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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)||2014-05-22|
For the 2013-2015 projection period, employment opportunities will be limited for Executive Housekeepers (NOC 6213) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region. Compared with all other occupations, fewer job openings are expected in this occupation as a result of workers retiring. In addition, there should be proportionately more unemployed workers with experience in this occupation to compete for available jobs.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, the average age for this occupation in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region was 41 years.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 03 - Nov 07, 2014
- The Vancouver Economic Commission presented a case for the City of Vancouver to become the first Chinese renminbi currency hub in the Americas. The currency hub could save companies money and reduce supply chain costs by purchasing renminbi directly.
- Direct service between Vancouver and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport will begin in March 2015. The new service will add 248 jobs and $8.8M in wages to BC.
- Sephora, a French cosmetics retailer, has opened its largest Canadian location on Vancouver's Robson Street
- Fraser Cedar Products recently had most of its main building in Maple Ridge destroyed in a fire, which could put up to 65 employees out of work
- Mountain Equipment Co-op has relocated its Vancouver headquarters to a new building in East Vancouver. The 112,000-sq.-ft. next generation green building is estimated to be 70% more energy efficient than conventional office buildings.
- Seaspan Marine has begun work on an $11M contract for two non-combat ships for the federal government. There are currently 50 employees working on the project, with the workforce expected to grow to 350 by 2015.
- Versace has opened its first comprehensive home store in Vancouver's Gastown area. The 2,000 sq.-ft. location is the second free-standing Versace store in Canada.
- Office vacancy rates in Vancouver have reached a 10-year high, at 9.6%. Vacancy rates are expected to continue to increase next year, as 700,000 sq.-ft. of new office inventory will be constructed by the end of 2014.
- The Richmond Ikea has reached a 10-year deal with its workers, ending a 17-month strike
- Endurance Wind Power Inc. has opened a new manufacturing facility in Surrey. Endurance has created 80 new jobs in 2014, 40 of which are in the Lower Mainland.
- T&T Supermarket, an Asian grocery store chain, has opened a new location in Richmond. The 38,000 sq.-ft. store caters to an emerging high-density neighbourhood around the Richmond Olympic Oval.
- TOPSHOP has opened its second location in the Lower Mainland, located in Richmond Centre. The new 14,000 sq.-ft. location is the 10th store in Canada for the UK fashion retailer.
- Boston Pizza is opening two locations in downtown Vancouver. The move is part of a larger expansion plan, which involves the company opening 15 locations this year, including four in BC.
- A number of Asian tech firms are expanding their operations in Vancouver. FunPlus Games is seeking a new facility in the city, which will allow them to expand from 12 to 30 employees.
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