There’s an ambitious publication in London that periodically produces a feature called “Who Owns London?” to try to understand what’s going on with commercial buildings in the City of London proper. That kind of property tracking is exceptionally hard to do. Even if you spend the thousands of hours needed to find out the official, […]
Entries from July 2015
Who are the biggest investors in Vancouver condos? It’s not always who you think, if you look at the property records
August 23rd, 2013 · 71 Comments
August 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments
After a year of trying to sell off these 119 apartments (which were built to be rentals as part of the NPA’s effort to create some nod to affordability after killing the previous COPE council’s plan for the village), the receiver finally found a buyer for these units at the Olympic Village. What this reduces […]
August 15th, 2013 · 267 Comments
I still have a few days of low gear left, so here’s your chance to start a conversation on whatever you like — except bikes, because I think we’ve beaten that to death for the month.
August 15th, 2013 · 5 Comments
And now, closer to home, temporarily. So no bike-lane or TransLink uproars here in paradise. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t angst about transportation issues, as I discovered while here. FRANCES BULA HORNBY ISLAND — The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Aug. 14 2013, 12:00 AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Aug. 13 2013, 11:02 PM EDT […]
August 15th, 2013 · 17 Comments
Posted extremely belatedly, but as the sharp-eyed observers likely know, I’ve been on another little jaunt, this time in B.C. (I expect Bill Lee knows my GPS co-ordinates and the history of the property where I’m staying. So … in the wake of the bike-lane decision, where this puts Vancouver on the map.