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 Growing up a baseball fan I became familiar with the term June swoon, which occurred for a team  after they had a great first two opening months of the season, but then began to struggle.  Clearly economic reports from May have shown we’ve had some struggles.  This article “Economists React: ‘ Consider me worried’ “ has some good insights as to currently prevailing views on what comes next.

Other important Economic news this past week

Number of the Week: Profits Rise, but Unemployed Ranks Don’t Shrink  

Lionbridge to move in with Nautilus, HP, PeaceHealth

The Katrina Effect: Renaissance On The Mississippi

Manufacturing dips sharply

Retail chains post modest 4.9% growth

Jim West Commercial Real Estate


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

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Commercial Property Ownership

Your Future: Own It

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:

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VDA Launch Pad !

Another exciting initiative from Vancouver’s Downtown Association to bolster the vibrancy for small business downtown.

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Pickett on the move

After over 35 years in their location up on Mill Plain Boulevard, Pickett Insurance agency has moved out to Cascade Park, in the Park Towers

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