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Techspace Quarterly

Curious about what’s been happening in Vancouver tech? Who’s making moves and what topics are trending? We bring you the industry’s top highlights every quarter so you can stay in the loop! Check out our most recent newsletter here. Join our mail list to get the latest industry stats, market trends, and insights about Vancouver’s technology community.

2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30 Vancouver landed in the #3 spot out of 30 markets in our newly released 2021 Tech-30 report. The report measures the tech industry’s impact on North America’s job and office markets. The tech industry has continuously made a positive impact on our job and...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2021

Market Highlights Vacancy rates for all classes of office product in Metro Vancouver increased 60 basis points (bps) to 6.9% in Q2 2021. New office inventory introduced to the market this quarter contributed to the increase in vacancy in the downtown core. In...

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2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30 Vancouver landed in the #3 spot out of 30 markets in our newly released 2021 Tech-30 report. The report measures the tech industry’s impact on North America’s job and office markets. The tech industry has continuously made a positive impact on our job and...

read more
Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2021

Market Highlights Vacancy rates for all classes of office product in Metro Vancouver increased 60 basis points (bps) to 6.9% in Q2 2021. New office inventory introduced to the market this quarter contributed to the increase in vacancy in the downtown core. In...

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Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

In this quarter, we saw considerable leasing activities happening within major companies with many already creating plans to return to the office. Here are our top 19 tech moves for this quarter: 

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Scoring Tech Talent 2021

Scoring Tech Talent 2021

Scoring Tech Talent 2021 The Scoring Tech Talent report is a comprehensive analysis of labour market conditions, costs, and qualities for highly skilled tech workers. The top 50 markets in the U.S. and Canada were ranked according to their competitive advantages and...

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Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Workplaces

Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Workplaces

How the future of work looksThe pandemic has significantly altered how and where business is carried out. As COVID-19 restrictions begin to relax, our research team highlights 10 predictions for the future of workplaces!1. Remote work is here to stay. Due to the...

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Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

Who’s Moving | Q2 2021

We have experienced an influx in leasing activity this quarter as companies plan for their return to the workplace. Now that vaccine rollout has accelerated, we're excited to see how the way we work continues to evolve.The following are our top 16 tech moves for this...

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Downtown office boom fueling residential demand?

Downtown office boom fueling residential demand?

Our very own teammate, Andre Alie Day, was recently featured in an urbanYVR interview with Shawn Brown, a Vancouver residential broker at West Haven Group. The two discussed downtown Vancouver's current office tower boom and how it could affect residential real estate...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Market HighlightsThe vacancy rate for all classes of office product in Metro Vancouver inched up 10 basis points (bps) from Q4 2020 and now sits at 6.3%. Nearly half of all this vacant product is located within the Downtown market.Compared to Vancouver’s Downtown...

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2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30 Vancouver landed in the #3 spot out of 30 markets in our newly released 2021 Tech-30 report. The report measures the tech industry’s impact on North America’s job and office markets. The tech industry has continuously made a positive impact on our job and...

read more
Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2021

Market Highlights Vacancy rates for all classes of office product in Metro Vancouver increased 60 basis points (bps) to 6.9% in Q2 2021. New office inventory introduced to the market this quarter contributed to the increase in vacancy in the downtown core. In...

read more
Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Market HighlightsThe vacancy rate for all classes of office product in Metro Vancouver inched up 10 basis points (bps) from Q4 2020 and now sits at 6.3%. Nearly half of all this vacant product is located within the Downtown market.Compared to Vancouver’s Downtown...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2021

Market Highlights Vacancy rates for all classes of office product in Metro Vancouver increased 60 basis points (bps) to 6.9% in Q2 2021. New office inventory introduced to the market this quarter contributed to the increase in vacancy in the downtown core. In...

read more
Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Market HighlightsThe vacancy rate for all classes of office product in Metro Vancouver inched up 10 basis points (bps) from Q4 2020 and now sits at 6.3%. Nearly half of all this vacant product is located within the Downtown market.Compared to Vancouver’s Downtown...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q4 2020

Market Highlights Metro Vancouver office vacancy increased for the third consecutive quarter to 6.2%, up 280 basis points (bps) from the 2019 year-end total Downtown vacancy rose by 120 bps in comparison to Q3 2020 (now 5.8%), returning to levels last seen in Q2 2017...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q3 2020

Market Highlights Metro Vancouver office vacancy increased for the second successive quarter to 5.4% Downtown vacancy rose by 130 basis points (bps) compared to Q2 2020 (now 4.6%) Vacancy in suburban market settled at 6.3%, 30 bps over Q2 2020 Metro Vancouver remained...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q2 2020

Market Highlights Metro Vancouver experienced a substantial increase in overall office vacancy to 4.6%, 70 basis point (bps) more than in Q1 2020. Downtown vacancy grew for the first time in years, now at 3.3%, largely attributed to sublease supply soaring as firms...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2020

Market Highlights Market conditions in Metro Vancouver remained tight on the heels of a record low average vacancy in Q4 2019, with a marginal 10 basis points (bps) increase to 3.9% in Q1 2020. Downtown vacancy contracted by 10 bps quarter over quarter settling at...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q4 2019

Market Highlights The Metro Vancouver office market finished 2019 with a record low vacancy rate of 3.7%, a 10 basis point (bps) decrease quarter-over-quarter and 190 bps year-over-year. Vacancy in the Downtown core fell 10 bps from Q3 2019, a bellwether of continued...

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q4 2020

Market Highlights Metro Vancouver office vacancy increased for the third consecutive quarter to 6.2%, up 280 basis points (bps) from the 2019 year-end total Downtown vacancy rose by 120 bps in comparison to Q3 2020 (now 5.8%), returning to levels last seen in Q2 2017...

read more
Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

In this quarter, we saw considerable leasing activities happening within major companies with many already creating plans to return to the office. Here are our top 19 tech moves for this quarter: 

read more
Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

In this quarter, we saw considerable leasing activities happening within major companies with many already creating plans to return to the office. Here are our top 19 tech moves for this quarter: 

read more
Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

Who’s Moving | Q2 2021

We have experienced an influx in leasing activity this quarter as companies plan for their return to the workplace. Now that vaccine rollout has accelerated, we're excited to see how the way we work continues to evolve.The following are our top 16 tech moves for this...

read more
Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

Who’s Moving | Q1 2021

In our first 2021 issue, we're taking a closer look at the future of the work space strategies with several tech companies who have found new homes this quarter.The following are our top 16 tech moves for this quarter: 

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Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

Who’s Moving? | Q4 2020

The Top Tech Moves of Q4 2020 Though many employees continue working from home, the Metro Vancouver commercial real estate market saw several tech companies moved over the quarter. Here are our top 11:

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Who’s Moving | Q3 2021

Who’s Moving | Q1 2021

In our first 2021 issue, we're taking a closer look at the future of the work space strategies with several tech companies who have found new homes this quarter.The following are our top 16 tech moves for this quarter: 

read more
2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30 Vancouver landed in the #3 spot out of 30 markets in our newly released 2021 Tech-30 report. The report measures the tech industry’s impact on North America’s job and office markets. The tech industry has continuously made a positive impact on our job and...

read more
2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30

2021 Tech-30 Vancouver landed in the #3 spot out of 30 markets in our newly released 2021 Tech-30 report. The report measures the tech industry’s impact on North America’s job and office markets. The tech industry has continuously made a positive impact on our job and...

read more
Scoring Tech Talent 2021

Scoring Tech Talent 2021

Scoring Tech Talent 2021 The Scoring Tech Talent report is a comprehensive analysis of labour market conditions, costs, and qualities for highly skilled tech workers. The top 50 markets in the U.S. and Canada were ranked according to their competitive advantages and...

read more
Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Workplaces

Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Workplaces

How the future of work looksThe pandemic has significantly altered how and where business is carried out. As COVID-19 restrictions begin to relax, our research team highlights 10 predictions for the future of workplaces!1. Remote work is here to stay. Due to the...

read more
Downtown office boom fueling residential demand?

Downtown office boom fueling residential demand?

Our very own teammate, Andre Alie Day, was recently featured in an urbanYVR interview with Shawn Brown, a Vancouver residential broker at West Haven Group. The two discussed downtown Vancouver's current office tower boom and how it could affect residential real estate...

read more
2020 Tech-30

2020 Tech-30

Vancouver snagged the #1 spot for the second consecutive year in our newly released 2020 Tech-30, a report that measures the tech industry's impact on North America's job and office markets. The tech industry has continuously made a positive impact on our job and...

read more
CBRE’s Reopening Playbook

CBRE’s Reopening Playbook

Are you working on your office reopening strategy? CBRE Vancouver was the first North American office to reopen and we are proud to share our CBRE Reopening Playbook to provide assistance and help set the standard for our current workplace reality. To strategize our...

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Scoring Tech Talent 2020

Scoring Tech Talent 2020

The Scoring Tech Talent report is a comprehensive analysis of labour market conditions, costs and qualities for highly skilled tech workers. The top 50 markets in the U.S. and Canada were ranked according to their competitive advantages and appeal to both employers...

read more
Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Workplaces

Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Workplaces

How the future of work looksThe pandemic has significantly altered how and where business is carried out. As COVID-19 restrictions begin to relax, our research team highlights 10 predictions for the future of workplaces!1. Remote work is here to stay. Due to the...

read more