Central/North Vancouver Island

ICBA ECONOMICS: MID-YEAR UPDATE

By Jock Finlayson, ICBA Chief Economist BRITISH COLUMBIA - Economic developments have unfolded largely as we predicted in our end-of-2023 outlook and 2024 forecast. Global economic conditions remain...

VMAC INTRODUCES NEW ELECTRIC AIR BRAKE UNIT

NANAIMO – VMAC’s next step into the future was announced June 27 as the company unveiled its new High-Voltage Electric Vehicle (HVEV) air brake unit. Their new electric air brake compressor system...

South Vancouver Island

VICTORIA FOUNDATION DISTRIBUTES $6.194 MILLION

VICTORIA – A record amount of funding is being distributed through the Vital Stream of the Victoria Foundation’s Community Grants Program, with just over $6.194 million supporting 252 organizations...

ICBA ECONOMICS: MID-YEAR UPDATE

By Jock Finlayson, ICBA Chief Economist BRITISH COLUMBIA - Economic developments have unfolded largely as we predicted in our end-of-2023 outlook and 2024 forecast. Global economic conditions remain...

$6M RENO FOR HOTEL ZED VICTORIA COMPLETED

VICTORIA – Hotel Zed Victoria is moving into the future with a retroactive 1970’s design. The flagship property of the nine-property B.C. hospitality chain has completed a $6 million renovation to...

Thompson Okanagan

BLACK DIAMOND BUYS KITIMAT SPACE RENTAL UNITS

KITIMAT – Black Diamond Group has announced they have purchased 329 space rental units for $20.45 million that are primarily located in Kitimat. In connection with the asset purchase, which is...

ICBA ECONOMICS: MID-YEAR UPDATE

By Jock Finlayson, ICBA Chief Economist BRITISH COLUMBIA - Economic developments have unfolded largely as we predicted in our end-of-2023 outlook and 2024 forecast. Global economic conditions remain...

GREEN SHEET OKANAGAN BUILDING BRIEFS: JULY 11, 2024

Location: Kelowna (mixed-use dev) Address: 3787 Lakeshore Rd - Residential - Commercial - Ledge on Lakeshore - Phase 2 Description: New residential and commercial development - 5 structures - 3...

Fraser Valley

ICBA ECONOMICS: MID-YEAR UPDATE

By Jock Finlayson, ICBA Chief Economist BRITISH COLUMBIA - Economic developments have unfolded largely as we predicted in our end-of-2023 outlook and 2024 forecast. Global economic conditions remain...

SFU MEDICAL SCHOOL MOVING FORWARD

SURREY – A new medical school at Simon Fraser University (SFU) is moving forward with funding for space and operations, as well as a proposed three-year curriculum model and a founding dean. The...

SBOT CEO HUBERMAN ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE

SURREY – Anita Huberman, the longest serving President and Chief Executive Officer of the Surrey Board of Trade (SBoT) has announced she is leaving the post as of August 30. Huberman served in the...

MOVERS & SHAKERS FRASER VALLEY FOR JULY 9, 2024

Fraser Valley Business News  DELTA  East Delta Hall and the surrounding land have been turned over to the City of Delta by the McKee Athletic Association for a modest fee of $1, with the request...

Northern BC

BLACK DIAMOND BUYS KITIMAT SPACE RENTAL UNITS

KITIMAT – Black Diamond Group has announced they have purchased 329 space rental units for $20.45 million that are primarily located in Kitimat. In connection with the asset purchase, which is...

NORTHERN BC MOVERS & SHAKERS – JULY 11, 2024

PRINCE GEORGE  Candace Laing has been appointed as the new president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Two new judges, Paul Pearson and Parveen Nijjar, have been...

SALES UP BUT LISTING DOWN IN NORTHERN BC

PRINCE GEORGE - The BC Northern Real Estate Board (BCNREB) reports 2286 properties sold through the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in the first six months of 2024, up from the 2023 sales reported...

ICBA ECONOMICS: MID-YEAR UPDATE

By Jock Finlayson, ICBA Chief Economist BRITISH COLUMBIA - Economic developments have unfolded largely as we predicted in our end-of-2023 outlook and 2024 forecast. Global economic conditions remain...