Vancouver mall transactions lead retail investment property sales

The volume of Canadian retail investment property sales for 2017 is expected to hit a 17-year high, with $5.3 billion in transaction volume already reported for the first half of the year. Eight...

‘Dual agency’ real estate rules booted to June

Industry concern cited; commercial agents call for separation from residential

Office, industrial markets face low vacancy rate, tight supply

All cylinders Metro Vancouver’s office market is firing on all cylinders, with Ross Moore, senior vice-president in the Vancouver office of tenant representation firm Cresa Global Inc., reporting...

Avigilon closes $108m sale of downtown Vancouver office tower

Vancouver tech firm makes tidy profit after purchasing tower for $42m in 2015

Burrard Place redevelopment progresses

The second phase of Reliance Properties and Jim Pattison Developments’ Burrard Place development broke ground February 14 as workers stared excavating land at the corner of Burrard and Drake streets...

Office towers start with no leases signed

Burrard Place not only tower rising “with no tenants at this time”

Construction wages expected to increase 10%: ICBA

In the wake of announcements that construction job growth will increase substantially over the next 3 years, a recent survey indicates that construction wages will also increase nearly 10% over the...

Making modular more than a temporary homeless fix

Modular housing has been gaining ground not only as a viable option to end homelessness, but also as a solution to multiple issues surrounding affordability. “We are seeing growth and opportunities...

Speculation is best hope for housing supply, developers say

While the February 13 B.C. Throne speech hinted that attacking speculation is part of the answer to reducing housing costs in Metro Vancouver, developers say the reverse is true. In the past,...