Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce, Sunshine Coast BC
BIV Touts affordable, PTT-free Sunshine Coast
With single-family homes averaging $467,000 compared to Greater Vancouver’s $1.5 million for a similar dwelling, the Sunshine Coast was already attracting the attention of a new wave of settlers. However, a recent Business in Vancouver article notes that the recently-imposed 15% Property Transfer Tax (PTT) is driving a new demographic to look to our real estate market. BIV notes “Gibsons real estate agent Kenan MacKenzie said he has seen a shift in the market that goes beyond people from Metro Vancouver looking for more affordable homes.” Read the whole article
Sunshine Coast BC Business News and Information
- Mini Makers Faire 2016 Video
Aug 24, 2016They came. They made art. They made science. They made stuff!
- 10th Red Serge Gala set for Sept. 15
Aug 15, 2016The Ladies Red Serge Gala Committee are gearing up for another spectacular fundraiser on Thursday, September 15 at Holy Family Parish Hall, West Sechelt. Doors and bar open at 5.30pm. This year’s Gala funds will support of RCMP Constables Edward Harr
- BURNCO EA Application in process
Aug 12, 2016After more than seven years of independent scientific studies, BURNCO Rock Products Ltd has submitted its provincial and federal Environmental Assessment applications for its proposed Howe Sound Aggregate Project.
- GPAG celebrates Shorelines and Skylines Aug 25 – Sep 18
Aug 12, 2016New show of work at Gibsons Public Art Gallery by landscape artist Anna May Bennett
- Opportunity for Youth
Aug 12, 2016Youth ages 16 - 24 invited to apply for Prime Minister's Youth Council
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