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Vancouver ranked Canada’s #1 for real estate investment in 2020

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Blog by MacPherson Real Estate Ltd | September 24th, 2019

Vancouver ranked Canada’s #1 for real estate investment in 2020

“Despite headwinds” in housing, PwC forecasts strong commercial sector combined with likely residential recovery makes Vancouver the hottest market to watch

Vancouver has been ranked Canada’s #1 market for real estate investment in 2020, in the annual PwC Canada Emerging Trends in Real Estate report, released this week.

The report observed that Vancouver’s office and industrial sectors were both doing “particularly well” with very low vacancy rates and robust development.In the “Markets to Watch in 2020” section, the report authors said that “despite some headwinds, Vancouver re-emerged at the top of our survey this year for overall real estate prospects.”

It continued, “Looking at the housing market, the long-term trends remain favourable. Recent softness is largely a reflection of a correction from an overheated environment and policies that have caused investors, whether foreign or domestic buyers, to exit the market.”

PwC’s report added, “The [Vancouver housing] market rise was too strong, and now it is reacting to that. However, by the time it is done, it will be in line with where a steady increase should have gotten us over the years… With a strong economy and population growth, Vancouver remains a desirable place to live that will eventually draw buyers back into the market. The question isn’t if, but when, they’ll come back.”

Toronto was ranked in the #2 spot, followed by Ottawa, Halifax and Montreal rounding out the top 5.

Of the Western Canadian and Prairie cities, Saskatoon came in sixth place, Edmonton eighth, Winnipeg ninth and Calgary 10th. The other Canadian city to make PwC’s top 10 was Quebec City in seventh spot.

Click here to see the online version and download the full report.

Source:  Staff Western Investor September 20, 2019

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