Woodframe Pre-Sale Occupancy Snapshot as of July 2019
Data highlights
  • This update details the number of actively-selling, sold-out and contemplated woodframe pre-sale homes by sub-market and estimated year of occupancy.
  • By the end of 2019, 4,907 woodframe pre-sale homes are expected to be ready for occupancy, an 88% increase from 2018 when 2,610 homes were completed.
  • Of woodframe pre-sale homes expected to complete between 2019 and 2022, 73% are sold.
What this means for you
Of the 25,552 woodframe homes expected to complete between 2019-22, 73% have already been sold. The highest percentage of sold woodframe homes is in Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge (97%) and the lowest is in Abbotsford (37%), with a broad range of buying opportunities across virtually all sub-markets in the region for homes completing by 2022. 

In terms of contemplated woodframe product, Surrey/Delta/White Rock leads the way with 5,322 homes while Langley/Cloverdale has the second most with 4,186. The West Side of Vancouver (210 homes), Port Coquitlam (161), and New Westminster (561), have both limited contemplated woodframe product and a high percentage of sold woodframe product completing in the next 3 years at 83%, 79%, and 74%, respectively.

Every three months, rennie intelligence provides a Concrete Multi-family Occupancy update based on the latest data sourced from Urban Analytics' NHS Live database. As part of this update, the number of concrete 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 occupancy reflect direct estimates provided by NHS Live. 

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