Real Estate

Jun 25, 2019
The highest- and lowest-priced homes sold in B.C.: June 16 to 22
By the Editors

The two most-expensive properties sold last week fetched similar prices, but style-wise they couldn’t be more different. The priciest was a 2,250-square-foot Yaletown condo with mountain and ocean views, according to MLS figures analyzed by Vancouver-based Zolo Realty for BCBusiness. Originally listed for...

Jun 21, 2019
Property Watch: Developers are on borrowed time
Steve Saretsky

Although B.C. has arguably been the biggest beneficiary of the most recent housing boom, a tidal wave of cheap money has flooded across the nation and into the hands of real estate developers desperately trying to keep up with a...

Jun 20, 2019
Big Fat Deal: $9.6 million for Camelot with a view in West Vancouver
Steve Burgess

Address: 1545 Camelot Road, West Vancouver Price: $9,680,000 Listing: R2331770 The skinny: Six-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 7,750-square-foot home on a 12,508-square-foot lot in West Vancouver The bling: Camelot! There’s an entire Broadway musical devoted to this wonderful listing. In the catchy promotional blurb of songwriters Lerner...

Jun 12, 2019
The highest- and lowest-priced homes sold in B.C.: June 2 to 8
By the Editors

Victoria was the real estate hot spot last week. The most expensive home sold in B.C. was in Uplands—and it went for slightly above the asking price of $4.45 million. Thanks to its proximity to the University of Victoria, Uplands...

Jun 7, 2019
Property Watch: How government intervention is affecting the market
Steve Saretsky

It’s been more than a year since the B.C. government introduced a spate of policies aimed at cooling the provincial housing market, among them an increase to the foreign buyer’s tax and a speculation and vacancy tax. These changes, combined with a nationwide mortgage stress test and strict Chinese capital...

Jun 4, 2019
The highest- and lowest-priced homes sold in B.C.: May 26 to June 1
By the Editors

Both the most- and least-expensive homes sold in B.C. last week were in the Lower Mainland: a single family home in North Vancouver and a condo in Surrey. Realtors have to unpublish online listings once they're sold, but details—address, price, days...

May 29, 2019
The highest- and lowest-priced homes sold in B.C.: May 19 to 25
By the Editors

Sales data was obtained from B.C. real estate boards by Zolo Realty on behalf of BCBusiness. The type of information from each board may vary. Over six million home shoppers start their search on each month. Zolo is a...

May 28, 2019
Cutting-edge Coworking Design Forges Quality of Community

BCBusiness + Concord Pacific With the development of the former Expo Lands beginning in 1988, Concord Pacific not only redefined Vancouver’s skyline, it also helped shift the trajectory of urban design on a global scale. Its transit-oriented, master-planned communities that enhance all...

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

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 23, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About... Lendesk founder and CEO Alex Conconi
Felicity Stone

It figures that Alex Conconi would take an interest in real estate matters. First, he lives in Vancouver, where property issues are top of mind. And second, providing services to realtors runs in the family. Following in the footsteps of his dad, Robert, Alex became a mortgage broker. In 2011, father...

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