Western Investor staff

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

Some businesses better off staying closed: Chamber president

A quarter of business tenants can’t pay rent and 26 per cent will remain closed despite being allowed to open, survey shows

UPDATED: Online COVID-19 resources for real estate investors, landlords and developers

Industry organizations have made numerous resource hubs available online, while we all struggle during this pandemic – here is a round-up

Open-concept offices, hot desks damage worker productivity: survey

Nearly 60 per cent of Canadians are distracted by colleagues and poorly designed workspaces, losing up to two hours a day, according to co-working firm iQ Offices

B.C. to get Canada's first multi-storey, large-bay industrial development

"Bold solution" to make second storey of Burnaby development accessible to full-size transport trailers via a large ramp

Vancouver street is in top 10 list of Canada’s priciest for office space

Four Western Canadian cities made the top 10 in JLL’s annual rankings

National foreign vacancy tax on residential properties expected soon

Those outside of B.C. would feel effects most, as tax would be new in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and eastern provinces

Pure Multi-Family REIT sold for $1.5b to Atlanta firm

Vancouver-based real estate investment trust holds extensive U.S. rental building portfolio, mostly in the fast-growing Sun Belt