Canada retail insights

Canadian retail real estate market tightens amid limited supply

April 25, 2023
  • Heli Brecailo

Demand for retail space in Canada continues to outpace supply, resulting in a tight real estate market. Despite the reduced space available, leasing activity remains steady and comparable to pre-pandemic levels. Even with the uncertain economic conditions, many retailers are optimistic about their prospects in Canada and are seeking to maintain a competitive edge by securing prime locations.


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