Canadian Financial, Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary

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Capital Expenditure

Synonyms:improvement costs, upgrade expenses
Filed Under: financial-banking, investments, real-estate
Tags: banking, investment, realty

Definition of capital expenditure

capital expenditure
1. The cost of making an improvement or renovation to a property.

Related Terms and Acronyms:

  • capital   Money that is used to make money; for example, to buy rental property or a business.
  • capital improvement   Any permanent structure or other asset added to a property that adds to its value.
  • capital investments   Money used to purchase permanent fixed assets for a business, such as machinery, land or buildings as opposed to day-to-day operating expenses.
  • expense   Costs incurred through a business's operations.
  • operational expenses (OpEx)   Costs accruing from a business's business operations.

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