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Vancouver City Council rejects controversial Shaughnessy townhouse project

  • Advocacy
  • June 28, 2019
  • Posted by: Dawn Sondergaard

FRANCES BULA Quoting HAVAN CEO, Ron Rapp VANCOUVER, PUBLISHED JUNE 26, 2019 A 7-4 decision by Vancouver city councillors to reject a proposal for a 21-townhouse rental project in Vancouver’s upscale Shaughnessy neighbourhood has set off a shock wave of recriminations and dire warnings about the city’s inability to act on its housing crisis. But…

Insightful Homes Set to Build Canada’s Greenest Home

  • June 19, 2019
  • Posted by: Dawn Sondergaard

What is being hailed as possibly the greenest house ever built in Canada is nearing completion in Vancouver, and it’s blowing past the net-zero home program limits promoted by the federal government and residential building associations. HAVAN member Arthur Lo, engineer and president of Insightful Healthy Homes Inc. says his Vancouver creation takes sustainable residential…

HAVAN welcomed these new members in June

On Tuesday, June 18, HAVAN welcomed these new members: Champion Glass and Mirror Ltd., 360hometours.ca Inc., Modern Dream Home, Louis Rzen Contracting, Nofziger Construction Inc., 1020825 B.C. Ltd. dba Kondori Developments, Dynamic Equipment Rentals Ltd., Stanley Security Solutions, Sherwood Outdoor Kitchens, Marquee Ventures Inc., Marvin Canada, H.I.T. Quality Construction and Midland Appliance Ltd. Champion Glass…

Parade of Homes set to open its doors

  • June 6, 2019
  • Posted by: Sonali Rayas

An impressive group of 19 Metro Vancouver residences will welcome the public this weekend. HAVAN – formerly the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association – is presenting the self-guided tour on June 9 from 10am to 4pm.   READ MORE 

Tour opens doors to 19 homes

  • Posted by: Sonali Rayas

The doors of 19 spectacular Metro Vancouver residences will be open to the public next weekend when Homebuilders Association Vancouver holds its 26th annual Parade of Homes. HAVAN – formerly the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association – is presenting the self-guided tour on June 9 from 10am to 4pm.   READ MORE 

Tour eight of South Delta’s finest in HAVAN Parade of Homes

  • June 3, 2019
  • Posted by: Sonali Rayas

Eight of the 19 homes included in this year’s Homebuilders Association Vancouver’s HAVAN Parade of Homes are located in South Delta. The 26th annual event, which takes place on Sunday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., features seven homes in Tsawwassen and one in Ladner. Homes in Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby,…