B.C. real estate regulator clamps down on activities of 'Wolf of Burrard Street'

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 01:06:32 +0000

The length of time it would take to investigate the scope of Colton Roberts’ activities would be detrimental to public interest without a order to stop, according to the superintendent of real estate.

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Vancouver real estate: REITs announce $292 million purchase of 15 rental apartment buildings

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 22:57:46 +0000

Vancouver-based Hollyburn Properties Ltd. has owned and managed some of these concrete, midrise and woodframe apartment properties for decades.

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Vancouver real estate: Commercial investment down 22 per cent

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 00:27:02 +0000

Vancouver commercial real estate sales volume was down in the third quarter, but industrial and multi-family deals held strong, increasing almost 16 per cent.

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Douglas Todd: The hollowing out of Vancouver’s west side (Part 2 — the ‘weird place’)

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 18:29:39 +0000

Analysis: The relatively few people who can afford west-side houses tend to be satellite families, says researcher Andy Yan

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Vancouver real estate: Shift on to big corporate landlords of apartment buildings

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 01:57:12 +0000

Large funds are interested in buying apartment buildings, but housing advocates have concerns

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Vancouver real estate: Owners begin filing info for B.C.'s new 'hidden ownership' registry

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 01:04:40 +0000

The start this week of a “hidden ownership” registry in B.C.had lawyers and notaries public going through the first live test of filing to meet the new requirements on one of the busiest end-of-the-month days in recent memories. The property filing rush was also caused by a 23 per cent jump in Vancouver home sales […]

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Vancouver real estate: Concord's ambitious plans for Molson site not for public

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 02:11:49 +0000

A leak of information revealed Concord’s marketing materials for engaging potential investors or a major commercial client on the possibilities of a project.

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