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

Speculation and vacancy tax meets targets: B.C. government

So far, the province has collected $115 million from property owners, which is $5 million more than the government had expected

Surrey’s infamous Flamingo faces last call

Notorious stripper and party bar demolished for condo project

Vancouver council approves 32-storey Pender Street office tower

Supporters cited need for more office space downtown

Lower property assessments set to raise Greater Vancouver taxes

Valuation day With the first half of the year done, the number crunchers will be busy sorting the data for initial insights on the market with a view to figuring out where the second half will take...

Mortgage stress test caused a third of B.C. residential sales slowdown: BCREA

Market decline largely due to interest rates and affordability, but sales would be 10 per cent higher without stress test, says economic study

Coquitlam tweaks housing regs to encourage more density

A broader range of smaller, more affordable housing units could be on the way in southwest Coquitlam after council approved changes Monday to the city’s Housing Choices Program. The five bylaw...

Vancouver home to Canada’s greenest office giants

BentallGreenOak merger banners latest super-green tower launched in city’s downtown core

Vancouver tied with Toronto for hottest office market in North America: report

Downtown office vacancies plummet to 2.6 per cent, the most in-demand on the continent, along with Toronto

Port Moody condos to get public hearing

A 117-unit, six-storey condo development proposed for just east of the Shopper’s Drug Mart store on St. Johns Street in Port Moody will go to a public hearing July 23 — despite reservations expressed...

CBRE lands massive $190M-a-year contract to manage B.C. government’s real estate

Global commercial real estate firm will provide maintenance, janitorial and construction services at courthouses, correctional facilities and government buildings throughout province