It’s amazing that the morons in charge [aka the BC government] haven’t figured out that the effect of well-done promotion from 1986 (remember Expo?) through 2010 (remember the Winter Olympics?) and up to today involving a relatively small area has been to focus many eyes and much money on real estate here (the Lower Mainland).
When potential investors find out we quote prices in heavily discounted Canadian loonies that use the $ sign, the party is on.
Blame ‘crooks’? Maybe – but obviously there’s some difficulty with that approach. How about looking at income levels and how to raise them while remaining competitive?