Form’s 2019 Summer Escape to Squamish

What better way to practice team-building than to throw everyone in a couple of boats and send them down some of North America’s most exhilarating...

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Major Deal: Tillicum Centre in Victoria, British Columbia

BMO Capital Markets Real Estate Inc. and Form Real Estate Advisors Inc. (collectively the “Advisors”) were engaged on an exclusive basis by RioCan REIT (the...

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It’s Not All Bad: Emerging Uses of Technology to Enhance the Brick and Mortar Retail Experience

It is no secret that the press has been overwhelmingly negative in terms of the impact that technological advancement has had on the business model...

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Spotlight Feature on The Grey: An Exciting Project in West Point Grey

The Grey is an exciting new mixed-use project in the West Point Grey neighborhood of Vancouver.  Located at the intersection of two major thoroughfares, The...

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3 Key Considerations for Designing Retail Strata in Mixed Use Projects

The design of retail strata in mixed use developments has historically been somewhat of an afterthought for developers. This mentality lead to the creation of...

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The Story of Form: Q & A with the Partners

This week, we sat down with three of Form’s partners, David Morris, Jack Allpress and Jon Buckley, for a little Q & A about the...

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Boutique Fitness: The Fitness Founder’s Real Estate Cheat Sheet

Hit the ground running (pun intended) and know what you’re up against when it comes to opening your fitness studio in Metro Vancouver. From Fitness...

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Renewal Options: Key Items To Consider While Negotiating

When working on the disposition of an asset, one of the first questions that comes up is, “what type of renewal options do the tenants...

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Spotlight Feature on 6500 Southridge Avenue: A Brand New Commercial Development in Prince George

We are pleased to announce our marketing campaign for 6500 Southridge Avenue (the “Subject Site”); a proposed 16 acre mixed-use development in the heart of...

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Spotlight Feature on 95 Crowfoot Crescent NW: A Financial-Anchored NNN Investment Opportunity in Calgary

In this weeks’ post, we want to draw attention to 95 Crowfoot Crescent NW in Calgary, a feature listing that we feel particularly passionate about....

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Major Deal: First West Credit Union Head Office in Langley

Form was engaged by First West Credit Union (“FWCU”) to assist in the relocation of their head office in Langley, BC. The process began in...

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Maximize Your Space: Toronto-Based Storage Startup Expands to Vancouver

It’s no secret that every inch of additional square footage is a luxury in metro Vancouver.  With rental rates increasing and square footage dwindling, residents...

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Working at Form, in Three Words

Our team is our biggest asset. We wanted to see what they had to say about working at Form, using only three words. Working at...

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Spotlight Feature on Outlook Village: Mission’s New Multi-Building Mixed-Use Development

Outlook Village is a new mixed-use project by Elevate Development, situated on the northwest corner of Lougheed Highway and Wren Street in the central region...

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The Bank of Canada: Debate on the Direction of Interest Rates

On March 6th, 2019, Canada’s central bank announced the decision to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 1.75 percent and delivered a much more...

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The Risk of Overlooking Commercial in Mixed-Use Developments; Is It Finally Getting the Credit it Deserves?

Commercial space has historically been considered the tail on the dog in our city. I’m talking about the space – typically ground level – that...

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Spotlight Feature on Promenade at the Quay

The Promenade at the Quay is an exciting, new transit-oriented development by award-winning home builder, Polygon Homes. The project is located in North Vancouver at...

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Property Tax: Vancouver Businesses Carry an Excessive Share of the Burden

This blog post is a response to the numerous recent articles with regard to property taxes killing Metro Vancouver businesses. A few samples can be...

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Seattle: Increase Supply of Rental Product, Results in Lowering Rental Rates

This is a response piece to the Dailyhive article “Rental rates falling in Seattle due to flood of new supply from building boom” by Kenneth...

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4671 No. 3 Road – Richmond’s Large Format Grocery-Anchored Retail Opportunity

4671 No. 3 Road is a unique opportunity to lease large-format retail and join major national grocery chain, Real Canadian Superstore, along No. 3 Road,...

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