Woodframe Pre-Sale Completion Snapshot as of July 2020
  • This update details the number of actively-selling, sold-out and contemplated woodframe pre-sale homes by sub-market and estimated year of completion.
  • By the end of 2020, 4,895 woodframe pre-sale homes are expected to be complete.
  • Of woodframe pre-sale homes expected to complete between 2020 and 2023, 74% are sold.

Additional Insights

Of the 12,430 woodframe homes expected to complete between 2020-23, 74% have already been sold. The North Vancouver and New Westminster sub-markets have the highest proportion of homes sold at 96%, followed by Squamish at 90%. Vancouver West (at 41%) is the only sub-markets to have less than half of their woodframe inventory that is expected to complete between 2020-23 already sold.

In terms of contemplated woodframe product, Surrey/Delta/White Rock has the largest number of homes at 10,815 (a 4% increase compared to the May 2020 Snapshot) while Langley/Cloverdale has the second highest at 7,026 homes (a 9% increase). For the second straight quarter, a notable increase was seen in the number of contemplated woodframe homes in Abbotsford which jumped 37% (from 3,012 in the May 2020 Snapshot to 4,124 in the July 2020 Snapshot). In total, there are 38,538 contemplated woodframe pre-sale homes from Squamish to Abbotsford.

Every three months, rennie intelligence provides a Woodframe Multi-family Completion update based on the latest data sourced from Urban Analytics' NHS Live database. As part of this update, the number of woodframe homes associated with actively-selling, sold-out, and contemplated multi-family projects are presented, by sub-market, and by their estimated year of first occupancy. These dates of first completion reflect direct estimates provided by NHS Live. 

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