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in the closet

January 31st, 2012

interior closet - glam
in the closet.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share some tips for designing or reconfiguring a bedroom closet.  this is a great winter time project & a perfect way to start the new year.  here are a few of our favorite tips:

1. Sort your wardrobe. Group each type of clothing (jackets, shirts, skirts, pants, and dresses) and hang them together on a rod or rack. Measure how much spa ...

the host with the most.

January 30th, 2012


vancouver ariel view - color
the host with the most.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share some new that the cities summit 2012 comes to vancouver. two years after hosting the olympic and paralympic winter games, the city of vancouver will host the cities summit 2012 on february 1st and 2nd at the vancouver convention centre.

Vancouver (the city, not the metro) has been hailed as a great city for urban plan ...

una paloma blanca

January 29th, 2012

villa blanca logo

una paloma blanca.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we would like to share one of our favorite beverly hills restaurant to have lunch on the patio - villa blanca.  it is one of the most popular restaurants for beverly hills fine dining. 
villa blanca restaurant.  9601 brighton way.  beverly hills.  310.859.7600

the beverly hills restaurant villa blanca™ is the brainchild of restaurateurs lisa vand ...

canadian icon

January 28th, 2012

hudson bay logo

canadian icon.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we love the classic and timeless hudson's bay company blanket.

the multistripe hudson's bay point blanket [also referred to as the glacier national park blanket and the chief blanket] follows a very simple aesthetic pattern:  green stripe, red stripe, yellow stripe and indigo stripe on a white background, mirrored on the top and bottom of each blanket. ...

canada - hot spot for employment

January 27th, 2012
canada on the globe

canada is an emerging hot spot for employment propects.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that workers from all over the world are increasingly targeting canada to find jobs.

Poor global economy drives workers to Canada.  According to some recruiters, they report an increase in the number of workers coming to Canada from struggling countries such as Ireland and others wi ...

you've come a long way baby

January 26th, 2012

city of vancouver crest

you've come a long way baby.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we are please to share the news that vancouver is ranked the #6 emerging centres in the world.

foreign policy
, a global magazine of politics, economics, and ideas, ranked vancouver #6 in a list of 10 cities & the number six emerging centres to watch for in the next century. it’s great to see a canadian city make the list, even bette ...

bc provincial outlook

January 25th, 2012

BC Flag


stay the course.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the latest provincial economic outlook .

Provincial economies stay the course in turbulent times 

In these turbulent times on the global scene, provincial economies face incessant 

headwinds on their road to expansion. It is comforting to observe, however, that 

all provinces remain largely on course. While the European ...

telus gardens

January 24th, 2012
telus garden 2

telus garden.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that the new proposed telus head office in vancouver has been approved by the city and construction will begin in February.

Named TELUS Garden, the development will radically transform an aging block of downtown Vancouver into a beautiful architectural icon of advanced technology, environmental stewardship and new work styl ...

home sales increase in 2011

January 23rd, 2012

rebgv logo

home sales increase 2011.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the latest news from the real estate board of greater vancouver.

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) 


reports that the dollar volume of homes sold through Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC 

climbed 14.3 per cent to $43.1 billion in 2011. A total of 76,817 homes were sold in BC in 2011, 

up ...

hot air

January 22nd, 2012

dyson hot air interior

hot air.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we love the combination of design and function of the new dyson hot air multiplier just in time for those chilly winter days.

the dyson hot air multiplier uses patented technology, drawing the air in through a mixed flow impeller with the help of a combination of the technologies used in turbochargers and jet engines.

The air is then accelerated through ...
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