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How to Throw a New Year's Eve Party in Your Condo.

Looking for an alternative to the crowded New Year’s Eve bar scene? Look no further than your own condo! Hosting an intimate New Year’s gathering means no waiting in line for over-priced drinks, no cover charges, no stumbling home in the cold. You set the mood and the guest list, then stock the bar...

Jumping the Language Barrier for Condo Buyers. Local Realtor Profile.

If you’re looking to buy a condo in Victoria and English isn’t your first language, chances are Andrew Hobbs can help. Fluent in Mandarin and French as well as his native English, Hobbs seamlessly bridges cultures and connects the dots on real estate deals for clients from around Canada as well as...

New Boutique Condos Are Coming to Oak Bay Avenue

Down Oak Bay Avenue, on the edge of Victoria’s historic Rockland neighborhood is Maddison, Abstract Development’s fifth local condo development, an exclusive collection of 22 boutique one- and two-bedroom residences. Mike Miller, president and founder of Abstract, says he’s excited by the...

The New Kid on the Block: Era Condos Combine Style and Sustainability

In March, real estate developer Concert Properties opened Era , a 157-unit condo building in downtown Victoria. Located at 728 Yates Street between Douglas and Blanchard Streets, the 16-storey building has a contemporary flair with touches like chrome fixtures and recessed lighting, but it retains...

Construction Commencing on Abstract’s Fourth Condo Project, The Emerson

The Emerson, a 14-residence condo project by Abstract Developments has begun construction at 1015 Rockland Avenue. Groundbreaking was officiated today with Abstract Developments and the City of Victoria on site as excavation reached the site floor, laying way for foundation work to begin. “I’m...

What you need to know before you buy a condo in Victoria. Tips and insights from a condo expert.

If there’s one thing Mike Janes wants to do, it’s to educate people to make better decisions with their money. It’s why he went into economics in university. And it’s why, today, as top-selling agent for The Condo Group , he looks for every opportunity to share his expertise with homebuyers. Armed...

Chard breaks ground on Escher. 84 customizable condos in the downtown core. (Video)

Escher, an 84-suite condo project by Chard Development has begun construction at 838 Broughton Street. A ground-breaking event was held on April 22, 2015 with Chard Development, the City of Victoria, Escher condo buyers and downtown Victoria businesses and stakeholders to celebrate the start of...

Live in one of Canada’s most picturesque neighbourhoods.

The Residences at Village Walk: A Premium Condominium Development in Oak Bay If you like the feeling of carefree urban living but aren’t looking to live in downtown Victoria, there’s a gorgeous solution in the Residences at Village Walk , a brand new 22-unit condominium project on Oak Bay Avenue...