Western Investor

International students have powerful influence on real estate: data

Students from overseas spend $12,000 a year on housing in B.C., one of Canada's most popular educational destinations

Residential REITs: Hungry, active and leading the pack

Canadian REITs weighted to housing have posted an average 18.6 per cent return in the past year and are still prowling for quality acquisitions

Fort St. John sees real estate uptick post-LNG approval

Biggest retail development underway as home sales and prices improve nine months after liquefied natural gas terminal received final investment decision

Metro Vancouver residential sales unexpectedly leap 23.5%: board

Fraser Valley also sees real estate transactions recover in July to near-average levels

South Okanagan cannabis production site sold for $20 million

The 114-acre property was purchased for $7 million just last year

Money launderers the latest bogeyman to blame

Hard for B.C. government and public to admit that we drove real estate values up all by ourselves

New hotel supply, sales to reach 10-year high this year

National hotel construction and sales volume is expected to exceed historical averages this year, according to a new forecast.  In 2019, new supply is expected to increase by 2% – the highest annual...

Is home-alone trend contributing to housing crisis?

The number of Canadians living all alone has more than doubled in a generation and is now the most common and least affordable form of habitation

High lease prices driving Metro Vancouver’s industrial innovation

Developers hope to stack and pack sites to keep lease, strata costs under control

International Village mall no longer marketed for sale

Less than a week after being reported for sale, Vancouver’s International Village mall no longer appears to be listed for sale. Western Investor reported last week that the mall – once known as...