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Vancouver top city in Canada for commercial real estate investment, says report

Vancouver top city in Canada for commercial real estate investment, says report

While sentiments towards investment are rosy, the dollar volume of transactions fell by nearly half in 2023
Vancouver appoints chief planner after six-month vacancy

Vancouver appoints chief planner after six-month vacancy

Josh White appointed general manager of planning, urban design and sustainability; position of director of planning remains open
B.C. recreational property market still sleepy as it awaits rate cuts

B.C. recreational property market still sleepy as it awaits rate cuts

Experts predict B.C. prices will increase 5% as spring market brings more supply.
Insurance rates soar for Traders Cove family after wildfire

Insurance rates soar for Traders Cove family after wildfire

Wildfire leads to rising insurance rates for Okanagan property owners
B.C.’s new home-flipping tax unlikely to help affordability, say experts

B.C.’s new home-flipping tax unlikely to help affordability, say experts

Some economists say the measure could discourage investment and tighten market conditions.
City of Langford suing Bear Mountain developer for $1.88M

City of Langford suing Bear Mountain developer for $1.88M

In a civil claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court, the City of Langford said Vancouver-based Ecoasis did not pay a yearly agreed-upon amount by Dec. 31, 2023.
Village of Lytton seeing more building permits issued after years of delays

Village of Lytton seeing more building permits issued after years of delays

Lytton mayor reveals progress in rebuilding efforts after wildfire destruction
Kirk LaPointe: Housing crisis at heart of potential Poilievre-Eby alliance

Kirk LaPointe: Housing crisis at heart of potential Poilievre-Eby alliance

Housing may bridge ideological divide between B.C. NDP premier, federal Conservative leader
Businesses want outstanding 'green' investment tax credits fast-tracked: KPMG poll

Businesses want outstanding 'green' investment tax credits fast-tracked: KPMG poll

TORONTO — A survey by KPMG in Canada says business leaders want Ottawa to fast-track all outstanding "green" or "clean" economy business investment tax credits.
National home sales in February up nearly 20% compared with year ago

National home sales in February up nearly 20% compared with year ago

The Canadian Real Estate Association says February home sales jumped 19.7 per cent compared with a year ago in what could mark the "last relatively uneventful month of the year.