Frank O'Brien

Foreign ‘bottom feeders’ fuel West Vancouver recovery

China-based realty portal, local agents say rush of foreign bargain hunters points to sudden sales recovery after three-year slide

Metro Vancouver residential land prices may have already peaked

Nosebleed dirt prices expected to ease as residential downturn, construction costs, politics and financing fears cool land speculation across the region

Metro’s high-flying industrial real estate faces turbulence

Rising costs, retail slump cloud sector posting Canada’s highest lease rates and sale prices

Land-rich Terrace braces for LNG boom

Terrace to host storage and transit depot site for much work on the $14 billion LNG export facility in Kitimat: official

Prince Rupert quietly becomes a trade powerhouse

With record tonnage and a big expansion, port appears ripe for Ridley Terminals sale

Metro Vancouver mortgage holders prove resilient

Delinquency rates lowest in Canada despite highest prices and plunging sales

Landowners await payday in Port Kells

Fourteen years after the City of Surrey released a land use plan for 1,008 acres (408 hectares) in Port Kells south of the Trans-Canada Highway, and seven years since much of the land was designated...

Concord sweetens mix in Surrey office options

Condo developer blends high-tech workspace into residential towers as office vacancy rate falls to eight-year low

Regulatory overkill cited as housing outlook goes negative

‘Combined effect of tighter mortgage guidelines and higher interest rates has been larger than previously estimated,’ says Bank of Canada

Property taxes floor Burnaby tile maker

On January 8, less than a week after receiving the assessment notice for his 41-year-old tile manufacturing business in Burnaby, Kim Hauner called his 100 staff members together to break the bad...