The Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) is dedicated to educating rental property owners and advocating for their rights in its province. The association was founded in 1978, a time in the province’s housing history that its executive director Kevin Russell remembers as much different than today. Back then, the main driver behind the association beginning its operations was rent control, established in the province in 1973.
The search for affordable housing — whether to rent or own — can be a challenging one, hampered by inaccessible websites, absentee landlords, and a severe housing shortage. Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT), the country’s largest publicly traded rental housing provider, aims to help alleviate that. With interests in approximately 67,500 well-located residential apartment units, townhomes, and land lease communities, the company strives to create welcoming, accessible, and dynamic communities across Canada with properties maintained by teams of committed experts.
Housing in Canada remains a hot issue, with a growing population continuing to grapple with rising prices, inflation, and diminished capacity coming on the heels of the pandemic.
It takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears to transform a vacant, dilapidated building into something welcoming, functional and liveable for tenants who might not meet traditional rent qualifications. Amanda Knight, who currently owns seven buildings around Nova Scotia—a combination of duplexes, a triplex and a fourplex—does just that, embracing the challenge of taking a house and turning it into a home.
Andrew Cameron, Vice-President of Northumberland Properties, is a man on a mission. He believes that everyone – especially seniors – should have access to affordable and accessible housing wherever they live and should not have to trek to urban areas to find it.
Rental agency and property developer Cosmos Properties and Developments of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada constructs and manages its own buildings. The company has been in business for over thirty-five years, since Founder and Project Manager Peter Giannoulis, Sr. parted ways with brother and original business partner Steve so each could build individual portfolios.
What began as a one-man operation in 1972 has since flourished into a global enterprise with manufacturing locations in both Canada and India, an admirable feat that Samco Machinery Inc., proudly embraces. A true family business, Samco was founded by Joe Repovs. The company is now run by his son, who carries on the goal of creating customized roll forming machines, value-added solutions and coil processing equipment, and providing innovative and unique services that meet and exceed specific customer needs.
As the industry leader in voice-enabled workflow solutions, Mountain Leverage helps its partners maximize their performance in distribution centers of every size. The company’s story began in West Virginia, where the founder drew his inspiration.
Advertising has become a helical heart center. One that spins the lifeblood of digital and print media into the energizing force on which global commerce runs daily. But what real impact does advertising have these days, and is its return on marketing investment (ROMI) still worth the effort?
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