GTA and Vancouver see more luxury condo sales

Vancouver boasts a greater share of higher priced transactions with 165 condo deals topping $2 million versus 100 in the Greater Toronto Area, but the single highest price was garnered in the GTA.
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Canadian Property Management

Land tops Vancouver Q2 investment transactions

Vancouver's three largest investment transactions for the spring of 2017 surpassed an entire quarter's worth of activity in Calgary.


Survey finds majority opposes home-sharing services ban

With short-term rental rules on the horizon, a group is touting the survey finding that a majority of Canadians oppose a ban on home-sharing services.
UBC's Ponderosa Commons

Canadian Facility Management & Design

UBC breaks down barriers with mixed-use hub

UBC is breaking down barriers with Ponderosa Commons, the first of five mixed-use residences designed to activate the commuter campus year-round.
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Vancouver echoes Toronto’s proposed short-term rental rules

City of Vancouver staff earlier this month proposed short-term rental rules that are markedly similar to rules proposed in Toronto.
Toronto and Vancouver

Canadian Property Management

Toronto and Vancouver outperform market pack

Second quarter stats reveal a widening gap between Canada's prospering and struggling office markets, while investors continue to focus on downtown Class A properties.


Feds scrutinize real estate deals for tax compliance

The federal government is stepping up its scrutiny of real estate deals in a crackdown on tax cheating, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) reported last Friday
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REMI Network

Tenant demand jolts new office development in Vancouver

Tenant activity in the downtown Vancouver market is sparking interest in bringing new office development to market.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Concert CEO shares vision for affordable rental housing

On February 22, Concert Chairman and CEO David Podmore was a panelist on the Tyee’s sold-out “Home for Good” event, which explored bold solutions for solving Vancouver’s
OPAL retirement residences


Element receives excavation permit for OPAL project

The City of Vancouver has issued an Excavation Permit to Element Lifestyle Retirement for OPAL, the developer’s retirement residence set for Cambie Village.
Copeman Healthcare

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Copeman Healthcare Centre opens in downtown Vancouver

Kirsten Reite Architecture (KRA) has announced the opening of the new Copeman Healthcare Centre, located on Hornby Street in downtown Vancouver, B.C.

REMI Network

Pricing of Vancouver industrial supply surges

Pricing of industrial properties in Vancouver is at ‘new heights,’ according to research from Avison Young that examines the first half of 2016.
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Vancouver home sales slowed in July

According to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, there were 3,226 home sales in the region in July 2016, a drop of 18.9 per cent year-over-year.
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REMI Network

Canada ranks high on ten most liveable cities list

Three of the ten most liveable cities in the world are located in Canada, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Construction Business

Vancouver to build new affordable homes

The City of Vancouver’s Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) is taking steps to build 400 new affordable homes on four city-owned sites worth $50 million. These sites
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National home sales continue to decline: CREA

Canadian home sales fell 1.3 per cent from June to July 2016, marking the third consecutive month of declines, according to data released by the CREA.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Kasian welcomes three new principals to its team

Three Kasian offices are welcoming new team members in the role of Principal: Sally Mills, Sam Oboh and Judy MacDougall.