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HAVAN welcomed these new members in December

On Tuesday, December 17, Homebuilders Association Vancouver welcomed these new members: Initial Security, Oak and Burrow Carpentry, Fenestration Association of BC, Boparai Custom Home Developers Ltd., Cara Interiors Inc., Valiant Financial Services Inc., EMASS Engineering Ltd., Read Jones Christofferson Ltd. dba RJC Engineers, Aqua-Coast Engineering Ltd., Atek Energy Systems Inc., Albert Mui, CEA, RESISTO (Division…

HAVAN Members Wrap Up Season Building Mountain of Coats for Kids!

HAVAN Members Wrap Up Season Building Mountain of Coats for Kids!

  • December 11, 2019
  • Posted by: Dawn Sondergaard

MEDIA RELEASE December 11, 2019 VANCOUVER, BC – HAVAN’s 24th annual Coats for Kids campaign, in support of the Lower Mainland and Surrey Christmas Bureaus, two groups whose many initiatives help to provide a brighter winter for low-income families wrapped up on December 6th at Trail Appliances, 3388 Sweden Way, Richmond, from 8:30am to 10:30am.…

Homebuilders Meet With MLAs To Seek Action On Recommendations To Expedite Building Permits And Processes

  • December 9, 2019
  • Posted by: Sonali Rayas

VANCOUVER – Why is building new housing so difficult in British Columbia? Part of the complexity lies in the approval process, at both the municipal and the provincial levels. Residential construction is one of the most regulated sectors of our economy. While each step or change to the approval process may seem like a small…

Surrey 37 per cent behind in housing supply projections

Of 18 cities in Metro Vancouver, only City of North Vancouver and Richmond met or exceeded projections. Surrey is behind by 37 per cent in building enough housing to meet its Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy Projection (2011-2018). That’s according to the Homebuilders Association of Vancouver, or HAVAN. It says Surrey’s annual net housing is 2,980…

Homebuilders Meet with MLAs to Seek Action on Recommendations to Expedite Building Permits and Processes.

Homebuilders Meet with MLAs to Seek Action on Recommendations to Expedite Building Permits and Processes.

Vancouver, BC – Why is building new housing so difficult in British Columbia? Part of the complexity lies in the approval process, at both the municipal and the provincial levels. Residential construction is one of the most regulated sectors of our economy. While each step or change to the approval process may seem like a…

HAVAN welcomed these new members in November

On Tuesday, November 19, HAVAN welcomed these new members: Satori Homes Ltd., Cedar Creek Estates Ltd., Buildiko Homes & Construction Ltd., Sun Capital Corporation (SCC) Construction Inc., Burritt Bros. Carpet & Floors, Ultralux Homes Inc., Ploutos Enterprises Ltd., Excelsior Architectural Products Ltd., Colin Griffinson Inc., Design Work Group Ltd., Marsh Canada Limited, Maz Majidi PREC…