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Media kit

​​​​At BC Assessment, we value our relationships through engagement and open communication with the general public, the media, governments, and our many partners. We provide a variety of useful resources to assist with media coverage and external communications related to BC Assessment.​

MEDIA CLIP: Deputy Assessor Bryan Murao Comment on Property Assessments and Property Taxes

MEDIS CLIP: Deputy Assessor Bryan Murao Comment on the property assessments appeals process

MEDIA CLIP: General Additional B-ROLL for Media Use of Deputy Assessor Bryan Murao

Photo of BC Assessment Deputy Assessor Bryan Murao
Simply click on any of the above links to download MP4 copies. Here is how you can download a video.

Fast facts

Governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the provincial government and managed by an Executive team​, BC Asses​sment is a Crown corporation that creates uniform assessments and trusted property information. The province's annual property assessments are the foundation for providing billions of dollars in revenue in support of local governments. This is crucial to financing the important community services that we rely on every day including schools, hospitals, emergency services, parks & recreation, libraries, infrastructure and roads.

BC Assessment by the numbers:

  • ​Total number of properties on the 2024 Roll is 2,184,692, an almost one percent increase from 2023.
  • Total value of real estate on the 2024 Roll is over $2.79 trillion, an increase of three percent from 2023.
  • Total amount of 'non-market change', including new construction, rezonings and subdivisions is approximately $39.62 billion, an increase of over 18 percent from the 2023 Roll of $33.52 billion.
  • Highest assessed single residential property for 2024 is valued at $81.77 million, located in Vancouver. 
  • Over 98% of property owners typically accept their property assessment without proceeding to a formal, independent review of their assessment. ​

BC Assessment key dates:

  • July 1 is the uniform date that actual (market) value of all properties is determined for the purpose of property assessments.
  • Annual assessments based on physical condition and permitted use (zoning) as of October 31.
  • Annual assessment notices are mailed to property owners on December 31, arriving early January.
  • January 31, 2024 is the deadline to file a formal appeal of annual property assessments.

Learn more about BC Assessment.

BC Assessment brochure

Our About BC Assessment brochure provides an overview of our mandate, products and services, assessment explanations and common myths, and key dates.


Access all of our ​Corporate Reports.


For official use by the media, publications, conferences and external events, various versions and formats of BC Assessment official logo.

High-resolution ​EPS format.

Screen resolution J​PG ​format.

BC Assessment videos

Our​ ​​YouTube channel provides a variety of brief assessment videos available for use through social media sharing and for the media, online publications, conferences and external events.

These videos include such topics as:

​How BC Assessment Assesses Properties

What to do When You Receive Your Assessment Notice

​Related information

Media contact

Media releases

Stock images

Click on any of these smaller images below to view a larger version for media use.