Sarah Fullbrook

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May 1, 2013
Helijet Increases Service to the North

This morning Richmond-based Helijet International Inc. announced plans to amp up its presence on the north coast of B.C., coming in the form of four-year air service agreements with two sport-fishing lodges in the Whale Channel and Caamano Sound regions. Helijets will replace seaplanes as the chosen transportation between Bella Bella...

Apr 30, 2013
Kevin Falcon Joins Anthem Capital Corp.

After 12 years of acting as the MLA for the Surrey-Cloverdale riding, B.C.-born Kevin Falcon is leaving behind the limelight of public life to become the executive vice-president of private equity and real estate development company, Anthem Capital Corp. How did the move to Anthem Capital Corp. come about? I was...

Apr 25, 2013
Port Coquitlam Gets Multi-Million Dollar Development

Yesterday the mayor of Port Coquitlam, Greg Moore, unveiled plans for one of the city’s newest developments, the Fremont neighbourhood. Bordering the Pitt River, the Fremont neighbourhood will consist of three parts: a residential community that will have over 650 homes, a mixture of townhomes and apartments; a business park with...

Apr 23, 2013
Port Metro Vancouver Discusses Fraser Surrey Docks Expansion

This morning Port Metro Vancouver held a press conference to discuss the current review process for the hotly contested expansion of the Fraser Surrey Docks, which would see additional coal shipped out of Surrey. Duncan Wilson, the vice-president of corporate social responsibility at Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) led the presentation...

Apr 23, 2013
Vancouver's Luxury Real Estate

Last week Sotheby's International Realty Canada released a report on Canadian luxury real estate sales and purchases. Vancouverites who continually sputter at the cost of housing in their city won't be surprised to find that Lotusland was one of four urban markets on the list, along with Calgary, Toronto and...

Apr 18, 2013
Transit in Surrey and Vancouver

This morning NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association held a moderated panel discussion on the state and future of transit oriented development in Greater Vancouver. Moderating the discussion was program director of The City Program at Simon Fraser University, Gordon Price. On the panel were Jean Lamontagne, general manager of planning...

Apr 10, 2013
YVR Named Best in North America

Today it was announced that Vancouver International Airport was named as the Best Airport in North America at the Skytrax World Airport Awards in Geneva, Switzerland. Taking into account 39 different dimensions like efficiency, signage, passenger amenities and friendliness, 395 airports around the world were rated in the passenger-generated survey. Based...

Apr 10, 2013
Real Estate Forum: Transit Oriented Development

Yesterday the Vancouver Convention Centre played host to this year’s annual Vancouver Real Estate Forum. The one-day conference included talks from some of the city’s most accomplished real estate professionals who provided insight into where they think Vancouver’s much-discussed real estate market is headed. One such session focused on transit-oriented development.

Apr 4, 2013
Vancouver Real Estate Market Stabilizes

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s most recent account of the previous month’s residential real estate sales and listings activity points to an increased stabilization of the local market. While sales did decrease in March 2013 by 18.3 per cent since March 2012, the new listings added to the...

Apr 2, 2013
Power Lunch: CinCin

Vancouver’s Robson Street may not be the first neighbourhood that springs to mind when you’re looking for a place to impress a client or colleague over a meal, but it should be. That’s where CinCin has been wowing locals—and, yes...

Mar 28, 2013
Sandra Wyant: The REBGV's New President

Last week Sandra Wyant was appointed as the new president of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver for the 2013-2014 term. With more than 20 years of experience in B.C.’s real estate market, Wyant will be looking to bring her brand of professionalism to the industry association. BCBusiness caught...

Mar 27, 2013
EightSix Network Inc.

In the high-turnover hospitality industry, employers face a flood of generic resumes. Enter Vancouver company EightSix Network Inc., which developed an online recruitment platform specifically for the industry. Launched in 2010, EightSix’s system guides job seekers to create profiles tailored to employers’ needs. “Our whole goal is that by using these...

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