COVID-19 Insights & Recommendations

This page provides valuable insights on how COVID-19 is impacting commercial real estate, as well as useful information on managing your property or business and supporting your tenants or employees.
Colliers Together Against Food Insecurity
Colliers Canada is proud to have officially launched a new national community outreach initiative to combat food insecurity among Canada’s most vulnerable populations. 

Through the #ColliersTogether program, our goal is to inspire our people across the country and give back to the communities where we live and work.
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Upcoming Webinars

multifamily Multifamily: Weathering Conditions Amidst COVID-19 Monday, May 25, 2020
10 AM PST / 1 PM EST

Occupier Insights
May 1, 2020
1 in 5 Canadian Commercial Tenants Requested Rent Relief for April
A new Colliers Canada report shows that 21 per cent of 7,100 retail, industrial and office tenants surveyed requested April rent relief as Canadian businesses continued to slow or shut during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Apr 24, 2020
Pressure Relief for the Supply Chain
Colliers Canada’s Supply Chain group formed a task force consisting of industry, academic and government leaders to support collaboration and sharing of knowledge during the disruption caused by COVID-19.
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Apr 23, 2020
Business Unusual: State of the Market & Legal Considerations for the CRE Industry
Join us for a webinar featuring Colliers Montreal’s appraisal and market experts, legal experts from McCarthy Tetrault, and moderated by Colin Worrell, Managing Director, Colliers Québec.
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Apr 3, 2020
Distributed Teams: Guidance for Success
Today Colliers released a new document intended to help organizations who's employees have suddenly been required to work from home full-time in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Mar 30, 2020
Provincial & Municipal Property Tax Developments during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Colliers is committed to keeping all Property Tax clients apprised of all provincial and municipal initiatives during this unparalleled period of socio and economic uncertainty.
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Mar 24, 2020
Colliers COVID-19 Supply Chain Update
We have summarized some of the major trends we are seeing along the supply chain and related industrial real estate areas resulting from COVID-19.
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Owner/Investor Insights
Apr 27, 2020
Rent Relief Requests: Key Drivers and Owner Recommendations
To help our clients navigate this uncertainty, Colliers Real Estate Management Services (REMS) undertook a national assessment of all the tenants in our managed portfolio of over 67 million square feet across Canada.
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Apr 29, 2020
COVID-19 Impacts on Reit Rent Collection & Unit Value
COVID-19 has had a one of the most pronounced impacts on the retail commercial real estate market segments, with rental deferrals and exposure to various retail asset types dragging down publicly traded REIT unit values.
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Apr 27, 2020
Top 7 Tips to Get the Most out of Your Sale-Leaseback
Even in today’s market, investors are very interested in acquiring quality commercial real estate with strong tenants in place. Now might be a good time to evaluate the sale-leaseback option to see if this strategy is right for you.
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Apr 9, 2020
Colliers Canada Webinar: Commercial Property Values Amidst COVID-19
On April 14, Colliers Canada’s appraisal and market experts hosted a webinar “Commercial Property Values Amidst COVID-19” wherein they provided insights and discussed the current state of the market,.
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Apr 24, 2020
Multifamily: A Stable Asset in Unstable Times? (Webinar)
Colliers Canada’s COVID-19 webinar series continues with “Multifamily: A Stable Asset in Unstable Times.”
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Apr 21, 2020
Canadian Hotel Market Update Webinar #2 – Regional Perspectives
From coast-to-coast, Canada’s regional economies are as diverse as its geography. Hosted by Colliers Hotels and CFO Capital, the second webinar in the Canadian Hotel Market Update Series – Regional Perspectives brought together a diverse and experienced panel of hotel owners to discuss regional operational viewpoints from east to west in the COVID-19 environment.
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Latest COVID-19 Research
Apr 29, 2020
INNvestment Canada Hotel Report Q1 2020
The Canadian lodging industry is reeling from the global COVID-19 health pandemic with a severe and sudden shutdown impacting virtually all hospitality operations by the end of the first quarter.
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Mar 19, 2020
COVID-19 Implications for Canadian Real Estate
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a wide range of impact on political, social and economic infrastructure. Within the Canadian CRE sector, various stakeholders are assessing impacts, adjusting operations and contingency plans to support their people.
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Apr 24, 2020
Navigating the Current and Post COVID-19 World
Coronavirus has brought the world to a halt with the closure of businesses, disrupted travel, and forced isolation. It is a time of deep introspection and could fundamentally change how enterprise is run moving forward in a post COVID-19 world.
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We are closely monitoring developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Canada’s construction industry. We are sharing relevant insights, best practices and resources to help you manage your construction projects during this time.

Property Marketing During COVID-19
Current circumstances have required companies to create and execute contingency plans to support their employees and overall business, as well as make significant adjustments – and adopting a work-from-home policy is chief among these changes. 
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Colliers Knowledge Leader
COVID-19 continues to impact markets across borders, multiple real estate sectors and people in our communities. Colliers has provided COVID-19 commercial real estate insights to help you understand the potential impact on your business and community and recommendations on ways to minimize the impacts, where possible.
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