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Should you buy or lease premises for your business?

Should you buy or lease premises for your business?

There are pros and cons to both options, and much to consider when choosing either, as M&A advisor Arthur Klein explains
Supply constraints on industrial market spark creative development

Supply constraints on industrial market spark creative development

Necessity is the mother of invention in terms of land use for industrial space, says Curtis Scott of Colliers International
Weekly Buzz: Bank of Canada interest rate hike and U.S. investment

Weekly Buzz: Bank of Canada interest rate hike and U.S. investment

Western Investor's media content roundup for the week of July 10 to July 14, 2017, featuring top stories on Western Canada’s commercial real estate market
Are Vancouver’s property taxes killing independent businesses?

Are Vancouver’s property taxes killing independent businesses?

Sky-high rents are pushing out small businesses from central locales because of landlords’ ability to pass on rising taxes, argues Neil Hamilton
Residential investment spotlight #3: Port Moody

Residential investment spotlight #3: Port Moody

Flippers should proceed with caution in this hot-ticket city, but what about long-term investors?
Residential investing: Time to look at limited partnerships

Residential investing: Time to look at limited partnerships

Pooling funds is a strategy capitalizing on B.C.'s white-hot housing markets with manageable risk and some eye-popping potential returns
Weekly Buzz: Surrey’s growth, foreign investment and Alberta industrial

Weekly Buzz: Surrey’s growth, foreign investment and Alberta industrial

Western Investor's media content roundup for the week of July 3 to July 7, 2017, featuring top stories on Western Canada’s commercial real estate market
Weekly Buzz: B.C. housing migration and the Regina market

Weekly Buzz: B.C. housing migration and the Regina market

Western Investor's media content roundup for the week of June 26 to June 30, 2017, featuring top stories on Western Canada’s commercial real estate market
Residential investment spotlight #2: New Westminster

Residential investment spotlight #2: New Westminster

Shhh… Don’t tell anyone, but New West could be the region’s best-kept secret for real estate investors

Time to find a new Vancouver elsewhere in B.C.

Should we look to Kamloops or the Sunshine Coast to become B.C.'s new, more affordable major centre?