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The CREA Canadian Commercial Forum and TREB’s REALTOR® Quest are happening all under one roof this year, and RAHB’s Regional Commercial Network has arranged a package deal for any member to attend on Thursday, May 5. The package includes:
Full details are on the registration form. Seats are being sold “first come, first served”. Register now! Note: if we don’t have enough members registered for this package deal by April 22, the trip may be cancelled.
The former RAHB Regional Commercial Council (RCC) is now officially the Regional Commercial Network (RCN) and has a new structure. 2015 RCN Chair Heidi Van Der Marel outlined the new structure at the RCN Networking Luncheon on Monday, November 2.
What has changed?
What has not changed?
The RCN is taking this progressive, proactive approach to secure a strong future for the maintenance and growth of the group.
Interested in learning how to apply to be a RCN member? Contact Kathy Rubio email@example.com for an RCN membership application and a summary of qualifying criteria. You can also find the application on REALTORLink® under both the Member Services and RCN tabs.
The RealTrack service is available for all members’ use in the RAHB Resource Centre.
What is RealTrack?
RealTrack is a licenced database for searching commercial real estate transactions of $500,000 and over, for properties located in Ontario. Compiled from land title documents, telephone interviews, site visits and other sources, RealTrack collects, confirms and publishes the information of over 93,000 property transfers dating back to 1996. The database grows at a rate of 100-150 new transactions every week.
Property information includes:
The 2015 Canadian Commercial Conference will be held in Winnipeg from September 30 to October 2.
This conference will offer
This conference is open to all REALTORS®. More information and registration through www.events.crea.ca.
2015 Commercial Summit
The REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington’s 14th Annual Commercial Summit was held on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington.
The 100+ delegates were welcomed by Commercial chair-elect Hank Balfoort. The Summit’s proceedings were moderated by Professor Marvin Ryder from the DeGroot School of Business, McMaster University.
The full morning of education and updates began with a report from Ron Abraham, Commercial Committee Director for the Canadian Real Estate Association. Next, a panel of the region’s economic development representatives presented a range of updates and insights, including growth opportunities, business attraction and retention, and incentive and grant programs. The panelists representing Haldimand, Burlington and Hamilton were John Regan, Frank McKeown and Neil Everson. Keynote speaker Glenn Miller from the Canadian Urban Institute explored various means for realizing growth and development in infrastructure, downtown improvements, and transit, by exploring case studies and best practice evidence.
The event was complimented with a range of industry-relevant sponsors and exhibitors.
Delegates met for a morning of education and networking
Keynote speaker Glenn Miller
(l-r) Professor Marvin Ryder, Neil Everson, Frank McKeown and John Regan
RAHB’s Regional Commercial Council brought home the Canadian Commercial Network (CNN) Merit Award for 2015. This award is given out annually to recognize a commercial division, committee, council or network that demonstrates outstanding service and commitment to meeting the needs of commercial members while supporting the objectives of the CCN. RAHB received the award at the recent CREA AGM and Leadership Summit in Ottawa.
This year’s scoring for the Merit Award was particularly tight and RAHB and the Ottawa Real Estate Board shared the honour of receiving the Merit Award. This is the second time RAHB has received the award; the first was in 2004.
RAHB’s 2014 – 2015 Regional Commercial Council (l-r) Ruth Lewis,
Chris Allen, Chair-elect Hank Balfoort, Chair Heidi Van Der Marel,
Past Chair Paul Martindale, Harry Mancini, Wesley DeGroot
and Craig Knapman.
The Greater Golden Horseshoe is one of the fastest growing regions of North America. It is a leading global nexus for employment, trade, culture and research, and attracts people and jobs because of its range of economic opportunities and high quality of life. With such an increase comes a greater demand for supporting
infrastructure such as transit, roads, sewers, energy and a full range of community amenities.
Is the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe on track? Come and hear industry leaders provide commentary on the successes, challenges and opportunities.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 12 Noon
Royal Botanical Gardens
680 Plains Rd. W.,
7:45 a.m. – registration
8 a.m. – buffet breakfast
Glenn Miller, FCIP, RPP
– Director, Canadian Urban Institute
Canadian Commercial Network Update:
Ron Abraham, CREA Regional Director (Ontario)
and member of the Canadian Commercial Committee
Economic Development Panel:
Neil Everson, – Director, Economic Development Division, Planning and Economic Development Department, City of Hamilton
Frank McKeown – Executive Director, Burlington Economic Development Corporation
John Regan – Manager, Economic Development and Tourism, Haldimand County
Register online by April 30, 2015
Did you know that among practitioners in Canada that responded to a recent survey, 45 percent note an increase in international investors? Or that 55 percent of Canadian respondents noted a decrease in per worker office space in 2014?
See the latest research report on commercial real estate from the National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) REALTOR University, in collaboration with CREA, the Certified Commercial Investment Member(CCIM) Institute and the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Find out more by downloading the full report from REALTORlink.ca.
“Places to Grow” – the first 10 years and beyond
Date: Thursday, May 7, 2015
Time: 8:30 am – 12 noon
Registration: 7:45 a.m.
Breakfast: 8:00 a.m.
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens 680 Plains Rd. W., Burlington, ON
Cost: $30.00 + HST
Mark your calendars and join us for a full morning of networking and updates. A speakers’ panel will provide the latest economic development updates on the region’s successes, opportunities, and challenges. Speakers and more details to be announced soon!
View new products and services for the apartment rental industry at the Hamilton & District Apartment Association (HDAA) 2015 Trade Show – March 11, 2015 at Michelangelo Event and Conference Centre (1555 Upper Ottawa, Hamilton). Registration is free; refreshments provided. For more information, contact the HDAA.
Thursday, November 5, 2014
7:30 a.m. – Voting
8 a.m. – Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – Meeting
Waterfront Banquet & Conference Centre
555 Bay Street N., Hamilton, ON
$20.00 + HST ($22.60)