Peter Mitham

Co-working company partners with hotels to free up work space

  Hoteling co-workers Hoteling office workers first took hold in the 1990s, but with major co-working space providers such as WeWork Cos. Inc. gobbling up traditional office space, Vancouver...

Metro task force to target Lower Mainland industrial crunch

  Task force revamped A new Metro Vancouver industrial lands strategy task force was appointed in December, setting the stage for members to begin work in earnest under chairman George Harvie of...

Rising construction costs, slowing market set stage for 2019

  Reality check By the time you read this, most property owners will know what the BC Assessment Authority thinks their property is worth – or was worth, as of the valuation date of July 1, 2018....

Taxes, interest rates made their mark in city market in 2018

  Taxes Vancouverites have railed against property taxes for decades and made no exemption in 2018. With so many levies to choose from, it’s tough to pick just one. The dour joke that B.C. stands...

Property taxes squeezing upper- and lower-end real estate in B.C.

  On the roll The tax roll has closed for 2019, and assessment notices will be sent within the month to property owners – some of whom will undoubtedly be shocked by what the province has to...

Vancouver tops for tech talent, but rental costs erode affordability

  Tech demands Vancouver gets high marks in CBRE Ltd.’s new tech-sector report, which ranks the city fourth in Canada overall but tops when it comes to value for money in terms of talent. Tech...

Strong Vancouver hotel market surpasses expectations

  Surprise, surprise Vancouver is a bright point among Western Canada’s hotel markets, one that continues to surprise Carrie Russell, managing director of HVS Canada. Downtown hotel occupancy is...

Law software boss makes the case for conveyance change

Profile: Matthew Proud, CEO, Dye & Durham Corp.

Office real estate market slowly adapting to cannabis culture

Ifs and butts British Columbia has a liberal reputation, but is it all just smoke (and a mirror of our aspirations)? Colliers International notes that B.C. residents were among those most in favour...

Caution rising but capital keeps flowing into Vancouver market

  Steady strength When investment sales figures for the first half of 2018 began being released in September, signs pointed to a record year and rising caution. CBRE Ltd. indicated that 2018...