The first half of 2018 brought plenty of drama with it, impacting the economy and financial markets, as well as the real estate sector. As a result, the Canadian economy continues to slow across the country. Looking forward to the second half of 2018:
- Trade wars, as well as the NAFTA renegotiations are creating uncertainty for the Canadian economy.
- The real estate sector is feeling the impacts of higher interest rates and more stringent mortgage rules.
- High consumer debt levels, coupled with rising interest rates, will weigh on retail sales and could impact retailers later this year.
- Non-traditional users are driving demand and changing commercial real estate.
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