Real Estate

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Office space vacancies hit all-time low

Higher lease rates, fewer options for Metro Vancouver businesses

Condos dominating Metro industrial development

Strata deals account for more than half of sales transactions in tight sector

West Van homeowner forced to sell, conspiracy claims dismissed

A man who alleged there was a real estate conspiracy to obtain his West Vancouver home for $5 million had his claim dismissed in B.C. Supreme Court recently. After first agreeing to sell his...

Landlords dodging ‘CAVE people’ by investing in B.C.'s regional rental markets

Landlords and investors shift action away from Metro Vancouver to Okanagan and Island as “citizens against nearly everything” stall projects

Asian grocer’s Canada expansion push starting in Vancouver

Canadian expansion Asian grocer Sungiven Foods Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Xiamen Sungiven Foods Holding Ltd. of Xiamen, China, is expanding to Canada. Sungiven opened its Canadian head office in...

Office, industrial and retail sectors proving robust in Metro Vancouver

Vacancy rates are tight and lease rates have risen across all three sectors, reports market intelligence firm CoStar Group

Granville Island gets new governance model

New council has more influence than the previous advisory trust

Collaboration is helping ease the Lower Mainland space crunch

Teaming up Amazon.com Inc. is a major player in the Vancouver real estate market, leasing chunks of office space downtown and committing to space for 3,000 workers in the redeveloped post office...

Vancouver’s proposed 60-storey building would be world’s tallest Passive House tower

Henson Developments’ rezoning application comes as City of Vancouver pushes for more energy-efficient buildings

Vancouver has gone a year without a house price increase

The region was the only metro area to post an index decline in July, according to the latest Teranet-National Bank house price index