Simon Fraser University plans to use wood construction waste to produce heat and hot water for its Burnaby campus and its sustainable residential community UniverCity.
 
The provincial government will provide $4.7 million in funding for the project, a joint venture between SFU, SFU Community Trust and Corix Utilities, the green energy company that will be responsible for building and maintaining the facility.
 
The project is expected to reduce SFU's greenhouse gas emissions by 11,000 tonnes a year, Premier Christy Clark said in making the announcement Thursday.
 
The plant will process...
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The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province continued to climb higher in March. Compared to March of 2010, MLS® residential unit sales increased 11.5 per cent to 8,600 units. The average MLS® residential price rose 15 per cent to $594,157 in March compared to the same month last year.
 
"We continue to observe a two-speed market in BC, with surging consumer demand in Metro Vancouver overshadowing more moderate demand in other regions," said Cameron Muir, BCREA Chief Economist. "Vigorous consumer demand...
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The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent.
 
As anticipated in the January Monetary Policy Report (MPR), the global economic recovery is becoming more firmly entrenched and is expected to continue at a steady pace. In the United States, growth is solidifying, although consolidation of household and ultimately government balance sheets will limit the pace of the expansion. European growth has strengthened, despite ongoing sovereign debt and banking...
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Shows very well & offers views of green space, mountain tops & city lights. You won’t be disappointed! This bright 2bed/2bath, 888sqft home has a spacious open layout & excellent rm separation. Novo II is a concrete building, has balance of 2-5-10 yr warranty allows rentals & pets. Features: SS apps, granite counters, breakfast bar & lots of cupboard/counter/closet space. The lrg master has 3pc ensuite & walk-in. Enjoy BBQs on the covered oversized balcony. Bonus: locker & parking. Benefit from all UniverCity offers: $30 3 zone bus-pass, Nesters grocery, brand new elementary,...
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According to MLS data for the Simon Fraser University area, specifically UniverCity of Burnaby North, during the past week there were a total of 4 new listings that came to market.  This brings the total active listings on MLS to 50.  The average list price is $436,204 or $4468.74 per sq ft. 

There were two sales recorded during the past week.  The average sale price was $385,000or $46.61. 

According to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (“REBGV”) sales in the Vancouver market rose 31.7% month-over-month from February 2011 to March 2011.  In Burnaby specifically...

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Activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market continued to strengthen in March with both the number of homes sold and added to the region’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reaching near record levels.
 
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in Greater Vancouver reached 4,080 in March 2011. This represents a 31.7 per cent increase compared to the 3,097 sales recorded in February 2011, an increase of 30.1 per cent compared to the 3,137 sales in March 2010 and an 80.1 per cent increase from...
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Simon Fraser Condos

Altaire by Polygon

Altaire built in 2008/2009 reaches higher then any other condo building in Metro Vancouver offering panoramic views.

Novo I by Intergulf

Novo I built in 2007 known for the amazing sight lines and views from most units and balconies up to 1000 sq ft.

Novo II by Intergulf

Novo II built in 2007 known for the amazing sight lines and views from most units and balconies up to 1000 sq ft.

Aurora by Polygon

Aurora built in 2006 with 103 condos featuring 36 unique floor plans ranging from 715 sq ft to 1500 sq ft.

One University by Millennium

One University built in 2005 is UniverCity's flagship building with luxury homes featuring semi private elevators.

Harmony by Polygon

Harmony built in 2005 was the first condo development at Univercity & as a result offers a unique setting & views.

Serenity Townhomes by Polygon

Serenity is a collection of 2 bedroom townhomes of 1100 sq ft ranging to 4 bedroom 2000+ sq ft townhomes.

The Hub by Liberty Homes

The Hub built in 2009 is set atop Nester's Grocery and steps from High Street giving these homes an urban feel.

Verdant by VanCity Enterprises

Verdant is a two storey town home building built with environmental design and stylish living spaces which complement the modern exterior of these SFU homes.

Origin by Porte Development

Origin is designed by GBL Architect & BYU Interior Designs, developed by Porte Development Corp. and marketed by Red Dot Real Estate.

Nest by Mosaic

Located on UniverCity High Street across from the new University Highlands elementary schools this refreshing building will add further depth to a growing community.

Highland House by Liberty Homes

A 12-storey concrete high-rise development and targeted towards Rental Investors and First-Time Condo Buyers.

Lift by Porte Development

Lift will be a wood frame building comprising of 56 homes. Building technologies, environmental features, and price points should be similar to Origin.

Altitude by Hungerford Group

Altitude will be a 2 tower development comprising of a 12 and 14 story building with a total of 210 strata units.

CentreBlock by Liberty Homes

CentreBlock at UniverCity atop Burnaby Mountain is the latest condo project with sales commencing early 2014. .

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