Western Investor staff

July home sales drop for fifth straight month

Early Vancouver data shows sales down 17% from June but low inventory may keep prices firm, analysts say

Prince George defies building trend

While residential building permits fell in B.C., northern city sees approvals surge into a ‘record-breaking’ year

Vancouver rents rise to remain highest in Canada

Two-bedroom rentals were up 7.7% in May from a month earlier to $2,760 per month, and rents now average $3.04 per square foot

Newcomer buys Victoria’s Mayfair shopping mall

New owner plans redevelopment in long term

April home sales dip 14% from March

Metro Vancouver sales are 342% higher than a year ago, when April transactions fell to a record low

Kelowna 53-acre golf course sells for $6 million

Michaelbrook Golf Club, covering 53 acres in the ALR with 18 holes, a clubhouse and private residence, was bought by a local family

Surge seen in retail property sales toward end of 2020

Late-year shopping centre transactions helped push Metro Vancouver’s total commercial real estate sales volume to $7.9 billion in 2020

Burnaby seeks bids for 'prime' 17-acre industrial site

Minimum bids start at $63 million for site in Big Bend area, and city prefers light-industrial, office development or a film production studio

Greater Vancouver house assessment values soar

Music superstar Michael Bublé has seen his house value soar by $1.7 million, and he is not alone in seeing dramatic appreciation of house assessment value, despite pandemic

Multimillion-dollar Valemount Glacier Resort expects delays

After eight years of planning, and three years since it was approved, the Valemount Glacier ski resort was expected to being construction in mid-2021