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record in Surrey for the highest price per square foot for a wood-framed condo,” Surjan says. “In some of those units, we even beat some concrete buildings.” “We were able to make sure these units were affordable for the purchasers,” he adds, “but we were also able to make it the most profitable for the developer. That’s what we’re trying to achieve every time.” Over this summer, Skye Marketing brought to market ‘Orenda,’ a new community of 39 stacked townhomes in the sought-after neighborhood of Clayton Heights, which is on the border of Surrey and Langley. Once again, those units all sold out – in that case, almost all the units were sold out within three weeks, with the last couple units going by week six. Marketing that project was an interesting challenge, Surjan says, because the stacked townhome concept was relatively new to Surrey. It’s a popular concept in Vancouver, but the last similar project type in Surrey was developed all the way back in 2008. “So there wasn’t a lot of data on this type of project in the city,” he explains. “We initially didn’t know how people were going to react to it. We had to start from ground up. Fortunately, we had some great success. We can predict we’re going to be seeing a lot more projects like it as time goes on.” Moving forward, SkyeMarketing also predicts that they will see THE CONSTRUCTION SOURCE CANADA