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HAVAN welcomed these new members January 2020

On Tuesday, January 21, Homebuilders Association Vancouver welcomed these new members: Vantage Energy Solutions, Step 5 Solutions, Annaliesse Kelly Design, Quantus Luxury Homes, Exland Construction Management Inc., Elkhorn Construction Ltd., Lubrizol Advanced Materials, San Cedar Direct Sales Ltd., EW Architecture Inc., Canada Furnace, a division of Reliance Home Comfort, Hamilton Duncan, Enersaver Solutions Inc., BMAC…

HAVAN welcomed these new members in December

On Tuesday, December 17, Homebuilders Association Vancouver welcomed these new members: Oak and Burrow Carpentry, Fenestration Association of BC, Boparai Custom Home Developers Ltd., Cara Interiors Inc., Valiant Financial Services Inc., EMASS Engineering Ltd., Read Jones Christofferson Ltd. dba RJC Engineers, Aqua-Coast Engineering Ltd., Atek Energy Systems Inc., Albert Mui, CEA, RESISTO (Division of SOPREMA),…

HAVAN Members Wrap Up Season Building Mountain of Coats for Kids!

HAVAN Members Wrap Up Season Building Mountain of Coats for Kids!

  • December 11, 2019
  • Posted by: Dawn Sondergaard

MEDIA RELEASE December 11, 2019 VANCOUVER, BC – HAVAN’s 24th annual Coats for Kids campaign, in support of the Lower Mainland and Surrey Christmas Bureaus, two groups whose many initiatives help to provide a brighter winter for low-income families wrapped up on December 6th at Trail Appliances, 3388 Sweden Way, Richmond, from 8:30am to 10:30am.…

Homebuilders Meet With MLAs To Seek Action On Recommendations To Expedite Building Permits And Processes

  • December 9, 2019
  • Posted by: Sonali Rayas

VANCOUVER – Why is building new housing so difficult in British Columbia? Part of the complexity lies in the approval process, at both the municipal and the provincial levels. Residential construction is one of the most regulated sectors of our economy. While each step or change to the approval process may seem like a small…

Surrey 37 per cent behind in housing supply projections

Of 18 cities in Metro Vancouver, only City of North Vancouver and Richmond met or exceeded projections. Surrey is behind by 37 per cent in building enough housing to meet its Vancouver Regional Growth Strategy Projection (2011-2018). That’s according to the Homebuilders Association of Vancouver, or HAVAN. It says Surrey’s annual net housing is 2,980…

Homebuilders Meet with MLAs to Seek Action on Recommendations to Expedite Building Permits and Processes.

Homebuilders Meet with MLAs to Seek Action on Recommendations to Expedite Building Permits and Processes.

Vancouver, BC – Why is building new housing so difficult in British Columbia? Part of the complexity lies in the approval process, at both the municipal and the provincial levels. Residential construction is one of the most regulated sectors of our economy. While each step or change to the approval process may seem like a…