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With Great Expectations Comes Greater Responsibility

In a recent Small Claims case of Lund v. Appleford Building Company Ltd., a general Contractor (the “Defendant”) learned the importance of due diligence and paying heed to its clients’ concerns and high expectations. 

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Gather market intelligence at the GVHBA Homebuyer Forum

Whether you are planning on buying your first home, thinking of helping a millennial get a foot in the door, or a new-comer to Vancouver, there is one golden rule to follow: prepare before you purchase. Read Bob's article in the February 17 issue of New Home and Condo Guide.

Categories: Buying

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Colour me YIMBY

The rise of NIMBYism isn’t surprising: it reflects the normal growing pains felt by a region increasing in population by an average rate of 30,000* new residents per year. To solve the housing supply challenges of 2017 and beyond, we need to change from NIMBY to YIMBY – “Yes in My Back Yard.” How does that happen?

Categories: Community Planning, Development, Land use, Urbanism

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Gimme Shelter (Staying Behind the Corporate Veil)

 Incorporating your construction business has many clear advantages, one of which is personal liability protection under the “corporate veil”. The so-called corporate veil refers to the shelter one receives in their personal capacity when their company is being sued; essentially, they are shielded from personal liability.

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Winning the Bid - The Importance of Following Proper Tendering Procedures

British Columbia’s competitive construction industry sees its fair share of intense bidding wars between contractors.

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