Western Investor

Okanagan housing prices drive exodus to Alberta and beyond

Cheaper housing, higher wages lure families east

Retail will top cap rates in 2022, CBRE study says

National outlook concludes retail property will post the strongest annual real estate yields as pandemic restrictions lift

Commercial real estate sales topped $14 billion in 2021

Lower Mainland transactions reached the second-highest level in history – and land buys accounted for nearly half the sales volume

Grosvenor gets green light for a car-free Brentwood development

Near-eight-acre pedestrian-friendly Burnaby proposal plans 3,450 homes with six towers, including a 60-storey rental high-rise, and 200,000 square feet of commercial space

Vancouver’s most expensive condo goes on the market for $49m

Just listed and totally renovated, the Coal Harbour penthouse spans three floors and nearly 13,000 square feet with four bedrooms and five bathrooms

Hot B.C. housing market adds billion-dollar budget boost

Yet new provincial budget offers relatively little in new funding for affordable housing

Court decision begins to play out in B.C.’s northern gas patch

BC Supreme Court ruling giving tiny First Nation virtual veto on new industrial development over 38,300 square kilometres came into force on January 1, 2022

Kelowna is now the fastest growing city in Canada

Okanagan centre has seen growth of 13.8% from 2016 to 2021 to more than 144,500 people, latest census data shows

Reliance Properties joins in billion-dollar Colwood build

Vancouver developer enters into joint venture with Seacliff Properties on 130-acre waterfront community with 2,850 homes and a commercial core

Quebec giant buys eight Okanagan retirement resorts

Cogir Real Estate has purchased seven high-end properties from Regency and another from a local owner