Author Archives: addy

Can you Recycle an Office Tower?

Is there an opportunity to convert office towers into residential towers? In many cities around the world, there is a shortage of affordable housing, leading to high rents and homelessness. One solution to this problem is to convert office towers into residential towers. This approach can provide an opportunity for developers, investors, and local communities […]

Canadian YouTubers On Passive Income, Money Tips, & Dividend Stocks

Canada’s Top Female Investing Influencers The team at Blossom gathered some of Canada’s top female investing influencers for a digital round table to discuss passive income, money tips, real estate and the stock market. YouTuber Brandon Beavis facilitated the conversation with MoneywithCass, Joyee Yang, The Sassy Investor, Financial Nirvana Mama and Humbled Trader. Check it […]

Canada’s Population Grew by 1 Million People in 2022 – a Record

Record Growth in Canada According to CBC, “Canada’s population grew by record 1 million in 2022, spurred by international migration.” Total population closing in on 40 million as Canada remains fastest-growing G7 country: StatsCan Total population grew by a record 1.05 million people to 39.57 million in the 12 months to Jan. 1, 2023, and […]

British Columbia Year-End 2022 Investment Review

British Columbia Year-End 2022 Investment Review In 2022, the commercial real estate market in British Columbia showed resilience despite macroeconomic and geopolitical challenges that persisted throughout the year. Despite the Bank of Canada’s seven consecutive interest rate increases, acquisitions and sales continued to take place throughout the province. The following sales figures were recorded in […]

The Pink Tax: Dismantling a Financial System Designed to Keep Women Broke

Join us on May 24th, 2023 in Vancouver for the ‘The Pink Tax’ book launch event. The Pink Tax Book Dismantling a Financial System Designed to Keep Women Broke Unleash your inner financial feminist and smash the patriarchy, one dollar at a time. Women don’t build wealth in the same way that men do – […]

March addyversary celebrations!

 Happy 2nd addyversary to Wingreen Court Apartments and 1st to J.S. Colton-Fox building We’re celebrating some addyversaries and wanted to share some highlights from the previous year with you: Wingreen Court Apartments: The sponsor has devised a five-year renovation plan for the property, encompassing building upgrades and the transition of below-market rents to market rates. […]

Altus 2023 Canadian Cost Guide

The Canadian construction and development industry encountered major obstacles in 2022, including supply chain disruptions, cost increases, and higher interest rates. Despite these challenges, positive factors such as strong demand from high immigration, growing targets, and ongoing projects provide encouraging signs. Additionally, the outlook for construction cost stability is improving. However, it is crucial to […]

US Student Housing is Already Booming and Keeps Growing

Student Housing is an interesting area of the market, especially in the United States. We took a look at a few reasons why it could make for an interesting investment opportunity. Demand is Growing The United States student housing has long been a favourite of investors. Over the remainder of this decade, the National Multifamily […]

Happy addyversary to 405 Main!

 Happy 1 Year to Investors in 405 Main St., Hamilton! 405 Main is celebrating its one year anniversary! Let’s reflect on some of the achievements this year: The GP, 3H Properties, has been busy at work submitting applications for MLI Select Funding and for the National Housing Co-investment Fund, both through CMHC. The Co-investment grant application […]