Peter Mitham

Cambie plan increases residential, but affordability remains elusive

  Running in the corridor Vancouver’s recent approval of the third phase of the Cambie corridor redevelopment plan sets the stage for the biggest transformation of the area. While boosters tip it...

Lots of housing, just not enough affordable housing: city planner

Homes abounding: Capital flows exert the force that keeps the vortex that is Vancouver’s housing market roiling, drawing in all comers. Whether its investors looking for a safe haven, developers...

Westbank plans to launch downtown office space

Westbank plans strata Westbank Corp. plans to announce a new strata office development in downtown Vancouver. It recently won approval from the city for a 24-storey tower at 400 West Georgia Street...

B.C. entrepreneur spearheading digital dental disruption

A profile of Paolo Kalaw, CEO, Nimbyx Ltd.

Too early to look for positives from government policies: experts

  Policy shifts The real estate industry has taken umbrage and given flak regarding various measures Victoria has proposed to moderate the province’s housing market. Taxes designed to curb...

Corporate housing market strong; EY signs on for 1133 Melville

Good times Highland Group’s annual report for the Corporate Housing Providers Association of Indianapolis offers a thorough overview of the corporate housing sector in Canada. Providers of...

Neighbourhood retail faces accommodation squeeze

Redevelopment pressures up ante for local merchants amid rapidly eroding bottom lines

Avison Young acquires local property management firm

Avison Young grows locally Toronto-based Avison Young (Canada) Inc. has bought Alcor Commercial Realty Inc. of Vancouver for an undisclosed sum. The deal adds eight people to Avison Young’s team in...

Record office investment sends Victoria tenants scrambling

Capital dealings The flurry of announcements and features recapping 2017 investment sales is a rite of spring, because all that information takes time to process. Depending on how the numbers are...

Tight control versus open market: tackling Vancouver's housing-affordability conundrum

Locals-first housing initiatives include university housing with price covenants, and preferential pricing