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Greybrook’s Christopher Kozub Honoured as 2021 Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40

Greybrook is pleased to announce that Christopher Kozub, Greybrook Securities Inc., General Counsel has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer Under 40 as winner of Lexpert’s 2021 Rising Stars Award.

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Toronto Life Masterclass on Real Estate Investing Hosted by CEO Peter Politis

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November 28, 2021

The Masterclass offered insights into the world of investing in real estate development, the current Toronto market, and the future of housing in the GTA. Listen to the full Masterclass below. The Masterclass discussed a variety of topics including what…

Watch Canadian Business and Toronto Life Insider’s Fireside Chat with CEO Peter Politis

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October 27, 2021

Watch the full virtual Fireside Chat below. During the discussion, Peter recounts the unique position Toronto is in for real estate investment opportunities, giving the city plenty of room for long-term sustainable growth. Ranking as one of the most livable…

Kitchener Continues to Boom with Investment and Innovation

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August 30, 2021

Kitchener has seen an impressive transformation over the last two decades with even more growth on the horizon. Kickstarted by a $110 million Economic Development Investment Fund in 2000, this city located west of Toronto has evolved into a hotspot…

Toronto Earns Fourth Spot on CBRE’s List of Best North American Markets for Tech Talent

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July 29, 2021

Beating out major U.S. cities like New York and LA, the annual report which ranks a city’s ability to attract and develop tech talent based on graduation rates, job concentration, labour pool size and real estate costs. Rounding out the…

Denver Ranks in the Top 10 Best Cities in America

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July 29, 2021

Maintaining it’s reputation as one of the most desirable cities to live and work, Denver ranked #8 overall and dominated at #1 in the most important category – People. To create the list of the best cities in America, Resonance…

Greybrook CEO, Sasha Cucuz Sits Down With The Views from the Market Podcast

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July 26, 2021

On a recent episode of the Views from the Market podcast, Sasha Cucuz, CEO of Greybrook Securities Inc. joined host Mario Nigro, M&A partner at Stikeman Elliott to discuss the future state of the residential real estate market and where…

Greybrook CEO Peter Politis Featured Guest on Latest Commercial Real Estate Library Podcast

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June 24, 2021

During a recent guest appearance, Peter Politis, CEO, Greybrook Realty Partners, sat down with Dayma Itamunoala and Garret MacGillivray of the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Library podcast to discuss Greybrook’s unique investment strategy in real estate development, which expanding markets…

Watch Toronto Life Insider’s Fireside Chat with CEO Sasha Cucuz on The Comeback of Downtown Toronto

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May 26, 2021

On May 18th, Sasha Cucuz, CEO, Greybrook Securities Inc., was invited to share his insights on the current state of Toronto’s economy and how it has rapidly evolved into a world-class city despite being fairly young in comparison to other…

Greybrook Hosts Webinar on The Evolution Of Multi-Family Development – A New Approach To Urban Living

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February 24, 2021

Last week in our highly anticipated webinar ‘The Evolution Of Multi-Family Development – A New Approach To Urban Living’ attendees learned about a new approach to traditional multi-family developments from our very own Peter Politis, CEO, Greybrook Realty Partners and…

Family-Friendly Developments in the GTA

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February 14, 2021

Factoring in the desire for more space and access to amenities like schools, green space and lifestyle conveniences, families are looking for an affordable well-connected location to call home. In 2020, buoyed by lower interest rates, many homebuyers took the…

Greybrook Hosts Delos Canada Webinar

Company News
January 28, 2021

Greybrook recently shared with its investors that the company, along with two other Canadian investment firms, made an investment and established a partnership with Delos Living. The partnership establishes Delos’ presence in Canada through the formation of Delos Canada, a…

CEO Sasha Cucuz Guest on Smart Density’s ‘From the Ground Up’ Digital Mastermind Webinar Series

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January 26, 2021

Host Naama Blonder and co-host Lirad Kligman spoke with Sasha who shared his experience in real estate investment and insights about leaving a positive impact on the industry. In this episode, Sasha answers thought-provoking questions on real estate investment strategy,…

Toronto Ranks #2 in Global City Outlook Top 10 List

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November 27, 2020

While one might not be surprised to see Toronto among the top global cities in annual published rankings, the city’s most recent ranking in Kearney’s 2020 Global Cities Report is one of the most exciting rankings yet. Ranking #2 in…

COVID-19 Conversations: Record Sales and Rental Demand Dips – How to Make Sense of the Market Dislocation

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November 19, 2020

With more than 60 active projects in various stages of development across the GTA and South Florida region, navigating the current global pandemic since the beginning of 2020 has been a lesson in adaptability and focus.  As the economy began…

Durham Region Continues to Grow and Diversify and Welcomes GM’s $1.3 Billion Investment

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November 6, 2020

As investors in the Region, we are very pleased with the recent announcement that General Motors (GM) will be reopening their assembly plant in Oshawa and investing $1.3 billion to retool the plant that was previously shutdown in 2019. According…

Canada has put forth an aggressive immigration plan to make up for the shortfall in 2020

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November 2, 2020

On March 12th, 2020 the Government of Canada released its Immigration Levels Plan for 2020-2022, setting aggressive immigration targets that would welcome over a million new immigrants to the country between 2020 and 2022. Unfortunately, within days of the announcement,…

CEO Sasha Cucuz Shares Insights on the Real Estate Market Amidst a Global Pandemic

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October 28, 2020

Tune into a recent episode of popular The Your Life! Your Terms Show! podcast as Greybrook Securities Inc. CEO, Sasha Cucuz shares insights on what he’s seeing in today’s real estate market. Looking beyond the current headlines, Sasha discusses immigration…

CEO Peter Politis Joins Industry Experts at Virtual Leaders Lounge 2020

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October 26, 2020

TREL’s annual UJA Leaders Lounge event took place virtually last week and Greybrook was proud to sponsor the event which brings together Toronto’s most prominent real estate leaders again this year. The event featured our very own Greybrook Realty Partners…

Inside Look at Society Living in The Wall Street Journal

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October 15, 2020

Our Society Living communities with partner PMG have been designed to enable meaningful connections in bustling urban centres.  Built around the four principles of culture, growth, wellness and togetherness in order to create a strong sense of community, our recently…

Our CEO Sasha Cucuz Featured Guest on Popular Gower Crowd Podcast

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October 9, 2020

In a recent episode titled The Art of Delivering High Quality Real Estate Investment Opportunities on the Gower Crowd podcast, founder and host Adam Gower invited Sasha Cucuz, CEO, Greybrook Securities Inc., on as a leading real estate professional to…

CEO Sasha Cucuz Expert Panelist in Live Real Estate Debate

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September 29, 2020

Sasha Cucuz, CEO, Greybrook Securities Inc., was recently invited to take part in Smart Density’s live webinar debate ‘Family -Friendly Condos in Toronto: A Pipe Dream, or a Missed Opportunity?’. As an expert panelist Sasha debated in opposition to Naama…

CEO Sasha Cucuz Featured Speaker at the Real Estate Marathon Live Event

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August 19, 2020

This past Saturday, Sasha Cucuz, CEO, Greybrook Securities Inc., appeared as a featured speaker in what was touted as the world’s first ever Real Estate Marathon. The 12-hour live event hosted by Jas Takhar, CEO, Rec Canada, started at 9am…

CEO Peter Politis Shares Insights on The Your Life! Your Terms! Show

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August 12, 2020

Peter Politis, CEO, Greybrook Realty Partners, was recently invited to be a guest speaker on Rock Star Real Estate’s The Your Life! Your Terms! Show. The popular podcast hosted by Nick and Tom Karadza, founders of Rock Star Real Estate…

Sasha Cucuz, CEO, Greybrook Securities Inc., Talks Pandemic and New Homes Sales

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July 23, 2020

Earlier this week Sasha Cucuz, CEO, Greybrook Securities Inc. was invited to participate in the Real Estate Forums’ Land and Development 2020: Education Series.  Sasha spoke as an expert panelist on the session New Housing Markets Coast To Coast: How…

COVID-19對話:自從封鎖100天以來 — 我們身處何方?

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July 9, 2020

隨著政府部門開始解除限制、並重新啟動經濟以來,此刻正是回顧新冠肺炎疫情防控措施實施100天及其對房地產開發行業影響的恰好時機。 在我們最新的COVID-19對話系列中,高博證券公司CEO – Sasha Cucuz,與私募資本部的董事D’Arcy McConvey對面而坐,來反思這個前所未有的時代以及迄今為止對該行業所造成的這種中斷影響。Sasha還為我們在目前活躍的投資組合方面所呈現的局勢提供了關鍵性的見解,並同時分享了他對於我們在今後長期過程中的發展方向方面的觀點。 本次對話中所囊括的一些關鍵性重點問題有: 市政當局是如何適應遠程工作及推進現有規劃申請的? 房屋買家對於新型虛擬銷售、營銷工具和重返市場都適應良好嗎? 疫情大爆發是否會長期影響市場的基本面呢? 高博公司是否看到有任何新的投資機遇的出現? 假如您錯過我們前兩集COVID-19對話視頻系列中的任何一集:房地產開發行業如何應對以及存在哪些投資機會?,您現在可以隨時根據需求來觀看。 我們承諾,在歷史上這段特殊且不斷變化的時段裡,確保我們的投資人、股東和社區之間相互保持知情和聯繫。我們希望收到您的反饋意見,想要知道您對我們的工作會提出哪些問題,這樣我們就能從我們的角度來為您們提供具有吸引力和相關的信息內容。 不要錯過我們任何的更新內容和視角見解,請訂閱高博博客。  

COVID-19 Conversations: 100 Days Since Lockdown Began – Where Are We Now?

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June 29, 2020

 As governments begin to lift restrictions and reopen the economy, it is an opportune time to take a look back at the first 100 days of COVID-19 lockdown measures and the impact it has had on the real estate development industry.  In our latest webisode of COVID-19 Conversations, Greybrook…

Why Long-Term Private Real Estate Should Be Considered For Your Portfolio

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June 12, 2020

With equity market valuations at all-time highs and bond yields at historic lows, investors are left with few attractive choices to consider when it comes to allocating capital in their portfolios. The long-term outlook for equity returns from this level…

Real Estate Development vs Other Forms of Real Estate Investing

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June 11, 2020

While everyone is naturally familiar with real estate, how to go about actually investing in real estate is another question altogether. Below we examine some of the most common ways that individuals can invest in real estate—from “active strategies” like…

Understanding the Real Estate Capital Stack

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June 8, 2020

The sources of capital used to fund large-scale real estate development can take many forms, but will commonly be sourced from both debt and equity investors.  These two categories can be further divided into senior or mezzanine debt, and preferred…

Investing in the Manufacturing of Housing – 5 Things You Need to Know Before You Do

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June 8, 2020

What is an investment in the manufacturing of housing? On a small scale its an individual or a small builder purchasing a lot, building a new home and selling it to generate a profit. On a much larger scale this…

40th Annual BILD Awards Finalists Announced With Greybrook Partner and Project Receiving Notable Nods

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May 5, 2020

We are pleased to recognize our long-standing partner, Tribute Communities, and In2ition, the sales team at The Way: Urban Towns, on their recent nominations in this year’s 40th annual BILD awards. We are grateful to work alongside these notable partners…

COVID-19 Conversations: How is the Development Industry Adapting & What Investment Opportunities Exist?

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April 25, 2020

 The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented situation in our lifetime that is having a major impact on nearly all facets of our lives. As our team continues to work remotely, we remain focused on managing our active development portfolio…

COVID-19 Conversations: The Impact on Real Estate Development with Sasha Cucuz, CEO, Greybrook Securities

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April 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on nearly every country, industry and individual. In the world of real estate development and for owners of real estate, the implications of policy measures implemented by all levels of government in…

Greybrook SVP Brandon Crombeen Discusses How Greybrook Partners Alongside Top Tier Developers

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February 25, 2020

Greybrook’s Senior Vice President, Private Capital Markets, Brandon Crombeen, recently appeared on an episode of Everyday Investor with Rav Toor. In his episode, Brandon explores with host Rav Toor how Greybrook is structured to partner and invest alongside high caliber…

Greybrook: Stewards of Our Investors’ Capital

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December 10, 2019

Real estate development is a highly dynamic and fluid process. Critical to navigating to a successful outcome is having the right team in place, with the expertise to work through the noise and ability to respond to market changes. At…

Greybrook’s Greater Toronto Investment Thesis

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December 3, 2019

At Greybrook, a key pillar of our investment philosophy is to pursue opportunities in growing and stable markets that have strong underlying drivers that underpin the demand for real estate and also experience an undersupply of housing. In Canada’s economic…

New Riverfront Social Space Opens Next To Our Las Olas Development

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November 30, 2019

Earlier this month the much anticipated The Wharf Fort Lauderdale opened in the heart of the city’s Las Olas neighbourhood.  The new event and entertainment complex, located right next to our Las Olas Social Living project with PMG, is a…

Greybrook: Uniquely Positioned to Acquire the Best Development Opportunities

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November 28, 2019

 Integral to the success of any real estate development is a solid acquisition. The underwriting process is fundamental to ensuring an investment will create value for our investors. Through a close network of top tier developer partners, Greybrook benefits…

Our Active Approach to Asset Management

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November 19, 2019

More than a passive investment partner, at Greybrook we actively manage each of our projects alongside our network of leading developer partners. From deal structuring to architect selection, planning strategy to inventory management, our team is actively involved through hands-on…

Achieving Diversification Within The Same Asset Class

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November 13, 2019

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.  A familiar proverb for novice and seasoned investors alike that underscores the inherent risk associated with investing in a single stock or asset type.  To accomplish a more balanced portfolio, real estate…

Greybrook 2019 Inside Track – Post Panel Exchange

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October 15, 2019

Immediately following our 2019 Inside Track event, we were joined by Chris and D’Arcy for a debrief on key topics and insights covered by the evening’s keynote speaker, Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC and our panel of industry experts…

An Inside Look at Greybrook’s 2019 Inside Track Event

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October 1, 2019

 Greybrook was thrilled to host its 4th annual Inside Track event at the Four Seasons Hotel last month. The exclusive event is a wonderful opportunity for Greybrook investors to hear directly from industry experts and Greybrook on a number…

Redefining Urban Living with Greybrook and PMG’s Social Living Platform

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September 12, 2019

 In this video Greybrook Realty Partners CEO, Peter Politis and Greybrook Securities CEO, Sasha Cucuz alongside PMG Principal, Ryan Shear share their insights on the latest platform that is redefining the concept of social living in major urban centres…

Marlin Spring Receives Canadian Business Excellence Award for Private Businesses

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July 22, 2019

Greybrook is pleased to congratulate our developer partner, Marlin Spring on their recent announcement on receiving the 2020 Canadian Business Excellence Award for Private Businesses (CBEA). Administered annually by Excellence Canada, the CBEA is a national award that recognizes businesses…

Virgin’s New Train Lines Bringing Convenience to Southern Florida

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February 20, 2019

Miami’s urban core is thriving as one of the highest-density and fastest-growing residential populations in the U.S. – surpassing that of lower Manhattan, downtown Los Angeles and even downtown Atlanta. Notable improvements to the city’s transit network has been one…

Demand for Rental in Miami Expected to Grow

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February 1, 2019

We are seeing first hand the success and appeal of Property Markets Group’s co-living platform, X Living Communities, that has been successfully rolled out across a number of new multi-family projects in North America. Including, X Miami in Downtown Miami near…

Houston Value-Add Development in the News

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December 12, 2018

News of our latest value-add acquisition in Houston has appeared in several media outlets since the recent press release. Greybrook’s latest partnership with MarlinSpring Investments was featured on the Canadian Business Journal, ConnectTexas, and various other websites, highlighting the unique…

Issue II of Greybrook Magazine Now Available

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October 24, 2018

Following the success of the Premiere Issue, we are pleased to announce that Issue II of Greybrook Magazine is now available. An annual publication created to provide our investors and readers with insights into some of the exciting initiatives, new…

Brightline Secures Financing for Expansion to Orlando

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September 24, 2018

Brightline has completed another step in its expansion to Orlando as All Aboard Florida secures funding approval for $1.75 billion to initiate phase two of the high-speed rail service. The cities of Fort Lauderdale and Miami are becoming increasingly more…

Versace to Open Flagship Store in Yorkville

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July 13, 2018

Luxury brand Versace’s flagship Canadian store is scheduled to open in Yorkville by early 2019 at 106 Yorkville Avenue. The two-level, 3,000 square foot premium retail location will be nestled between Brunello Cucinelli and Jimmy Choo in First Capital Realty’s…

Peter Politis Interviewed on BNN

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July 12, 2018

We are pleased to share that Greybrook Realty Partners CEO, Peter Politis, was interviewed for the Canada’s Next Leaders segment on BNN Bloomberg’s The Open today. Peter discussed with host, Jon Erlichman, investing alongside some of the biggest developers in…

Population of Downtown Miami up 38% since 2010

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June 24, 2018

The population of downtown Miami has increased 38% since 2010 according to a report released by Miami’s Downtown Development Authority. The report estimates that more than 92,000 people live in downtown Miami today, which is twice as many residents as…

Greybrook Expands Footprint into the U.S.

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May 31, 2018

In an effort to expand Greybrook’s distribution capabilities to U.S. investors, Greybrook Securities has engaged a FINRA-registered U.S. broker-dealer to sell its securities, on a private placement basis, in the United States.  This new relationship is expected to increase Greybrook’s…

Brightline Launches Service to Miami

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May 22, 2018

All Aboard Florida’s Brightline service to Miami kicked off this past weekend with a Welcome to the 305 Celebration at the recently completed MiamiCentral terminal. The state-of-the-art Brightline trains provide convenient service from MiamiCentral station (located steps from our 300…

Toronto is Canada’s most Youth Friendly City

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May 18, 2018

According to the first-ever YouthfulCities Canadian Index 2018 Report, Toronto is the most connected, dynamic, curious, open, inventive and playful city in Canada. Compiled by YouthfulCities Canada, the Index ranks cities’ infrastructure based on data collected by youth through secondary…

MOCA Toronto receives 5 million in funding from Province, opening date set for September 22, 2018

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May 14, 2018

The Province of Ontario recently announced a funding contribution of 5 million dollars to the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA) as part of the province’s commitment to culture and recreation infrastructure. MOCA is a key cultural tenant in our…

Brightline Ridership Exceeds Expectations, Miami Service to Begin by the End of April

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March 21, 2018

According to a statement from Brightline CEO Patrick Goddard, ridership between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach is three times higher than originally projected. While no ridership data was released, “People are excited to be off I-95,” stated Goddard at…

Canada Rounds Out Top Ten on Global House Price Index

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March 12, 2018

According to the Knight Frank Global House Price Index for Q4 2017, Canada averaged an 8.9% increase in property prices over the past year compared to the global average of 4.6%. Compiled on a quarterly basis using official government statistics…

Miami Breaks Tourism Records in 2017

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February 23, 2018

According to the 2018 State of the County Address by Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami broke several existing tourism and travel records in 2017. Port Miami welcomed approximately 5.3 million cruise passengers last year, approximately a million more passengers annually…

MOCA Toronto to Re-open May 26

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January 31, 2018

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) will be reopening May 26th in their new home in our Lower JCT development. MOCA will occupy 55,000 square feet of the historic Tower Automotive Building (AUTO BLDG) with live activations dispersed throughout the…