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

B.C. government ends freeze on rent hikes starting December 2020

Landlords will be able to raise rents by 1.4% starting in 2021

Home sales continued to rebound in August: REBGV

The number of homes sold across Metro Vancouver increased 36.6% year-over-year in August, according to new numbers from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV). A total of 3,047 homes...

Office development aimed at luring remote workers back

Incentives include natural ventilation, wellness studio, short-term leases

B.C. commercial real estate index plunges

Leading indicator of commercial real estate fell for the fourth quarter in a row for the second-worst performance in more than two decades

Metro Vancouver shopping centre owners redevelop to stay relevant

Cadillac Fairview, Shape Properties and QuadReal Property Group retooling area malls

Developers hope to reclaim downtrodden DTES

Developers, altruistic buyers spend big in bid to fix city’s most broken neighbourhood

Downtown Vancouver remains Canada’s most expensive neighbourhood: Century 21

Condos in downtown Vancouver have seen prices dip slightly over the past year, but the area remains the most expensive in Canada in terms of price per square foot, according to a new report from...

Vancouver’s new downtown office towers on track

Despite leasing slowdown, industry confident that all 15 new office towers will proceed in Vancouver’s core and complete by 2024

Canada sees July home sales hit highest level in history

Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg post double-digit increases as Canadian home sales rebound due to record low mortgage rates and pent-up demand

‘Free money’ mortgage feast could last two years

Five-year mortgages at 1.89 per cent as Bank of Canada cuts rates for mortgage stress test for second time this year