Real Estate

Nov 26, 2021
Big Fat Deal: $17 million nets you this bizzaro Shaughnessy tennis facility
Nathan Caddell

Address: 1462 Connaught Drive Price: $16,800,000 Listing: R2632327 The skinny: Seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 9,247 sq ft house on half an acre in Shaughnessy The bling: No, the outside of 1462 Connaught Drive wasn’t plucked from the rejected location shoots of Stranger Things Season 4, as...

Nov 18, 2021
Moving First Forward
Jessica Kirby

BC Business + FIRST UNITED For over 135 years, FIRST UNITED has meaningfully engaged with its community and neighbours in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES), in the face of extreme poverty, historical and personal trauma, mental illness and oppression. Today, FIRST UNITED envisions a neighbourhood where every person’s worth is celebrated, and all...

Nov 9, 2021
The 2021 Top 100: B.C.'s biggest companies by industry
By BCBusiness

Unprecedented times goes without saying. (Also, we never want to hear the word "pivot" again.) Despite the challenges of 2021, B.C. has no shortage of companies that are growing and growing—here are the Top 100 largest businesses in the province...

Nov 5, 2021
Ulmus-Sustainable, enduring passion
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Ulmus Development Ulmus strives to create sustainable, forward-thinking properties in the Vancouver and Western Canadian market with deep consideration for what it creates, but more importantly, how those creations benefit all. “Through design, innovation and our commitment to our environment, we build lasting change,” says CEO Don Redden. “At Ulmus, we...

Oct 29, 2021
Big Fat Deal: $13 million for a spooky mystery mansion in Shaughnessy
Nathan Caddell

Address: 1678 Somerset Crescent, Vancouver Price: $12,880,000 Listing: R2410683 The skinny: Four-bedroom, five-bathroom, 5,380-square-foot house on a 25,043-square-foot lot The bling: It’s almost Halloween, so we at BFD have an obligation to feature a haunted house of some sort. Although we couldn’t find a home currently for sale in...

Oct 5, 2021
2021 Real Estate Report: With a push from COVID, the B.C. property market is reinventing itself
Frances Bula

Lori Fell got a job a year ago as a human resources assistant at a major grocery and housewares store. The good, steady-paying work was a satisfying reward for having gone back to school in her 40s after being laid off from...

Sep 27, 2021
Famed B.C. architect Arthur Erickson created this landmark office building. Now it bears his name
By the Editors

At BCBusiness, we get invited to a lot of events. Until now, we couldn’t say we’d attended one that finished with a light show on the face of an architectural landmark. That was the scene last Thursday evening when a crowd...

Sep 15, 2021
Caban by Cressey – Now Selling
Jessica Kirby

BCBusiness + Cressey Picture yourself relaxing and sunbathing on the beach or taking your fitness to the water with a paddleboard, canoe or kayak session. Visit gourmet grocers, artisan wine shops, breweries and restaurants, or walk, run or cycle through tree-lined paths that connect to downtown Kelowna—all from your front door. This is...

Jul 19, 2021
Vancouver real estate analytics company launches its version of Zillow's Zestimate
Pallavi Rao

American real estate startup Zillow turned many heads on this side of the border when its Zestimate tool—which allows users to see the predicted value of homes—launched in Canada in 2018. Vancouver-based company Offerland is hoping for a similar result with its...

Jul 9, 2021
30 Under 30: Hayden James and Josh Baker give homeowners access to their equity
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: After Hayden James and Josh Baker met through a mutual friend four years ago, they started working on an idea to build a Hootsuite-type social media automation business for independent professionals and entrepreneurs. Their startup was housed in...

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