Canada

Canadian Housing Investment Forecast To Make A Sharp Decline: Desjardins

A large Canadian financial institution sees housing investment moderating soon. Desjardins has forecast residential investment will begin tapering in the second quarter of this year. They also see negative growth next year, as other segments of the economy start to draw in some dollars. Canadian Residential Investment Grew 43% Residential investment has seen obscene growth […]

Canada

Canada’s Construction Investment May Be Pausing To See If Work-From-Home Sticks

The consensus is work-from-home is temporary, but real estate developers might not be so sure. Statistics Canada (Stat Can) data shows construction investment reached a high in January. The trend is driven by residential construction investment, which reached a new record. Non-residential construction showed minimal growth, and is now effectively negative in real terms. Canadian […]