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

The Washington Community Market is Hiring!
Monday, February 22, 2021

Growth and expansion are on the horizon for the Market!  The Market needs an experienced grocer to lead the team and its day-to-day operations as it embarks on this new, exciting chapter.

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CIRES is pleased to support the Overdose Prevention Society's (OPS) move to another space within our Portfolio.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021

OPS moved into the newly renovated space on the ground floor of the Irving Hotel located at 390 Columbia Street on January 1st.  

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Downtown Eastside Women's Centre calls on City of Vancouver
Thursday, October 01, 2020

Downtown Eastside Women's Centre calls on City of Vancouver to increase and expedite safe spaces in the DTES during COVID-19

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