News About Jason Gordon

Eviction Notices Reversed for Seafield Apartments in West End

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

By Sandra Thomas
Vancouver Courier
The owners of the Seafield Apartments in the West End are selling the 75-year-old building, which has been at the centre of a much publicized tenant/landlord dispute since 2008.
Jason Gordon, a partner in Gordon Nelson Inc., told the Courier Wednesday the deal to sell the Seafield closes March 1. Gordon would not [...]

Gordon Nelson Sells Building After Tenants Win

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

By Shauna Lewis
Xtra West
Ownership of an apartment building located in the heart of the gay village has changed hands following the announcement of a Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB) ruling that overturned the landlord’s attempt to evict several tenants to carry out renovations.
For David Bronstein  and his partner, Donald Ransom, the eviction fight took its toll. [...]

Gordon Nelson Inc Evicting a Seafield Family

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Seafield Landlord Mirrors Hollyburn by Choosing to Evict Tenants Despite Having a Vacant Apartment Available
Gordon Nelson Investments is moving to evict a family of three from the Seafield after numerous previous attempts to evict other residents to raise rents have been ruled unlawful, or have been withdrawn.
This is the fifth suite, out of 14, targeted [...]

Seafield Landlords Drop Appeal

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

By Shauna Lewis
X-tra West
The landlords of Seafield Manor apartments in the West End have dropped their appeal of a January Supreme Court ruling that overturned their 38 percent rent increase.
The tenants had asked the court to weigh in after the Residential Tenancy Office allowed the increase last April. The landlords had originally sought a 73 [...]

Renters demand changes to BC’s Residential Tenancy Act

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

By Shauna Lewis
X-Tra West
“They’re basically destroying community if they continue to do this,” says longtime tenant Andrew Simmons, pointing to the companies behind many of the eviction notices.
“If companies like Hollyburn Properties and Gordon Nelson Investments continue to purchase more and more buildings then they are forcing out those people that are on the margins  [...]

Seafield Residents Protest Gordon Nelson’s Rent Hike

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

By Matt Kieltyka
24 Hours
The owner of a West End apartment building has no reservations about raising tenants’ rent by up to 73 per cent.
Jason Gordon, of Gordon Nelson Investments, took ownership of the 12-suite Seafield Apartment building at 1436 Pendrell Street last year and says the proposed rent increases are fair.
“It’s a competitive business and [...]

Seafield Halloween Full of Candy, Costumes and Coverage

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Nightmare at 1436 Pendrell Street

Traditionally a fun event for the neighbourhood kids, this year’s Seafield Halloween was slightly different as Seafielders took the opportunity to discuss their recent mass eviction threat from new building owners Gordon Nelson Investments with members of the community and the media.