About Editor

Trebuchet Capital Partners Blog

Entries by


New Portfolio Company Tower Cement

We are excited to introduce an addition to the Trebuchet family of companies. As the real estate industry yields hunt lower, economic cycles stretch ever longer and capital costs raising, a vertically integrated private equity real estate firm makes more and more sense. Our new portfolio company, Tower Cement will add a necessary research component […]

, ,

Industrial Real Estate in 3 Trends

Industrial is going thru a big change right now, and tenants are demanding better space to stay competitive. Buildings and tenants are adopting new technology to increase efficiency. On the investment side, this is creating an environment of rising asset values. Builders are scrambling to find new land. The case for new building and reclassifying […]

4 Benefits of Private Equity Real Estate Investments in your Portfolio

Alternative investments make up an differing verticals of investment instruments, managed futures, real estate, commodities, hedge funds, private equity, along with a growing number of other types of (often exotic and mysterious) investments. Alternative investments have grown to be increasingly popular as well as a lot of press coverage in the recent past – not […]


Attracting Foreign Investment to Canada

Canada has always had trouble diversifying its economy, but the time will come where it is too late. Investment and access to capital has always been an issue in Canada. That lack of credit and capital is making Canada the most difficult in the G7 countries to start new businesses. Access to capital and investment dollars is the backbone to a health, […]

, ,

Summary of Development Manager Responsibilities

When Trebuchet Capital Partners decides to initiate a new development project it must hit certain objectives (not in order): A concrete need, raison d’ être within a certain window of time and location Architecturally significant An opportunity to outperform an external or internal benchmark The finished building must be better than those around it We […]

, ,

Concrete, Bots & Coal

The world has been built from concrete, making it the most widely used building material, for centuries. Even today, roman cement is being studied and researched because of its tremendous ability to withstand time. In it’s simplest form, concrete consists of small particles of a hard material (known as aggregate) bonded together by a cement […]


The Coming Industrial Robot Revolution

The opportunity to cut costs, increase efficiency in the warehouse and logistics sectors will be brought about by industrial robots, according to a new report published by a market intelligence firm, Tractica. The global market number of robots and related automation equipment is said to number 40,000. The industrial robot sector is expected to grow […]

, ,

Shocking Performance Analysis on REITS

How Canadian Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and listed TSX real estate companies have performed over the last 5 years. How this data was compiled: These companies were selected to only included entities on the TSX All data compiled from the Globe & Mail, from Nov. 1, 2011 to Nov. 10, 2016 http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor All dividends […]