Frank O'Brien

Land-rich Kelowna draws Vancouver developers

Property sales in the Okanagan city have totalled at least $24 million since May

COVID skews Metro commercial real estate outlook

Promising data does not match reality as fourth wave disrupts office and retail sectors

Appeal board nixes super tax on Musqueam development

Levy on expensive residential land dismissed as “counterproductive” for UBC project

Forecast: B.C. home prices soar as supply falls

BCREA: Typical B.C. home price will top $937,000 in 2022 – and $1.2 million in Metro – as housing starts plunge 12.8%

Metro Vancouver made for commercial real estate

Affluent enclave hemmed in by geography, politics has nowhere to go but east and up

Fire insurance hard to find for B.C. wildfire zone homebuyers

Buyers being denied coverage for homes in hard-hit Interior areas

Coquitlam industrial project addresses the municipality’s near-zero vacancy rate

New building approved next to former 96-acre industrial site that is now earmarked for a residential development

Investors got in ahead of retail rebound

Surge of acquisitions, store openings preceded easing of lockdowns, buoyed by B.C. retail sales remaining above $8 billion a month this year

Vancouver developer bucks Calgary’s rental market with condo conversion

Bosa switches Calgary luxury condo tower to rentals despite rising vacancies, flatline rentals and falling per-door sale prices

Bill C-208 is now law: Freeland

Finance Minister overrules officials to rule new legislation to level playing field when transferring a business within a family is now in effect