Another exciting initiative from Vancouver's Downtown Association to bolster the vibrancy for small business downtown.
Own your business, Own your property Owning commercial property is one of the quickest and safest ways for business owners to create wealth. You’ve worked hard to build your company to the place where it is consistently profitable, and if you’re wondering if the next step should be property ownership, [...]
What do we mean by “Your Future: Own It”? Commercial Property Ownership Especially when what you need help with is negotiating a lease? “Your Future: Own it” is a simple statement that represents, in Commercial Real Estate, taking ownership of the opportunities that present themselves. We can help you and [...]
What is a Saver to do? This is the title of an article we published in the April 2011 issue of the Vancouver Business Journal. It highlights the plight of many individuals, who have been good stewards of their capital, placing it in conservative income producing investments and getting returns [...]
In the spring of 2016 the ownership group of the Historical Columbian Building at 102 East Evergreen, on the corner of Broadway and Evergreen, contacted me asking if I was interested in being their Leasing Broker. They had acquired this property in 2004 and had, over a period of 13 [...]
The Commercial Real Estate scene in Vancouver has clearly been dominated by the celebration and opening of the Waterfront Project in August of 2018. First was the dedication of the Park, with it’s iconic mast and pier. Then came the opening of two fantastic restaurants, WildFin and Twigs. This was [...]
We appreciate the opportunity of representing the Landlord, Vancouver Housing Authority (https://vhausa.org), in securing a 5-year lease with NAMI Mental Health Services (www.nami.org) at 2500 Main Street. Suite 120 is a 2,300 SF space that will prove a fantastic location for them to conduct vital work on mental health issues. [...]
It has been a very glorious couple of weeks celebrating the opening of the new Vancouver Waterfront development. Almost 15 years in the making. Years of planning and partnering by the City of Vancouver and the developers come to fruition with the three acre park, extension of the existing trail [...]
The SWCA has been busy at work this year and it’s hard to believe 2018 is half over. What has the SWCA been up to this year? As many know, we launched the Construction Executive Summit this February. The one-day conference had 4 keynote speakers and 12 breakout sessions. Attendees [...]
The final week of March was a fast paced end to the first quarter of 2018. Even as thousands of families finalized plans for spring break, businesses, government agencies, and commercial real estate communities were celebrating the completion of several significant projects. On Wednesday, the Greater Vancouver Chamber of [...]
Last Thursday was a really exciting day in that I attended a 1 year anniversarry ribbon cutting with the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Ribbon cuttings are one of the highlights of being on the GVCC Board of Directors. We get to see up-close and personal the local companies that are either starting-up, [...]
Our friends over at Pines Coffee are moving! Jim West Commercial Real Estate has helped Pines secure a spot off Mill Plain Blvd. and Garrison Rd. More updates to come but let’s congratulate Pines Coffee on their new location!