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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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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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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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Who’s Moving | Q1 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 | Q1 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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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...

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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 Q2 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q3 2021

Market Highlights Vacancy rates for all classes of office product in Metro Vancouver increased 50 basis points to 7.4% in Q3 2021. Over 600,000 sq. ft. of new office inventory introduced this quarter contributed to the increase of vacancy in the market. Suburban...

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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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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 Q1 2018

A Strong Finish to 2017 sees suburban markets tightening as downtown reaches capacity…

BC’s robust economy was again one of the strongest performers across the country.

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Vancouver Office MarketView Q1 2021

Vancouver Office MarketView Q4 2017

A Strong Finish to 2017 sees suburban markets tightening as downtown reaches capacity…

BC’s robust economy was again one of the strongest performers across the country.

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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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Who’s Moving | Q1 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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Who’s Moving | Q1 2021

CBInsight’s 14 Tech Shaping Trends of 2019

The smart home and healthcare are converging. Autonomous vehicles are coming for last-mile delivery. And data is becoming a hot-button geopolitical issue. We look at the trends poised to reshape industries in 2019. Technology is now central to every industry — from...

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Who’s Moving | Q1 2021

Who’s Moving Q1 2018

From productivity, wellness and safety, to engagement, recruitment and brand health, the workplace directly contributes to business results. Across all office, laboratory and manufacturing environments in the technology sector, we believe that better business performance begins with better workplace performance.

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Who’s Moving Q4 2017

From productivity, wellness and safety, to engagement, recruitment and brand health, the workplace directly contributes to business results. Across all office, laboratory and manufacturing environments in the technology sector, we believe that better business performance begins with better workplace performance.

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Who’s Moving? Q3 2017

From productivity, wellness and safety, to engagement, recruitment and brand health, the workplace directly contributes to business results. Across all office, laboratory and manufacturing environments in the technology sector, we believe that better business...

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Who’s Moving | Q1 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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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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2020 Tech Trends

2020 Tech Trends

In celebration of a new decade, we're taking a closer look at 14 tech trend predictions from CBInsights. 2020 will be a big year for all facets of technology, particularly in health tech, business optimization, and political agendas. 1. We see broader and deeper...

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How Workplace Experience Can Boost Employee Engagement

How Workplace Experience Can Boost Employee Engagement

There has been a focus on employee workplace experience like never before especially with the increased attention on employee wellness and a competitive job market. What has your workplace implemented to stay ahead of the game? Our new research reveals that to improve...

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2019 Scoring Canadian Tech Talent

2019 Scoring Canadian Tech Talent

In CBRE's 2019 Scoring Canadian Tech Talent report that ranks 20 cities on competitive advantages and appeals to tech workers and employers, Vancouver moved up a spot to take the 3rd position. Cities were ranked based on three tech industry indictors in success:...

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2019 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards

2019 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards

Congratulations to all the companies that were recognized in the 2019 Deloitte Fast 50 Awards! The High Technology Facilities Group is proud to be a returning sponsor. To support the program, we had the privilege to be part of the interview process. It was insightful...

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Let’s Talk Flex

Let’s Talk Flex

Once considered a niche offering, flexible office space has become a prominent component of building owners' and corporate occupier's real estate strategies. As such, it represents a structural shift in office leasing that will survive-- and perhaps thrive-- in an...

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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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