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Vancouver-based Ginn Group aiming for the ‘missing middle’

December 8, 2019, 6:00am Business

In September, Vancouver-based residential development company Ginn Group was honored as the Large Business of the Year by the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce — a feat made all the… Read story

Hamstreet asks to lower American Equities property prices

December 5, 2019, 4:44pm Business

Some hints of results are beginning to trickle in from a November real estate auction that included several properties owned by a group of 15 insolvent mortgage funds formerly operated… Read story

HP planning move to former mine site in Vancouver

December 4, 2019, 4:20pm Business

The city of Vancouver announced Wednesday afternoon that HP was planning to move out of its current leased facilities at the Columbia Tech Center and build a new location from scratch at what was once the English Pit gravel mine. Read story

As Vancouver rents continue to rise, definition of ‘affordable’ under scrutiny

November 20, 2019, 6:05am Business

On Monday night, the Vancouver City Council approved a new lease agreement with Block 10 developer Holland Partner Group, allowing the project to tap into the state Multifamily Tax Exemption program to reduce its tax bill for eight years in exchange for making at least 20 percent of the units affordable. Read story

Vancouver city council gives Block 10 developer tax break

November 18, 2019, 10:14pm Business

A property tax exemption designed to spur more affordable housing was granted to the developer of Block 10 by the Vancouver City council Monday evening, drawing some protest from the community — and Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle — over what should be considered “affordable.” Read story

Clark County housing market sees year-over-year gains

November 18, 2019, 5:03pm Business

Sales metrics for the Clark County housing market cooled slightly in October but grew compared with October 2018, echoing results from September that showed the market making year-over-year gains even as it entered the usual fall season slowdown. Read story

Census: Clark County is growing, but not every area on same tract

November 17, 2019, 6:05am Business

A drive around Brush Prairie reveals it as a place with a dual persona. Horses graze in pastures across the street from tightly wound subdivisions. A weathered barn sits behind a sign advertising 39 acres as “sold.” An apartment complex flanks the Clark County Saddle Club’s outdoor arena, soon to be relocated to a more sylvan spot toward Battle Ground. Read story

Cannabis retailers aim for unincorporated Clark County

November 12, 2019, 6:05am Business

A recent Clark County Council vote opened the door for cannabis shops and other businesses to operate outside of Vancouver and Battle Ground starting January 1, 2020, and several local cannabis dispensary owners appear poised to jump into the ring as early as possible. Read story

American Equities properties appear in real estate auction

November 6, 2019, 6:05am Business

The receivership process for the 15 insolvent American Equities mortgage funds is slowly trudging along, but one clear sign of progress can be seen in the pages of this season’s Realty Marketing/Northwest auction catalog, where several former mortgage fund properties have found their way into the lineup. Read story

Waterfront Vancouver apartment project The Columbia breaks ground

October 30, 2019, 6:30pm Business

Representatives from Jackson Square Properties, Blue Pine Construction and other project contractors gathered on Wednesday to celebrate The Columbia at the Waterfront, the latest project to get underway at The Waterfront Vancouver. Read story