oakville realtors: Commercial / Industrial Warehouse Set-Up: 5 More Common Mistakes - 09/09/18 11:46 AM
Finding Your Ideal Commercial / Industrial Building - Part X
Welcome back for your newest installment!
5 More Common Mistakes When Setting Up A New Warehouse
In the last post (Part IX) we talked about 5 common mistakes people tend to make when setting up a new warehouse. The five we talked about were:
(1) Incorrect equipment
(2) Ignoring technology
(3) Concentrating on square footage rather than cubic space
(4) Planning for the wrong amount or type of inventory
(5) Seasonality effects
That said there are some other common mistakes in warehouse set-up that we thought to touch upon before moving onto other topics: Following are 5 additional issues … (0 comments)

oakville realtors: Oakville-Milton, Ontario Home Price Trends - 08/23/18 06:28 AM
Home Price Index: January 2017 to July 2018
  HPI: The Home Price Index provides a general idea of how home prices are changing over time.   The graph shows the various home types and how they have changed in price since the peak early last year.   One can see that the housing market has somewhat stabilized since July 2017, although there have been some fluctuations.   Although 10-15% price reductions from peaks are seen, apartments & condos have recently returned to their peak levels.   Interest rate hikes and policy changes (mortgage approval stress test, foreign speculation tax, foreign … (1 comments)

oakville realtors: Pharmacy for Sale - London, Ontario - 08/04/18 04:14 AM
  For all entrepreneurial pharmacists out there, this could be for you!   Pharmacy business located in the south end of London for sale. Pharmacy is located in a busy plaza with clinic next door having 4 physicians, one nurse practitioner, and a pain management physician. 2 more physicians expected at clinic by end of August, which leaves lots of room for business growth!   Asking price $450,000 CAD
  Please call for more information 289-838-5105 Or email edward.drennan@century21.ca   Co-Listing with Dominic Duszczenko, Pharmacist 289-242-6563      

oakville realtors: 473 Pinegrove Road, Oakville - 05/15/18 01:38 PM

Detached bungalow home on a 61’ x 125’ lot in desirable West Oakville! 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms Lovely finished living area and fully finished lower level with wood fireplace Ideal to live, rent (could have 2 separate entrances / living units) or to build your dream home on this large builder sized lot. Nicely maintained indoors and outdoors with plenty of parking spaces on the double wide driveway. In an area of multi million dollar homes and located close to great schools, shops and major highways!
Virtual Tour
Edward Drennan, P.Eng.
Your Trusted Partner in Real Estate
Not intended to solicit buyers … (7 comments)

oakville realtors: 325 Carey Court, Oakville - 05/06/18 07:03 AM

Welcome to the East Lake Morrison neighbourhood in SE Oakville! Offering a highly desirable home at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac with great schools within walking distance. Bright & sunny interiors through generous windows, spacious rooms throughout this home, with formal living & dining rooms accommodating large family gatherings. Hardwood flooring is found throughout the main level and upper living areas. The finished lower level features a walk-out to the back garden. Double car garage with inside entry. Large, private and quiet, backyard with southern exposure. Come to discover this impressive home and property!
Virtual Tour & Floor Plans
Spotlight Tour
Edward … (5 comments)

oakville realtors: 163 Genesee Drive - Awaits your Discovery and Enjoyment! - 04/25/18 06:02 AM

Beautiful family home located in the desirable River Oaks neighborhood, Oakville on a quiet drive, backing onto green space! Private, quiet & completely fenced backyard; a great play area for children, pets to enjoy the outdoors, and for your relaxing and entertaining pleasure. Features include a double car attached garage, eat in kitchen with newer appliances, great room with living/dining area, family room with wood fireplace, and laminate flooring. On the second floor, a grand Master Bedroom with a private 4PC en-suite bathroom, plus 2 more bedrooms and an additional large main full bathroom. The entire home interior freshly painted plus … (8 comments)

oakville realtors: Featured in the Spring Edition of Our Homes Magazine - 03/22/18 06:58 PM

Welcome back to part V of increasing the value of your home!
For those following our blog series we are very pleased to share that some of the projects that you have seen and read about are now Featured in the Spring Edition of Our Homes Magazine.
Please click on the above link to view the feature!
It is our pleasure helping home owners and buyers when making one of the biggest financial & family decision of their lives.
Our Services Include:
Home Buyers & Investors:  Consultation on whether the home has the potential to meet your future needs & dreams
Home Sellers: Staging and Improvement advice … (2 comments)

oakville realtors: Happy Chinese & New Moon Year! - 02/17/18 02:23 PM

We enjoyed a wonderful evening at Sheridan College, Oakville where Chinese students from all 3 Sheridan Campuses were in attendance -- Oakville/Trafalgar, Brampton/Davies & Mississauga/Hazel McCallium. The festivities included lovely student dance and singing presentations to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dog!
We at Century 21 Dreams welcome helping international students and their families when settling into the area:
Rental Search & Find Program - finding an ideal place to live (location, features and cost) 物业租赁/查询服务,帮您找到理想的居所
Application assistance for government identification cards & services/办理工卡、驾照等证件 Employment Assistance, where … (5 comments)

oakville realtors: Oakville - Custom Picture Framing Business - For Sale - 01/27/18 04:58 PM

Well established and profitable custom picture framing business. Located next to high growth residential area in North Oakville. At that location for almost 7 years with a solid customer base and walk in traffic. Great Fit and Potential for Additional Revenues! Ideal for artists to teach and display their work and designer / decorator studios. Offers a main level show room for product display and customer service plus a lower level work shop area. (approx. main floor 800 sq. ft plus 400 sq. ft. lower level) Asking $75,000 including inventory and equipment. Owner wishes to retire.
For more details please click on … (3 comments)

oakville realtors: All Natural Health Food & Supplements Store - 01/06/18 11:31 AM
Well established Natural Health & Supplements Food Store located in high traffic Burlington commercial shopping plaza. Supported family for 28 years - now looking to retire.
Just added in April 2018 a Doctor's office within this store space attracting additional traffic & new customers, potentially increasing its value!
 Good fit for Nutritionist, Dietitian, Massage Therapist & Homeopathic Businesses with space for an office & treatment area in the back.
Asking $75,000 CAD which includes about $40,000 inventory plus shelving & glass fridge unit.
 Business Details & Photos
Please contact Edward Drennan for showings and lease / financial details:
cell: 289-838-5105
email: edward.drennan@century21.ca

oakville realtors: How to Increase the Value of Your Home - Closet & Mudroom Spaces - 01/02/18 12:12 PM
Welcome back to part IV of increasing the value of your home!
This blog talks about updating closets and optimizing your home office and mudroom.
Organizing your closets and mudroom definitely helps in keeping up the value of your home. My idea is to organize the closets not just before selling your home, but doing it early enough so you can take advantage of a pleasing view every day you wake up and start your day, plus you can find everything much easier :-)
We don’t all live in mansions with huge closets. Sure this walk-in closet I designed (below) doesn’t have the … (4 comments)

oakville realtors: Water Business: Production, Eqpt. Sales/Service & Delivery - 12/26/17 02:01 PM

A great way to expand your existing water business into the Toronto marketplace and add to your Plumbing / HVAC business revenues and footprint.
Well established (1995) Water production, Water Equipment Sales & Service and Water Delivery Business. Excellent growth potential - Halton area new housing and businesses, Dental Offices with existing business referrals available. Enjoys a five star google review rating
Water Store: 2,250 sq. ft plus large mezzanine with office (leased space)
Distilled water capacity at 500 gal/day
Reverse Osmosis System capacity at 4,400 gal/day and re-mineralized / Alkaline water
Includes above water production equipment plus 4-150 gal SS storage tanks, pre-treatment eqpt., filling … (2 comments)

oakville realtors: 504 Sandbrook Road, Oakville - 12/17/17 07:55 AM

Fabulous 121 by 91 lot backing onto 14 Mile Creek!

Virtual Tour and Information

oakville realtors: Contemplating a Move to Toronto? - 12/12/17 08:13 AM

We are there to help :-)
Beautiful Oakville
Active Oakville
Welcome Video
Edward Drennan, P.Eng.  30+ years Industrial / Commercial Experience
Your Trusted Partner in Real Estate
http://www.century21.ca/edward.drennan  (289)-838-5105
Not intended to solicit buyers and sellers currently under contract with another brokerage

oakville realtors: Commercial / Industrial Properties - The 5S Keys to Success! - 11/04/17 07:53 AM
Finding Your Ideal Commercial / Industrial Building - Part VIII
Welcome back for your newest installment, the 5S keys to organize your new facility!
Locating an ideal commercial / industrial building in your preferred geographic location is a large part of the challenge. Once selected, then its set-up and efficiency of operations come more fully into play. Some words on that subject are offered in this post.
Start with a proven organizational framework, so long-term benefits can be realized!
Introducing Pre-emptive 5S
“Consistency with the right strategic plan is the ultimate key to success. Yesterday's action would never make up for today's procrastination.”
Edmond Mbiaka
What … (2 comments)

oakville realtors: Home Buyers: Government Rebate/Credit Programs - 10/30/17 05:40 AM
Programs to help reduce Ontario, Canada home ownership costs! First-time home buyers may be eligible for a 15 per-cent income tax credit for closing costs.
First-Time Home Buyers' Tax Credit
With-draw up to $25,000 from your registered retirement savings plan (RRSPs) to buy or build a qualifying home.
RRSP Home Buyers' Plan
With as little as five per cent down payment, from personal or other sources (see link for eligible other sources), all home buyers have access to mortgage insurance enabling them to enter the housing market, as long as they can meet the standards for a five year … (2 comments)

oakville realtors: How to Increase the Value of Your Home - Lower Level Spaces - 10/09/17 12:36 PM
Welcome back to part III of increasing the value of your home!
This blog talks about creating compact, yet practical lower level living and work spaces.
As a realtor working with Livia Drennan, founder of Your Story By Design, it is my pleasure to share this brief introduction to one of her latest creations! For the 3D - 360 degree visuals click on the links below:
 Instagram 3D Concept Design
YouTube 3D Concept Design
This is how we present a concept design to our clients. Other than the plans showing dimensions, we help them visualize how their pieces will fit into the space.
This is a … (1 comments)

oakville realtors: Tired of Warehousing Issues ? - 09/22/17 02:14 PM
Finding Your Ideal Commercial/Industrial Building - Part VII
Welcome back to the next part in our series! Warehouse Layout and its impact on site selection.
One of the most important areas to any business is its warehousing. Whether you are talking about a typical warehouse, a stock room, or just a cabinet for office supplies, proper control and replenishment of your inventory is critical to the success of your business!
Sadly, warehousing is also one of the most overlooked areas. Most businesses have spent the last several decades trying to optimize their production area, the front office, the back office and customer service. But … (0 comments)

oakville realtors: Production Flow and its Importance - 08/27/17 05:25 PM
Finding Your Ideal Commercial / Industrial Building - Part VI
Welcome back to the next part in our series!
Production Flow and its impact on site selection are discussed:
On-time and high quality orders are essential for profitable manufacturing; this requirement demands well-organized and planned production operations. Material inventory layout and equipment capacities are all analyzed to optimize the production processes. That said, we all know that changes and rush orders do occur, raw material deliveries get delayed and equipment does break down unexpectedly. All this creates real-time adjustments even when an operation has a good plan in place!
Lean, Six Sigma and 5S: Lean … (2 comments)

oakville realtors: Infrastructure / Accessibility - How Important is it? - 08/17/17 10:54 AM
Finding Your Ideal Commercial/Industrial Building - Part V
Welcome back! Infrastructure / Accessibility and its impact on site selection are discussed:
 Accessibility Can Make or Break Your Business!
No matter what type of business you are in, infrastructure and accessibility are critical considerations. There are many accessibility considerations that are similar between business types. Some examples of these similarities would be:
Can your customers find you?Is parking required and, if so, is it available?Are there people available to hire with the skills you need?Can you get product into and out of the building easily?Is the square footage sufficient for the purpose?How much can the business … (0 comments)

Edward Drennan, Serving the Oakville, Ontario Area (Century 21 Miller Real Estate Ltd.)

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Oakville, ON

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