Real Estate

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Residential sales in every B.C. region to recover in 2020: forecast

Total home transactions across province expected to rise 11 per cent versus 2019, with average sale prices also predicted to increase in every area

Province announces max rent hike percentage for 2020

The Province of B.C. has set the rate that landlords can hike rents next year. British Columbia's annual allowable rent increase for 2020 has been set at 2.6%, the province's annual rate of...

August home sales rise nearly 16% in Metro Vancouver

Sales total lower than July but a marked recovery from a year ago, as industry hopes the worst is over

Seattle draws developers, but Vancouver rekindles Chinese interest

Twenty years ago, a partnership between West Vancouver’s Don Milliken and Seattle’s Vulcan Inc. – the development company of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen – set the stage for 2200 Westlake in...

B.C. company mired in court fight over luxury Caribbean resort

Former property owner has involved B.C.-based resort owners in international legal battle over coveted Antigua property

Province’s malls punch above their size for sales

With just 13% of the population, B.C. has 30% of Canada’s highest-grossing malls

Cheema Land proposal reappears

SORCA, District of Squamish councillors in attendance during Aug. 27 open house

Edmonton, Calgary offices converted to rental homes

Facing Canada’s highest office vacancy rates, owners gamble on residential switch

Beedie taking City of Vancouver to court in bid to revive controversial Chinatown development project

Developer Ryan Beedie is taking the City of Vancouver to court in a bid to revive a controversial development project at 105 Keefer Street in Chinatown that whipped up fierce opposition from social...

Vancouver’s hotel crunch set to drive up room rates

Two new Sonder hotels are in the works, including one 66-unit project near Denman Street