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Open House at New Convention Center Expansion

March 31st, 2009

See the inside of the newly expanded Vancouver Convention Center at their public open house this coming Saturday and Sunday, April 4th and 5th from 10-4 p.m.  The green roof is looking VERY GREEN and inviting!  What an exciting time to be part of the Coal Harbour Community!

 

http://www.vcec.ca/blog/

Michael Pollan At The UBC Farm on Saturday June 6th

March 31st, 2009

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  Reknowned author, Michael Pollan, will be booksigning his new book, "In Defense Of Food" at the UBC Farm Market on Saturday, June 6th at 1 p.m..  This is a fundraising event for the UBC Farm, there will be guided tours of the garden and live music.  You're encouraged to bring a picnic and a blanket and spend the afternoon enjoying this treasure of an organic farm in our ...

Vancouver Hosting The Juno Awards

March 27th, 2009

Juno Awards activities abound in downtown Vancouver all weekend:

http://www.musicfromseatosky.com/

5 Year Mortgage @ 3.99%

March 25th, 2009

 

 

One of our trusted mortgage brokers advised us today of a 3.99% rate on a 5 year mortgage available if funded in the next 45 days.  This could be your time to buy.  Call us if you're considering purchasing in Coal Harbour, or beyond.

Pecha-Kucha on Thursday March 26th

March 20th, 2009

A meeting of design-focused peoples at The Park Theatre on Thursday, March 26th

http://www.pecha-kucha.org/cities/vancouver

"Pecha Kucha Night, devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham (Klein Dytham architecture), was conceived in 2003 as a place for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public.

But as we all know, give a mike to a designer (especially an architect) and y ...

Resales for February Up

March 17th, 2009

February resales across Canada up over 8% from January, average pricing in Vancouver down approximately 13% YTD

 

source:  Financial Post, March 16, 2009, stats from CREA

 

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Expect Stray Men In Skirts In Coal Harbour This Weekend :-)

March 10th, 2009

St. Patrick's Day celebrations on Saturday March 14th and Sunday March 15th include lots of outdoor live music at at the VAG plaza, and the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday which begins at Broughton and West Georgia at 11:30 am:  http://www.celticfestvancouver.com/parade.php

Click on the link below for more information on Celticfest activities:

http://www.celticfestvancouver.com/schedule_ ...

Sales up from January

March 4th, 2009

NEWS RELEASE from Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

 

 

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Residential housing sales in Greater Vancouver rose 94 per cent in February compared to the month before, with 1,480 sales registered in February compared to 762 sales in January, which was the slowest month for housing sales in 25 years. Over the past 10 years, February sales have typi ...

Securing Coal Harbour During The 2010 Olympics

March 3rd, 2009

Miro Cernetig looks at what security for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games might entail for downtown Vancouver

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Will The Yarn Bombers Strike In Coal Harbour?

March 3rd, 2009

Coal Harbour residents have seen some elite security forces on marine exercises in the harbour, preparing for the 2010 Olympics, but are they ready for the Yarn Bombers?

 

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