Retail Spending: VMG & CoStar

RETAIL SPENDING: VARING & COSTAR Retail Spending Moderates as Historic Distribution Demand Relents Across Western Canada   A More Balanced Industrial Market is Expected in 2024. Overall, retail spending has now moderated in Alberta and British Columbia. CoStar: Paul Richter – Featured in Varing Magazine 2024 As the economy continues to cool and interest rate…

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The Ent Time: Real Estate Leader of 2024

  THE ENTREPRENEUR TIMES The  Entrepreneur Times features the best real estate agents, brokers, and industry partners throughout North America. Featured Agent: Joe Varing We are incredibly grateful to have been recognized as the Real Estate Leader of the Year. Our success is entirely attributed to our clients and our team. We are committed to…

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Policies Shaping Vancouver’s Rental Property Landscape – UBC VHMC & VMG

Policies Shaping Vancouver’s Rental Property Landscape – UBC Housing Market Club & Varing Policies Reshaping Vancouver’s Rental Property Market: A Comprehensive Overview See official article here: VARING MAGAZINE 2024 Vancouver’s real estate market grapples with a persistent challenge: a significant gap between supply and demand. This imbalance, fueled by factors such as high immigration rates,…

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Land costs threaten densification around Langley transit stations – WI & VMG

Rising Land Costs and Langley’s Densification – Western investor & VARING Land costs threaten densification around Langley transit stations See official news here: WESTERN INVESTOR Developers, investors may reduce density to save on costs or sell to groups with the financial capacity for higher-density projects   Langley is on the brink of a transformative phase,…

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Abbotsford’s Transit Future is on the Horizon

Abbotsford’s Transit Transformation Abbotsford’s Transit Transformation: New Exchange to Enhance City Connectivity by Summer 2024 See official news here: The Abbotsford News The City of Abbotsford is on the cusp of a significant transformation with the upcoming construction of the new transit exchange on Montrose Avenue. This project is a cornerstone in the city’s efforts…

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Fraser Valley Market Review 2023: Varing Marketing Group

MARKET REVIEW 2023: Varing MARKETING GROUP COMMENTARY ON THE FRASER VALLEY REAL ESTATE MARKET BY VARING MARKETING GROUP AXIUM CAPITAL NEWSLETTER 2023 emerged as a year full of promise for landowners and real estate developers, but it quickly evolved into a period of uncertainty. Initially buoyed by optimism, the market soon faced the challenge of…

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3 New Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes in the Lower Mainland

3 New Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Routes TransLink has unveiled plans for three new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) routes in the Lower Mainland, with the goal of launching them by 2027. See official news here: Global News These routes, featuring high-capacity buses with traffic signal priority and off-board fare collection, signify a significant expansion in…

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Guildford Stage 2 Plan

GUILDFORD PLAN (STAGE 2) UPDATED The Guildford Plan (Stage 2) was endorsed by council on Oct 30, 2023. They have made changes to the land use plans to support a variety of housing and uses. See official report here: Guildford Corporate Report The Plan is a comprehensive strategy for guiding growth in North Surrey over…

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BC Government Legislation – CAC’s

BC Government Revolutionizes Developer Fees in All Cities BC Government Revolutionizes Developer Fees in All Cities, Replacing CACs with ACCs! See full statement below: The British Columbia government has unveiled groundbreaking legislation that will transform the way real estate developers interact with municipal governments regarding public benefits tied to density and new property uses. Community…

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The Future of Development in the Fraser Valley – Varing Group

The Future of Development in the Fraser Valley Varing Marketing Group The Fraser Valley has emerged as a thriving region in British Columbia, attracting developers and investors who are seeking new opportunities. As the demand for housing, infrastructure, and mixed-use spaces continues to rise, the future of development in the Fraser Valley holds immense promise.…

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