On The Move – Fall 2016 Newsletter

Fall marks the season to buckle down and get our hands dirty. We may have taken that too literally by kicking off the season with our annual company retreat! This year, the Porte team had the wonderful opportunity to build a home for a family in need in Tijuana through Homes of Hope. We also … Read more

Homes of Hope – Bringing Hope to an Impoverished Family

On the weekend of September 24th, the Porte team made our way to Tijuana with desire and anticipation to meet a very special family, the Garcia Coronadas. It was a year-long process of planning for this trip with the purpose of building a home for the family through Homes of Hope. Here is our journey over … Read more

On The Move – Summer 2016 Newsletter

Summer has arrived! Our rooftop patio at our new office was finished just in time to welcome the new season and we are loving the views from our new outdoor space. On the Development side, we are happy to announce that construction has started at Madison & Dawson. Excavation has begun and we are excited … Read more

On The Move – Spring 2016 Newsletter

It’s been 4 months since we’ve moved into our new space and we must say, we absolutely love it! It’s been great being a part of the Mount Pleasant community with neighbours like Hootsuite and GBL Architects. As we continue to grow, we have welcomed some new faces to the team. Jeremy Berger joined us … Read more

On The Move – Winter 2015 Newsletter

We have moved! After months of anticipation we have moved into our new office at 33 East 8th Avenue. The office space underwent a head-to-toe renovation and we are loving our new space! Over the past few months, we have successfully sold out two developments; Framework in Chinatown and the Maxx @ Verce; plus 55 … Read more

Madison & Dawson: A Family Story by Porte

Porte is thrilled to introduce you to Madison & Dawson, a thoughtfully crafted collection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom homes coming this fall to Brentwood. Located in the heart of Brentwood at the cross streets of Madison & Dawson, this 5 story low-rise is built around a private courtyard for the residents and is … Read more

On The Move – Spring 2015 Newsletter

Cha-cha-CHANGES Big changes are happening at Porte! After months of preparation, we have officially rolled out our new branding along with a new & improved website. Over the past few months we have sold out the award winning Lift on Burnaby Mountain, happily housing 50 new homeowners. And new things are on the horizon, this … Read more

Guest Blog: 3 Hot Design Trends

What’s Hot This Season Can Easily Be Added to Your Home Our guest blogger Jen Hawk from Occupy Design presents what’s hot this season in the design world. Scandinavian Beauty with a Copper Hue The Scandinavian design movement is still going strong. Clean lines, minimal use of materials, strong presence of black and white and … Read more

University Highlands Elementary Receives New Shade Trees

Last week Kerry Kukucha attended a tree planting ceremony with the grade one class at University Highlands Elementary on Burnaby Mountain near Lift. Porte donated four new trees to the school and in the years to come they will provide needed shade for the children of the school. Thank-you to the class for their song and … Read more

Vancouver Sun Run

The Porte team joined nearly 41,000 other runners this past Sunday for the 31st annual Vancouver Sun Run. It was a beautiful day and the Porte team was in excellent form with an average time of 53:52 minutes. Below are the official results. Congratulations to all the runners! 45:07  Jeanette Chaput 50:19  Calvin Hui 53:06  … Read more