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August 1, 2018 7:37 PM Brookfield Asset Management to acquire Forest City for $11.4 billion including debt

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has agreed to buy real-estate developer Forest City Realty Trust Inc. in an $11.4 billion deal that further fuels this year’s mergers and acquisitions boom in the commercial property sector. Toronto-based Brookfield, one of the world’s biggest commercial real estate owners, will pay $25.35 per share for Cleveland based 13

June 21, 2018 7:06 PM Michael Thompson broke city council code of conduct, report concludes

Toronto’s economic development chair broke the city council’s code of conduct by “going to bat” for a longtime developer friend, the integrity commissioner ruled in a report released Thursday. Valerie Jepson recommends Michael Thompson’s council colleagues reprimand him, officially note he broke the rules and tell him to cease providing assistance to Albert 19

April 19, 2018 7:24 PM Developer unveils plans for massive highrise complex at Bloor and Dundas

Choice Properties on Thursday revealed a plan that calls for multiple highrise towers offering 2,500 residential units and office space for more than 3,000. Bloor and Dundas is undergoing a big change, which developers say could bring thousands of residential housing units, jobs, park space, and a new modernized school. Choice Properties REIT revealed 29

March 25, 2018 3:05 AM Iowa family died of gas asphyxiation at Mexican resort

Contacted Friday, the developer of the condo complex where the deaths occurred declined to comment. The Creston News Advertiser newspaper in Iowa reported that the family flew to Cancun on March 14. According to her sister, Amy Sharp texted their mother the next day to say they had reached Tulum, but relatives didn’t hear any more from the family 41

March 14, 2018 6:02 PM MGA Entertainment wants to rally industry to bid on Toys ‘R’ Us Canada

The Canadian division of Toys “R” Us filed for bankruptcy along with its U.S. unit, but was expected to find a buyer for some of its assets. Larian said he would put his own money into the effort and a bid will be made on Thursday. That’s when Toys “R” Us has a hearing in bankruptcy court. He declined to say how much money the group has at its disposal 31

February 14, 2018 7:28 PM Art Central building set for demolition to make way for Telus Sky tower

Demolition of the downtown Art Central building will begin this weekend, paving the way for a January start to construction of the $440-million Telus Sky tower. The 58-storey project at the corner of Centre Street and 7th Avenue S.W., is scheduled for completion by fall 2017. It’s to include 750,000 square feet of mixed-use development. About 450,000 square 37

February 13, 2018 7:28 PM Calgary office market in North American top 10

The Calgary office market is one of the best in North America with the city making top 10 lists for overall vacancy and space under construction. The Colliers International Q3 2014 North American Office Report, released Monday, said Calgary’s overall vacancy rate was 8.7 per cent, behind Toronto (6.6 per cent); Montreal (7.3 per cent); Bakersfield, Calif 34

December 3, 2017 8:07 PM Lol: Text message celebrates 25th birthday

The first SMS (Short Message Service), or text message, was sent from a computer to a mobile phone on Dec. 3, 1992 by Neil Papworth. The U.K. software developer, who now resides in Canada, sent the first text to Richard Jarvis, a director at the London-based telecom company Vodafone UK. The message was “Merry Christmas.” Jarvis received it at while at the company’s 42

November 17, 2017 11:32 PM BlackBerry COO Marty Beard resigning to deal with family health situation

A person with knowledge of the situation says that BlackBerry Ltd.’s chief operating officer has resigned in order to deal with a family health issue. The source who spoke on condition of anonymity says that Marty Beard will leave the company effective Dec. 1. BlackBerry hired Beard in 2014. He was previously chairman and CEO of LiveOps, a provider of cloud 35

November 2, 2017 3:02 AM Bike path victims reflected a buzzing, diverse New York City

One of the dead was a mother of young sons from Belgium. Five had travelled from Argentina to New York with a tight-knit group of classmates to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their graduation. The other victims were Americans: One a new college graduate working as a software engineer, the other a doting son who had recently lost nearly 100 pounds 32