your own home. Attractively priced bldg lots in prime Niagara area. Mins to QEW, Niagara Falls & US border. Nice country setting with munic water & n/gas avail. 12 lots to choose from, 1 with 4 acre parcel. Buyer responsible for costs, availability of permits, levies & dev charges.

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Very desirable area of Stoney Creek Mountain. Next to the new Walmart/Financial Institutes, new homes coming to the area in a plaza, 1366 sq ft office space available. Ideal for lawyers, doctors, dentist and insurance agents. 6 offices available with separate receptions and kitchen areas. OTHER TENANTS INCLUDE TIM HORTONS, ESSO, G/S, AVONDALE, GINO PIZZA & MANY MORE. TMI’S ESTIMATED 9.00 PSF. 0513_DJW_2_0044

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Retail commercial space in strip plaza. Anchored by Tim Hortons. Close to 403 exit and rapidly growing commercial sector. Suitable for many kinds of retail, commercial or office uses, TMI for 2012 is $5.00 per square foot, call LBO for more information and showings.

Location, location, location!!! Money making dollar store in the heart of Upper James located in the No Frills plaza at Mohawk Rd. Good for entrepreneur or family business, doing over 300K in sales with over 50% profit margin! Call for more details.

Great commercial building with business, all the equipment and property for sale. 19446 sq ft building. Main floor 12 lanes bowling alley business with 54 people license & kitchen, bowling equipment with automatic scoring machine, second floor setup billiard, pool, snooker all with equipment, licensed for 60, currently rented for 2230 P/M. For more details call.

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Frank Su Sales Representative, MBA Office

519.578.73 0 0 Direct

519.729.62 8 9

5 LOTS FOR SALE $719,000

37 ACRES DEVELOPMENT LOT $4,500,000

1 Commercial lot 130’x198’, plus 4 residential lots, 49.5’x198’. On Hwy 7 close to Waterloo and Stratford.

Incredible development property on Hwy 7, close to Waterloo and Stratford. Total of 37 acres. Owner has draft plan for 78 building lots for the east part of the property.

MLS

franksu168@gmail.com

MULTI-BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

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$

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899,900

~ 115 acre - Marine Commercial, nautical Lake Erie access ~ 22 boat slip Marina, Boat ramp, Bait & tackle shop R E A LT Y B R O K E R A G E I N C .

~ Fast Food Restaurant, outdoor patio (turn key)

INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED

905.774.4444

~ Wine Bar/Bistro/Cafe (turn key) 0213_DJW_0075

Wes Moodie SALES REPRESENTATIVE

~ 40 acre activity park - fishing, day camping, canoe rentals, miniature golf, eco-tourism destination ~ Walk to downtown, highway location

www.wesmoodie.com

MLS #H3100549

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HOTELS & MOTELS AVAILABLE ONTARIO

Escarpment Realty Inc., Brokerage

Independently owned and operated

Terry Tandarich Sales Representative E-mail:

tandarich@gmail.com

905.639.7676 “Call Terry and get Real Results” Contact:

FRANCHISED PIZZA STORES AVAILABLE FOR SALE

Successful Prime Oakville location available $150,000. Profitable Hamilton Mountain location available $175,000. Call for full financial information.

the CommerCial inVestor: sPotlight 18G COM

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APARTMENT BUILDINGS WANTED

I have many qualified buyers searching for multi-residential properties - all sizes. Sell Now!

Various properties and sites are available. Call today for details.

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CommerCial ProPerties Business oPPortunities FranChise oPenings & more!

11 Durham St. W. Box 549 Walkerton, ON N0G 2V0 Tel: 519.881.2270

www.mcintee.ca Paul Kueneman

$385,000

Great opportunity on this well built, well maintained, 10,000 sq. ft. building. 4 bay doors. Could be Broker 4 separate areas or 519.889.0566 1 large retail outlet. paul.kueneman@mcintee.ca

Professional/Trade Related/Light Industrial - all of these uses are applicable in this well maintained, 3700 sq. ft. quality building. GREAT location in the Eastridge Industrial Park.

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$750,000

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES IN WALKERTON

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FOR SALE Exclusively being offered for sale. 6 plex near Royal York GO Station. Brick 2 storey walk up with 6 hydro meters. 4 - two bedroom apartments and 2 - one bedroom apartments, surface parking at the rear, laundry facility on site, hot water gas heating. Net income $45,000. To view property call

Ed Kuthe, Broker of Record

GCE Commercial Realty Inc., Brokerage Cell: 416.821.7552 Email: gcerealty@bell.net Wilfred McIntee & Co. Ltd., Brokerage 105 Garafraxa St. N. Durham, ON N0G 1R0

Town of Durham - Junction of Hwys #6 & #4 55 miles N of Guelph, 50 miles NW of Orangeville, 65 miles NE of Kitchener

COMMERCIAL BUILDING IN HANOVER

519.369.2128 11255951_0513

Glen G. Reay SALES REPRESENTATIVE CELL:

Email:

519.369.4113

$595,000

glen.reay@mcintee.ca • www.glenreay.ca

the CommerCial inVestor: sPotlight

2 1/2 yr old building in Hanover industrial park. This building is approx. 7100 sq. ft. with main floor foyer, showroom, boardroom, offices, storage & workshop. Lower level has overhead doors, storage & utility. Natural gas heat, 200 amp, 600 volt hydro 3 phase, step down transformer. #12-102. Ask for Glen 0213_DJW_3_0048

www.mcintee.ca

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CommerCial ProPerties Business oPPortunities FranChise oPenings & more!

$7,995,500

INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY, BUSINESSES & EQUIPMENT FOR SALE IN MILTON 301 Wheelabrator Way

10,000 sf shop/repair facility on 2.09 acres zoned M2 Industrial OUTSIDE STORAGE Well established excavation and snow plowing business with revenues close to $4M - excellent clients under contract Includes professionally maintained fleet of light and heavy equipment consisting of over 50 vehicles in total including excavators, dozers, single and tandem axels, graters, tractors, loaders, skid steers, sidewalk plows, back hoes, front plows, wind and side scrapers.

Jones Lang LaSalle Real Estate Services, Inc. Brokerage

Kevin Kelley Salesperson

Mobile:

905.755.4647 416.895.5330

Email:

kevin.kelley@am.jll.com

Office:

Toll Free: Office:

800.561.6383 705.292.9551

Grant Gibson Sales Representative #1 AGENT for 2011, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06 email: grantgibson.net

www.grantgibson.net

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES ■ First Class office building. $4,100,000. Gross income $392,350. 2 long term Triple A tenants. 100% occupied. ■ Retail Plaza plus 5 acre lot, 4 UNIT PLAZA development land. Net income High traffic corner location for this 4 unit plaza featuring $320,000. $6,795,000. a long term ‘Coffee Time’ restaurant. This 2.6 acre corner lot has 337 feet of frontage at the corner of Hwy 28 and Hwy 7. Great opportunity. Current net income of ■ Commercial Plaza, 46,000 sq. ft., $110,000 a year. North/West of Peterborough on the 5 acre corner site. $4,590,000. Corner of Hwy 28 & Hwy 7 at Fowlers Corners.

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Eastern Realty Inc.,

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www.kevinkelley.ca

HARRISTON

CLIFFORD

Midwestern Realty Inc., Brokerage

519.291.1341 60 Elora St. S., Harriston N0G 1Z0

519.338.3541

$224,900 Successful fast food restaurant/pizza parlour. Busy takeout. Lots of parking. Outdoor patio. High traffic area. Call Terry Crowe, Broker at (519) 291-1341. MLS #234100000515401.

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$249,900 High traffic agricultural/commercial property. Presently hog producers sorting facility. South of Harriston. 45’ x 145’ pole structure w/ small office. Call Keith Gray, Sales Rep. at (519) 338-3541. MLS #234100000118400.

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995 Wallace Ave. N. Listowel N4W 1M6

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Independently Owned & Operated

the CommerCial inVestor: sPotlight 20G COM

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B . S c . A g r. B r o k e r o f R e c o r d

GREAT LAKES REALTY &

519-443-6443 WILSONVILLE, ONTARIO

AUCT IONS INC., BROKERAGE

www.mwww.murraygibbons.com u r r a y g i b b o n s .com

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murray@murraygibbons.com LAKE ONTARIO 85 ACRES WITH 3500 FT LAKEFRONT!

RETIREMENT PHONE: 519.443.6443

COMMUNITY SUBDIVISION - 170 LOTS, SOUTH OF BRANTFORD!

Wilsonville, Ontario, Canada

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Draft plan approved with registration Spring 2013. High profit for builder/developer. Exclusive style development, including Clubhouse. Easy commute to Highway 403/Brantford, #24, #3 & #6. 1 hour west of GTA, 50 minutes to London, 20 minutes to Lake Erie. Only $19K/lot! See Details at: http://murraygibbons.com/details5313.html

Zoned Agr. & Recreational. Great alternate energy site 401 exposure at exit 425, Courtice Rd. Just outside Oshawa. 3 road frontages. Only $45K/Acre! 0513_DJW_1_0051

See Details at: http://murraygibbons.com/details5274.html

ARIZONA SUBDIVISION 255 SINGLE FAMILY LOTS NEAR CASA GRANDE!

14,000 ACRES! FOREST INVESTMENT!

Booming Area! *Fully serviced!

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Purchase a package of lots or all. Asking only $21,900 per lot!

28 Lakes/Rivers/Recreation/ Timber/Development

Consider the service costs today are $25,000 per lot without land cost!

$399/Acre (Terms provided)

Min. to USA Bridge

See Details at: http://murraygibbons.com/details5341.html 0513_DJW_1_0052

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legallyspeaking

Building or renovating commercial properties:

construction liens 101

By Jayson Schwarz and Konstantine Chatzidimos

I

f you construct or renovate a property you should know about construction liens and how they can affect real estate. A lien is, simply, a claim against property. A construction lien is a special kind of claim created by a statute called the Construction Lien Act. These liens are used by people who do construction work or supply materials and/or services for the construction, repair or alteration of land or buildings. Continued on Page 24

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If you construct or renovate a property you should know about construction liens and how they can affect real estate. A lien is, simply, a claim against property. A construction lien is a special kind of claim created by a statute called the Construction Lien Act. These liens are used by people who do construction work or supply materials and/or services for the construction, repair or alteration of land or buildings. Lien rights do not replace, but add to any other rights suppliers or servicers may have for recovering their money at law. Among those who would ordinarily use construction liens are general contractors, trades people, surveyors, architects, designers and material suppliers. Construction liens encumber title to the property; effectively preventing the owner from mortgaging or selling it. The right to a lien arises as soon as someone provides services, work or materials to a construction site. The Act provides that this lien expires if it is not “preserved” – or registered – within 45 days after the last substantial supply of services or materials. Often times, the registration of the lien itself is sufficient to get the claim paid, unless, of course, there is a fundamental dispute about the sum owed. Even where the amount is in dispute, the party against whom the claim is made may pay the amount into court by cash or bond along with estimated court costs and the lien will be discharged with the parties battling it out later in court. If you then miss the period for registering your lien you can still sue in ordinary court. Registering a lien gives the lien claimant priority on title against any future mortgagee or owners of the property. This effectively prevents the property owner from mortgaging or selling the property without dealing with the lien claimant. Lenders will not provide construction money or financing on a property that has 24G COM

outstanding construction liens unless arrangements have been made for the settlement or discharge of the lien. Further, a purchaser will not be obligated to close a deal unless lien claims have been dealt with and removed from the title. In the instance where the claim is filed and the lien remains unpaid, the claimant has an additional 45 days (meaning a total of 90 days after substantial completion) to register a Certificate of Action against the lands and premises. This means a lawsuit has been commenced. If this additional step is not taken, the claim will normally expire. Often, the expense of multiple court actions by workers on the same project can be avoided by a process called “sheltering” in which claimants proceed under the umbrella of one claimant and sometimes share the costs. Under the Act, anyone paying another party to work on a construction project, or to provide materials or services, must hold back 10 per cent of the amount owing until the time for filing all liens relating to the holdback has expired. Normally, all funds are released once the 45-day period for all parties has passed. Obviously, the termination of the 45-day periods will be different for all the parties, since their different stages of work and supply will have taken place at different times. Any individual who does not hold back the amount that they were supposed to, will still be liable for that amount and possibly more, if others further down the construction chain do not pay the amounts that they were supposed to. In the case of construction mortgages, the bank or lending institution will hold back 10 per cent of all money paid out until respective lien periods have expired. It is a good idea if you are considering registering a lien, to consult with your lawyer as soon as possible. Your lawyer will tell you what information you will need to register in a timely fashion. It takes time to prepare properly and register, don’t be late! In any registration process there can be glitches and things that need to be changed at the last minute. It is generally a good idea to plan to register by day 40 of the eligibility period in order to allow for any last-minute problems. The lien can be removed from title after either: its expiry for failure to perfect, a settlement in some fashion, payment into court by way of cash or bond, or a final judgment. There are costs and penalties for those who file false or inappropriate liens. The Lien legislation is complicated. The information above is simply an outline and not intended in any way to be a comprehensive analysis of construction lien law or actions that should be taken in any particular circumstance. If you wish to discuss construction liens or your particular construction lien problem we advise you consult a solicitor experienced in real estate law. Perhaps the most difficult part of writing these articles relates not to the actual writing, but thinking of a topic to address. Please mail, deliver or fax letters to the magazine or to us, use the website (schwarzlaw.ca), email (schwarz@schwarzlaw.ca), or phone us at 1-888-609-8888 and give us your questions, concerns, critiques and quandaries. We will try to deal with them in print or electronic form.

Konstantine Chatzidimos is a Toronto business and franchise lawyer and associate in the law firm Schwarz Law LLP. Jayson Schwarz is a Toronto business lawyer and partner in the firm.


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905.270.8840

Roger Jain, P.Eng., CCIM, REI, FRI

Neil Jain, B.A., AMP

Broker /V.P. Commercial Division

Broker

C: 416.560.5246 / E: jain@ccim.net

C: 905.257.2579 / E: neil@bell.net

$6,000,000

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ASKING PRICE $2,275,000

ASKING PRICE $3,950,000

INDUSTRIAL - MISSISSAUGA 0513_DJW_0089

INDUSTRIAL - MISSISSAUGA

Commercial strip plaza, 10,100 s.f. Building anchored by Rexall Pharmacy, Close to major highway, Located on a steet with high traffic, Serious buyers (Principal) only.

INDUSTRIAL - MISSISSAUGA 0513_DJW_0090

ASKING PRICE

Free-standing building 8500 s.f. on 1.4 acres lot ideal Restaurant/ Bar, Private School, Daycare, Contracting Company, Plenty of Parking, Commercial Zoning, Serious buyers (Principal) only.

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Very well maintained Plaza, Close to Walmart, Good tenants (10 units), 45,000 s.f. building, Lot size 2.55 acres, Multi-use, Serious buyers (Principal) only.

RETAIL - TORONTO 0513_DJW_0087

RETAIL - OAKVILLE 0513_DJW_0086

RETAIL - MISSISSAUGA

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INDUSTRIAL - MISSISSAUGA

INDUSTRIAL - MISSISSAUGA

APT. BLDG. - TORONTO 0513_DJW_0094

Well located with access to all major Highways and Public Transit, over 92,000 s.f. building, heavy power and existing crane, 136 parking spaces with potential to increase, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $6,390,000

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Good exposure, 52,614 s.f. building on 2.71 acres lot, close to Hwy 410, high profile modern precast building, 2 storey office. Three 10 ton crane bays, chemical storage room, Radiant heat, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $6,450,000

0513_DJW_0092

220,000 s.f. Premier precast industrial facility situated on 16-acre lot, constructed in 1997, energy efficient, solar panels on the roof, 2000 amps of power, 23 ft clear ceiling heights, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $19,580,000

APT. BLDG. - TORONTO

LAND - MISSISSAUGA

LAND - NEWMARKET 0513_DJW_0097

Excellent location in a quality neighbourhood, 30 apartment units, roof upgraded in 2007, Newer high-efficiency combo boilers, High-efficiency washers and dryers in common laundry room, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $12,000,000

0513_DJW_0096

Approximately 35,000 s.f. Free-standing building, Good shipping, 18’ clear ceiling height, Approximately 8% office space, Good opportunity for end-user or investor, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $3,825,000

0513_DJW_0095

Modern precast building, near Highway 401, two 10 ton craneways, 47’ and 45’ wide, Large rear paved yard, Air make-up system, two 10 ton cranes & two 5 ton cranes, Chemical storage room, Radiant heat, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $4,950,000

LAND - MISSISSAUGA

LAND - HAMILTON

RETAIL - FLORIDA

Approximately 2 acres of prime development land on The Credit River, Ideal for approximately 24 or 25 Luxury Town Homes or a Senior Residence, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $5,000,000

Approximately 210 acres out of which 9.8 acres of land has been re-zoned to M3, to allow but not limited to, hotels, car dealerships, Convention/Conference Centres, manufacturing. 114.6 acres occupied by Golf Course, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $4,800,000

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2.77 acres, Prime redevelopment condominium site - Yonge st and David Dr at Gateway to Newmarket, Final approvals pending for 360 units and 335,000 sq/ft 2.79 density, Zoning pending approvals, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $7,500,000

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7.44 acres of Premium truck parking lots available, Significant improvements and upgrades have been made including 12 inch gravel base, storm water drainage, dual concrete dolly pads, separate entranceways, swipe card with electronic entrance/exit, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $11,330,000

0513_DJW_0098

71 large apartment suites - mostly 3 bedrooms, Over $1.5 m recently spent in the building, Air conditioned suites - over 80% have been renovated, Situated in a single family residential area, Built in the early 1980’s, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $13,000,000

Strip Center anchored by Trust Bank, land, 2.5 acres, Cap Rate 8%, constructed in 2008, 10 minutes from the Airport, excellent frontage & visibility, GLA 25,000 s.f. Multiple tenants, Serious buyers (Principal) only. ASKING PRICE $4,500,000

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Well established business in busy mall Turn-key Low rent with long lease term ■ Stable business with great potential ■ Full training provided by head office

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1600 sf over $400K new renovation Brand new outdoor patio with 54 seats and BBQ equipment Full equipment kitchen and bar with LLBO ■ Golden mine location close to schools and commercial centre ■ Owner prepare retire after over 4 years of excellence.

$188,000

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FISH & CHIPS RESTAURANT AND BAR - MISSISSAUGA

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JUICE FRANCHISE STORE-SCARBOROUGH TOWN CENTRE

$249,000 ONLY


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