Recent Articles

Congratulations to Dr. Hansen!

ISC is pleased to announce that our Principal, Mandy Hansen, has defended her doctoral thesis. Her research centered on the role of informal housing in resort communities, an important area for understanding. This is an amazing accomplishment after four years of hard work. Congratulations Dr. Hansen! ...

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Decomplicated Podcast

Our Principal, Mandy Hansen, was recently featured on the Decomplicated podcast discussing housing and the possibility of home ownership for Millennials.  Please visit the site https://www.decomplicated.com/ to listen to Episode 13: Will Canadian Millennials Ever Be Able to Own Homes?  ...

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Happy International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day.  Insight Specialty Consulting is a proud woman-owned business.  We are honoured to be part of the growing movement of women-led businesses that are changing the world for the better.       ...

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Living Wage Employer Certification

Insight Specialty Consulting was recently featured in a post by the Living Wage for Families Campaign.  We are a certified Living Wage Employer, and take pride in this distinction.  We live our values, and taking care of our community starts at home.   See the full post here:  ...

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Understanding Housing in Mazatlan

Our Principal, Mandy Hansen, has written an article for the Real Estate Institute of BC’s Input Magazine regarding her research on informal housing in Mazatlan.  In it she reports her findings regarding how the informal market works in this context, and the standards of housing and the ...

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UBC Webinars

Join our Principal, Mandy Hansen, PMP, RI as she leads two upcoming CPD webinars for The University of British Columbia. On November 25 she ...

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Congratulations to Jeremy

We are pleased to announce that our very own Jeremy Berger has recently been awarded the RI designation from the Real Estate Institute of BC.  This designation recognizes excellence in real estate and signifies his dedication to the industry and distinguishes him as a leader in his field. ...

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Housing Economics

I was recently asked to be a guest lecturer at the UBC part-time MBA program to speak on the topic of housing economics.  It is a topic near to my heart given my previous tenure with BC Housing and my continued service to clients in the affordable housing sector.  This class was most concerned ...

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Looking Ahead

We at ISC wish you and yours a happy and joyous holiday season, and look forward to serving you in 2017.  Thank you to our past, current, and future clients for the opportunity to work with you to advance your objectives.   ...

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Project Recovery Presentation

I have done a couple presentations this year on project management, particularly in the area of risk management. At the recent Canadian West Coast Chapter of the Project Management Institute's Conference here in Vancouver, I spoke about Project Recovery. This is the art of fixing bad projects. ...

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