Frank O'Brien

Canmore aims to lure Alberta buyers back from B.C.

Free B.C. wine, no speculation tax part of the pitch for property investors

Housing starts roar as sales go quiet

Vancouver leads pace as starts more than double in first quarter compared with last year

Benchmark numbers highlight housing-price chasm between West Coast and Eastern Canada

There is a $900,000 price difference between Vancouver and Moncton

Taxes sinking Vancouver’s detached-house sales

If the plan was to crush B.C.’s leading residential market, it has been spectacularly successful

Vancouver developer extends strata concept to Calgary

PC Urban to turn industrial park into rare industrial condos in Alberta city

Prices paid for office strata defy logic

Deals for Metro properties disconnected from potential income, industry insider says

B.C. commercial real estate brokers caught in legal crossfire over new ‘dual agency’ regs

Commercial real estate agents in British Columbia are about to be exposed to a crossfire of government regulations targeted at the residential sector.  This June, B.C. will become the first...

Low prices, higher cap rates draw developers to Vancouver Island

A Vancouver development company is making its first investments in Nanaimo, joining other Lower Mainland firms that have been building on the Island as land values and demand rise in one of B.C.’s...

Canadian cannabis growers hungry for industrial space

Blue-collar towns could benefit as B.C. marijuana industry gears up for legalization

Province confirms rental buildings to be exempt from luxury house tax

The B.C. Finance Ministry has clarified a section of the February 20 provincial budget that levied a special school tax on luxury homes valued at $3 million or more, based on BC Assessment. The...