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Paul Sullivan: Another Groundhog Day for B.C. housing affordability

Paul Sullivan: Another Groundhog Day for B.C. housing affordability

No wonder the B.C. government recently bragged about its $5 billion surplus. B.C., after all, has long meant “bring cash.”
Are these new homes Port Coquitlam's first row houses?

Are these new homes Port Coquitlam's first row houses?

One single-family home on Kelly Avenue will soon become five three-storey row house units under a plan approved by city council.
Rob Shaw: Like with approvals, expect delays on housing reform results

Rob Shaw: Like with approvals, expect delays on housing reform results

It can take up to 22 months for the province to relocate a ditch as part of road widening for a new condo or apartment building
CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts slowed in December

CMHC reports annual pace of housing starts slowed in December

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of housing starts in December slowed five per cent compared with November.
Average Vancouver development approval timeline now 15.2 months: CHBA

Average Vancouver development approval timeline now 15.2 months: CHBA

Vancouver ranks in the middle of the municipality pack on approval times, processes and costs
Province announces 'one-stop shop' for homebuilding permits

Province announces 'one-stop shop' for homebuilding permits

B.C. Premier David Eby says the changes will help speed up provincial permitting approvals and home construction in the face of a housing crisis.
Metro Vancouver industrial market remains tight as 2023 begins

Metro Vancouver industrial market remains tight as 2023 begins

No relief in sight as most space spoken for months ahead of completion

CREA predicts 2023 home sales to edge down 0.5% from 2022 mark

OTTAWA — The Canadian Real Estate Association says it expects home sales this year to edge down 0.5 per cent compared with 2022. In its updated forecast for the year, it also says it expects the average home price to decline 5.
Downtown Vancouver office vacancy rate eases slightly as demand moves to suburbs

Downtown Vancouver office vacancy rate eases slightly as demand moves to suburbs

Region’s office space market remains the tightest in North America
How high will Surrey's property taxes go after McCallum's term?

How high will Surrey's property taxes go after McCallum's term?

Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke will need to deliver a tax increase in order to pay for substantial cost overruns made more clear by the City of Surrey following last October's municipal election.