Our Top 5 Favourite Holiday Activities for 2014

Are you feeling festive yet? At Porte we are! Here are a few holiday activities to get you in the spirit this season. VanDusen Gardens’ Festival of Lights:  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the popular Vancouver holiday hotspot. Take a stroll through the stunning collection of lights while listening to your favorite holiday … Read more

Porte | Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to You and Your family! “It takes hands to build a house but only hearts can build a home.”Anonymous Along with sending you some holiday cheer and wishing you a happy and healthy 2015 we also wanted to let you know our office holiday hours. Office Holiday Hours: Closed: December 24th to January 4th, … Read more

Raising funds for the Greater Vancouver & Surrey Food Banks

Make your donation go 6x as far when you donate to the food bank this month! For the month of December, Porte will be fundraising for the Greater Vancouver and Surrey Food Banks. Our goal is to raise $2,500 by the end of December 2014 and we will match all donations received – together we … Read more

Porte Food Drive

Help us support our community by dropping off your donations at any of our Sales Centres between November 15 – December 15. Feel free to donate all non-perishable items (canned and dry foods) as well as infant formula and diapers. In particular, GVFB are looking for donations of: Whole Grains – Rice, Pasta, Mac n’ … Read more

Fall 2014 Newsletter – Warm up with your favourite latte on us!

Summer is officially over, but there’s plenty to be excited about this Fall! In the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter, we are thrilled to introduce the final building at Verve, THE MAXX @ Verve , as well as some great new rental opportunities. We are also excited to bring to our tenants a brand … Read more

Higher Learning at Origin

From the Western Living Magazine, Fall/Winter Edition | Written by John Burns | Photographs by Barry Calhoun | Styling by Joseph Torio When it was time for Gordon Harris to move on from his South Granville home, two factors determined its successor. The first was his job. As president and CEO of UniverCity, the 200-acre, sustainability-minded … Read more

Mortgage Announcement from CMHC

Since mortgages go hand in hand with a purchase of a new home, we thought that we would get a representative from RBC to explain the newest announcement. Randy Chin of RBC Royal Bank of Canada had this to say: “What does Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC)’s most recent announcement mean to you as … Read more

Successful Opening of Latitude’s 3 Bedroom Show Home

We had a busy weekend at Latitude. On Saturday, April 13, we unveiled our new 3 bedroom (D plan) show home at Latitude in South Surrey. Over 100 groups of people joined us to celebrate the opening with Vera’s Burger catering. Thank you to everyone who came out! Missed out this weekend? Visit the website … Read more

CANstruction

Our donation helped Chandler Associates Architecture Inc. achieve their masterpiece in the CANstruction Vancouver. The event benefited the Greater Vancouver Food Banks that distribute to community emergency feeding programs.

Gordon Harris & ORIGIN

Take a read at what Gordon Harris, a purchaser at ORIGIN has to say about Sustainability and living on the mountain. Find the article on the UniverCity website: http://univercity.ca/community/sustainability-chat/. “As President and CEO of the SFU Community Trust, Gordon Harris is responsible for deciding just how hard the Trust can push to achieve environmental sustainability. … Read more