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

Allow commercial, industrial vacant property tax, UBCM urges

Tax needed to encourage building and business growth, New Westminster councillor says

Government backs construction of 215 rental units in Vancouver

Marcon Development plans 19-storey purpose built rental high-rise

Why it's taking up to 10 months to issue a building permit in Vancouver

Data disputes city's claims of four-week processing time

Trio of options unveiled for Kelowna’s former Tolko mill site

Long-awaited mixed-use waterfront development will include up to 3,500 homes on a near 40-acre site in Kelowna’s north end

‘It's going to be important’: B.C. housing minister hints at upcoming legislation

B.C.'s housing and finance ministers mostly cagey about upcoming initiatives while attending UBCM

Freeland introduces bill to remove GST off rental developments, amend competition law

Experts have previously called on the federal government to remove GST charges off new purpose-built rentals

Metro Vancouver's industrial land shortage threatens future of B.C.’s trade economy

Forecasts show that the port authority may not be able handle growth from rising demand

Home to hotel trend eating into B.C. rental market

Explosive growth in short-term rentals is having major impacts on rents and availability

Metro Vancouver's early September housing data signals market shift

Greater Vancouver listings are increasing as sales are slowing, according to mid-month numbers from the real estate board

Missing middle missing from Greater Victoria new-home data

Few townhomes and houseplexes — 'missing middle' housing — are being built in the region, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s monthly survey of new housing construction