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Tax Implications for Canadians Investing in US Commercial Real Estate

One of the most common questions we receive from Canadian investors interested in US commercial real estate is “what will the tax implications be if I invest in US real estate?” Although there are many ways to invest, there are two ways that tend to make the most sense for our clients.

In this video, we outline these two investment structures, explain how they work, and discuss tax implications for Canadian investors.

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How We Add Value: MSR Holdings Hosts a Flag Hoisting Ceremony in Ocala, Florida

MSR Holdings was privileged to hold a flag hoisting ceremony recently  at our Veteran Affairs Medical Building in Ocala, Florida in honor of all the veterans who have served and continue to serve for their country.

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A Case Study in Unlocking Commercial Property Value and Development Potential – 235 Jarvis Street, Toronto

This project began with the acquisition of a property located at Jarvis St. and Dundas St. in Toronto, Ontario. At de-acquisition, we were able to achieve our goal of a favourable sale to a developer, generating significant ROI for our investors over a 4 year span.

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A Case Study in Unlocking Commercial Property Value – Bowmanville Plaza

Project Bowmanville started with the acquisition of a commercial plaza in Bowmanville, Ontario. Post Project and at de-acquisition, we were able to unlock its potential value and generate significant ROI for our investors over a 6 year span.

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A Case Study in Unlocking Commercial Property Value – Goldenrod Plaza

Less than one year after acquiring Goldenrod Plaza, a commercial real estate investment opportunity in Orlando, Florida, we have already begun to unlock its potential and increase value for investors.

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Florida is still Hot MSR Featured Article Canadian Real Estate Magazine

“Florida’s Still Hot” – Canadian Real Estate Magazine

In its May/June 2016 Issue, Canadian Real Estate Magazine called upon the expertise of MSR Holdings in an article titled “Florida’s Still Hot,” detailing how Canadians are benefiting from investments in the lucrative Florida market, particularly in commercial real estate.

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Cross-border tax planning - how good is your plan

Cross-Border Tax Planning

If you are a Canadian investor considering or currently investing in real estate in the United States, we encourage you to view this presentation by our tax partners, Real File CPA, extracted from their recent live tax seminar.

The presentation provides an overview of tax structure and strategy options as well as their benefits and challenges.

If you have any cross-border tax related inquiries, we recommend you contact our partners at Real File CPA for more information.

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What Is Cap Rate

If you’re an investor interested in commercial real estate, then Capitalization Rate – or “Cap Rate” as it’s usually known – is one of the most integral concepts to understand.

Watch this video, where we explain the Cap Rate equation in detail and give examples of how the different elements can affect long-term ROI.

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