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News & Press Releases

Canadian Apartment Magazine: "Embracing Energy-Saving Innovation" February 10, 2017

VANCOUVER, B.C. – "Vancouver-based Hollyburn Properties is a company on the leading edge of energy-saving innovation. Throughout its forty-year history, the national property manager has been .. read more

The Globe and Mail: "Sweet for Seniors - Rental Properties with Central Locations and Perks" February 10, 2017

Chartwell's Sumach development in Toronto's Regent Park (Globe and Mail) VANCOUVER, B.C. – “Downsizing baby boomers want convenience. They want amenities nearby and they don’t .. read more

North Shore News: "Letter: Infill Housing a Small but Vital Step in the Right Direction" January 20, 2017

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. – “Dear Editor, as a former North Shore resident, I’m all too familiar with how unaffordable West Vancouver has become. It’s an area that is, for the most part,.. read more

Canadian Apartment Magazine: "2016 FRPO MAC Awards Honour Industry Leaders" December 2, 2016

TORONTO, ON. – “The 2016 FRPO MAC Awards were held on Thursday, December 1st at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, providing the industry with the opportunity to recognize and ce.. read more

FRPO's Fair Exchange of Industry News: "The Power of Visual Storytelling" December 1, 2016

TORONTO, ON. – “Last year, Hollyburn Properties was recognized as an innovator in multi-family by receiving the coveted 2015 FRPO MAC Award for Advertising Excellence. This award distinguis.. read more

BC Business: "West Vancouver Residents Oppose New Rental Buildings" November 28, 2016

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. – A proposal to build two infill low-rise apartment buildings in West Vancouver is opposed by neighbouring residents, who argue it would obstruct views and create more tra.. read more

Global News: "West Vancouver Seniors Complain About New 3-Storey Rental Building Amid Housing Crisis" November 27, 2016

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. – “A small group of West Vancouver residents are complaining a new three-storey rental building will impede on their lifestyle. “Their windows are going to be look.. read more

The Vancouver Sun: "West Vancouver's First Major Rental Housing Project in 40 Years Upsets Neighbours" November 23, 2016

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. – “A proposal to build what would be West Vancouver’s first significant rental housing development in 40 years is getting a rough ride from some neighbours, wh.. read more

North Shore News: "Other Voices: Transportation Key to Housing Affordability" November 15, 2016

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. – The CEO of Landlord BC explains (in his Oct. 23 letter to the editor) very clearly why the City of North Vancouver is no exception: it’s a municipality with little room t.. read more

North Shore News: "Split City of North Vancouver Council Gives Hollyburn Tower Approval" October 26, 2016

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. The City of North Vancouver council approved a 187-foot, 144-unit rental project in Central Lonsdale on Monday. With a vacancy rate of only 0.4%, rental housing is in des.. read more

The Vancouver Sun: "World-Class Tower Proposal Adding 200-plus Rental Suites to West End" September 27, 2016

VANCOUVER, B.C. - The developers behind a new apartment tower in Vancouver’s West End plan to add more than 200 market rental units to the neighbourhood that’s facing one of the worst va.. read more

Metro Vancouver: "Vancouver's Rental Crisis Won't Ease Without Construction: Developer" September 13, 2016

VANCOUVER, B.C. - The director of a Vancouver-based rental management and development company says renters need to become more active in city politics in order to break the current logjam that is sl.. read more

Daily Hive: "Development 101: What is Purpose-Built Rental and Why is it Important?" August 23, 2016

VANCOUVER, B.C. - "What do condo rentals, laneway homes, basement suites, and purpose-built rental apartments in Vancouver have in common? Their utter scarcity, for one. A sustainable solution t.. read more

Huffington Post: "How To Improve Vancouver's Rental Market" August 11, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC - "Have you looked for a place to rent in Vancouver recently? With over 50% of the City's population living in rental housing ( read more

The Vancouver Sun: "Opinion - New Purpose-Built Rental Urgently Needed" July 15, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC - "Ask anyone who has tried to find a rental property in Vancouver about how hard it is and they will likely tell you it’s next to impossible. It is easy to understand why. If a .. read more

Lions Gate Hospital Reveals State-Of-The-Art MRI Technology June 08, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC – Lions Gate Hospital ( in North Vancouver is the first hospital in Canada to employ .. read more

Vancity Buzz: "Meeting About New North Vancouver Rental" April 14, 2016

NORTH VANCOUVER - On April 21, Hollyburn Properties will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting about our new mixed-use rental development proposal at 1301-1333 Lonsdale Avenue. Event Details .. read more

The Globe and Mail: "Vancouver Rental Demand Booming but Supply Slow to Keep Up" April 08, 2016

VANCOUVER – Article interviewing key rental housing stakeholders in the City of Vancouver on current state of the rental housing market. “Other players in the scene are trying to enc.. read more

The Homeless Hub: "Hollyburn Properties and Covenant House Partnership" February 12,2016

TORONTO - Hollyburn Properties, in partnership with Covenant House Toronto ( and Covenant House Vancouver (, has c.. read more

FRPO FE Magazine: "2015 FRPO MAC Award Winners" January 01,2016

Katrina M., PR & Communications and Mike C., Ontario General Manager, were on hand to accept the prestigious award. TORONTO - Ontario’s top landlords and property managers were on.. read more

FRPO FE Magazine: "Canada's Only Rental Building Quality Assurance Program Extends Its Reach to B.C." January 01, 2016

TORONTO – On November 26, 2015, the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) marked another milestone with its Certified Rental Building program by officially launching it to B.. read more

North Shore News: "Rental Crunch: Housing at Crisis Levels" December 06,2015

NORTH VANCOUVER - "Most people take it for granted but almost all of the purpose-built rental housing stock in Canada was built entirely because of federal subsidies and tax incentives in the 1960s,.. read more

Certified Rental Building Program Allows British Columbians to Rent with Confidence November 26,2015

From left to right: Allan Wasel, Hollyburn General Manager; Paul Sander, Hollyburn Director; MLA Jane Thornthwaite, North Vancouver-Seymour; Councillor Holly Back, City of North Vancouver, rep.. read more

The Globe and Mail: "Lions Gate Hospital gets $1-Million from Donor with Deep Family Roots" October 30,2015

NORTH VANCOUVER - The donor: Stephen Sander The gift: $1-million The cause: Lions Gate Hospital Foundation ( read more

Vancity Buzz: "Hollyburn Properties Rewarding 1 Year Free Rent for Community Service" October 26,2015

VANCOUVER - "Everyone knows living in Van is far from cheap. From artisan coffee shops on every corner to multi-million dollar bungalows, no one said making it in the most liveable city in the world w.. read more

The Indo-Canadian Voice: "Hollyburn Properties Donates $1 Million for new MRI Technology at Lions Gate Hospital" October 21,2015

NORTH VANCOUVER - Property management and development company, Hollyburn Properties Ltd., has donated $1 million to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation to bring new state-of-the-art MRI technology to the Radi.. read more

Hollyburn Properties Donates $1 Million for new MRI Technology at Lions Gate Hospital October 14,2015

NORTH VANCOUVER - Local property management and development company, Hollyburn Properties Ltd. (, has donated $1 million to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation to bring new state-o.. read more

Hollyburn Properties Rewarding 1 Year Free Rent for Community Service September 15,2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Property Management Company Launches Free Rent Contest Across Canada Today Hollyburn Properties rewarding 1 year free rent for community service Vancouver, B... read more

Canadian Apartment Magazine Special Supplement August 31, 2015

VANCOUVER – Hollyburn Properties Limited: Building on a Legacy. Innovation, integrity, and unparalleled customer service. Since its formation in 1975, these have been the founding pr.. read more

The Vancouver Sun: "High-End Rentals Are Latest Trend" August 25,2015

VANCOUVER – Real Estate: Developers are responding to market demand from people who cannot afford to buy in Vancouver. “Vancouver, along with other major Canadian cities, is wi.. read more

Real Estate News Exchange: "Hollyburn Celebrates Anniversary, Buys Apartment Building" April 15,2015

TORONTO - Hollyburn Properties Ltd. ( is celebrating 40 years of operations, and its anniversary was made a little happier last week with the $42.5-million acquisition of .. read more

Hollyburn Properties Ltd. Acquires Coveted Yorkville Rental Building April 07,2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON, April 7th, 2015 — Hollyburn Properties Ltd, a Canadian property management and investment company, has acquired a coveted renta.. read more

Yorkville Sees High-End Rental Apartment Deal April 07,2015

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2015 - Hollyburn Properties Limited has further expanded into Ontario with the acquisition of a high-end rental apartment building in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood. The.. read more

Vancouver Is Awesome: "500 Coffees #73: Meredith Powell" February 03, 2015

Image source: Vancouver Is Awesome ( VANCOUVER - Meet Meredith Powell, co-founder/ executive director of Vancouver charit.. read more

The Next Big Thing: "Life Happens Here" January 01,2015

VANCOUVER - Hollyburn is the official housing provider for The Next Big Thing (TNBT) ( – a non-profit charity empowering young entrepreneurs – offering up 3 beautif.. read more

Building Blocks Magazine: "20 Prince Arthur - Canada's Most Iconic Rental Building" November 1,2014

TORONTO – The Greater Toronto Apartment Association ( featured Hollyburn’s flagship building in Toronto, 20 Prince Arthur, on the cover of the October 201.. read more

Vancouver Market: "Hollyburn Building Portfolio the Old Fashioned Way" October 30,2014

NORTH VANCOUVER - Groundbreaking occurred yesterday for a project that has been in the making for years.Hollyburn Properties ( officially commenced construction of M2 (M.. read more

North Shore News: "130 Rental Units Coming To Central Lonsdale" October 29,2014

NORTH VANCOUVER - Construction is set to begin on a 14-storey tower adjacent to City of North Vancouver municipal hall - one of only a handful of purpose-built rental projects started in the city in.. read more

Hollyburn Celebrates Groundbreaking of First Rental Building in North Vancouver in Decades October 22,2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NORTH VANCOUVER, October 22,2014 — The City of North Vancouver and Hollyburn Properties are celebrating the groundbreaking of Marlborough Tower 2 (M2)—the.. read more

Covenant House Toronto: "Charity-Private Sector Partnership Gives Homeless Youth Housing" October 17, 2014

TORONTO – For 22-year-old Mary, who recently moved into her own apartment from Covenant House’s emergency shelter, an opportunity from Covenant House (http://www.covenanthousetoron.. read more

The Vancouver Sun: "Unique Corporate Social Partnership Creates Homes for Vancouver Youth" August 19, 2014

VANCOUVER -- Instead of a room in a shelter or a Downtown Eastside hotel, some at-risk youth are living in furnished apartments in urban highrises thanks to an innovative initiative by a property ma.. read more

Landlords and Tenants Join Forces to Fight Hunger in BC March 31, 2014

Two years running and more than double the results! BC’s second annual Spring Hope Food Drive ( read more

North Shore Outlook: "Proposal Received for Gentle Densification in West Van" February 26, 2014

Michaela Garstin of the North Shore Outlook discusses how renters could have more options in West Vancouver if Hollyburn Properties’ infill project is given the green light. An additional 49 purpo.. read more

Canadian Apartment Magazine: "New and Notable Transaction" February 10, 2014

Canadian Apartment Magazine, part of the REMI Network, featured Hollyburn’s latest acquisition in Toronto as a new and notable transaction. This quaint 4 storey walk-up is located in the popular Moun.. read more

Avison Young: Fall 2013 BC Multifamily Investment Report November 26, 2013

Avison Young speaks with David Sander, a director of Hollyburn Properties, on the role rental housing plays in the City of Vancouver’s planning processes and how rental housing is considered when it c.. read more

Vancity Buzz: "BC's Largest Private Landlord has a Heart, Too!" November 5, 2013

Vancity Buzz, Vancouver’s most popular blog and city guide for business, events, entertainment, etc., covered Hollyburn’s receipt of the BBB Torch Award for Community Excellence. “The.. read more

Hollyburn Wins BBB Award for Community Excellence October 24, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hollyburn Wins BBB Award for Community Excellence VANCOUVER, B.C. October 24th, 2013— Hollyburn Properties has won the 2013 Better Business Bureau Torch .. read more

North Shore News: "A Place to Grow" August 25,2013

“Helping troubled youth get off the street and into a new life has propelled one successful Hollyburn program into an expansion back east.” The North Shore News covers the Covenant House-Hol.. read more

Inside "Unique Program Helps Shelter Residents Transition to Permanent Housing" August 19, 2013

Jason, a 22-year-old youth has moved from the shelter at Covenant House into a subsidized apartment in downtown Toronto thanks to a partnership between Covenant House and Hollyburn Properties. Story by Jus.. read more

CBC Metro Morning Interview on Hollyburn Properties-Covenant House Youth Housing Program August 16,2013

Live on air interview with Jason, the Covenant House youth who moved into the first Hollyburn Properties-Covenant House Youth Housing Program suite in Toronto: .. read more

CBC Here and Now Interview with Covenant House's Executive Director Bruce Rivers August 15, 2013

Live on air interview with Covenant House Toronto's Executive Director Bruce Rivers on CBC radio Here and Now, talking about the launch of the Hollyburn Properties-Covenant House Youth Housing Program. .. read more

New Chance at Success Thanks to Innovative Partnership August 15, 2013

On August 15th, 2013, Hollyburn and Covenant House announced the expansion of the Youth Housing Program to the first unit in Toronto. Read Covenant House's press release on the ribbon-cutting event here: .. read more

NewsTalk1010 Live Drive with John Tory August 15, 2013

Live on air interview with Hollyburn Ontario General Manager Mike Capone about the Hollyburn Properties-Covenant House Youth Housing Program expansion to Toronto, on NewsTalk1010 Live Drive with John Tory: .. read more

WE Vancouver: "Thinking Outside the Classroom Box" August 15, 2013

WE Vancouver wrote an article on Hollyburn's monthly contribution to City School, an inner-city alternative program operating out of King George Secondary in Vancouver's West End. City School uses all of V.. read more

Hollyburn Operates Pet-Friendly Building in Vancouver's West End July 12, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hollyburn Operates Pet-Friendly Building in Vancouver’s West End Vancouver, B.C, July 12th, 2013—Hollyburn Properties Limited ha.. read more

Hollyburn Acquires Gem in Toronto's Coveted Forest Hill Neighbourhood July 11, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hollyburn Acquires Gem in Toronto’s Coveted Forest Hill Neighbourhood Toronto, ON, July 11th, 2013 – Hollyburn Properties strives to expand its&rs.. read more

Hollyburn Youth Housing Program Expands to Toronto June 19, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hollyburn Youth Housing Program Expands to Toronto Vancouver, BC. June 19th, 2013 –When Joanne first moved to Vancouver, she was on the path to becom.. read more

Hollyburn Properties Donates 1500 Pounds of Food for Spring HOPE Food Drive May 08,2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hollyburn Properties Donates 1500 Pounds of Food for Spring HOPE Food Drive Vancouver, BC, May 8th, 2013 – Hollyburn Properties joined the pioneers of BC’s firs.. read more

Hollyburn Mobile Site Crucial Tool for Vancouver Renters March 08,2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hollyburn Mobile Site Crucial Tool for Vancouver Renters Vancouver, BC, March 8th, 2013—Hollyburn Properties, Ltd has launched a fully integrated mobile sit.. read more

Hollyburn Properties on Global TV: News Hour - Rent or Own? February 21, 2013

Click the link to watch the video: Global TV: News Hour - Rent or Own? .. read more

Vancouver is the Most Affordable city in Canada. For Renters! February 15,2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver is the Most Affordable City in Canada. For Renters! Vancouver, BC, February 15th, 2013— The cost of rent versus ownership s.. read more

Hollyburn Properties on CBC News: More Incentives to Rent in Vancouver February 13, 2013 read more

We're in Ottawa! Hollyburn Aquires A New Property in Ottawa December 13, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A NEW YEAR, A NEW CITY Hollyburn Properties Limited Expands Further East Vancouver, BC- December 13th, 2012- Hollyburn Properties Limited is p.. read more

Hollyburn Properties Goes Solar - One Step Ahead Of The Game December 4, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, ON, December 4th, 2012 – Hollyburn Properties Ltd. is proud to announce the installation of 10 kilowatt solar energy panels on the roof of Centra.. read more

Hollyburn in the West Ender: More than Just A Rental Company October 1, 2012

We had the pleasure of speaking with West Ender ( this past month to tell them a little bit more about who we are and what we do. Check out the full page feature they did on Holl.. read more

Willow Gardens: A Vancouver Oasis June 12, 2012

Okay, I admit it. I do not have a green thumb. My parents tried to educate me, my friends have tried to help me, but I just can't get green things to grow. Which is part of the reason I go crazy over ot.. read more

Marlborough Tower: Spectacular North Shore Living May 15, 2012

I Love the North Shore - especially on a warm, sunny day when I know I'll be able to fully appreciate the spectacular views across Burrard Inlet to Vancouver. This vibrant community has so many options that.. read more

Hollyburn Properties Limited Acquires $60 Million Dollar Apartment Portfolio in Toronto May 4, 2012

Vancouver, BC, May 4, 2012— Hollyburn Properties Limited has purchased four prime residential apartment properties in Toronto. That brings to 13 the total number of buildings the company owns and mana.. read more

Drive smart with car co-op - North Shore Outlook June 17, 2011

Hollyburn Properties announces last week it will offer an auto-share program to its residents at the Marlborough Towers in North Vancouver. The properties management company has partnered with the .. read more

A Canadian First in Apartment Management as Hollyburn Properties Installs Free Wi-Fi at 45 Vancouver sites December 7, 2011

Already an industry leader, Vancouver-based Hollyburn Properties Limited has become Canada’s first property management company to provide free Wi-Fi (wireless fidelity) service as an amenity in their .. read more

Hollyburn Properties in Canadian Apartment Magazine September 01,2012 read more

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