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Insight: REIBC blog

Investing in Real Estate for a Social Purpose posted on 10:36 AM, October 11, 2019
What is social purpose real estate? According to Jennifer Johnstone, president and CEO of Central City Foundation, it is “…properties or facilities [that] are owned and operated by mission-based and...
Development as Intervention posted on 10:52 AM, September 27, 2019
The Bloom Group Community Services Society provides housing options and support services for residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. It operates a number of facilities in the city, providing support...
Below-Market Housing, Partnerships, and Community posted on 10:34 AM, September 13, 2019
Rental housing, both market and below-market, is in critically short supply in BC. “There are nearly 7,000 individuals experiencing homelessness in BC, with an estimated demand backlog of 80,000 new...
Partnering to Develop Inclusive Communities posted on 12:13 PM, August 30, 2019
“Like any business, the underlying business model of building new homes or work spaces (whether market or non-market) must be profitable,” writes Daniel Boffo, co-principal at Boffo Properties. “For...
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