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false creek, false creek flats, development false creek, city of vancouver, amy leong, brian higgins, yvr4sale
Jan 0
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False Creek flats in unveiled

Last night at a City of Vancouver public meeting the design plans for the False Creek Flats were unveiled. The master plan community which combines commercial and the new St. Paul’s Hospital is expected to increase jobs in the area for the next 30 years in the 450-acre industrial neighbourhood. The False Creek Flats, which […]

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B.C. Real Estate Searches by Americans Surge After Election

While many have talked about the downside of a Trump presidency south of the border, others are doing what they do best and looking at the upside. Of course the president’s transgressions are tough to overlook, however there is one place in which a light is shining particularly bright right now: our local real estate […]

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Concord Pacific, new Surrey developments, Surrey presales, presale, new homes sales, Downtown Surrey, Central Surrey, amy leong, brian higgins
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Downtown Surrey is in hot demand with qualified, approved tenants who want affordable luxuries

  When does it make sense to buy pre sale properties? When you are able to secure the best suites prior to the public launch as a VIP purchaser. When the tenant demographics are verified and approved. When the long term economic growth supports both rental and property values. When the property is located in […]

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Brian Higgins, Amy Leong, Vancouver Real Estate. Vancity, Development, City of Vancouver, Home Buyers, Economics, Realtor
Dec 0
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Interest Free Loans For First Time B.C Home Buyers Announced

The provincial government is offering first-time homebuyers the chance to get a mortgage via an interest free loan. The B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program provides a maximum of $37,500 or up to 5% of the purchase price of a home, with a 25-year loan that is both interest-free and payment-free for the first five years after […]

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Hitting the sustainable transportation target five years early

The City of Vancouver unveiled an ambitious plan about a decade ago. The idea was to make the city completely powered by clean energy by 2050, not just electricity, but heating and transportation as well. As part of this, the city was looking to get to 50 percent when it came to sustainable modes of […]

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City of Vancouver, Vancouver upgrades, economic development
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Downtown Vancouver alley upgrades in the works

Sometimes a little aesthetical change can go a long way. The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association has announced an experiment to liven up the city’s alleys. They’ve started with an alley that runs behind West Hastings Street between Seymour and Granville. Basketball hoops, furniture and unique, artistic lighting will be installed shortly on the alleyway, repainting […]

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Investment Radar Alert in Surrey BC

If you’ve headed out east past the Fraser River lately, you may have noticed some changes in one of the country’s fastest growing cities. Surrey, long seen as just another outlying community in Metro Vancouver, has stepped up to the plate and is joining the big leagues. With a booming population, construction and real estate […]

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Lights, camera, Vancouver!

It was recently announced that the TV show Supergirl will be moving production from LA to Vancouver because of cheaper, well, everything. Film and television in BC receives production services tax credits of 33 percent. Although there are plans to scale them back in October, it’s still pretty clear Vancouver is still living up to […]

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Downtown core just keeps getting better

If you live in downtown Vancouver or love strolling through the city’s core on a sunny day, we have good news for you. First off the city recently released a report suggesting the 800 block of Robson be closed permanently year round. The city has been closing it during the summers for art installations and […]

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Transit improvements benefit all

Last year the voters of Metro Vancouver denied an additional tax to pay for a bunch of public transportation and highway upgrades. Their decision was understandable, nobody wants to pay more when it appears like Translink is wasting cash on a daily basis funding executives with incredibly high salaries. But the fact remains that Vancouver […]

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