Western Investor

B.C. was top U-Haul destination in 2020

Alberta moves to No. 3 among provinces and North Vancouver is No. 2 for Canadian cities as a destination for U-Haul movements

Applications open for fed’s new commercial rent relief program

Applications are now being accepted for the revised Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy, with claims retroactive to September 27

Average Greater Vancouver house to hit $1.7 million in 2021

Real estate data shows coronavirus has delivered a shot in the arm to the Metro Vancouver housing market

B.C. construction workers miss job recovery

B.C. led the west in September job creation, but construction employment fell and is down 17 per cent from pre-pandemic levels

Suburbs besting Vancouver’s downtown office pace

While vacancy rates spike in the core, Metro Vancouver’s suburban office sector has seen a mild decrease, and absorption levels remain positive

Fraser Valley home sales increase leads province

August sales were up 56 per cent in the Fraser Valley and 63 per cent in Chilliwack as price increases hit double-digits

Work-from-homers could shake office tower leasing

A recent U.S. study showed a 47 per cent productivity increase in 2020, despite the coronavirus lockdown and the ensuing increase in working from home

Metro Vancouver land sale prices go stratospheric

The value of residential land in the Lower Mainland is increasing much faster than the price of the strata homes the land is being bought for, recent sales suggest. The final piece of a North...

(Some) B.C. tenants can now be evicted

The easing of the eviction ban does not include evictions for non-payment of rent but does cover eviction orders that pre-date COVID-19

Home prices up, sales down across Northern B.C.

Housing sales are down 30 per cent from 2019 but average home price up slightly to $329,364