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Outlook & Prospects for Executive Housekeepers in Lower Mainland - Southwest Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Lower Mainland - Southwest Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2016-04-15|
For the 2015-2017 period, the employment outlook is expected to be limited for Executive Housekeepers (NOC 6213) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region.
This outlook is the result of an analysis of a number of factors that influence employment prospects in this occupation. Some of the key findings are that:
- Employment growth is expected to be weak.
- A small number of people are expected to retire.
- This occupation has recently experienced moderate levels of unemployment.
Here are some key facts about Executive Housekeepers in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 420 people worked in this occupation in May 2011.
- Executive Housekeepers mainly work in the following sectors:
- Accommodation and food services (NAICS 72): 80%
- Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 14%
- They fall into the following age groups:
- 15 to 24: n/a
- 25 to 54: 81% compared to 69% for all occupations
- 55 years and over: n/a
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Jul 04 - Jul 08, 2016
- Chard Development is constructing a new 54,000 sq.-ft. building in Vancouver. The four-storey office strata building is expected to break ground in January 2017, with an 18-month construction period.
- Ted Baker opened a new location at Vancouver's McArthusGlen Outlet
- New Westminster is building a new 7,100 sq.-ft. animal shelter and tow yard. Construction of the facility is expected to begin in the spring of 2017.
- Alpha Secondary School, a high school in Burnaby, began a $27.2M renovation. The project involves seismic upgrades and the replacement of two classroom wings. Construction is scheduled for completion in fall of 2018.
- A Vancouver developer announced plans to open Hawkers Wharf, a public market featuring 25 local, independent food start-ups
- Vancouver school board are considering closing 12 schools, 11 of which are located on the city's east side. Under the proposed plan, 11 of the 12 schools would close by September 2017, with the final one closing in September 2018.
- The City of New Westminster is building BridgeNet, a one-gigabit-rated fibre optic network. New Westminster hopes that the network will help attract new businesses to the city.
- West Vancouver city council recently endorsed a five-year plan that will expand the Spirit Trail and replace nine buildings with a new arts centre and bistro
- Construction will begin shortly on Mahogany at Mill Lake, an $80M high-rise in Abbotsford
- Microsoft recently opened its new Microsoft Canada Excellence Centre in Vancouver. The new centre will double Microsoft's workforce in Vancouver from 350 to 700.
- Chevron Canada is soliciting bids for its Burnaby oil refinery and fuel distribution network in BC and Alberta. The refinery, which employs approximately 430 people, currently processes 55,000 barrels-per-day.
- Nightingale, a new Vancouver restaurant, recently opened downtown
- Bad Axe Throwing, a Burlington-based company, is opening its first BC location in Surrey
- Federal, provincial, and municipal governments announced nearly $1B in joint transit funding for BC. The funding will allow for 55 new rail cars, a third Seabus, new transit exchanges, and the construction of Surrey's new light-rail lines.
- Chanel recently opened a 470 sq.-m. flagship store in Vancouver, located on the first floor of Holt Renfrew
- Cloverdale-Langley will see 117 summer jobs created for students aged 15 to 30 as the result of $421,000 in funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program
- The Trellis Group will build and operate a new 135-bed residential care facility in east Richmond. Fraserview, another residential care facility in the city, is redeveloping and expanding by 75 beds.
- The Trellis Group will build and operate a new 180-bed residential care facility on the North Shore
- The Trellis Group will build and operate a new 128-bed residential care facility in Sechelt. The facility is scheduled to open in August 2018.
- Vancouver Coastal Health signed agreements to add new beds to residential care facilities in Vancouver. Point Grey Private Hospital will add 84 new beds and Casa Mia Mansion will add 87 beds. Both projects include publicly and privately funded beds.
- The Government of BC and North Vancouver school district are replacing Argyle Secondary school with a new $45.7M facility as part of its Seismic Mitigation Program. Construction is expected to begin in 2017, with the school opening in 2019.
- Queen's Park Meat Market, a butcher shop in New Westminster, closed its doors at the beginning of June
- Evo, a Vancouver-based car sharing company, expanded its services to include three locations in Burnaby. The company launched last year and recently tripled its fleet to include 750 hybrid vehicles.
- The Government of BC is investing $30M to build a new interchange at Highway 91 and 72nd Avenue in Delta. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall.
- Playland, a Vancouver amusement park, proposed a $120M expansion to be financed by the city and repaid through increased future revenue. The expansion includes a number of upgrades that owners believe would turn Playland into a world class theme park.
- The city of White Rock proposed a $30M renovation to the city's waterfront, including a seaside walkway and amenities.
- Immigrant Services Society of BC recently opened a new $24M facility in Vancouver, providing many of the services refugees need under one roof
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