Albert Van Santvoort

Cost of housing is a chronic municipal election issue

 Clash between density, community character to headline political campaigns – again

Golf courses play through pandemic with business bump

 Average rounds played at busiest courses in B.C. grew 14.3 per cent over the past year

B.C.’s biggest technology companies getting bigger

ANALYSIS | Larger companies fared better than their smaller counterparts during the pandemic

Traditional store finds young market online

After pandemic, landmark business navigates e-commerce realm

Mixed revenue results for B.C.’s top commercial printers

Average revenue down 2.6 per cent; median revenue up 3.3 per cent

Wage increases could slow the return to normal inflation

Employee compensation not expected to outpace annual inflation rates until 2023

Alternative energy firms expand during the pandemic 

ANALYSIS | Average employment at top companies in B.C. grew 19.8 per cent over the past year

Value of biggest construction starts in B.C. decreases

 Average fell 84 per cent over the past two years while median value grew

Volatility marks B.C.’s top finance deals since 2017

Average stock and debt deal value regained ground after crashing in 2020

Acquisitions by foreign firms dominate top M&As

Deal to buy Clearwater Seafoods is an outlier among biggest 2021 transactions on BIV list