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“If the Chinese market doesn’t want it, I have no interest in it” – Vancouver developer

By ThinkPol Staff Vancouver developer Westbank is only interested in projects that are wanted in China, the marketing director of the company has admitted. “It’s a hindrance that I don’t speak Mandarin for example, in sales,” Westbank’s Director of Marketing

Vancouver developer sponsoring yacht gala in China while stiffing local contractors

By ThinkPol Staff A Vancouver developer, whose company was recently ordered by a judge to pay $200,000 in unpaid bills to a local contractor, is sponsoring a lavish yacht gala dinner in China. Westbank, owned by developer Ian Gillespie, is

Court orders Vancouver developer Ian Gillespie’s firm to pay $200,000 in unpaid bills to contractor

By ThinkPol Staff A BC Supreme Court judge has ordered Vancouver developer Ian Gillespie’s firm to pay more than $200,000 in unpaid bills to the contractor who painted the Telus Garden building. Atlas Painting & Restorations Ltd had sued 501

Westbank pre-sold nearly 1 in 4 Kensington Garden condos — heavily marketed overseas — to flippers

By Amy Chen Prominent Vancouver property developer Westbank pre-sold nearly a quarter of all units of its Kensington Garden project — aggressively marketed in Hong Kong — to flippers, according to documents sent to ThinkPol. An industry insider sent ThinkPol