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Land  values can fall when green rules are misread

Land values can fall when green rules are misread

Wetlands a prime example of conflicts when qualified professionals are overruled by self-styled experts from city hall
Five fatal mistakes in commercial real estate financing

Five fatal mistakes in commercial real estate financing

Commercial real estate financing is very different from residential
Bending the “curve” the Canadian way

Bending the “curve” the Canadian way

Real estate community among those stepping up to ease stress and save lives during this unprecedented time in our country’s history
Publisher's message to our valued readers and advertisers

Publisher's message to our valued readers and advertisers

To our valued readers and advertisers: On behalf of all the staff at the Western Investor , we hope that this message finds you and your family healthy in the midst of this COVID-19 crisis.
Alberta small businesses desperately seek rent relief

Alberta small businesses desperately seek rent relief

Retailers, hospitality providers and arts groups among those struggling to meet rent obligations, finds survey
Only bold, immediate action can keep economy from plunging off pandemic’s cliff

Only bold, immediate action can keep economy from plunging off pandemic’s cliff

It is time for big decisions from governments of all sizes and stripes in Canada. One week of workplace hemorrhaging from COVID-19 has punched a sinkhole into the economy, with a half-million Canadians into employment insurance.
Use caution in inferring COVID-19's impact on commercial real estate

Use caution in inferring COVID-19's impact on commercial real estate

Historically, pandemic outbreaks generate short-term market instability to move to stabilization in the following three to six months
Industrial evolution? Governments could ease stress on sector

Industrial evolution? Governments could ease stress on sector

Municipalities, the B.C. government and Ottawa could make industrial work space more accessible and affordable
Comment: Time for an ‘Innovation Land Reserve’ in the Lower Mainland?

Comment: Time for an ‘Innovation Land Reserve’ in the Lower Mainland?

Setting land aside for agricultural-industrial innovation is the hopeful vision of province’s food security task force
City of Vancouver wants input into cutting red tape in its building permit procedures

City of Vancouver wants input into cutting red tape in its building permit procedures

‘Regulation Redesign’ aims to simplify rules for city building