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Construction employment pauses pending upswing
Author : VRCA Publish Date : 2/10/2015

Vancouver, February 10, 2015 – Construction industry employment took a seasonal breather in January, but the Lower Mainland-Southwest Region, Metro Vancouver and Abbotsford can expect sector growth later in 2015.  Construction sector jobs in the Lower Mainland-Southwest Region totaled 116...

8th Annual Salary Survey
Author : VRCA & Hays Recruitment Publish Date : 2/10/2015

The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA), in partnership with Hays Construction & Property, is conducting its 8th annual Salary Survey, which will result in the 2015 Salary Guide. The Salary Guide provides insight into compensation and benefits offered across the construction manag...

Call for Nominations: 2016/17 Board of Directors
Publish Date : 11/17/2015

The governance of the VRCA is vested in a Board of 14 directors elected by the membership. The 2016/17 Board of Directors will be elected at its Annual General Meeting in January 2016.  There are 9 vacancies on the Board of Directors to be filled by three members from each of the thre...

Best of construction industry honoured at 27th annual VRCA Awards of Excellence
Author : VRCA Publish Date : 10/22/2015

 Total value of projects considered in competition represents $500 million of construction throughout B.C  VANCOUVER, October 22, 2015 – BC’s finest companies and individuals in the construction industry were honoured at the Vancouver Regional Construction Association’s ...

August employment below expectations
Author : VRCA Publish Date : 9/4/2015

Vancouver, September 4, 2015 – Construction sector employment declined in August throughout the Lower Mainland-Southwest Region and remains below levels seen last year, according to the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA).  There were 121,000 jobs in the construction indust...

VRCA Announces the Awards of Excellence Silver Winners
Author : VRCA Publish Date : 8/12/2015

VANCOUVER, August 12, 2015 – The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) has announced the Silver Award winners for the 27th annual Awards of Excellence, a premier industry event honouring the region’s construction leaders.  Each year, the VRCA recognizes the best compani...

Non-residential building permits rebound in June
Author : VRCA Publish Date : 8/7/2015

Vancouver, August 7, 2015 – Total building permits issued in the Lower Mainland-Southwest Region increased 17% in June to $843.5 million, according to the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA).   Non-residential permits drove the increase, jumping 59% to $257.6 million, ...

Metro Vancouver’s non-residential building construction investment hits record high
Author : VRCA Publish Date : 7/16/2015

Vancouver, July 16, 2015 – Investment in non-residential building construction across the Metro Vancouver region increased 2.9% to $887.9 million, in the second quarter of 2015, up from $863.2 million in the previous quarter, according to data released today by Statistics Canada.  “...

Summer off to slow start for construction employment
Author : VRCA Publish Date : 7/10/2015

Vancouver, July 10, 2015 – Construction employment in the Lower Mainland Southwest Region in June totaled 120,900 persons and was 1.1% higher than May, however, is down 6.9% since January 2015 compared to the same period last year.   “June employment came in below the seasonal ...

Building permit volatility continues in the Lower Mainland-Southwest Region and Abbotsford.
Author : VRCA Publish Date : 7/8/2015

Vancouver, July 8, 2015 – Total building permits issued in the Lower Mainland-Southwest Region fell 6% in May to $720.4 million, following April’s decline, according to the Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA).  Month over month, non-residential permits saw a drop of 4...

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