Peter Mitham

City’s commercial real estate investment headed for record year

  Strong start CBRE Ltd. was the first major brokerage to release data indicating the strength of Canada’s investment market in 2018, and the numbers look good for Vancouver. CBRE lauded the...

Transit station site acquisition set to roll in Vancouver and Surrey

  Start digging The announcement last week of $1.4 billion in federal funding for rapid transit in Surrey and Vancouver was a sunny way for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to begin September, just...

City increases traffic pressure on industrial areas

Action on fate of Vancouver’s Produce Row bumped to election-year backburner

Telus routes profit from Vancouver headquarters sale to charity

  Greystone dials in A partnership of domestic institutional investors represented by Regina-based Greystone Managed Investments Inc. is the new owner of Telus Garden, which sold August 8. The...

GWL Realty lands U.S. tech tenant for Vancouver Centre 2

  GWL lands tenant GWL Realty Advisors Inc. was mum last week regarding reports it had landed an initial tenant for Vancouver Centre 2, launched earlier this year to much fanfare. GWL has...

Downzoned and out of luck in Chinatown

Property owners hoping change in civic government will revive historic area’s revitalization

Cannabis farm hits the market, regulations hit the sector

Going to pot Offers on BlueVault Organic Marijuana Ltd. of Pemberton are set to start rolling in, six weeks after Colliers International presented buyers with the opportunity to purchase the...

Foreign buyers scarce in latest provincial property transfer data

  Foreign buyers disappear The latest property transfer data from the B.C. Ministry of Finance, released at the end of July, indicates that foreign buyers have all but disappeared from the Lower...

Supply squeeze driving Metro’s hot industrial land market

Guidance wanted Abbotsford failed to win exclusion of 497 acres from the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) at the end of April, including 331 acres along its border with Langley. The decision is now a...

Green Space: Rising tides

A climate-change-driven 100-year flood event in the Lower Mainland could require upwards of $32 billion to repair the damage