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

New supply, more vacancies creating office space competition in Vancouver

Office construction in downtown Vancouver is giving companies greater space flexibility

Are Canadian politicians conflicted on affordable housing?

Housing advocate Rohana Rezel says a 'nice loophole' exists in federal conflict of interest laws to allow members of Parliament to own rental properties while still setting housing policies

11% of Cdns invest in real estate and that total is set to grow: Royal LePage

At least half of real estate investors have a plan to add to their housing portfolio in the next five years

Vancouver’s ‘innovation district’ set to welcome 1.7M square feet of new office space

Mount Pleasant and False Creek Flats seeing more developer attention as demand for space intensifies

Richmond residents protest over properties in China

The investors claim they were misled by a Chinese developer, alleging they were sold condos but received office units

Higher yields draw B.C. investors to land-rich Saskatoon

Prairie city has an abundance of land, lower property prices and higher capitalization rates than seen in B.C.’s Lower Mainland

Investor-occupants made up almost 10% of B.C. homeowners in 2020: StatCan

Statistics Canada attributes high numbers of investor-occupants in B.C. to incremental forms of density,

Stanley Park district attracts real estate interest with new developments

The area west of Denman Street is seeing revival as developers are attracted to proximity to Stanley Park

Reducing parking in downtown residential buildings has its benefits

Onsite or underground parking in developments can add significant costs to projects

Study highlights need for more rental supply in Metro Vancouver

B.C. renters are more likely to face a no-fault eviction than the national average