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Exodus from cities drives up assessments in small Island towns

Exodus from cities drives up assessments in small Island towns

Smaller communities such as Port Alberni saw increases jump by as much as 47 per cent
Metro Vancouver home sales, prices hit record high in 2021

Metro Vancouver home sales, prices hit record high in 2021

Despite ongoing pandemic, region saw 43,999 residential real estate transactions – up 42.2 per cent from 2020
B.C.’s top 10 land deals of 2021

B.C.’s top 10 land deals of 2021

Richmond posts the largest land transaction in the province with the sale of 27 acres for more than $300 million
B.C.'s rent freeze is expiring on Jan. 1, 2022. Here's what you need to know.

B.C.'s rent freeze is expiring on Jan. 1, 2022. Here's what you need to know.

The province enacted the rent freeze at the beginning of the pandemic to support British Columbians who were struggling financially.
CRE OUTLOOK VANCOUVER: Follow the money to profit in 2022

CRE OUTLOOK VANCOUVER: Follow the money to profit in 2022

Real estate lenders are hot for Vancouver, but even the bulls are skittish about some sectors in arguably the best property market in Canada
CRE OUTLOOK 2022: ‘Beds, sheds’ and office deals lead big-city Alberta into New Year

CRE OUTLOOK 2022: ‘Beds, sheds’ and office deals lead big-city Alberta into New Year

Based on late-year momentum, industrial, multi-family and downtown offices will top real investments in Calgary and Edmonton in 2022
CRE OUTLOOK 2022: REITs solid for selective investors in 2022

CRE OUTLOOK 2022: REITs solid for selective investors in 2022

A US$379.4 billion ‘wall of capital’ is competing for returns in global real estate markets and real estate investment trusts are the preferred route for institutional investors
CRE OUTLOOK 2022: A banner year coming, despite some bruises

CRE OUTLOOK 2022: A banner year coming, despite some bruises

If you walk around downtown Vancouver it feels like things are back to normal. But inside many office towers, it’s different, with floor upon empty floor
Speculation pays off as large industrial build fully pre-leased

Speculation pays off as large industrial build fully pre-leased

Surrey 343,000-square-foot distribution centre completely taken months before completion at lease rates above market average
Listings plunge even as B.C. home sales, prices hit record highs

Listings plunge even as B.C. home sales, prices hit record highs

As of mid-December every new listing for a home in Greater Vancouver had sold even as average prices soared to a record high