Real Estate

BIV's real estate coverage ranges from reporting the latest statistics to providing in-depth analysis of all real estate issues in Vancouver and British Columbia

Office, industrial and retail sectors proving robust in Metro Vancouver

Vacancy rates are tight and lease rates have risen across all three sectors, reports market intelligence firm CoStar Group

Granville Island gets new governance model

New council has more influence than the previous advisory trust

Collaboration is helping ease the Lower Mainland space crunch

Teaming up Amazon.com Inc. is a major player in the Vancouver real estate market, leasing chunks of office space downtown and committing to space for 3,000 workers in the redeveloped post office...

Vancouver’s proposed 60-storey building would be world’s tallest Passive House tower

Henson Developments’ rezoning application comes as City of Vancouver pushes for more energy-efficient buildings

Vancouver has gone a year without a house price increase

The region was the only metro area to post an index decline in July, according to the latest Teranet-National Bank house price index

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

Vancouver has Canada’s least affordable rental market – again

Average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in the city hits $3,000: Rentals.ca

Housing market will drag on B.C. economy, offset by major projects: forecast

High levels of home construction supported by previous presales will dry up, but non-residential construction will boom, says economist

‘CAVE people’ disrupt Metro Vancouver multi-family rentals

Landlords claim citizens against virtually everything are making it hard to build or repair rental apartments

Queensborough residents raise concerns about proposed industrial facility in New West

Starla Lodell moved to Queensborough four years ago thinking it would be a healthy place to live. Now, she’s worried she may have to move. Lodell was among more than 100 people who attended a...