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Melbourne Voted 2017 Most Liveable City
Urban Planning
Friday August 18 2017

Melbourne Voted 2017 Most Liveable City

According to The Economist's, Australia and Canada is home to the world's most liveable cities.

Vancouver: Trump Developer Sues Construction Firm for Alleged Shoddy Work
Residential
Tuesday January 31 2017

Vancouver: Trump Developer Sues Construction Firm for Alleged Shoddy Work

The Holborn group accuses contractor of not having proper schedule or systems for quality control

Property Tax Warning to 90,000 B.C. Homeowners
Residential
Monday December 12 2016

Property Tax Warning to 90,000 B.C. Homeowners

Despite a cooling real estate market, many Vancouver-area property owners will see a "significant increase" in the assessed values of their homes, with increases of 30...

Vancouver Home Sales Plummet 38.8 per cent
Residential
Friday November 4 2016

Vancouver Home Sales Plummet 38.8 per cent

Home sales plunged 38.8 per cent last month compared with October 2015, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says.

Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017
Commercial
Thursday October 20 2016

Trump Vancouver Project Dealyed Until 2017

The opening of the 147-room Trump International Hotel and Tower at 1161 West Georgia Street has been pushed to at least January, the hotel’s general manager...

Fake ‘Architect’ Claims on the Rise
Business
Saturday September 24 2016

Fake ‘Architect’ Claims on the Rise

Extreme demand for home designers in the Lower Mainland has led to a glut of professionals falsely claiming expertise in "architecture." And the real architects are...

Melbourne’s Building Towers Four Times as Dense as Hong Kong’s
Urban Planning
Thursday August 4 2016

Melbourne’s Building Towers Four Times as Dense as Hong Kong’s

Thanks to inadequate regulations directing the development of high-rise buildings, Melbourne is building towers at four times the density of Hong Kong, Tokyo, and New York....

City to Tax Landlords for Vacant Homes: Mayor
Residential
Friday June 24 2016

City to Tax Landlords for Vacant Homes: Mayor

Vancouver will find a way to tax its vacant homes, possibly by treating them as business investments, to ease the Canadian city's housing affordability crisis, Mayor...

90% of Vancouver Houses Worth $1m or More
Residential
Monday June 20 2016

90% of Vancouver Houses Worth $1m or More

More than 90 per cent of all detached homes in Vancouver are now worth more than $Can1 million ($A1 million), up from just 19 per...