Building & Industry News

Community Builders Building Our Community

As 2021/22 President, it is a pleasure to be part of an outstanding VRBA team, building our community. I want to thank Dusty Delain, Past President for his leadership. I look forward to continuing to work with Dusty and this year’s Board of Directors to safely address...

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Thank You Times Colonist Readers

In my final week as VRBA President, I want to thank Times Colonist readers for reading this column. It has been another challenging year of COVID-19 and I would also like to offer congratulations to the health care professionals and front-line staff including trades...

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Beware a Scary Renovation!

Little guys and gals dressed up as ghouls, ghosts and goblins will be visiting on Oct 31, so be careful answering your door. Be prepared with treats to avoid any tricks. At this time of year, there may be a knock on the door from bigger guys or gals dressed as...

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New Housing Up 49% Year-To-Date

CMHC reports housing starts are up 49% from 2,347 (Jan to Sept 2020) to 3,488 (Jan to Sept 2021). The total new homes for September was 416 vs last year's 193. While rising starts are encouraging, Greater Victoria has been facing housing challenges for some time,...

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