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.
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Colliers Canada Launches Customized Return to the Office Program
As companies navigate a return to a post-pandemic office space while ensuring the health and safety of their employees, Colliers Canada has launched a customized Return to The Office Program to help guide businesses through the reopening process. Using the expertise of its advisory team across the country, Colliers provides tailored solutions that build trust and confidence and get workforces back to their offices safely.
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These webinars provide 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.
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May 20, 2020
Multifamily: Weathering Conditions Amidst COVID-19 (Webinar)
Colliers Canada’s COVID-19 webinar series continues with “Multifamily: Weathering Conditions Amidst COVID-19”.
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May 4, 2020
Office Real Estate Values: Present and Future (Webinar)
Colliers Canada’s COVID-19 webinar series continues with “Office Real Estate Values: Present and Future."
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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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Owner/Investor Insights
Jun 8, 2020
Colliers Canada Reveals That 16% of Commercial Tenants Did Not Pay Rent in May
New data from Colliers Canada reveals that 16% of Canadian commercial tenants paid no rent in May 2020 as rent collection continues to decrease during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Jun 1, 2020
Rent Collection and Relief Status: Owner Response Outlook
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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May 20, 2020
Multifamily: Weathering Conditions Amidst COVID-19 (Webinar)
Colliers Canada’s COVID-19 webinar series continues with “Multifamily: Weathering Conditions Amidst COVID-19”.
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May 4, 2020
Property Marketing During COVID-19
Following are tactics to maximize listings’ exposure and reach – digitally, virtually and remotely – while remaining mindful of our clients’ needs and concerns during this time.
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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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Jun 24, 2020
Office Recovery: Productivity, Working from Home and Space Demand
To help our clients navigate this uncertainty, Colliers Real Estate Management Services (REMS) undertook a national assessment of all office tenants in our managed portfolio of over 66 million square feet across Canada.
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Jun 23, 2020
Retail Recovery: Regulations, Cost Increases and Adaptation
To help our clients navigate this uncertainty, Colliers Real Estate Management Services (REMS) undertook a national assessment of retail tenants in our managed portfolio of over 66 million square feet across Canada.
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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.

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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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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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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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