July 14, 2022
Association News
On July 13, 2022, BOMA BC President Damian Stathonikos announced our industry’s support for BC’s new 5% Clean Building Tax Credit at a Provincial government press conference. Damian spoke alongside the Minister of Finance, Selina Robinson, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, George Heyman, and the Mayor of Vancouver, Kennedy Stewart.
Our long-time member Martello Property Services' President, Wayne Smithies, announced his retirement early this spring. If you are familiar with Wayne, you may know of his deep roots within Vancouver's Commerical Real Estate industry. Before Wayne heads off onto his next adventure, we wanted to thank him for his years of service and contributions to the Association and community.
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Government Affairs
Source: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

All levels of government are investing in a 112-unit development prioritized for Indigenous people in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
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Events & Education
Souce: Tremco

Regardless of the roof system in place, owners face a dilemma as the system begins to degrade over time. Regular preventative maintenance can help delay the inevitable; use of quality materials and specifications suitable for conditions ensure longer lasting roofs. 
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Good to Know
Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) recently launched a Request for Proposals for its Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) - a cost-sharing program to fund the construction of electric vehicle charging and hydrogen stations.

Applications are now open until August 11, 2022   
The Province of British Columbia's Training Grant provides employers with education and training funds to keep their teams competitive and ready to take on the ever-changing market.
Under the recently updated program, employers may apply for funding as often as they need and will be reimbursed 80% of training costs up to a maximum of $10,000 (per employee).
To learn more about the program and apply, click the button below.
Source: REMI Network / Canadian Apartment

The Centre for Active Design released a report in June detailing the correlation between building health and tenant satisfaction ratings.
Source: REMI Network / Canadian Facility Management and Design

Environmental non-profit Green Seal announced it will be updating its certification criteria to ban per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from cleaning and personal care products.
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Event Calendar
Aug 2022
BOMA Golf Classic
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM PDT | Northview Golf & Country Club 6857 168th St., Surrey
Aug 2022
TNP: Nooner at the Nat!
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT | Nat Bailey Stadium 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver BC
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National News
Source: REMI Network / Canadian Property Management

The Global Real Estate Transparency Index noted that Canada maintained its status as the fifth most highly transparent real estate market in the world.
Source: Daily Commercial News

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives expects the Bank of Canada’s strategy to combat inflation with higher interest rates will trigger a recession.
Around the Industry
Source: DailyHive Urbanized

The province released a request for proposals for a new hospital and cancer center planned to come to Surrey in 2027.
Source: Real Estate News Exchange

The lease rate for industrial real estate in Metro Vancouver increased 30 per cent from the first quarter of 2021.

Source: Western Investor

Despite there being less land available for purchase, Q1 2022 commercial real estate sales in Lower Mainland increased to $3.71 billion from its 2021 numbers, a 32.9 per cent change.

With prices soaring, people are looking for more affordable ways to invest in real estate, and a new technology startup called Addy allows investors to contribute as little as $1 to get started.