Frank O'Brien

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

‘Workforce rentals’ eyed for downtown Vancouver

Proposal under new city guidelines would see 104 units aimed at essential workers earning less than $78,500 annually

Mass timber builder welcomes ‘net zero’ bylaw

Firm says demand for low-energy buildings shows market is ready for toughest environmental building code in Canada

Contemporary designs raise mobile home parks’ profile

Manufactured home parks offer the most affordable housing option in British Columbia

Downtown Vancouver condo presales roar back

After a three-year slump, condo presales and new condo towers are rising in city’s core

First-time homebuyers reject federal incentive program

Only nine buyers in Vancouver have used the program since it was first offered in 2019

Business getting bigger for small homes built in B.C.

72-square-foot Yocto comes with appliances and doesn’t require a building permit

New hotel plans point to post-pandemic optimism

Luxury hotels are key pieces in a pair of developments proposed for Metro Vancouver

CanFirst buys 11 valley industrial properties

Toronto industrial fund steps in with $104.5 million acquisition of 11 buildings in Surrey and Abbotsford