Western Investor

Home prices rising per square foot, annual survey shows

Chilliwack, B.C., saw the biggest increase in the west, but it is a ‘seller’s market from Victoria to St. John’s

Metro Vancouver condo developers pivot to rentals

The hot multi-family rental sector has attracted the attention of some of the region’s largest residential developers

Multi-family rental sales shatter records in Metro Vancouver

Sale volume hit $1.64 billion in the first six months, 235% higher a year earlier and 14% above the all-time record set in pre-pandemic 2018

Bill C-208 is now law: Freeland

Finance Minister overrules officials to rule new legislation to level playing field when transferring a business within a family is now in effect

Average B.C. home down payment is almost $160k

Down payments are more than $100,000 higher than in Quebec, where buyers paid the lowest level in the country, new study shows

Metro’s Q1 commercial real estate sales hit $2.7 billion

Multi-family sales led the pace, but the $103 million dollar sale of MEC’s former headquarters also kept Vancouver the No. 1 investment market in Canada

Vancouver city manager calls for pause on ‘net-zero’ homes

One-year moratorium on strict energy regulations would help ease city backlog on residential permit processing

Construction starts on North Van’s massive Lonsdale Square

Mixed-used community will include more than 800 homes and a new recreation centre

New West edges Vancouver as Millennial magnet

Survey of 85 Canadian cities places New Westminster No. 6 as the best city for Millennials to buy a home, raise a family and work – Vancouver ranked No. 13

Amazon plans massive ‘robotic’ distribution centre in Richmond

E-commerce giant's 450,000-square-foot fulfillment centre at Port of Vancouver among plans for five new distribution hubs in Metro Vancouver