News about our tenants, the impact of our portfolio, and stories at the intersection of community and real estate.
Jan 18, 2024
At CIRES, we preserve affordable commercial spaces while shaping the very fabric of neighbourhoods undergoing rapid transformation. How?
Dec 14, 2023
CIRES believes in the power of Community Economic Development (CED) to support communities.
May 15, 2023
Discover how Community Impact Real Estate and other inspiring social enterprises are driving positive change in British Columbia.
Feb 22, 2023
We are thrilled to have been featured in BC Business magazine recently.
Nov 24, 2021
Jules Bistro is donating 100% of the proceeds from today's sales to the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund.
Jan 6, 2021
OPS moved into the newly renovated space on the ground floor of the Irving Hotel located at 390 Columbia Street on January 1st.
May 28, 2020
Peer support workers have shared life experiences, culture, identities and perspectives on mental health, substance use, homelessness, poverty, sex work and intergenerational trauma. Peers can provide safe, welcoming and more culturally responsive supports to vulnerable DTES residents.
May 26, 2020
Over the last seven weeks, during the worst of the COVID-19 restrictions, more than 100,000 hot meals have been distributed to people living in SROs or on the streets in the Downtown Eastside.
May 12, 2020
With COVID-19 limiting access to food and other critical lifelines, Vancouver's social enterprise community has collaborated to provide vital aid to those people hardest hit by the pandemic.
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