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Rebecca Rive

In Photos: The Last Days of Club Monaco on the Mink Mile in Toronto

By Craig Patterson The beautiful Club Monaco flagship store in an historic building on Toronto’s Mink Mile will be closing permanently this week, leaving a vacancy at a prominent corner of the city. Club Monaco moved into part of the Lilian Massey building at 157 Bloor Street West in March of 1996 and has been… View Article

Rebecca Rive
March 15, 2021

Aesop Expanding Canadian Store Operations with Multiple Storefronts Over 12 Months

By Craig Patterson Upscale Australian skin care brand Aesop is continuing with its standalone store expansion in Canada this year with multiple locations in two major markets. The new stores will join the 12 other Canadian standalone locations that have opened since 2015, as well as concessions and stockists in multi-brand retailers. One Toronto storefront, spanning… View Article

Rebecca Rive
February 26, 2021

Pandemic Forces Rethink of Ground-Floor Podium Retail Leasing

by Mario Toneguzzi The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the retail industry is spurring developers and property managers to think differently as to what retail space in condo and office towers might look like in the future. Arlin Markowitz, executive vice-president/urban retail team with CBRE in Toronto, said COVID is making developers and other real estate… View Article

Rebecca Rive
February 16, 2021

URT Wins Hutcheson Top Team Award | Sales & Leasing

The CBRE Top Sales and Leasing Team for 2020 is Toronto Downtown’s Urban Retail Team. This past year was particularly challenging for the retail sector; however, the team persevered with true grit and passion and closed over 100 transactions and accelerated their market share. At the end of 2020, the team completed a 78,000 SF… View Article

Rebecca Rive
February 5, 2021

110 Bloor Retail Podium Overhaul to Transform the Heart of Toronto’s Mink Mile

by Craig Patterson The retail podium of the mixed-use 110 Bloor Street West building in Toronto will be seeing substantial changes that will include an impressively updated physical appearance as well as opportunities for new tenants. The retail podium spans more than 200 feet along Toronto’s prestigious ‘Mink Mile’ as well as frontage facing onto… View Article

Rebecca Rive
September 16, 2020