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12 Architecturally Interesting Developments Coming to Vancouver

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 in Community News


Vancouver House, Westbank’s 52-storey luxury residential tower, designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels of the firm BIG, is largely finished at the north end of Granville Bridge. The first phase of residential occupancy is complete.

Aside from this high-profile building, numerous other architecturally interesting developments are proposed or comi...

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Recreation Centres As a Valuable Asset to Vancouver's Community

Posted on Feb 25, 2021 in Community News



Vancouver’s reputation often precedes it: we rank high on the list of the world’s most liveable cities, and our natural beauty is, let’s face it, pretty much unparalleled. But it’s not just the scenery that makes this place unique — the communities and connections formed among the people who live here are also pretty special. At the heart of every...

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The District of North Vancouver Plans for Future Growth: Where to Make a Pre-Sale

Posted on Feb 04, 2021 in Community News



North Vancouver is known for three main things: the mountains, the ocean and the forests. It’s a winning combination that draws people from all over who want to live in close proximity to everything this region has to offer. In the past, North Van was a sleepy, bedroom community of Vancouver, with a large population of families and seniors. But the...

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Is There a Good Time to Negotiate a Rent Rate?

Posted on Jan 28, 2021 in Community News



Renters are choosing to move away from urban centres, leading to falling rents. Meanwhile, rents in suburbs and smaller cities are holding or rising.

The average monthly rent in Vancouver in October for a two-bedroom apartment was the highest in Canada at $2,712, but it was an eight per cent drop from a year earlier, the steepest fall in B.C.

Robert...

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Things to do in Vancouver at Christmas: What's Open, What's Closed

Posted on Nov 12, 2020 in Community News



The list of Christmas activities in Vancouver for 2020 is sure looking different, as with pretty much everything else this year (2019 for comparison). In typical years there are gardens with amazing illumination displays, gingerbread house competitions, Christmas musical performances, holiday markets to explore, popular attractions all lit up and a...

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Still thinking what to do on Thanksgiving long weekend?

Posted on Oct 01, 2020 in Community News



There is usually a lot to do on the Thanksgiving Long Weekend in Vancouver most years. There’s so much to be thankful for, and so many places to explore. 2020 is not a usual year, however, because of COVID-19. There are still things to do on the October long weekend, but not as much as in typical years.

Best things to do this holiday season include...

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