Andrew Duffy

BC Ferries has busiest summer ever in 2017

Discounted fares and a strong tourism season led to BC Ferries having its busiest summer ever, according to numbers released by the corporation. In its second quarter financial results that cover the...

Victoria’s Customs House project to give $100m makeover to Inner Harbour

Developer Stan Sipos is on the cusp of starting construction on his Customs House project at the foot of Government Street’s retail strip near Victoria’s Inner Harbour nearly four years since the...

Short-term rental rule changes could cause chill, says Victoria developer

Victoria’s development community is concerned after city council voted last week to change the rules governing short-term vacation rentals, warns one of the city’s busiest developers. David Chard,...

Victoria Harbour marina opening delayed by building boom

The slow pace of building the Victoria International Marina on the Songhees waterfront is frustrating for the project’s chief executive officer, who is citing the lack of building trades and other...

Builders warn new energy code will step up home prices

B.C. Energy Step Code could nail $80,000 onto the price of a new house  

Work resumes at Colwood Corners after four years

As a first step, the massive hole left by the failed project is being drained to make room for what Hamilton hopes will be the re-establsing of the West Shore’s gateway. “The West Shore of yore,...

Albion Farms & Fisheries closing its Vancouver Island distribution centre

Albion Farms & Fisheries has announced plans to close its Victoria distribution centre, which will put as many as 20 people out of work. The company said the decision to close the 740 Tyee Rd....

Angus One founder buys Miniature World in Victoria

Sarah Angus, the founder and president of Angus One Professional Recruitment in Vancouver, has purchased Miniature World in Victoria from George Devlin, who has owned the attraction since 1971. The...

Nanaimo-Vancouver ferry closer to reality

Island Ferry Service and the Nanaimo Port Authority have agreed on terms that could lead to the company signing a lease for marina space, bringing passenger ferry service between Nanaimo and...

Victoria’s Codename announces it is working on Dungeons & Dragons video game

A Victoria game developer announced June 27 it has been working on a Dungeons & Dragons video game. Eric Jordan, chief executive of Codename Entertainment and a lifelong Dungeons & Dragons...