Real Estate

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Squamish Nation aims to build 1,000 units of housing

The Squamish Nation is on its way to bringing home perhaps 1,000 of its members who have been unable to live on their North Shore and Squamish Valley reserve lands. The nation’s council has formed a...

Provincial government gobbles up Victoria office space

BC NDP has leased the bulk of new space coming to tight Vancouver Island market

Government taxes, farmland policies bite B.C. property owners

Soft drop “Vancouver Sees Massive Drop in Commercial Tax Rate in 2019” was the dramatic subject line of the email from the Toronto communications firm charged with putting out the word about the...

Metro Vancouver home sales jump 45.4% to well above 10-year average

October’s rush of buyer activity and drop in new listings means the region’s market is creeping back towards favouring sellers

Century-old Ladner Village building to be demolished

A century-old building in Ladner Village will finally be coming down. Delta council has approved a demolition permit to make way for a two-and-a-half-storey mixed use building in the 4800-block of...

Metro Vancouver's 'largest masterplanned community' to cover 74 acres

Township of Langley development intended as "intergenerational community" including 2,000 regular and retirement homes, parks, retail and school

These B.C.-made tiny homes are now available on Amazon for $49k

A product from Vancouver company Nomad Micro Homes is one of the most recent additions to mega-retailer Amazon’s lineup. Their mostly-prefabricated tiny home, The Cube, is now available to purchase...

B.C.'s foreign-buyer tax not discriminatory: court

‘Not racist,’ judge says of view that foreign money impacted GVRD real estate prices

Rental demand will require construction of 30,000 units: researcher

What’s needed? Two years ago, the BC NDP campaigned on a pledge to deliver 114,000 affordable housing units within a decade. The housing crisis has hardly improved since then, with prices and rents...

A new blueprint for green building

Low-carbon building material developer sets up head office in Vancouver