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What Interest Rates Mean For Real Estate

Well, the Bank of Canada finally did it. For the first time in seven years, the benchmark overnight rate went up a quarter of a percentage point. One must wonder, what does this mean for real estate? Well, what it means for real estate is what it means for the larger story that is the Canadian […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Craft beer another calling card for Vancouver’s growth

Right now we’re in the middle of Vancouver’s 11th Annual Craft Beer Week, and you can add it to the list of amazing things this city is now known for worldwide. Yes, that’s right, Vancouver’s craft beer scene is gaining international attention. How awesome? Well think of Cuban cigars and champagne from France, now it’s […]

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May 0
May 0

Vancouver Commits to Keeping False Creek Waterways Clean

We definitely know how good we have it here in Vancouver. Beautiful coastal city in an amazing country. But let’s not forget there’s required maintenance and upkeep of paradise. So it’s with great glee that we support the City of Vancouver’s recent action towards strengthening the protection and reducing contamination in Vancouver’s surrounding waters. Of course […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Vancouver becoming international sports destination

If you’ve noticed some more foot traffic of the sporting variety downtown lately, you’re not alone. Turns out the ambitious plan to turn the City of Vancouver into a top-tier sporting event destination is paying off already. For so long the city has been known as a hockey town, but now we’ve become a full-on […]

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Nov 0
Nov 0

Foreign skilled labour could be Canada’s shining light

There’s no doubting the abundance of political and economic uncertainty out there right now. Many people are worried about the future, unsure of what’s to come concerning a wide variety of issues. One thing you can bank on today, the Canadian government has taken a forward-thinking approach to the country’s economy. Exhibit A took place […]

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Oct 0
Oct 0

Continuing to grow as a city and community

As Vancouver continues to grow into an international city, it’s important to make sure we continue to implement sustainable measures to keep up with pace. That’s why we’re excited to see the City of Vancouver’s new partnership with the Affordable Housing Agency, the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation and Vancouver Coastal Health. The announcement is to create […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

Vancouver to become first Canadian city to have living wages

Lost in the shuffle of today’s endless news cycle was a little bit of good news, and something all Vancouverites should be quite proud of. A few weeks ago Vancouver declared it will become Canada’s first certified city as a living wage employer. This means council has approved pursuing a Living Wage certification for all […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Looking into the future of energy

Chatting with BC Premier Christy Clark, our newly minted but most definitely proactive Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threw out another excellent idea this week. He said he’s open to the idea of supporting a new electricity grid that would help ship surplus power out of our province and into Alberta, which would help it reduce […]

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Jun 0
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Georgia Street could go Jenga!

A German architect based out of Beijing and Hong Kong has proposed a stunning new building for downtown Vancouver. Located at 1500 West Georgia St., the proposed developed would top 152 metres and features a three dimensional, multi-frontal building that kind of looks like a large Jenga game in process. Awesome in our books! 1500 West Georgia […]

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