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A Shift in Acquisition: Private Partnerships

Last month The Vancouver Sun published an article highlighting a recent trend in land development, where organizations like the First Nations, municip...more


Every year NAIOP Seattle hosts the Real Estate Challenge (REC), where students from several U.S. and Canadian universities are invited to propose a vi...more

The SCDC: Community Driver or Deterrent?

According to President and CEO Aubrey Kelly, the Surrey City Development Corporation (SCDC) was founded on the premise of one question: “How can we ad...more

The TFN Sets New ‘Sites’ on Development

After 14 years of negotiations, the Tsawwassen First Nations (TFN) ratified the first urban First Nations Treaty in B.C. on April 3, 2009. The Treaty ...more

Dr. Anne Golden Speaks on Breaking Political Gridlock at SFU

 On Tuesday January 28, Dr. Anne Golden, former head of the Conference Board of Canada and Chair of the Greater Toronto Transit Investment Strategy an...more