Vancouver developers delay projects in sluggish condo market

Metro Vancouver’s sluggish residential real estate market has caused some developers to pull the plug on projects, while others either delay or “retool” housing developments or switch their firms’ focus to rental housing.

Pre-sale homebuyers at Richmond’s Alfa condominium project were left in the lurch in July when developer Anderson Square Holdings Ltd. sent them notices to say that it was cancelling their contracts for units in the under-construction building because the developer was “facing serious and significant circumstances beyond its reasonable control.” Continue reading

Camping in British Columbia ranges from rustic to luxurious

Crackling bonfires, lake dips, fishing, and wildlife viewing await when camping in British Columbia.

There’s an experience for all comfort levels, ranging from multi-day backcountry expeditions to upscale glamping in furnished yurts.  Camping options in British Columbia include a vast network of provincial and national parks, privately operated campgrounds and RV parks, and recreation sites and trails.

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