Real Estate

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Costs frustrate efforts to build affordable housing

Industry says clarity on upcoming building targets, support from Ottawa could help

Industry cautiously optimistic about year ahead

Mass timber technology a bright spot for an industry still facing challenges

A ‘housing bottleneck:’ Immigration targets exacerbate B.C.’s housing crisis

The province will have to find housing for the 20 per cent of newcomers it absorbs, on top of current needs

B.C.’s housing market nears ‘cyclical bottom:’ RBC

Home resale activity is showing signs of stabilizing after dropping to low levels

Metro Vancouver’s rental vacancy rate drops as demand, prices soar: CMHC

The rate for purpose-built rentals in the region fell below one per cent last year, while the average asking rent for vacant units is 43 per cent higher than occupied ones

JWest redevelopment project moves forward with new $36 million matching challenge

The JWest redevelopment project in Vancouver is moving forward with their transformation of a 1.3 hectare property following the recent announcement of a $36-million capital campaign matching...

B.C. beefs up strata CRF contributions in effort to address insurance costs

‘Just housekeeping:’ Strata owner advocate says changes will eliminate confusion regarding regulations

West Van buys Jimmy Pattison's waterfront home for $5.175M

The District of West Vancouver has purchased one of two remaining privately owned waterfront homes in Ambleside – part of a decades-long plan to buy all of the land between Ambleside Park and John...

Metro Vancouver’s industrial market remains tight heading into 2023

‘How high can it go?’: Industrial rents don’t show signs of coming down in the near term due to land squeeze

December US home sales fall, capping nearly 18% drop in 2022

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes slumped nearly 18% in 2022, the slowest year for the housing market in nearly a decade. The National Association of Realtors said Friday...