Trophy properties liven summer listings

A dramatic Whistler lakefront chateau; a 2,300-acre ranch within the city of Vernon; and 90 acres on Texada Island among rare listings for those seeking an ultimate retreat or investment

Luxury home sellers eye auctions

Up to nine luxury homes in Metro Vancouver are booked to go under the auctioneer’s gavel this August as online selling tries a traditional twist

Telling tale of two hotel sales

A bankrupt luxury waterfront property sells to a developer for $5.6 million while B.C. taxpayers pay $14 million for an old motel where the building is assessed at $90,000

Back to the office? No thanks!

More than two-thirds of British Columbians say they do not feel comfortable leaving the safety of their home office to return to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to a recent . . .

West Van condo tower sees fast sales during pandemic

Launched in the teeth of a pandemic, a new 122-unit luxury condominium tower in West Vancouver has pre-sold 54 condos in the last month, including a $6 million penthouse, and the head of its marketing team suggest the success is more than a geographic anomaly.

Trans Mountain starts in Kamloops

A seven-kilometre urban section of the Trans Mountain pipeline twinning project has begun in Kamloops, throwing a lifeline to struggling hotels. Trans Mountain Corp. said in a press release that . . .

Summer camps banned across west

B.C.’s top doctor, Dr. Bonny Henry, announced May 26 that the province has officially banned overnight summer camp to mitigate potential outbreaks of COVID-19. Summer camps for kids have also . . .

Wood high rises gain support

In a May 27 unanimous vote, Vancouver City council approved a staff recommendation to allow mass-timber construction up to 12 storeys for residential and commercial uses, doubling the current . . .

Site C reboots after pandemic pause

BC Hydro will begin increasing construction activities at Site C, its $9 billion clean-energy power project on the Peace River in northeast B.C. The first increase in work will focus on . . .

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