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The Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity (CSCA) is a member-supported non-profit research centre, located at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. The CSCA studies location-based trends in the consumer service sector and collects and reports on a broad array of location data sets. The Centre facilitates discussion of emerging industry issues and the exchange of ideas while promoting research, innovation, education and debate. The Centre is supported by private and public sector members and works with a number of industry partners.

Canadian REITs: Property Assets and Operating Performance

Canadian REITs: Property Assets and Operating Performance

By Dr. Maurice Yeates, Vincent Kakuk and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This CSCA Research Insight examines the underlying bases of real estate investment trusts (REITs). Using annual reports and associated financial information, our analysis revolves around examination of certain propositions in the context of the ‘fair value’ of assets held in seven...

Shopping Centre Data (SCD)

Shopping Centre Data (SCD)

A national database that provides a comprehensive current annual view of Shopping Centres (SCD) across Canada in a spatial format that can be used within a wide range of business applications, including:

  • Calculate shopping centre square footage by market
  • Calculate year over year change in square footage by market
  • Populate...

CSCA Base Metrics Package - Shopping Centres (SCD)

CSCA Base Metrics Package - Shopping Centres (SCD)

The SCD Base Metrics package provides you with quick reference summary statistics and cross-tabs from the most recent release of the Shopping Centre Database. The CSCA's location-based shopping centre data is combined with Environics Analytics' population and household income demographics (DemoStats) at various levels of geography (province, major market and...

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