We support thriving, equitable and inclusive local economies and communities by curating a balanced portfolio of commercial spaces.


A commercial lease and property management social enterprise.

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The people steering and working at CIRES are industry professionals.

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CIRES holds a Head Lease with BC Housing on its initial portfolio.

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Who Are We?

CIRES is a social enterprise designed to operate a balanced commercial property portfolio that leases space for uses that will ensure affordable goods and services are available to low-income residents.

Latest Updates

Celebrating the Impact of Social Enterprises in British Columbia: CIRES Featured in Global News Article
Monday, May 15, 2023

Discover how Community Impact Real Estate and other inspiring social enterprises are driving positive change in British Columbia. 

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Vancouver's Historic Gastown Amid Retail Rebound, But Some Say a Major Facelift is Needed
Wednesday, May 03, 2023

As Vancouver's Gastown experiences a retail rebound, some are questioning whether it needs a major facelift.

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RISE | Women's Legal Centre Receives $1 Million in Government Funding
Friday, April 07, 2023

We're excited to announce that our subtenant, RISE, Women's Legal Centre, has received $1 million in funding from the BC Government.

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