Western Investor

Surrey condo tower developer defends substantial delay

Edmonton-based Everest Developments claims four-year pause in construction was due to outside forces and it is now on track to completion - but some pre-sale buyers are skeptical

Veteran Vancouver developer admits he’ll not make much on ‘signature’ project

Mass-timber strata complex wraps up 30 years of Aragon residential development on the New Westminster waterfront

Making B.C.'s Class B and C offices more welcoming

Flexible lease terms, ‘collaboration space’ could help lure remote workers and their employers, to lower-cost space, Altus Group says

B.C. urges newly affected owners to avoid speculation tax

Speculation and vacancy tax expands to six new communities this year

Higher yields draw B.C. investors to land-rich Saskatoon

Prairie city has an abundance of land, lower property prices and higher capitalization rates than seen in B.C.’s Lower Mainland

Three B.C. recreational areas investors should watch this summer

Bamfield has a new road and a brighter future on the Pacific Rim; Penticton is planning a huge expansion in the South Okanagan; and Coldstream in the North Okanagan is improving its beachfront and...

Chard answers Victoria call for more hotel rooms

Vancouver developer will start construction next month on the first new hotel to be built in B.C.’s capital city in 17 years

B.C. government mum on whether density plan will include stratas

B.C.’s Homes for People program will allow up to four housing units on most detached-house lots, but officials silent on whether the additional homes will be rental only

Metro Vancouver residential land posted astonishing prices in Q1

Vancouver site sells at $95 million per acre; an acre in the suburbs ranges up to $27 million – and the eye-popping prices will be passed on to new home buyers and renters

Kitimat housing market not feeling the LNG love

Bucking the rosy forecasts of five years ago, housing sales and prices in the northeast B.C. city have fallen steadily, even as LNG Canada nears completion