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Media Hit Roundup – July 17, 2014

Jul. 17th, 2014
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It’s time for another exciting edition of Media Hit Roundup! As you saw in our recent blog post West Coast Real Estate in the News, our real estate clients have been receiving a lot of great exposure with west coast media. Here’s a summary of some of our clients’ recent coverage – including real estate …

It’s time for another exciting edition of Media Hit Roundup! As you saw in our recent blog post West Coast Real Estate in the News, our real estate clients have been receiving a lot of great exposure with west coast media. Here’s a summary of some of our clients’ recent coverage – including real estate and other industries – in print and broadcast media.

Commercial real estate: The correct restaurant can anchor a mixed-use project

Browns Socialhouse has established a reputation as being a viable commercial real estate tenant based on its brand recognition, small footprint, and the vibrancy it brings to an area. The Vancouver Sun released an article about the desirability of Browns in a commercial space, which includes commentary from Colliers International as to the criteria that commercial landlords are looking to fulfill.

Learn more about what makes Browns a great tenant with commentary from Colliers in the Vancouver Sun

Cool Tech for the Smart Home

Real Estate Weekly recently covered three of our clients in an article about smart homes. Cressey Development Group’s newest condo tower in Richmond, Cadence, includes occupational grade air filters as well as a heat recovery ventilation system that draws fresh outside air into each suite. Midtown is keeping up with the trend of tech-savvy homes by incorporating bazinga!, a social network and utility for condo buildings to connect owners with their neighbours, property manager and developer.

View Real Estate Weekly’s article featuring Cressey, Midtown, and bazinga!

Appealing to the younger buyer at PortLiving’s Midtown

Mount Pleasant’s up-and-coming residential real estate development by PortLiving, Midtown, offers features that appeal to a younger buyer, including social app bazinga!,  communal outdoor spaces, and a One Earth Eco-Strata Guide. An article on these features was published in a variety of community newspapers, including Maple Ridge News, Burnaby News Leader, Surrey Leader, Peace Arch News, Langley Times, Abby News, Tri-City News, Cloverdale Reporter, and Richmond Review.

See how Midtown appeals to younger buyers in BC Local Home

Midtown Players have big links with project’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood

Midtown was also featured in a three-page spread in the Westcoast Homes section of the Vancouver Sun. The feature describes the PortLiving team’s strategy in developing in the Mount Pleasant area, a sales update, and design and amenities of the development.

Read all about Midtown by PortLiving in the Vancouver Sun

Get ready for more dance parties in Edmonton

Vancouver-based events and promotions company Blueprint Events recently announced its expansion into Alberta, and will be kicking off with a set of parties called Arrival in Edmonton and Calgary at the end of August. Arrival will feature popular DJs such as Afrojack, Martin Garrix, Knife Party, Nervo, Cedric Gervais, and Chris Lake.

View the Edmonton Journal’s coverage on Blueprint’s Alberta expansion

Take A Peek Inside The Recently Completed Artemisia Building

Artemisia by Boffo Developments is a captivating 21-home boutique residence in downtown Vancouver that includes a mosaic-patterned hallway, cathedral style ceilings, rows of grand chandeliers, and unique floor plans with open plan bathrooms and softly curving walls. You need to see it to understand its beauty, so local real estate blog Curbed published a post filled with visuals of the development.

View Curbed Vancouver’s piece on Artemisia by Boffo Developments

Canadian high-end home sales

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada released a Top Tier Real Estate Report looking at the performance of luxury real estate market for the first six months of 2014. President & CEO of Sotheby’s, Ross McCredie, joins BNN to talk about Canada’s luxury sector.

Take a look at Sotheby’s Top Tier Real Estate Report coverage on BNN