Our latest Media Hit Roundup is here, and we’ll be taking you through what our clients have been up to in the news recently. Here’s what’s been making the headlines; from mobile payment apps, home buyers’ survey results, to a relocation in Gastown and Canada’s luxury home market.
Vancouver’s nTrust pushes “digital cash” payments with Cloud Money platform
Cloud-based money platform nTrust recently launched a mobile payment app to further their path towards freeing up everyone’s money and establishing a true digital payment platform. The app allows users to transfer money to friends and merchants with a portion of your fees going to charity, among many other exciting features.
Picture Paw-fect: $10 Pet Portraits at Pop-Up Art Show
Cressey Development Group hosted a ‘Pet Portrait Fundraiser’ as part of its Revolving Door series of art events. The pet photo shoot, held at Cressey’s Southeast False Creek building, Meccanica, donated all proceeds from the pet apparel sale, door prizes, and silent auction to Make and Break Arts Foundation, the BC SPCA and The North Shore Animal Rescue.
Major lease confirms Gastown’s appeal
Colliers International recently released its second-quarter office market report, which signals that tenant demand for offices in Metro Vancouver is mainly fueled by tech companies looking for unique character space that reflects their brand – a demand that is easily met by the area of Gastown.
Most Gen-Y Vancouverites Looking to Buy a Home: Survey
Intergulf Development Group recently conducted a survey by partnering with Vancity Buzz, looking into the home buying preferences and attitudes of Vancouverites. The survey’s findings include insights on who Generation Y respondents would consider buying a home with, their purchase considerations when buying a condo, and their most desirable building amenities.
Vancouver millennials decamping to the ‘burbs
MOSAIC Homes has noticed a buyer trend of Vancouver millennials in its YORK townhome development in Langley. Young Vancouver residents are drawn by the suburban lifestyle due to its affordability, high quality living conditions, and the ability to access downtown by transit.
Gastown’s ‘fiercely local vibe’ makes it among the most stylish neighbourhoods in the world
Blueprint Events is one of the most recent cutting-edge companies to relocate to Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood due to its creative environment, vibrancy, and unique little restaurants and coffee shops. As Blueprint is known for its dynamic, young, creative reputation, it fits in perfectly with the Gastown vibe.
Vancouver prime property market sizzles, fuelled by Chinese cash
Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s Fall Forecast was featured in multiple publications this month, discussing the sales volume for detached luxury homes in a year-over-year comparison, as well as the impact of foreign investors on this demand.