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Construction Development Industry Update In Around Town

Posted on June 4, 2020

Construction Development Industry Update In Around Town

Your Weekly Construction Briefing

Join the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce and guests Rory Kulmala (Vancouver Island Construction Association), Kerriann Coady (Canadian Home Builders Association), and Pam Beynonbrown (Building Links Construction Report) to gain updates on the current climate of our construction industry.

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Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

Posted on June 3, 2020

Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

In this Week’s Issue of Building Links

  • Comox Valley Regional District approves commercial tourist development near Saratoga Beach. 
  • Campbell River developer proposing multi-family townhome project. 
  • Powell River: Grasshopper Developments pursuing 38 acre residential project.
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Going Modular: RDH Online Seminar in Around Town

Posted on May 28, 2020

Going Modular: RDH Online Seminar in Around Town

Your Weekly Construction Briefing

The RDH Building Science Live seminar on June 3 will explore modular construction and discusses the challenges and advantages it presents in comparison to traditional construction methods.  

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Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

Posted on May 27, 2020

Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

In this Week’s Issue of Building Links

  • Campbell River: Discovery Park has applied to expand the industrial landfill for the disposal of contaminated soils. 
  • Courtenay: A development permit application has been submitted for 38 units in a combination of duplex and triplex buildings. 
  • Comox: Providence Living is hoping to start construction of a 156-bed dementia village in 2021. 
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COVID’s changes to the construction industry in Around Town

Posted on May 21, 2020

COVID’s changes to the construction industry in Around Town

Your Weekly Construction Briefing

In the span of two months, the coronavirus crisis has demanded sweeping changes from the construction industry around the world, and experts say many of them will remain in place even after the outbreak recedes.

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Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

Posted on May 20, 2020

Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

In this Week’s Issue of Building Links

  • Campbell River: 85 acre master planned oceanfront community proposed for north of the City.
  • Courtenay: The Soccer Club proposing to build Field House near Sports Centre.
  • Powell River: Tenders issued for Lighting Retrofit at Recreation Complex. 
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Construction and Safety Briefing in Around Town

Posted on May 14, 2020

Your Weekly Construction Briefing

This week’s Around Town includes top news headlines related to construction and real estate.  

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Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

Posted on May 13, 2020

Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

In this Week’s Issue of Building Links

  • Campbell River: New 410 residential unit project proposed, including 330 manufactured homes.
  • Cumberland: Heritage Alteration Permit approved for a 16 unit four-storey building.
  • Quadra Island: Two indoor micro cannabis production buildings on Industrial Way. 
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Sales down, prices stable in Around Town

Posted on May 7, 2020

Sales down, prices stable in Around Town

Your Weekly Construction Briefing

While the COVID pandemic has resulted in lower sales volumes, the possibility of sharp downward pressure on price, at least until now, has not materialized.

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Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

Posted on May 6, 2020

Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News

In this Week’s Issue of Building Links

  • Courtenay: Habitat for Humanity submits application for 12 new townhomes.
  • Bamfield: Request for Pre-qualification for $4.95 million Wastewater Treatment Plant.
  • Campbell River: Job website for three proposed BC Hydro projects launched.
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