Andrew Duffy

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...

Townline’s Victoria project seeing heavy rental demand

Vancouver-based Townline has already leased 55% of its 106-unit residential rental building in Victoria’s Hudson District, even though the leasing centre has only been open a few days. Executives...

Third and final Salish Class ferry on its way to B.C. from Poland

Salish Raven, the last of three BC Ferries’ new Salish Class vessels, is on its way to British Columbia. Fuelled by natural gas, the ship left shipyards in Gdansk, Poland April 28 for a...