Property sales near proposed Surrey-to-Langley SkyTrain corridor higher than in surrounding areas

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 00:50:18 +0000

It’s difficult to compare how land prices in areas around the Surrey to Langley line will increase compared to what happened in other SkyTrain corridors.

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Tourism operators, hotels and restaurants brace for impact of B.C. wildfires

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 22:38:42 +0000

After looking forward to the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions, some tourism operators are now bracing for the impact of highway checkpoints, road closures and evacuations due to spreading wildfires.

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Growth of Vancouver biotech companies sparks demand for specific real estate: broker

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:44:30 +0000

The cost of construction for new lab spaces runs between $585 to $830 per square foot in Vancouver, according to the Altus Group, which is much more expensive that Class A office space.

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VPD adds forms in various languages for reporting anti-Asian racism

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 23:28:49 +0000

Pressure on police departments to add reporting forms in different languages has grown to calling on government officials and discussing anti-Asian discrimination at national, corporate events.

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B.C. furniture retailers reeling from new tariff of almost 300 per cent on sofas from China and Vietnam

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 00:38:02 +0000

In December 2020, about a dozen Canadian furniture manufacturers reported that upholstery producers in China and Vietnam were selling into Canada at below-market prices and hurting sales for Canadian companies.

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COVID-19: Hard-hit Chinatown businesses look for ways to reinvent and survive

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sun, 16 May 2021 23:21:13 +0000

Chinatown businesses have been slammed extra hard by the COVID-19 pandemic while also bracing against increasing anti-Asian racism

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Boast.AI adding new talent from Vancouver’s cluster of billion-dollar startup firms

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 13:00:45 +0000

Boast.AI part of new cluster of Vancouver startup tech companies, several with valuations over a billion dollars thanks to recent rounds of fresh funding, going public or being sold

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