Frank O'Brien

Landlord investors face bidding wars in Kitimat

Residential real estate investors hoping to make a quick buck in Kitimat are running into veteran property owners who are jacking up prices as the largest private investment in Canadian history...

Small First Nation steps up with industrial land

PoCo reserve parcel of 110 acres could help loosen Metro Vancouver land squeeze

OMERS cashes in and builds as Vancouver’s office market hits record

Downtown Vancouver’s white-hot office market – where sales soared 91% this year above the five-year average to $3.2 billion in the second quarter – is proving a profitable sector for some retired...

Surrey LRT collides with higher land values

Hope for affordable housing along Surrey’s new light-rail transit (LRT) line route has collided with land banking and speculation that have driven residential land prices up 100% in the past two...

Renovator offers cash reward for hiring tips

Up to $1,000 bounty offered for carpenter, supervisor

Architects step up to build better Indigenous homes

Architects Without Borders a step ahead of Ottawa’s $30m contest to improve housing

B.C. north’s economic pillars threatened

Trans Mountain ruling chills LNG; wildfires scorch timber supply

Could CMHC recruit Canada Revenue Agency to help fight mortgage fraud?

Lenders would have direct access to an applicant’s tax data for the first time in Canada

UPDATED: Glacier portal ahead of the game on sale price ruling

Toronto realtors ordered to release price data, but local site already provides the information in the Lower Mainland

Price spikes hit commercial construction

Trump tariffs, wildfires, labour threaten speculative projects