Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
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 Oct 03 - Oct 07, 2016
- Tsawwassen Mills, a 1.2M sq.-ft. shopping centre, opened in Delta on October 5. The mall will feature 200 stores and restaurants which will create approximately 3,000 full- and part-time positions.
- Polygon Parker House ltd. is developing the final low-rise building at its Windsor Gate project. The project includes 131 apartment residences in two buildings.
- OPAL by Element, a $97.4M retirement community, recently received its final development permit from the City of Vancouver. Construction of the project will begin in fall 2016.
- Suitela Fight Club, a martial arts and boxing gym, closed its doors in Surrey on October 1
- Hollyburn Properties is planning to redevelop its 14-storey Vancouver apartment building into a 42-storey rental apartment tower, adding more than 200 units to the project
- Roadhouse Interactive, a Vancouver-based on-line and mobile game development studio, closed at the beginning of September resulting in 100 layoffs
- Joseph Richard Group is opening its third S+L Kitchen & Bar location in Surrey. The opening date of the restaurant will be announced in October 2016.
- Chilliwack School District saw an increase in student enrollment numbers, with 196 more students registering this year than projected. As a result, the school district is hiring additional staff.
- Surrey council approved the development of 131 new single-family lots in the Clayton neighbourhood. The 16-acre project will house 136 students in the neighbourhood.
- Skydance Studios opened a new 12-acre film and television production studio in Surrey on September 20. The facility includes five sound stages and can employ up to 400 people.
- The Poké Shop, a Hawaiian-style restaurant, recently opened in Vancouver
- The Juicery Co. is planning to open a new location on Vancouver's Main Street
- The City of Vancouver plans to become a living-wage employer within the next few years. The change will primarily affect city contracts for janitorial, security and graffiti removal, where employees are paid less than the living wage of $20.64.
- Kit and Ace, a Vancouver-based clothing chain, is laying off 20% of its 280 head-office employees. The chain also plans to close approximately 25% of its 60 outlets in the next two years.
- Southlands Community Farm and Market Square project, a 50-acre farming development in Delta, is moving ahead. The project includes an agricultural precinct building, two large farms and several smaller farms to attract new and young farmers.
- The City of Abbotsford is constructing a $1.5M extension to Mason Street. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2017.
- The City of Chilliwack will begin construction on the Vedder Bridge replacement shortly. The $12.5M project is expected to be complete by October 2017.
- Bella Terra Investments Inc. is developing Bella Terra by the Lake, 26 custom-built single-family homes, in Anmore
- Hub Engineering Inc. proposed building 131 homes in the southern portion of Surrey's West Clayton neighbourhood
- Construction recently began on University of British Columbia's The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre in Vancouver
- Mission municipal council approved a $3.5M renovation to the First Avenue streetscape to attract more investors and merchants to its downtown. Construction is expected to begin in 2017 and will be completed in 2018.
- Splashdown Park recently closed its doors in Tsawwassen
- Cascade Aerospace, an Abbotsford aircraft maintenance company, issued layoff notices to 69 unionized workers and 30 non-union employees. The union reported that up to 50 additional layoffs may be seen in November.
- Lustre Products, an elevator and escalator manufacturer, is building a new 60,000 sq.-ft. location in Chilliwack. The company will increase its staff from 40 to 60 by the time the new facility is ready.
- Horses Records and Hits and Misses, two record stores, closed their doors this summer in Vancouver
- WestStone Group and CIBT Education Group are planning to build a $200M education centre in Surrey. The 50-storey development will include several floors dedicated for long-term international students.
- Peregrine House School recently opened its doors in Langley. The facility can serve 20 full-time students as well as 20 before and after care students.
- Tops Restaurant, located in east Vancouver, closed its doors at the end of August
- The Government of Canada is granting $2M to the Vancouver International Maritime Centre. The centre aims to attract up to eight regional headquarters to the region and will create up to 200 direct as well as indirect jobs.
- Wealth One Bank of Canada opened a new office in Vancouver. The bank is the newest federally chartered bank to open in Canada.
- Hamilton Transit Centre recently opened in Richmond. The new bus depot will add hundreds of jobs to the city.
- Red Cat Records, a Vancouver record store, recently opened a second location in the city
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