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Unit Mixes for New Rentals, Part IIII

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In the first post in this series I examined historical unit mix data to see what types of purpose-built rentals have been built in twenty of Ontario’s largest cities. The data shows that since 2000 developers building new rentals have generally shifted to more 2 bed than 1 bed units while significantly reducing the number of studio and 3 bed… Read more »

Unit Mixes for New Rentals, Part III

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In the first post in this series I examined historical unit mix data to see what types of purpose-built rentals have been built in twenty of Ontario’s largest cities. The data shows that since 2000 developers have generally shifted to building more 2 bed units, while significantly reducing the number of studio and 3 bed units. In the second post… Read more »

Unit Mixes For New Rentals, Part II

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In the first post in this series I examined historical unit mix data to see what mix of purpose-built rental units have been built over the past few decades. My analysis found that since the year 2000 in twenty of Ontario’s largest cities developers have constructed far more 2 bed units than they did before 2000, while at the same… Read more »

Unit Mixes for New Rentals, Part I

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What unit mix should developers choose for new rental projects? In previous posts I’ve made the point that there is such a large gap between supply and demand for rentals in most cities in southern Ontario that almost any rentals that are constructed will be leased. That’s not what developers, investors, and lenders want to hear, however, so I think… Read more »