By Peter Mitham, Business in Vancouver
September 19, 2018
Apartment properties are among the assets with steady investor demand, as the Goodman team at HQ Commercial reported earlier this summer. Goodman numbers indicate that 89 purpose-built rental buildings changed hands in 2018’s first six months, versus 87 a year earlier. Total dollar volume was $1.4 billion, up 7% from a year ago.
Evan Duggan, Vancouver Sun
September 4, 2018
Critically low apartment vacancy rates and investors hungry for redevelopment potential has the apartment building investment market remaining strong as other parts of the Metro Vancouver residential property market begin to soften, insiders say.
WI Staff, Western Investor
August 30, 2018
Landlords fear tenant advocates have upper hand as B.C. government moves to amend Residential Tenancy Act
Frank O’Brien, Western Investor
August 27, 2018
Landlords could see higher vacancy rates and lower investor appetite for multi-family buildings as new regulations, improved inventory disrupt market
Neil Sharma, Canadian Real Estate Magazine
July 27, 2018
If Gregor Robertson’s legacy as Vancouver’s three-term mayor is marred by the city’s housing crisis, it won’t bother David Goodman.
Carlito Pablo, Georgia Straight
July 5th, 2018
Annual rent increases in B.C. have been computed with a formula since 2004. It’s a base increase of two percent over current rent, plus the cost of inflation.
Following this method, the maximum allowable rent increase for 2018 was set at four percent.
Joanne Lee-young, Vancouver Sun
June 20, 2018
There are rising concerns about what some say is the ad hoc and closed-door nature of negotiations when the City of Vancouver demands so-called community amenity contributions from developers.
Frank O’Brien, Business in Vancouver
June 14, 2018
Realtors concerned about government’s definition of what constitutes a conflict of interest
Joanne Lee-Young, Vancouver Sun
May 30, 2018
The City of Vancouver is holding public hearings next week on proposals aimed at tightening protection for one of the cheapest housing options left: old rental stock.
Lauren Boothby, Burnaby Now
May 4, 2018
It’s something that’s been repeated at city hall for more than 20 years: Burnaby can’t stop redevelopment because municipalities can’t create rental-only zones.