Current year-over-year vacancy and rents by area:
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- West Vancouver boasts the lowest vacancy rate of 1.5 percent.
- Downtown has the highest vacancy of 5 percent, recently increasing as the result of new construction in the urban core.
- Rental incentives appear to be a thing of the past with the exception of new product move-in specials.
- Operating expenses have increased for all property types by 7.8 percent from a year earlier from $4,348 to $4,687 per unit.