By 2018, the roster of Pemberton Holmes real estate agents has grown to over 300 in seventeen branch offices all across Vancouver Island from the Greater Victoria area to the Comox Valley and Saltspring Island. Mike Holmes continues the traditions created by his predecessors, maintaining the “quiet AND strict commercial principles” that the company was founded on.
It really all began in 1850 with the arrival of Joseph Despard Pemberton to Fort Victoria, being employed by the Hudson’s Bay Company to survey Vancouver’s Island.
We invite you to read about our heritage, a story of real estate and development on Vancouver Island through the generations. Please select the tabs below to take a journey through the history of ownership and stewardship of this family business.