James Risdon, Business in Vancouver, 1995
Urban cowboys are snatching up ranchland within a five-hour drive of Vancouver.
Waiting to sell it to them is Rudy Nielsen, the land developer who heads New Westminster-based NIHO Land & Cattle Company Ltd. and LandQuest Realty Corp.
In some cases, the urbanites who head for the hills take their role playing very seriously.
“I know a group of guys who have this land and a trailer on it and every Friday night they leave and put on red shirts,