Frank O'Brien

Timber and tech merge in Mount Pleasant office build

B.C.’s biggest mass-timber office tower will be certified with the most advanced telecommunications on the planet, co-developer Hines says

New 32-storey spec-built office tower set for Vancouver

Joint venture a “testament” to strength of downtown office market

B.C. pays 4.5 times assessed value for Downtown Eastside’s Patricia Hotel

Price of $63.8m, or more than $327,000 per room, is 3.3 times higher than the average for hotel property sales in Canada in the past year

Market challenges not deterring large rental projects

Multi-family rental starts up 34% despite B.C. rental restrictions and rising vacancies

Retail outlets the foundation of choice for major real estate developments in B.C.

Reports of its death greatly exaggerated as bricks-and-mortar retail anchors large developments

Cashing in on condo pre-sales and limited partnerships

Second in a series: Opportunities available in Metro condominium market and pooled property purchases

B.C. startup targets novice real estate investors

Online platform opens door to purchase of shares in commercial and other properties

Surrey office market tightest in Metro Vancouver

Suburban powerhouse has the lowest vacancy rate and the highest net take-up on office space in Metro Vancouver

Vancouverites lead B.C. recreational land search

Pandemic lockdowns accelerate rural property quest as urban upsides evaporate

Metro land values double as commercial sales dip

Value up 107% in 2020’s third quarter compared with the same quarter in 2019