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. housing market ‘firming’ as home sales, prices rise

With listings down for seventh straight month, sector edges towards seller’s market territory once more

Squamish Nation approves massive joint-venture with Westbank

First Nation members vote in favour of 11-tower, 6,000-home development at south end of Burrard Bridge

Richmond farmland owners want properties out of ALR

Council has previously refused to allow three properties in east Richmond to be pulled out of the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), but the owners are giving it another go. The three exclusion...

Co-working takes its lead from hotels in offering more services

Co-working intelligence The past decade has seen a dramatic transformation in co-working space. Once the realm of independent providers, often entrepreneurs or groups of entrepreneurs who saw a need...

Speculation tax increases to 2% Dec. 31

Taxpayers to be alerted to changes, exemptions for coming year

Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’ (WITH MAP)

Residential sector – especially in Lower Mainland – to see lower valuations, but commercial and industrial real estate values hold firm

City of Vancouver asks developer to pay $3.8m for portion of alley

Lane sits between two buildings on Broadway at Granville Street, on key site where PCI Developments is planning Skytrain-linked development

B.C. to get Canada's first multi-storey, large-bay industrial development

"Bold solution" to make second storey of Burnaby development accessible to full-size transport trailers via a large ramp

Investors in cancelled Richmond condo project take developer to court

Disgruntled buyers at Alfa development sue for loss of uplift in property value, after Anderson Holdings cancelled presale contracts

Vancouver street is in top 10 list of Canada’s priciest for office space

Four Western Canadian cities made the top 10 in JLL’s annual rankings