Real Estate

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B.C.’s largest property managers losing capacity

Average amount of property managed by the top 20 has dropped 3.4% since 2016

Surrey accountant banned by financial regulator for part in condo scheme

Licensed accountant Vasant Pragjibhai Patel now permanently prohibited from conducting securities related business in any capacity with a mutual fund dealer

Greater Vancouver, Fraser Valley housing sales nudge upward as prices hold steady

Home sales remain down by more than 40% compared with May 2019

West Van condo tower sees fast sales during pandemic

Luxury project has pre-sold 54 condos in the last month, including a $6 million penthouse

Realtors not buying CMHC’s 'nightmare' scenario

Federal housing agency forecasts sales will fall up to 29 per cent, home prices will drop 18 per cent and national housing starts could crater by 70 per cent this year. Industry experts beg to differ

KingSett partners on Richmond industrial site

Acquisition with PC Urban Properties an indication of institutional investors piling into Metro Vancouver real estate

B.C. home sales suffer steep drop in April

Not surprisingly, housing activity fell sharply across the province in April. Demand was constrained by lower consumer confidence amid a plunge in the employment and increased economic uncertainty,...

Vancouver poised to allow 12-storey ‘mass timber’ residential, commercial buildings

A total of 13 B.C. municipalities, including Richmond, Surrey and the City of North Vancouver, have already opted in to provincial building code regulations that allow taller mass timber...

Construction costs throw wrench in Surrey’s YMCA facility

City’s growing downtown precinct dealt significant blow as recreation facility cancelled due to $35 million funding gap