Inside Vancouver Jan. 22, 2022

By Marlene Eisner
January 29, 2022

Imagine purchasing a new passive home in a sought-after Vancouver neighourhood and the developer throws in an electric car! That’s what DIMEX Group did. A leader in sustainable homes, the developer recently announced it sold out its East Vancouver Templeton collection of three-bedroom F-Plan homes, all of which came with a FREE Tesla. As sustainable living becomes an increasingly important discussion, passive homes and electric vehicles have firmly planted themselves in the consciousness of Vancouverites.

Mark your calendars for Thursday, Jan. 27

The Urban Development Institute’s (UDI) 2022 January Forecast luncheon will host a panel of industry experts who will provide valuable insight into everything to do with housing – rental, industrial, residential and commercial. The speakers will forecast what they expect to happen in all corners of Metro Vancouver. Some of the speakers include Anne McMullin, president and CEO of UDI; moderator Ward McAllister, president and CEO of Ledingham McAllister; and Colin Bosa, CEO of Bosa Properties, to name a few. Attend in person or virtually. To register, visit

Last chance to purchase at Cedar Creek

If you have considered Cedar Creek as the place you would like to live, now is your last chance to buy. Ledingham McAllister is releasing its final two buildings in the South Burnaby project. The Signature Collection offers 261 homes, which will be ready for occupancy in the summer of 2023. Inspired by the rugged and majestic British Columbia cedar, The Signature Collection features one-bedroom-and-den to three-bedroom residences, ranging from 605 to 954-sq.-ft. Sales begin Saturday, Jan. 29, with homes starting from the low-$500’s. Register now at to be a part of the VIP list and be among the first to receive exclusive updates.

Start the Lunar New Year off right!

Feeling lucky, like this is your year to win big? Starting Jan. 29, RC at CF Richmond Centre is offering a special Lunar New Year promotion. With every home purchase, you will receive a red pocket from their Wishing Tree for an additional home incentive valued at up to $10,888. To check out the one- to three-bedroom homes and penthouses now selling, and to register, go to

Did you know?

The Chinese Lunar New Year begins on Feb. 1, and 2022 is the Year of the Tiger. Check out the lunar horoscope and find out what your Chinese zodiac sign has in store for you.


About Marlene Eisner

Marlene Eisner is an award-winning print and online editor and journalist. She has written on many topics including new homes and condos in Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver, and has been the editor for numerous magazines and newspapers in Quebec and Ontario.

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