Real Estate Development Marketing Enforcement Action

The B.C. government investigates and takes enforcement action against real estate developers who provide inadequate disclosure statements, mishandle deposits or market developments without meeting legislated requirements.

Regulatory action is undertaken by the Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate (OSRE), which may result in an order being made. Such an order may be made on an urgent basis without a hearing, by consent or following a hearing.

Notices, Orders & Decisions

The following actions were taken against real estate developers for misconduct under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act.

Release Date

Parties (PDF)

Issue

Type

2012-05-10

J. Gordon Enterprises LTD. and Gordon, Jason

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2012-01-24

J. Gordon Enterprises LTD. and Gordon, Jason

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Notice of Rescheduled Hearing Date

2012-01-10

J. Gordon Enterprises LTD. and Gordon, Jason

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Notice of Adjournment of Hearing

2011-08-03

Local 1661 Building Inc. and Wiegel, Jeffrey Karl

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease and Desist Order

2011-03-30

Holborn Developments (2812 Main) LTD. and 2812 Main Holdings Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Breach of Undertaking

Consent Order

2010-07-21

Revelstoke Mountain Resort Limited Partnership and Revelstoke Mountain Resort Inc. and Gaglardi, Andrea Gail and Gaglardi, Devonna Brooke

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Breach of Undertaking

Consent Order

2010-05-06

Lallico Investments Ltd and 679972 BC Ltd and 671532 BC Ltd. and Gill, Gopal Singh and Lalli, Jaspal Singh and Lalli, Manjit

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Notice of Adjournment of Hearing

2010-02-10

Lallico Investments Ltd and 679972 BC Ltd and 671532 BC Ltd. and Gill, Gopal Singh and Lalli, Jaspal Singh and Lalli, Manjit

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Notice Of Hearing

2009-09-23

JR Concept Developments Inc. and Randhawa, Jugdeep

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Notice Of Adjournment Of Hearing

2009-08-21

Pacific Land Sales of Costa Rica LLC and Cohen, Mitchell Fred

 

Cease Marketing Order

2009-08-12

Hundal, Bhajan Singh And Gill, Gopal Singh

  • Mishandling Deposits

Notice Of Adjournment Of Hearing

2009-03-13

Royal Indian Raj International Holdings Corporation, Royal Indian Raj International Real Estate Fund Ltd., Royal Garden Villas Resort Corp., Royal Garden City Enterprises Private Limited, Royal Indian Raj International Corporation, BENJAMIN, Ravi, BENJAMIN, Collins, BENJAMIN, Anjula Yaseem and BENJAMIN, Manoj C.

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Cease and Desist Order

2009-03-11

Hundal, Bhajan Singh And Gill, Gopal Singh

  • Mishandling Deposits

Amended Notice of Hearing

2009-01-27

684693 BC Ltd., GILL, Amritpal and RAI, Ranjit

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Consent Order

2009-01-13

The Springs RV Resort AT Harrison Inc., Grant, David D. and Moser, Wayne and Moser, Beatrice and Smith, Mary Darlene

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-12-08

Westcoastliving Developments Ltd. and Gill, Munjinder and Gill, Baljit

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Cease Marketing Order

2008-12-04

JR Concept Developments Inc. and Randhawa, Jugdeep (Hearing adjourned to 2009-10-02)

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Amended Notice of Hearing

2008-11-20

528872 B.C. Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-11-18

Lochhead, Craig William and Hayward, Grayden Roland and Hogue, Maurice R. and Carrera Ventures LTD. and Mardon Developments LTD.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-10-28

0732433 B.C. Ltd and Lalli, Binder Singh

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Cease Marketing Order

2008-10-21

Soaring Peaks Developments Ltd. and LeSeur, Philip

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-10-21

Stonehaven Enterprises Ltd., LeSeur, Philip, Hartwig, Gerald, and McColl, Fraser

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-09-04

18 On 18 Developments Ltd., Barrie, Leonard Greig, LeSeur, Philip, and McColl, Fraser

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-07-30

528872 B.C. Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-07-29

Balcom Financial Corporation, Madden Holdings Ltd., BFC Development Corporation, Asher Strata Homes, East View Ridge Developments, Balcom, Ralph, and Balcom, Kathy

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-07-03

Balcom Financial Corporation, Madden Holdings Ltd., BFC Development Corporation, Asher Strata Homes, East View Ridge Developments, Balcom, Ralph, and Balcom, Kathy

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-06-09

0692273 B.C. Ltd., and Gustafsson, Roland Steven, and Lindsay, Steven Herbert, and Tait, Thomas A.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-05-14

Paraiso Tropical S.A. and Miranda, Ricardo

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Cease Marketing Order

2008-05-05

The Springs RV Resort at Harrison Inc., Grant, David D., Moser, Wayne, Moser, Beatrice, and Smith Mary Darlene

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2008-04-28

18 on 18 Developments Ltd., and Soaring Peaks Developments Ltd. and Barrie, Leonard Greig, and Leseur, Philip, and McColl, Fraser

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2008-03-05

TDF Developments Inc. and Kereliuk, Terry, McDonald, David, Myroon, Donald, 962001 Alberta Ltd., Mid Coast Consulting and Inspection Ltd., and Onyx Ventures Corp.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-02-19

TDF Developments Inc. and Kereliuk, Terry, McDonald, David, Myroon, Donald, 962001 Alberta Ltd., Mid Coast Consulting and Inspection Ltd., and Onyx Ventures Corp.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2008-02-19

Vastu Development Corporation and Arney, Donald Brian, Beifuss, Richard Michael, Hardy Michael Bruce, McCooey, Mark, Shapka, Maury, Wilbert, Gary, Taves, Ruth Anne Helene and the development known as Vastu Forest Estates

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Consent Order

2008-02-08

Balcom Financial Corp., Madden Holdings Ltd., BFC Development Corp., Asher Strata Homes, East View Ridge Developments, Balcom, Ralph, and Balcom, Kathy

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Cease Marketing Order

2008-02-05

Jr Concept Developments INC. and Randhawa, Jugdeep

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2008-01-22

528872 B.C. Ltd. and Peligren, Timothy Bruce

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Breach of Cease and Desist Order

Consent Order

2008-01-17

Timberstone Lodge Properties Ltd., Mehl, Fred, Koehler, Trent, Johnson, Lloyd, Arndt, Lavern, and Barnes, Irene

  • Inadequate Disclosure, Mishandling Deposits and Breach of Undertaking

Consent Order

2008-01-07

Vastu Development Corporation and Arney, Donald Brian, Beifuss, Richard Michael, Hardy, Michael Bruce, McCooey, Mark, Shapka, Maury, Wilbert, Gary, Taves, Ruth Anne Helene, and the development know as Vastu Forest Estates

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2007-12-18

Timberstone Lodge Properties Ltd., Mehl, Fred, Koehler, Trent, Johnson, Lloyd, Arndt, Lavern, and Barnes, Irene

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Breach of Undertaking

Cease Marketing Order

2007-12-13

Vastu Gardens Project Ltd., and Colver, Paul, and Harris, Raymond Fearon

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2007-10-23

Chandler, Mark John, and Chandler Katsura Developments Inc., and Cook and Katsura Homes Inc., and Chandler Homer Street Ventures Ltd.H&H Yaletown and Garden City Residences on a Park may be marketed by the court-appointed receiver (i.e. The Bowra Group) under a Disclosure Statement filed with the Superintendent of Real Estate on 2008-02-28, for each of those two developments

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Refrain from Marketing Order

2007-09-25

A.P. Development Group Inc. and Hottman, Reiner

  • Security for Utilities and Services

Consent Order

2007-09-14

International Hi-Tech Industries Inc., and IHI Development II Ltd., and Abou-Rached, Roger, aka Roger A. Rached

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Refrain from Marketing Order

2007-07-18

Orville, Michael and Century Point Residences Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2007-06-25

Hauff, Brian Lyons, Cook, Devan Edward William, Tuan Development Inc. and Saltspring Island Investments Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Refrain from Marketing Order

2007-06-07

Lochhead, Craig William, Hayward, Grayden Roland, Hogue, Maurice R., Carrera Ventures Ltd. and Mardon Developments Ltd

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2007-05-14

CB Development 2000 Ltd., Lochhead, Craig William, and Hayward, Grayden Roland

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2007-01-19

528872 B.C. Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Marketing Order

2006-10-04

A.P. Development Group Inc., and Hottman, Reiner

  • Breach of Cease and Desist Order

Cease Marketing Order

2006-09-01

Chandler Katsura Developments Inc. and Hamlin Mews Inc. and Tribeca Lofts Yaletown Inc. and Chandler Homer Street Ventures Ltd. (Collectively "the Developers") and Chandler, Mark and Rennie Marketing Systems Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Security for Utilities and Services

Consent Order

2006-06-30

Chandler Katsura Developments Inc. and 
Hamlin Mews Inc. and
Tribeca Lofts Yaletown Inc. and 
Chandler Homer Street Ventures Ltd. 
(collectively "the Developers") and 
Chandler, Mark and 
Rennie Marketing Systems Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Cease Marketing Order

2006-06-15

Knight, Michael Jerome

  • Unlicensed Trading Services, Inadequate Disclosure and Mishandling Deposits

Consent Order

The following actions were taken against real estate developers for misconduct under the Real Estate Act, which was repealed in 2005.

Release Date

Parties (PDF)

Issue

Type

2004-06-18

Ladysmith Hilltop Holdings Ltd. - Twin Falls Development  

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Marketing Resumes

2004-02-27

Gaukel, Norman And 619399 B.C. Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Temporary Cease Selling Order and Notice Of Hearing

2004-02-16

Ladysmith Hilltop Holdings Ltd.

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Temporary Cease Selling Order and Notice of Hearing

2002-10-14

Sullivan Village

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Marketing Resumes

2002-09-17

577995 B.C. Ltd. and 504807 B.C. Ltd. dba Chez Victoria

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Developer Ordered To Permanently Halt All Selling And Leasing

2002-09-03

577995 B.C Ltd. and 504807 B.C. Ltd. dba Chez Victoria

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Developer Ordered To Halt Leasing

2002-09-03

Gateway Falls R.V. Estates

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Marketing- Resumes

2002-07-03

Sullivan Village

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Developer Ordered To Halt Sales

2001-11-07

Carlow Real Estate Limited Partnership

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Cease Selling Order

2001-09-19

Gateway Falls

  • Inadequate Disclosure

Tri-Corp Ordered To Stop Marketing

Guidelines on publication

When regulatory action results in an order, that order will be published here in accordance with these guidelines. These remain available for review by the public and must be provided to any party who requests a copy. Where circumstances warrant, OSRE may deviate from these guidelines.

Orders made in urgent circumstances, without a hearing, shall be posted for a period of five years from the date the order is made unless, after the five years have elapsed, the marketing requirements under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act have not been satisfied, in which case, the order shall remain posted until they have been.

Consent orders made shall be posted after they have been signed by all parties and been approved and signed by OSRE, and shall remain posted for a period of five years.

Orders made following a hearing before the Superintendent of Real Estate shall be posted only after the applicable appeal period has lapsed, and shall remain posted for a period of five years.

In the event a Notice of Hearing is issued, either the Notice of Hearing or a brief summary thereof will be published at least 21 days prior to the hearing date. The Notice of Hearing will be removed under any of the following circumstances:

  • Upon the allegations having been withdrawn
  • After a hearing has taken place, and an order made and posted
  • After a consent order, approved by OSRE, has been executed by all parties and posted