September 2023

B.C. Reveals 60,000-Unit Housing Target for 10 Municipalities

Posted on Sep 27, 2023

Ten municipalities in B.C. must build a total of 60,103 housing units over the next five years, the province’s housing minister announced Tuesday.

At a news conference in Saanich, Ravi Kahlon revealed the housing targets assigned to communities including Vancouver, Victoria and Kamloops, as part of the province’s plan to increase the housing supply...

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Vancouver Council Approves 'Missing Middle' housing policy

Posted on Sep 20, 2023

Vancouver city council has voted to approve a proposal that would add “missing middle” housing to low-density residential neighbourhoods.

After a lengthy public hearing Thursday, council voted in favour of staff’s recommendation(opens in a new tab) to amend the zoning and development by-law and allow multiple dwelling properties – also known as mult...

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Shipyards Festival Brings Huge Music Lineup to North Shore

Posted on Sep 11, 2023

North Vancouver is set to wrap up the summer with an all-day music festival at the Shipyards this month.

On September 23, The Shipyards Festival will coincide with Car Free Day North Vancouver, presented by TransLink.

At the bottom of Lonsdale, Carrie Cates will be transformed into a “pedestrian paradise” filled with music as acts like Tourist Compan...

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Seasonal Slowdown Brings Price Stability to Metro Vancouver

Posted on Sep 06, 2023

As summer winds to a close, higher borrowing costs have begun to permeate the Metro Vancouver housing market in predictable ways, with price gains cooling and sales slowing along the typical seasonal pattern.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,296 in August 2023, a 21.4 pe...

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