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

Coquitlam looks at Riverview heritage designation

City committee wants to reapply to federal government to help future funding

Top two B.C. real estate investment towns are up north, third near Lower Mainland

The top two spots, according to BIV’s sister publication Western Investor, in B.C. for real estate investors in 2019 are in the northwest part of the province, which is ground zero for the biggest...

Tsawwassen Springs development blocked by Agricultural Land Commission

Proposal to build 60 more townhouses and remove parcel from ALR is denied, despite arguments that land isn't farmed and soil is not suitable for farming

The Exchange lands Amazon; the NDP woos industrial users

  Amazon flows on Technology and co-working firms lead office tenant demand in Metro Vancouver, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) reports, driving 47% of deals in the region and 50% of downtown office...

Property taxes drive Vancouver retailers to the wall

Dulux Paints the latest city retailer to fall victim to soaring property tax bills

Vancouver housing market highly vulnerable despite easing prices: CMHC

The Metro Vancouver housing market is still exhibiting signs of overvaluation as home prices continue to outpace local income growth, according to a new Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)...

China buyers back hunting for Vancouver homes

Searches through up 130% from the second quarter

Housing downturn will last another four years, analyst says

Eitel Insights predicts that Vancouver’s current housing slump won’t bottom until 2020

Vancouver land rush over as Metro housing market slows

  Land rush over All signs point to the end of the residential land rush in the Lower Mainland – though Michael Ferreira of market research firm Urban Analytics Inc. didn’t use those exact words in...

BC Green Party agrees to ‘compromise’ with NDP on speculation tax changes

The B.C. Green Party, which has been vocally opposed to the NDP’s speculation tax, has reluctantly agreed to support the legislation after three changes are made, the parties announced October...