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 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...

B.C. real estate agents urged to suspend all open houses

B.C.’s real estate regulation agencies have asked industry professionals to suspend holding open houses at properties slated for sale/rent due to the province’s sharp spike in COVID cases. In a...

Average Greater Vancouver house to hit $1.7 million in 2021

Real estate data shows coronavirus has delivered a shot in the arm to the Metro Vancouver housing market

New commercial rent relief bypasses landlords

Business tenants can apply directly for federal subsidy that includes covering up to 90% of losses due to lockdowns

Vancouver homebuyers continue to defy the skeptics

Metro housing sales set another record level in October, despite dire predictions from big banks, analysts and government