International students have powerful influence on real estate: data
October 4, 2019
WI Staff, Western Investor ( Western Investor Article, Url: https://www.westerninvestor.com/news/british-columbia/international-students-have-powerful-influence-on-real-estate-data-1.23954753) Students at the University of British Columbia. Photo by Dan Toulgoet International students represent a powerful economic influence in Canada, according to data from the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE), not the least of which is seen in the real estate sector. In 2017, the latest numbers available, there were 494,525 international students in Canada, a 119 per cent increase compared to 2010 and a 20 per...
Surrey-Delta a powerhouse in Metro Vancouver real estate investment
October 1, 2019
Frank O'Brien, Western Investor (Western Investor News, URL: https://www.westerninvestor.com/news/british-columbia/surrey-delta-a-powerhouse-in-metro-vancouver-real-estate-investment-1.23952936 ) Central Surrey education mega-centre and Surrey-Delta industrial development reflect shift in population and potential in the Lower Mainland Toby Chu, CEO and president of CIBT Education (right), with HIlbert Ng, CIBT senior vice-president of corporate finance: Surrey’s old Stardust roller rink site being transformed into an education mega-centre. | Chung Chow With industrial real estate sales dominating the region, home sales rising and a new education...