Government, Business, Logistics

Vancouver Squeezed for Industrial Space, Canadian Brokerage Says

Vancouver Darryl Dyck/Bloomberg News

The market for industrial space is so hot in Vancouver, British Columbia, the city may run out of land for the sector, according to brokerage CBRE Ltd.

Natalie Wong | Bloomberg News
February 26, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Vancouver Works on Strategic Plan Update

Image courtesy of Port of Vancouver USA

A lot has happened since the Port of Vancouver comprehensively updated its strategic plan about a decade ago, and port officials have decided that it’s time to update their guiding document.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
February 22, 2018

Port of Vancouver Has Record Year for Tonnage

Port of Vancouver

The Port of Vancouver had a record year for tonnage in 2016, though imports and operating revenues are less glowing.

Troy Brynelson | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
April 10, 2017

State Supreme Court Sides With Port of Vancouver in Oil Terminal Suit

Port of Vancouver

The Port of Vancouver didn’t violate the State Environmental Policy Act when it leased property for what could be the nation’s largest oil terminal, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
March 16, 2017

Port of Vancouver Commissioners Pass Resolution In Support Of New Bridge

Port of Vancouver

Commissioners at the Port of Vancouver unanimously passed a resolution during the week ending Feb. 18 that supports the replacement of the Interstate 5 bridge.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
February 17, 2017

Port of Vancouver Approves New CEO's $202,000 Compensation Package

Port of Vancouver

Julianna Marler’s role as CEO of the Port of Vancouver was cemented Feb. 14 when the board of commissioners voted 2-1 to approve the terms of her employment.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
February 15, 2017

Vancouver Port Traffic Falls as Canadian Economy Struggles

Ben Nelms/Bloomberg News

Traffic through Canada’s biggest port fell during the first half of the year, hit by weak industrial activity at home and slackening demand for commodities in Asia, another sign of trouble for the nation’s sputtering economy.

Natalie Obiko Pearson | Bloomberg News
August 19, 2016

Port of Vancouver CEO Todd Coleman Unexpectedly Resigns

Todd Coleman, photo via Linkedin

Todd Coleman became CEO of the Port of Vancouver just after it turned 100, a milestone marking a century of relative political peace within the community.

Brooks Johnson | The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.
May 24, 2016

British Columbia Introduces Back-to-Work Legislation for Port of Vancouver Trucker Strike

Back-to-work legislation has been introduced by the British Columbia government for drayage truckers on strike at Port Metro Vancouver, Canada’s largest port.

March 24, 2014

Cargo Being Diverted as Vancouver Strike Continues

Port Metro Vancouver

Shippers are diverting cargo from Port Metro Vancouver as a labor dispute enters its third week, even as truck operations at Canada’s largest have picked up despite an ongoing truckers’ strike.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 21, 2014