Real Estate

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South Okanagan cannabis production site sold for $20 million

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

Vancouver office building managers’ response to homeless people has shifted

There remains a lot of ground to cover in the two years left of Vancouver’s strategic plan to end street homelessness by 2021. Last year, the City of Vancouver counted 659 residents living on the...

Taxes boost cost of parking as commuter vehicle options expand

Who needs a garage? Digging through the family recipe box is illuminating. There might be the recipe the local schoolmarm gave your grandmother for date pudding or one clipped from Homemaker’s...

‘Living building’ could be Canada’s greenest home

Architect estimates net-zero house will generate five times more energy than it uses

Commercial real estate sales plunge in Lower Mainland compared with a year ago: REBGV

Lower Mainland land transactions see the steepest year-over-year decline, while total value of office and retail deals drops 72.6 per cent

Home prices and sales across province to recover in 2020: forecast

Average sale price decline seen in 2019 will flatten or even reverse in some areas next year, predicts B.C. Real Estate Association

Richmond mall to transform into 'village'

Shape Properties hopes to have shovels in the ground by early 2020 at Richmond Centre to start transforming it into a high-density, transit-oriented neighbourhood with homes, shops and...

B.C. home sales see slight uptick in May, still down year over year: BCREA

Average home price is 4.3 per cent lower than one year ago; annual price decline is flattening out

First-Time Home Buyer Incentive to launch in September: CMHC

Federal government also launching alternative shared-equity mortgage funding scheme

Close to half of Vancouver condos aren’t occupied by owners

Analysis by SFU’s Andy Yan looks at new Canadian housing statistics