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Vancouver offices facing double-digit vacancy by 2015

In a projection for office vacancy rates in four western cities, Cushman Wakefield sees inventory growing in two and tightening in the others.

Delta developers cheer new bridge

Delta landowners and developers who stand to gain from better access to Richmond and Vancouver are applauding the B.C. government's commitment to replace the 54-year-old George Massey Tunnel.

Office market demand slumps

A grim business investment outlook has cooled office demand in Metro Vancouver according to a panel of commercial real estate experts convened by NAOIP.

5 hot housing markets, include some you've never heard of

Western Investor picks five hot housing markets for residential investors in 2014, including a couple of small-town sleepers that may hold the best potential in the West.

China buyers snap up B.C. hotels

Nanaimo officials have unanimously approved a development permit for a China-backed downtown hotel development worth an estimated $50 million.

Power corridor

As well, Osprey Village, a trendy mixed-use residential and retail project, is underway on the river with at least 12 new storefronts. Retail space is being sold in Osprey Village for around $250 a square foot.

League settles with commission

Victoria-based League Investment Services will not face a BC Securities Commission hearing next summer after entering into a settlement agreement with the markets regulator.

Marriott flags Surrey's new landmark hotel

Marriott International Inc. has been named the brand partner for Century Group's new hotel, which will be a cornerstone of Surrey's giant City Centre development.

Maple Ridge dangles incentives to lure developers

Maple Ridge. B.C.

Southlands project seeks rezoning

Century Group's Southlands project in Delta is inching closer to reality. Brad Semke, project manager for the development, said rezoning of the 538-acre property will go to public hearing on October 28.