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Interest rates send shivers through B.C. real estate market

Interest rates send shivers through B.C. real estate market

Sales declines were observed in most regions of the province.
Squamish's new non-profit housing society hires executive director

Squamish's new non-profit housing society hires executive director

Squamish Community Housing Society announces former Salvation Army manager as the new hire.
'White hot' market sends industrial lease rates skyward

'White hot' market sends industrial lease rates skyward

Rising interest rates could slow new industrial strata projects
Black Canadians to benefit from new $50M federal housing fund

Black Canadians to benefit from new $50M federal housing fund

Non-profit groups catering to housing for Black Canadians can now tap into a $50-million fund.
What B.C.’s money laundering inquiry said about real estate prices and regulations

What B.C.’s money laundering inquiry said about real estate prices and regulations

Nearly half of Commissioner Austin Cullen's recommendations are directly or indirectly related to real estate regulations in B.C. despite inconclusive findings.
District of Squamish asks a second time to borrow money for public works facility

District of Squamish asks a second time to borrow money for public works facility

In a rare occurrence, the municipality initiates another alternative approval process just months after it was denied permission to borrow millions.
25-unit Loggers East  townhouse development passes third reading

25-unit Loggers East townhouse development passes third reading

Squamish EcoVille Ltd.'s project will generate its own electricity, said Yoga Yogendran, the CEO of the company.
48-year Squamish resident fed up with lack of affordable housing

48-year Squamish resident fed up with lack of affordable housing

In response to Rick Smith's protest, the District says it is working on several fronts to tackle lack of lower-income units.
Editorial: It is costly to go back to Squamish’s single-family home past

Editorial: It is costly to go back to Squamish’s single-family home past

Squamish’s value is no longer a local secret and private landholders are allowed to build on their land.
Glass price increase adds to construction cost pressures

Glass price increase adds to construction cost pressures

Contractors pushed to the brink as insolvencies loom