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A Snapshot of Ottawa : Business Perspective

Ottawa is increasingly becoming a high-tech hub, and remains the centre for federal government departments and adjacent industries. With the growing number of companies selecting Ottawa as their HQ, we thought it […]

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Recreational Properties Are Hot

The effects of a strong housing market in Toronto are reaching down Highway 401 into the 1000 Islands along the St. Lawrence Seaway in Eastern Ontario. One recent transaction is […]

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Acquisition adds two more west-end properties to Inside Edge portfolio

Inside Edge Properties has acquired two fully leased properties at 15 and 17 Fitzgerald Road in Bells Corners. The properties are strategically located just south of the Moodie Drive/417 Interchange […]

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The NCC’s International Pavilion

7 Clarence street was in such bad condition it had to be demolished, but under the leadership of the NCC; community stakeholders, heritage specialists and other experts came together for […]

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405-439 St. Laurent Boulevard Shows Strong Real Estate Value

Late last week, the 2-storey retail-office plaza on St. Laurent Boulevard near Montreal Road sold for $5.25 Million, up substantially from the $2.2 Million paid for the property in 2006. […]

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Inspiration Village 2017

This summer, for 15 weeks, the ByWard Market will be hosting the pop-up styled: Inspiration Village. Exhibits, performances, shops and activities will be open to the public with Canadian creativity […]

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Even More Strong Commercial Real Estate Returns in Ottawa

The largest retail transaction in Ottawa to date in 2017 was the late-April sale of the LCBO store on Rideau Street at King Edward Avenue. Purpose-built for the LCBO back […]

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Strong Commercial Real Estate Returns in Ottawa Continue…

Yet another sale of commercial real estate in Ottawa demonstrates the high return potential in the region. This time it was the early April sale of 237 Montreal Road for […]

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Strong Commercial Real Estate Returns in Ottawa

There has been a strong trend of high returns in short amounts of time on commercial real estate within the Ottawa area. One such transactions so far in 2017 is the […]

The 2017 Federal Budgets Impacts on Ottawa's Local Economy

What the 2017 Federal Budget Means for Ottawa’s Local Economy

Ottawa’s engineering and construction sector got good news, which is that the federal government will continue with retrofitting numerous federal buildings that house various departments throughout the national capital region. […]

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Dominos Pizza Opens at 464 Bank Street

Inside Edge Properties along with Ottawa’s Centretown community would like to welcome Dominos Pizza who recently opened their doors at 464 Bank Street. We’re looking forward to dropping in for […]

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City of Ottawa Cashes in on Sale of Former Bayview School

On March 9, 2107 the City of Ottawa closed on the sale of the former Bayview School on Riverside Drive, across from Mooney’s Bay. The $16.5M sale represents a new […]

Canadian Commercial Real Estate makes the -A-List-

Canadian Commercial Real Estate is “A-List”

A new report from CBRE showed that in an increasingly uncertain world, the Canadian Commercial Real Estate market is a beacon of stability for domestic and foreign investors alike. A […]

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IEP Welcomes Baseball Town to 464 Bank Street

Batter up! Baseball Town has just opened its doors on 464 Bank Street to offer Ottawa a wide selection of baseball related brands. Whether you are in the market for […]

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Impressive Gains in Ottawa’s Industrial Real Estate

Ottawa’s industrial market saw impressive gains this month. One notable example was the resale of a cross-dock building leased to Dicom Express, a courier company, in the south end. Located […]


Openings in Ottawa (Part 2/2)

  Concluding the article on Recent Closings in Ottawa, posted earlier this week, here are the most recent openings. It seems there has been a trend in the Nations Capital […]

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Recent Closings in Ottawa (Part 1/2)

There is some disappointing news from Ottawa as 5 businesses were not able to get through January in Ottawa, and closed their doors permanently. Stay tuned for part 2/2 however, […]

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Who’s Buying Commercial Real Estate in Ottawa?

With all eyes focussed on the US election during the fall, buyers continued to show confidence in the Ottawa commercial real estate market with numerous acquisitions that reflected a positive […]


2016 Ended with a Bang

2016 ended with the late-December sale of the Phoenix Apartments at 1316 Carling Avenue in Ottawa for $31.415 Million or just over $150,000.00/unit. This 22-storey apartment building was built in […]


Royal Canadian Geographical Society Goes Public

The building formerly known as Canada and the World Pavilion was created to showcase Canada’s role on the international stage. Now, after standing empty for almost 11 years, it will […]


Developers are shifting gears

Shopping for a condo in Ottawa used to be like visiting the buffet table, there was a long line of people waiting to choose from an impressive array of choices. […]

Welcoming Three Tarts Bakeshop to 464 Bank Street

Welcoming Three Tarts Bakeshop to 464 Bank Street

Congratulations to Three Tarts Bakeshop for opening their new location at 464 Bank Street.  If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to try their legendary pastries from their old location […]


Inside Edge Properties Brings Home Tallis Realty Brokerage

“The only real change our clients will notice is the sign on the wall,” says Taylor Hunter, a principal with Inside Edge Properties. “Tallis Realty has always been our brokerage […]

Be Proud, Ottawa!

Come on, Ottawa, stand up and be proud!

Despite popular belief, the people of Ottawa can get pretty full of themselves—at least on Canada Day. Our belief is, we should feel that way more often. It’s almost hard […]

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Winter is finally over and a new season of construction is underway

With Canada’s 150th birthday celebration on the horizon, this will be one of the National Capital’s busiest construction seasons ever. While making it difficult for Ottawa–Gatineau commuters at times, many […]

Energy Efficiency in Real Estate

Green Real Estate

Going green is becoming increasingly attractive to building owners and managers When trying to “go green”, it’s easy to grab the low-hanging fruit. Updated technologies and products, however, are now […]


It’s Time to Invest in Canada

Despite the low cost of oil and the basement-dwelling Canadian dollar, the smart money is investing in Canada.   If you’ve been to one of Canada’s major tourist destinations recently, […]

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Is a Negative Bank Rate the Answer?

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says he may consider following other nations into subzero bank-rate territory should we face an economic crisis. Would that strategy work? We’re not sure it would […]


PPPs: Our future depends on them

Under the right conditions, public-private partnerships can be a win for everyone. But only if the right projects are chosen and they are managed properly. When it comes to public-private […]

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Is a Liberal majority good news for the commercial real estate sector in Ottawa?

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau moves back to his childhood home at 24 Sussex Drive, those of us in Ottawa’s commercial real estate business are asking ourselves a simple question: […]