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Cell-phone tracking reveals meagre return to office

Cell-phone tracking reveals meagre return to office

Avison Young real-time index shows that back-to-office traffic has fallen 76 per cent in North American cities, with Vancouver traffic down 63.3 per cent from pre-pandemic levels
Canada’s commercial real estate sales shatter record

Canada’s commercial real estate sales shatter record

Vancouver’s $3.2 billion in transactions helped power Canada-wide investments to an all-time high of $14 billion in the second quarter, a new report says
Alberta ski towns face severe labour shortage

Alberta ski towns face severe labour shortage

Lack of foreign workers and local job-seekers forces hospitality sector to make tough decisions – some blame "too generous" government job benefits
Maersk ships pull eight tonnes of plastic from Pacific

Maersk ships pull eight tonnes of plastic from Pacific

Non-profit organization working out of Victoria hopes to clean up 90 per cent of the plastics in the world’s oceans
Denciti bulks up with dual-site industrial buy

Denciti bulks up with dual-site industrial buy

Vancouver developer buys 12.4 acres in Chilliwack after snapping up land in Squamish and selling out an industrial strata project in Langley
Back-to-office plans dashed by fourth wave

Back-to-office plans dashed by fourth wave

Employers hope for more staff to return in September crushed as COVID-19 cases spike in B.C.
B.C. rent increase capped lower than inflation rate in 2022

B.C. rent increase capped lower than inflation rate in 2022

Eighteen month-long rent freeze lifted at year end and minuscule 1.5 per cent increase can’t start until January
Vancouver developers drawn to land-rich Kelowna

Vancouver developers drawn to land-rich Kelowna

At least $24 million in Kelowna land has sold since May but most investors shy from Okanagan acreages that require rezoning and higher risk, agents say
B.C. goes hardball with vaccination passports

B.C. goes hardball with vaccination passports

Businesses, citizens face hefty fines if not accepting vaccine certification restrictions after September 13 rollout
INVESTIGATE: Real estate secrecy thwarts right to know

INVESTIGATE: Real estate secrecy thwarts right to know

A “culture of excessive secrecy” exposed as real estate bombshells explode in Vancouver