Lisa Helps is the Mayor of Victoria, ex CEO of Community MicroLending and one time property activist through her association with Fernwood NRG. Gene Miller is a Victoria institution having founded two Victoria icons Monday Magazine and Open Space. He has also been and continues to be involved with urban development in Victoria. Eric Bramble is a really lucky guy who has been involved with commercial real estate his entire working life. Every two weeks we get together to discuss how a region can organize to provide a community where our kids and their kids and so on can work and live. Tell a friend and come on back.
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TweetRental properties are a very important part of any stable and successful city, and Devon Properties manages a lot of them in Greater Victoria. With some of the stock ageing and in need of replacement, what are some of the challenges the owners of those properties are facing? Discuss.
TweetThe podcasting craze suggests storytelling is back on the map and Confabulation is a homegrown Canadian storytelling group in Toronto, Montreal and Victoria. We talk to the Victoria operators about telling it like it is, thematically.
TweetChard Developments has been active developing residential projects in Victoria since 2005. Best known for condos, Chard is also currently building a 200 unit rental property in the heart of Victoria. David Chard shares with us some of the challenges of building residential projects in Victoria.
David Lau fights the good fight for newcomers to the Greater Victoria region. Not just because they need help, but also because healthy communities looking for economic stability need to welcome and embrace new blood, or so say the economists.
TweetSometimes chatting with a civil servant can be inspiring. With just over a year under his belt, Mr Tinney is getting creative with land use by-laws and contemplating how a city can work with apartment owners to refresh and renew old housing stock.