Andrew Duffy

Condo values jump in Victoria region in response to low inventory

As in Vancouver, homeowners in the Victoria region have seen double-digit increases in assessed property values, according to figures released this week by BC Assessment, with condos and townhouse...

Coast Capital Savings expanding out of B.C. in 2018

Following a lopsided membership vote, credit union Coast Capital Savings has announced it intends to spend next year seeking regulatory approval to operate across the country and plans to offer its...

Rental market tightens across Victoria region: CMHC

The rental housing market is tightening in Victoria in response to the region’s strong economy and idyllic environment. CMHC’s fall rental market report showed the region’s vacancy rate dropped to...

BC Ferries has profitable summer after visitor surge

BC Ferries realized a $95.2 million profit in 2016’s second quarter after a strong summer with plenty of American visitors, according to financial results released November 25. The corporation also...

Still no sign of Victoria mutual funds dealer who disappeared without a trace last year

Harold Backer took millions of dollars of his clients’ money with him after he started a pyramid scheme that went out of control 

More Victoria hotels mulled and renos surge amid tourism boom

Reid James, general manager of Victoria’s Hotel Grand Pacific, is counting down the days to...

Victoria ranked world's third hottest luxury home market

Sky-high prices in places such as Vancouver have led foreign buyers to look farther afield for real estate options: Christie's

Thrifty Foods buys two liquor stores on Vancouver Island

No liquor stores purchased in Lower Mainland 

Bosa Properties breaks ground on $40m Victoria tower at Bayview Place

Adding another piece to what is expected to be a more than $1 billion jigsaw puzzle on...

Tourism Victoria aiming for a record 2016

The organization is setting its sights on surpassing its record 2015