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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 Sep 12 - Sep 16, 2016
- 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
- The federal government is investing $9.6M in various infrastructure projects around Richmond┐s Steveston Harbour
- Coulter Berry building held its grand opening in Langley on September 17. The building includes five retail businesses, as well as office space and residential units.
- Seismic upgrades at Delta Secondary School in Ladner are expected to be completed by March 2017. The $19.8M project includes upgrades to the library, shops, learning centre and cafeteria.
- Thinking Garden Early Childhood Centre opened in Lantzville on September 12. The facility offers kindergarten preparation classes and preschool curriculum classes for children between the ages of three and six.
- Cardero, a condominium project by Bosa Properties, set a new high price point for condos in Canada by pre-selling units in the $1,750-per-square-foot range. The project is slated for completion in late 2019.
- The Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association forecasts that residential construction could see up to 5,000 job losses by the end of 2016, due to the new foreign buyer tax
- The federal government will be opening a new Veterans Affairs office in Surrey by May 2017. The new office will employ approximately 21 workers.
- Delta Community Living Society┐s Leading Employment and Achieving Possibilities program has partnered with the Delta School District to transition youth from the school system into their first jobs
- Construction of Mahogany at Mill Lake, 26-storey residential project worth $80M, recently started in Abbotsford
- Capital Airlines will begin offering flights between Hangzhou China and Vancouver three times per week. Capital Airlines will be the sixth airline to serve Vancouver from mainland China.
- Surrey Board of Education plans to hire an additional 70 teachers and 81 education assistants to accommodate an additional 1,000 students in the city
- The annual Pacific National Exhibition took place in Vancouver from August 20 to September 5. The event employs approximately 3,660 workers and is one of the largest employers of youth in the province.
- Chinese Village Club is planning to open a new Mandarin bilingual school, CVC Newbridge Academy, in Surrey. The school, which would begin with two classes, is expected to open in fall 2017.
- Art Knapp Plantland, a garden centre, recently closed its doors in Richmond
- The Government of BC provided $660,000 to the Industry Training Authority. The investment will fund 464 roofers, utility arborists and glaziers training positions at three training providers in Langley.
- The City of Surrey is building a new water park in the city. Construction of the $800,000 park is scheduled to begin early next year and the project is expected to be completed before the end of May 2017.
- Cressey Development Group is constructing McKinnon by Cressey, a four-storey residential building, in Vancouver. The 40-home building is scheduled for occupancy by spring 2019.
- Sandpiper Pub, a waterfront tavern in White Rock, is closing its doors on September 15
- Metro Vancouver has awarded a $31M construction contract to Canadian Turner Construction Company Ltd. for tenant improvements at its new Metrotower III office building
- WestGen, a livestock genetics company, opened its new $6M head office in Abbotsford on August 16
- The City of Vancouver is building 400 new affordable homes, worth 50M. The new housing units are the first step toward the city's pledge to add 2,500 affordable homes by 2021.
- The Government of Canada is investing $138M to upgrade its immigration detention centres in Vancouver and Laval
- The City of North Vancouver approved Lot 5, a mixed-use development, in the Shipyards District. The development will include a hotel, restaurant and other retail spaces.
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