Bob Rennie

Vancouver housing, housing affordability, foreign ownership, speculation tax

Mayor's speculation tax is a set-up

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson’s call on Friday for the provincial government to impose a tax on housing speculation has all the look of a not-very-elaborate set-up. It's a sop thrown to a furious...

Bob Rennie at Urban Development Institute addresses future of Vancouver housing market

Greater Vancouver’s over-55 demographic is sitting on $163.4 billion in clear title housing. What will be the impact of $163.4 billion in equity in the hands of an aging population in our marketplace?

Decision to build new Vancouver Art Gallery wins widespread praise, but not from all

Artists and art lovers are praising city council’s decision to establish a new home for VAG, despite vocal criticism from detractors, including one prominent art collector.
Bob Rennie talks to Killarney students.

Bob Rennie Speaks at Killarney about the value of a well-rounded education

Condo Marketer Bob Rennie gave an inspirational speech at Killarney Secondary that focused on embracing our personal qualities, trusting our intuition and building positive relationships.  ...

Vancouver's arts and culture bleeding out in “steady migration", warn city creatives

As artists flee Vancouver for less expensive lives, are they taking city's future with them?

Olympic Village becomes "The Village of False Creek", as discounted condos go on sale

This morning, the VO team went to the Olympic Village, now renamed "The Village," to catch the relaunch and check out the new homes that were open for public view. The units we viewed were ...

Artist Richard Jackson to give lecture tonight in Emily Carr Rennie Collection Speakers Series

Richard Jackson will be speaking tonight as part of the Rennie Collection Speakers Series at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. I saw Jackson at work today in the Wing Sang Museum where I was in