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Jul 0
Jul 0

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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City of Vancouver, Vancouver upgrades, economic development
Sep 0
Sep 0

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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Apr 0
Apr 0

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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Oct 0
Oct 0

The Viaducts are going, the Viaducts are going!

So it became official yesterday, the Georgia Viaducts will soon be no more. Now comes the hard part, the actual work. It’s important to remeber the long game as we head into the next phase of the project. City council backed a historic vote with Vancouver’s long term vision in mind. Yes, for the next […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

New St. Paul’s Hospital Set to Redefine Downtown Vancouver

St. Paul’s Hospital has been a downtown landmark for ages. The original West End brick building has been on Burrard St. since 1912, and is finally coming down, and a brand new $1 billion dollar building will be built over 7.5 hectares at Station Street by the bus terminal. The new site will be the […]

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