Sunday, November 17, 2019


There’s a new Airbnb in Victoria that costs $1,045 per night (PHOTOS)

With an additional $400 Cleaning Fee and $500 Security Deposit, the "Coast house 1&2 with cottage" is the City of Victoria's most expensive current Airbnb listing. 

Controversial Christie Point development approved by View Royal Council

View Royal Council voted 3-2 to approve the rezoning of Christie Point, paving the way for the largest housing project in the town's history.
hazy oak bay

Oak Bay listed among top 6 best places to live across Canada

This week, one of the city's suburbs finally got the recognition it deserves. Moneysense listed Oak Bay among its top places to live in Canada!

Esquimalt hotel to be converted into rental housing

The Econolodge Inn & Suites is slated to be developed into 96 units of market rate rental housing

Christie Point hearing draws large crowd, more concessions

As expected, the View Royal Council's hearing on the proposed rezoning and redevelopment of the Christie Point apartments drew a large, vocal crowd on...

View Royal’s largest-ever redevelopment has a growing opposition movement

The June 27 public hearing on a massive redevelopment at Christie Point is expected to attract numerous passionate speakers
Times Colonist

Times Colonist building to undergo “evolution”

Recently purchased by Merchant House

Free house listed on UsedVictoria

All you have to do is pick it up

Mayor Lisa Helps accuses Victoria BC Today of “fake news”

Helps commented that the local blog is "treading a very fine line towards libel"

Victoria Mayor proposes “billet program” to ease rental crisis

Lisa Helps made comparisons to Victoria's WWII effort to house homeless war workers

Victoria City Council to crack down on short-term rentals

Airbnb hosts could be forced to purchase business licenses or else suffer fines

Mayor of Victoria Proposes Bylaw Change to Allow People to Sleep in Their Cars

On one day in March there were only 11 apartments available for rent in the whole city