Canadian commercial real estate hits highs as Calgary gains

Canada’s commercial real estate market hit a record C$11.16 billion ($8.41 billion) in quarterly transaction volumes and is on track to reach new highs for the year, as investors’ hunt for yield and gains in the oil-producing province of Alberta bolster activity, real estate services firm CBRE Limited said on Monday.

A recovery in oil prices and a few large transactions helped Calgary post its best third quarter in over two years with C$1.2 billion ($904.23 million) in investment and a rise in activity in the hard-hit, commodity-driven city, CBRE wrote in a report to be published on Monday.

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