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“Commercial Real Estate: Housing challenges continue for younger workforce” (Vancouver Sun, January 22, 2019)

“SFU is having a panel discussion on Vancouver’s Waterfront and how it is and should be developed” (Global News Radio/980 CKNW, August 21, 2018)

“Outlook 2018: Future of Beleaguered Retail Sector Resides in Bricks and Clicks” (BIV, December 19, 2017)

“Marine Gateway Receives International Award from Urban Land Institute” (Skyrise Vancouver, November 15, 2017)

“Political meddling stalls development as housing starts decline” (BIV, November 7, 2017)

“Diversity at the heart of the city of the future” (La Source, Volume 18, Edition 8 – October 24 to November 7, 2017)

“Two Canadian projects up for Urban Land Institute awards” (Daily Commercial News, June 29, 2017)

“Broadway transit back on track? (BIV, March 21, 2017)

“Housing options coming to single-family neighbourhoods” (Vancouver Courier, March 2, 2017)

“Vancouver mayor emphasizes new approach to create affordable housing” (The Globe and Mail, March 1, 2017)

“Mayor Gregor Robertson addresses housing crisis as more and more young people leave city due to sky-high rental prices” (Roundhouse Radio, March 1, 2017)

“Gregor Robertson says more can and will be done to help housing affordability” (News 1130, March 1, 2017)

“Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson issues rallying cry to young renters amid housing affordability crisis” (The Daily Hive, March 1, 2017)

“Vancouver mayor takes frank tone on housing crisis” (The Vancouver Sun, March 1, 2017)

“Mayor Robertson’s Keynote Address to the Urban Land Institute” (Mayor of Vancouver Office, March 1, 2017)

“Vancouver mayor loses cool over city logo flip-flop” (CBC, March 1, 2017)

“Increases point to strong start to 2017, but lenders remain cautious” (BIV, January 10, 2017)

“Real estate boom could meet premature bust” (BIV, November 29, 2016)

“Experts say the price is difficult to burden the public to rent (Sing Tao, November 11, 2016)

“Vancouver still top real estate market to watch in Canada” (News 1130, October 26, 2016)

“BUSINESS REPORT: Dream of detached home to stay out of reach for most” (CKNW Vancouver News, October 26, 2016)

“Study touts condos, rental markets as alternatives for first-time buyers; A study seeks to manage expectations with prices of single-family detached homes forecast to remain above local income levels” (The Globe and Mail, October 26, 2016)

“Condos, rental markets touted as alternatives” (GlobeAdvisor, October 26, 2016)

“Experts recommend starting with the transportation system of high buildings” (Sing Tao Daily Vancouver, July 23, 2016)

“City Planning Process has ‘Fallen Out of Sync with Residents’: New City Manager” (REW.ca, May 11, 2016)

“One-tap app could ease getting around Metro Vancouver, transit forum hears” (Vancouver Sun, April 20, 2016)

“Vancouver developers eye benefits of car-sharing” (BC Business, April 20, 2016)

“How will Kelowna cope with Growth?” (Global News Okanagan, March 11, 2016)

“Office market soaring along Burrard Street, new survey shows” (BIV, January 12, 2016)

“Another million population: Rethinking the Family” (Novae Res Urbis, p. 9, November 30, 2015)

“40 Under 40” Alumna Carla Guerrera Is at Home in Vancouver’s Urbanizing North Shore—as a Developer and a Resident (ULI Connect, November 24, 2015)

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Toronto & Vancouver property market considered good prospects next year (Sing Tao, November 19, 2015)

Real Estate Outlook: Canada’s housing market continues to look prosperous next year (World Journal, November 19, 2015)

Report Urges More Women in Leadership (Realtor Magazine, October 12, 2015)

Vancouver identified as Canada’s premier real estate investment market for 2016 (Vancouver Sun, October 6, 2015)

Barbara Yaffe: Flight to the suburbs is the future of real estate (Vancouver Sun, October 6, 2015)

The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association is conducting “Re-Imagine Downtown Vancouver” consultation sessions with many stakeholders across the social spectrum about the future of the city’s downtown core up to 2040 (Journal of Commerce, September 11, 2015)

Jim Bailey, Senior City Planner, Vancouver South division, spoke to the Journal of Commerce prior to ULI BC’s Walking Tour about the varied approaches the City is taking as it enters Phase III of the Cambie Corridor Planning Program (Journal of Commerce, July 24, 2015)

“Housing Top Issue: Mayor” (novae res urbis, Vancouver Edition, pg. 6, June 22, 2015)

“New housing, transit poll finds many ready to give up on Metro Vancouver” (CBC British Columbia, June 18, 2015)

“Robertson says Federal Politicians Must Respond to Housing Crisis” (Vancouver Sun, June 17, 2015)

“Vancouver working on ‘Plan B’ to fund subway ahead of plebiscite results” (The Globe & Mail, Vancouver, June 17, 2015)

“Vancouver Mayor Starts Working on Plan B for Broadway Subway” (Metro Vancouver, June 17, 2015)

“Healthy Built Environments” (novae res urbis, Vancouver Edition, pg. 8, June 15, 2015)

“Building Healthy Places” (novae res urbis, Vancouver Edition, Vancouver Briefs, pg. 6, June 8, 2015)

“TransLink ‘Not on Ballot’ (novae res urbis, Vancouver Edition, April 6, 2015)

“CREW Member Spotlight: Carla Guerrera” ULI BC Member (CREW online March 23, 2015)

“Vancouver a “hedge city” to park foreign cash: study” (BIV, November 12, 2014)

“PODCAST: In Depth with Ian Austin — Top 40 Under 40 land use professional explains the keys to a desirable neighbourhood” (The Province, November 6, 2014)

“Land Use Professional Carla Guerrera” (Province Podcast, November 6, 2014)

“Vancouver housing prices head towards new record high” (Globe and Mail, November 4, 2014)

“Vancouver’s real estate forecast to stay hot into next year, study finds” (Vancouver Sun, October 31, 2014)

Convenience of downtown living leads 2015 real estate trends: PwC report” (Vancouver Sun, October 28, 2014)

North Vancouver woman named one of world’s best young urban planners” (Vancouver Sun, October 24, 2014)

“Bank of Canada: Housing “more robust than anticipated”” (Canadian Real Estate Wealth, October 23, 2014)

“Advisory Report Suggests Building Broadway Transit Line in Phases” (Vancouver Sun, July 13, 2014)

“Don’t use Broadway Subway as an Excuse for Density: Urban Land Institute” (Metro, July 8, 2014)

“Broadway Corridor Transit Mega-Project is a Big Priority” (Journal of Commerce, May 19, 2014)

“Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson at the ULI BC” (Journal of Commerce, May 16, 2014 (video))

“Mayor Touts Broadway Line on Video” (Vancouver Sun, May 7, 2014 (print))

“Mayor Cites Urgency for Broadway Subway” (Globe & Mail, May 7, 2014 (print))

“Subway Would Have Huge Ridership: Mayor, Studies” (Metro, May 7, 2014 (print))

“Vancouver Mayor Wants Rapid Transit Line Along Broadway Corridor” (Global BC News, May 7, 2014)

“Calls for Subway Grow” (Breakfast Television, CityTV, May 7, 2014)

“Broadway Subway Won’t Bring Big Towers, Vancouver Mayor Says” (The Straight, May 6, 2014)

“Vancouver Mayor Renews Push for Broadway Transit Line” (The Vancouver Sun, May 6, 2014 (online))

“Projected Demand for Vancouver’s Broadway Subway sees 250,000 Trips on First Day” (The Globe & Mail, May 6, 2014 (online))

“Huge Ridership Estimated for Broadway Subway: Vancouver Mayor” (Metro, May 6, 2014 (online))

“Surrey’s Cinderella Story Amazes Planners” (Business In Vancouver, April 22, 2014)

“The more lovable Vancouver is, the less livable it becomes” (The Vancouver Sun, April 16, 2014)

“Zakaria: Look Past Turmoil for Global Growth Story” (Urban Land Magazine, April 14, 2014)

“Foreign investors seek a crack in Canada’s armor” (JLL The Investor, April 11, 2014)

“Vacation properties need to be marketed to poorer buyers for sector to rebound: real estate industry panel” (The Vancouver Sun, April 11, 2014)

“International builders soak up the Vancouver model” (The Globe and Mail, April 11, 2014)

“Vancouver’s Granville Island held up as urban beacon” (The Vancouver Sun, April 11, 2014)

“Vancouver’s Mayor on Affordability, Walkability and Sea Rise” (Urban Land Magazine, April 10, 2014)

“The challenge of Vancouver’s appeal to foreign investors” (The Globe and Mail, April 9, 2014)

“Investing in Resiliency: Ranking the Most Resilient Cities” (Urban Land Magazine, April 9, 2014)

“Vancouver a Healthy Example for Developers’ Convention” (The Vancouver Sun April 8, 2014)

“Asian property investment rooted in deep cultural ties; investors tapping into real estate market’s senior moment” (Business in Vancouver, April 7, 2014)

“‘Vancouver’ Gets its Day in the Sun” (The Vancouver Sun, April 4, 2014)

“Investor Immigrant Housing Conference – Mar 25, 2014 (BC)” (Omni News, March 26, 2014)

“Industry: Ottawa Divestiture will not affect the property market in Greater Vancouver” (Sing Tao Daily, March 26, 2014)

“Exploring the highlights – and lowlights – of Metro” (The Vancouver Sun, March 14, 2014)

“Subway Yes, Mass Rezoning No” (novae res urbis, Vancouver Edition, pages 8 & 9, February 11, 2014)

“American panel says transit along Broadway corridor a ‘failure,’ recommends subway line” (The Ubyessy, February 10, 2014)

“Broadway Rapid Transit Assessment” (City TV Breakfast Television, February 7, 2014)

“American group says bus route to UBC a ‘failure’: ULI recommends underground subway” (Vancouver Sun, February 6, 2014)

“Build Broadway subway, not towers: ULI tells Vancouver” (Metro, February 6, 2014)

“Subway mooted for Broadway corridor” (24 Hrs, February 6, 2014)

“Panel recommends Broadway light rail be underground” (News 1130, February 6, 2014)

Notes from briefing: ULI GAP on Broadway Corridor (Price Tags Blog, February 6, 2014)

“ULI Spring Meeting destined for Vancouver” (Urban Land Magazine, February 6, 2014)

International panel to advise on Broadway Corridor Transit (Vancouver Sun, January 31, 2014)

Panel of experts consulting on solutions for busy UBC-Broadway Corridor (Global BC, January 31, 2014)

ULI BC – Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report by PwC & ULI: Vancouver’s Growth Propelled by a Dynamic of a New Generation (Vancouver Sun, November 25, 2013)

ULI BC City in 2050: Transit-Oriented Development – “New Oakridge Scheme Coming Soon” (NRU Publishing, September 17, 2013)

ULI BC City in 2050 Innovation in Transit-Oriented Development (Journal of Commerce, September 13, 2013)

YLG Cascadia Regional Conference 2013 (NRU July 29, 2013 Newsletter)

Industrial land shortage (The Vancouver Sun – May 2, 2013)

As boomers retire, will rush hour ease? (The Vancouver Sun – November 16, 2012)

Mayor says mixed-income housing key to success (The Vancouver Sun – November 7, 2012)

Mayor Gregor Robertson to ask feds for transit money (Metro News – November 6, 2012)

Gregor Robertson: Affordable Housing, Transit key to Vancouver 2050 (The Huffington Post – November 6, 2012)

Heated neighborhood debates add fuel to city planning fire (Business in Vancouver – July 24, 2012)

Former Vancouver planning directors say city ill-prepared to deal with growth (The Vancouver Sun – July 16, 2012)

Vancouver appoints ‘housing affordability task force’ (The Vancouver Sun – February 6, 2012)

Real estate groups chew over urban agriculture and ALR development issues (Business in Vancouver – May 4, 2010)

Vancouver in 2050: New book and seminar series considers long-term solutions (Granville Magazine – April 26, 2010)

Vancouver Convention Centre Wins Urban Land Institute Award For Excellence (April 16, 2010)

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