Fiona Morrow

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Sep 3, 2019
Toon Town: Vancouver’s animation and visual effects industry cracks the billion-dollar mark

It’s Saturday morning at the Vancouver Convention Centre, and there’s something strange going on. I’m here for the Digital Entertainment Career Fair organized by the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC), but my eyes are momentarily flooded with spandex and sparkles. When...

Aug 23, 2019
The great escape to Powell River

The picturesque Sunshine Coast community is enjoying an economic revival, with help from entrepreneurs and young families fleeing the mainland Colleen McClean stares at the ceiling where her vent fan should already be installed and sighs. It’s just another in a long list of hiccups and delays that keep pushing back the...

May 23, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $19.4 million for a frat pad at UBC

Address: 5771 Newton Wynd, Vancouver Price: $19,380,000 Listing: R2369003 The skinny: Seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 11,501-square-foot house on a 30,000-square-foot lot at UBC The bling: You’re as young as you feel, right? We know you spent your youth working your way up the net worth ladder...

May 2, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $7.5 million to retire in style in West Vancouver

Address: 6-2142 Argyle Avenue, West Vancouver Price: $7,500,000 Listing: R2363916 The skinny: Two-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,372-square-foot condo in Dundarave The bling: It’s that time. Time to downsize, to reduce your footprint, to take life a little easier. You worked hard, you’ve lived a (very)...

Apr 25, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $13 million to live like Liberace in South Granville

Address: 1588 West 54th Avenue, South Granville Price: $12,888,888 Listing: R2347935 The skinny: Eight-bedroom, 10-bathroom, 8,364-square-foot house on a 12,537-square-foot lot in South Granville The bling: Well, by gosh, by golly: what a lot you get here for your lolly. Seriously, this is a veritable behemoth...

Apr 4, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $5 million for an exhibitionist’s dream home in Richmond

Address: 9660 Herbert Road, Richmond Price: $5,360,000 Listing: R2331545 The skinny: Five-bedroom, six-bathroom, 4,430-square-foot house on a 10,604-square-foot lot in Richmond The bling: You can have anything you want—for a price. We all know it. And if your heart’s desire is to flaunt your fabulousness to...

Feb 21, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $7.5 million to live a life "beyond luxury" in Port Moody

Address: 1080 Uplands Drive, Anmore Price: $7,498,000 Listing: R2339142 The skinny: Five-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 7,629-square-foot house on 0.8 acres in Anmore, B.C. The bling: Nothing says “welcome to the world of the high net worth” better than a bit of artistic licence. For even we at Big Fat...

Feb 7, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $5.4 million for your granny’s house in Point Grey

Address: 4566 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver Price: $5,398,000 Listing: R2338236 The skinny: Seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 4,490-square-foot house on an 8,082-square-foot lot in Point Grey The bling: It’s all getting too much, out there. The Russians are hacking your Facebook, and your iPhone is listening to every word...

Jan 31, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $6 million to live a secret life in South Granville

Address: 6858 Wiltshire Street, Vancouver Price: $5,980,000 Listing: R2335653 The skinny: Five-bedroom, six-bathroom, 5,143-square-foot house on a 9,497-square-foot lot in South Granville The bling: You’ve been looking for something nondescript, a little ugly even. The kind of house that doesn’t invite a second look, that quells...

Jan 25, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $5 million to make every day a holiday in Abbotsford

Address: 2288 King Road, Abbotsford Price: $4,888,000 Listing: 401305 The skinny: Seven-bedroom, 14-bathroom, 14,906-square-foot house on 12 acres in Abbotsford The bling: The world can feel like a very depressing place, we know. So much misery and hate—honestly, it’s incredible how maligned the wealthy among us can...

Jan 17, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $7 million to live the high life in a suburb of Victoria

Address: 900 - 847 Dunsmuir Road, Esquimalt Price: $7,000,000 Listing: 401305 The skinny: Three-bedroom, four-bathroom, 4,164-square-foot penthouse in Esquimalt on Vancouver Island The bling: Dude, you’re paying $7 million to live in an apartment across the harbour from Victoria—how much more “I’ve got a humungous bag of...

Jan 10, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $19 million to go full on First Shaughnessy

Address: 3369 The Crescent, Vancouver Price: $18,980,000 Listing: R2320574 The skinny: Six-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 7,409-square-foot house on a 22,653-square-foot lot in Shaughnessy The bling: If there’s a more tony address in Vancouver than The Crescent, we’re not sure what it would be. Massive heritage lots that could...

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