It makes sense that city dwellers and even suburbanites are itching to flee urban areas!
Nearly 60 per cent of small businesses say they can’t pay commercial rent due to COVID-19 Frank O’Brien Western InvestorApril 21, 2020 In what Laura Jones is calling a “nightmare on Main Street” nearly 60 per cent Canadian small businesses say they will not be able to pay rent May 1 on their commercial properties due […]
APRIL 8, 2020byPeter Mitham BC farmland values rose 5.4% in 2019, according to Farm Credit Canada’s annual survey released this week. This compared to a 6.1% last year, and was slightly ahead of the national average of 5.2%. The highest average per-acre value in the province last year was recorded in the Okanagan, at $103,288 […]
Only five or six of the downtown shopping centre’s 99 retail and food-service tenants are still open Glen Korstrom Business in VancouverApril 3, 2020 COVID-19 has been wreaking havoc on people’s health and many businesses’ bottom lines but some shopping malls have remained open even though most tenants are closed. The 99-store, 719,212-square foot CF Pacific Centre is one […]
Hello, from Linda & Freddy Marks It has been two weeks into working from home and not having personal meetings with clients. Life can change quickly, and we always intend to forget this. On a positive note, we have never used more skype meetings, Face time calls and zoom meetings than we did in the […]
APRIL 1, 2020byPeter Mitham Bylands Nurseries Ltd. in West Kelowna is the epicentre of the first large community outbreak of COVID-19 in BC. The outbreak is linked to a group of seasonal workers who arrived in BC on March 12, according to the Interior Health Authority. The workers arrived prior to the March 16 announcement […]
“Force majeure” get-out clause doesn’t automatically apply to real estate contracts during pandemic, even if you lose income and no longer want to buy Joannah Connolly Glacier Media Real EstateMarch 31, 2020 If you’re in the process of buying a home but have lost income due to COVID-19, don’t assume that you’ll be able to get […]