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Watch: A Conversation with Vancouver City Councillor Rebecca Bligh

In 2018 Rebecca Bligh successfully ran for Vancouver City Council; she is currently fulfilling her first elected term and will be joining addy co-founder next Thursday to discuss life in politics, affordable housing, her first term and where she goes from here. What you’ll learn: What led Rebecca into politics What it is like operating […]

Currency Destruction & How to Protect your Savings

Vancouver Realtor Steve Saretsky had addy Chairperson Jeff Booth and addy CEO Michael Stephenson on his show today to talk about Jeff’s book, The Price of Tomorrow, what is happening with currencies in the world, how to protect your savings, where real estate is potentially headed and what addy is up to. “In this interview […]

Do “High Interest” Savings Accounts Still Exist in Canada?

ING Direct, now Tangerine, made their name by being a virtual bank and offering high interest savings accounts to Canadians. Over the years, the term “high interest” has significantly changed with banks offering rates slightly above 0% to their customers. Right now Tangerine is promoting a 2.5% promotional rate for their high interest savings account […]

Invest Now – Sept. 18th The Chilliwack Property Closes For Investment

Less than 30 days ago we launched the latest investment property on the addy platform – a commercial building in Chilliwack that has Starbucks as the tenant on a long term, triple net lease. The response to the offering has been incredible with hundreds of British Columbians investing in the property including about 10% coming […]

Surrey Company Kickstarts Employee’s Real Estate Portfolio

Property ownership remains out of reach for many Canadians due to the high cost of ownership, mortgage stress tests and the complexity of owning certain types of real estate products. That’s why addy exists: to knock down barriers to entry and enable everyone to invest in real estate. So you can imagine how thrilled we […]

Have You Visited The Starbucks at 45604 Airport Rd, Chilliwack?

We launched the investment opportunity in the Chilliwack property on August 11th and over 400 addy members have already invested. This property is a brand new building, with a drive thru, that has Starbucks as a tenant. BC residents, over 19, can choose to invest $1 – $1500 into the property and benefit from the […]

Starbucks CEO On Their “COVID Strategy”

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson was on CNBC with Jim Cramer on July 29th to discuss Starbucks’ COVID strategy and how they will navigate their way through this global pandemic. In this interview he talks about how they are accelerating their strategic initiatives and he specifically mentions that their “drive thru stores in suburban markets are […]

Invest Now: 45604 Airport Road Is Live!

Qualified addy members can now invest in 45604 Airport Road! It is a commercial property leased 100% to Starbucks. Due diligence documents are now available for review.  Who can invest? At this time, this property is available to BC residents who are 19+ only – the minimum investment amount is $1 and the largest is […]

Fraser Valley Spotlight: Cultus Lake Park Chief Administrative Officer, Joe Lamb, Tells All

addy’s Stephen Jagger and Katie Kernahan sat down with Joe Lamb the Chief Administrative Officer of Cultus Lake Park to understand more about how the park works, the residential properties within it and what the next 5 – 10 years looks like. Joe broke down how the leased land within the park works, the funding […]