GREATER VICTORIA BUSINESS NEWS

CBRE Victoria: Tech Demand Pushes Activity Forward

VICTORIA - Steady demand for office product in Class AA & A space throughout Greater Victoria led to minimal changes quarter-over-quarter. Overall vacancy rates for Class AA & A decreased...

Capitol Iron Lands Redevelopment Unveiled

ESQUIMALT A culmination of over four years of construction at Esquimalt’s landmark Esquimalt Town Square community will coincide with the grand opening of Gallery Splash, a new arts initiative from...

Billy Goat Brands Provides Corporate Update

Venture Capital Platform Announces A New Investment In A Sustainable Packaging Solutions Company NANAIMO/KELOWNA -  Billy Goat Brands Ltd. (CSE: GOAT), a venture capital platform focused on...

BCREA: Mortgage Rate Forecast

MORTGAGE RATE OUTLOOK CANADA - It was another quiet quarter in the Canadian mortgage market. Canadian five-year fixed rates moved essentially sideways over the summer as optimism about the end of...

West Shore Chamber: Tapped Out? You’re Not Alone

VICTORIA - Do you remember long ago at the end of 2020, when we all looked forward to 2021 being an easier year? To put it politely, it turns out that 2021 has brought its own challenges. For many...

Mayor Young Explains Success Of Langford

 Stew Young has been Mayor of the City of Langford, population 50,000, since 1993, leading the municipality to become one of the most business friendly and highest growth regions on Vancouver...

Goal Remains The Same For Chambers Across BC

GREATER VICTORIA - The end of summer has brought renewed concern over COVID numbers and new challenges for organizations. When the provincial government announced on Aug. 23 it was bringing in a...

Devencore Transforms To Avison Young

Victoria Real Estate Firm Adds National Affiliation VICTORIA – Familiar faces in the Greater Victoria real estate market are now flying under a new banner. Devencore Realty Victoria Ltd. has...

BCREA: BC Housing Starts Decline In August

Still High By Historical Standards BRITISH COLUMBIA - Canadian housing starts declined for the third consecutive month in August, but remain elevated by historical standards. Housing starts...

WorksafeBC Wants To Right Its Wrong

Ombudsperson Calls For Changes To Permit WorksafeBC To Voluntarily Make Payments For Its Own Errors BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Ombudsperson is calling on the province to fix a rarely occurring but...

BCREA: Canadian Inflation August 2021

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Canadian prices, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), rose 4.1 per cent on a year-over-year basis in August, rising at the fastest rate since 2003. This rise was mostly...

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