Age, Race and the Changing Face of the Urban Core
A RENX article a couple of weeks back about the value of Canadian central business district office markets to high-tech companies got me thinking about the demographics of who are now flocking to live and work downtown. The aforementioned article by Steve McLean talked about how much value Canada’s urban cores provide to tech firms versus costlier […]
Should cannabis “farming” be assessed as industry or agriculture?
A reader of this column who works as a property assessment analyst posted an interesting question to me recently: As commercial cultivation of cannabis commences across Canada in repurposed facilities zoned for industrial use, what is the impact on property valuation and assessment across jurisdictions? Cultivation and production of cannabis at either a commercial or […]