Two Great Featured Listings at Crown Isle on Vancouver Island

Posted on Nov 29, 2018

4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Single Family Home for Sale in the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community

This 2,650 sq. ft. home, built by premier builder “Homes by Crown Isle” is located in a quiet area within the Crown Isle community and features 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. There is a lot of space in this home for your family including a full-size walkout basement.

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The Gales in Ladysmith are Built Green Platinum Rated

Posted on Nov 20, 2018

Homes at The Gales in Ladysmith feature fabulous views of the surrounding nature and oceans, and the builders and developers are working to protect this green space by building new homes to the BuiltGreen Platinum level.
This is the highest level of BuiltGreen certification, which provides a number of benefits to homeowners. The Built Green website states: “As the homeowner of a house certified through Built Green Canada, you will enjoy a healthier, more durable home with a lower environmental impact. These homes are affordable with a reduction in monthly operating costs, automatic rebate eligibility, improved resale value, and more.”
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Shortage of Workers A Growing Concern for BC Construction

Posted on Oct 29, 2018

The British Columbia Construction Association (BCAA) estimates 15,000 construction jobs will go unfilled this year and some subcontractors are hiring foreign illegal workers to deal with the shortage, according to the Oak Bay News. A survey by the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of BC suggests while most companies are preparing for growth, 60 per cent of construction companies report a shortage of qualified workers.

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