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

Vancouver’s empty homes tax to double next year to 3%

Kennedy Stewart’s move triggered by CMHC report that shows increase in rental condominiums

Applications open for fed’s new commercial rent relief program

Applications are now being accepted for the revised Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy, with claims retroactive to September 27

Concord Pacific doubles down in Surrey's downtown core

Added density prompts questions about school capacity in a district already beleaguered by portables

Mainstreet Equity launching B.C. buying blitz

Aggressive acquisition campaign by major Western Canada landlord targets small-town B.C.

Vancouver employers grapple with repopulating offices

Working from home trend has a significant knock-on effect for the broader economy

Fraser Valley rolls to record real estate numbers

SkyTrain extension, lower real estate prices and super job creation lure homebuyers, investors, workers and developers to the Fraser Valley

Vancouver close to securing hotels, rental buildings for homeless people

Mayor Kennedy Stewart hopes ‘hundreds’ of people can move off street in couple months

Residential rental freeze extended into 2021

Insiders expect rental freeze to continue through all of 2021, but note that the increase had already been capped at just 1.4%

Industrial lease rates on upward trajectory, experts say

Big hikes appear inevitable in Metro Vancouver as land costs soar and new lease space nearly vanishes beneath a surge in strata projects

How Some Vancouver Buildings Are Lowering Operating Costs

By Will Wilson, Sustainability Manager, Pace Solutions The pandemic forced most Vancouver businesses to work remotely, inspiring business owners to review their overhead costs. The independent...