A new investment policy could see the city invest directly in private businesses with an eye to earn returns, spur tax assessment growth, boost utility sales or further economic diversification, a city committee heard on Tuesday.
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Council members are waiting to see what’s all involved as administrators evaluate a potential deal to sell the city’s power generating company.
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Lethbridge School Division’s boundary review committee has finished preparing recommendations for the Board of Trustees and the community to see the changes in boundaries throughout the city.
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Montclair officials enacted a rent freeze last year to protect tenants during the economic downturn due to COVID-19. Now, a Landlord-Tenant Housing Advisory Committee official says that while some landlords have violated the ordinance, some tenants have filed false claims about landlords concerning the freeze.
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When Chris Greco listed a 19-unit Elmwood Village apartment building for sale, he got 32 calls within a few hours.
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THE total of new private homes sold in 2020 hit about 10,000 in a year when Singapore recorded its worst recession as a global pandemic forced lockdowns in many countries. This would put it roughly on par with the number of new homes sold in 2019, once aborted sales are accounted for.
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House rents have rocketed by as much as 13.5 per cent in the past year in cities that remain largely unaffected by COVID-19 – while apartment rents have plummeted by over 7.5 per cent in the hardest-hit state capitals, new figures show.
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Westpac is forecasting Auckland and other big cities will share more in the economic recovery this year, “closing the gap” with rural regions that have already bounced back more strongly from Covid.
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A new three-year rebate incentive will allow about 1,200 Edmonton residents to retrofit their homes with energy-efficient upgrades.
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Edmonton’s housing market finished strong in 2020 but that momentum is not expected to carry into 2021 unless Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions loosen soon, says the chair of the city’s realtors’ association.
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