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Atmosphere Richmond rendering GBL model

900,000 square feet of residential, retail and office coming to Richmond

Plans for a large, mixed-use development on five acres across from Lansdowne Centre in Richmond are taking shape. A website is live for the residential portion of the project, called Atmosphere, and registration is underway for condominiums ranging from one...
The Offices at Burrard Place exterior

13-storey office building at Burrard Place breaks ground

Reliance Properties has broken ground on The Offices at Burrard Place —a 13-storey, AAA office building designed by the late architect Bing Thom. The 150,000 sq ft. office building is part of the $500 million Burrard Place development, the largest...
Bench Railtown office space rendering

BENCH Railtown brings modern office space to historic Vancouver neighbourhood

An upcoming six-storey office building in Railtown by Rendition Developments is now leasing. The new building, called BENCH Railtown, will be constructed on a vacant lot at 353 Railway Street. The building will look out over the Port of Vancouver,...
Rize Alliance office building 1296 Station Street

Rize Alliance plans 13-storey office building next to train station

An angled glass office building is proposed for the corner of Station Street and Terminal Avenue, next to the Pacific Central train station. Rize Alliance plans to develop a 13-storey office building, with retail units on the ground floor. There...
Head office Mount Pleasant rendering

Architecture firm designs future head office in Mount Pleasant

Vancouver-based architecture studio EKISTICS is planning to build a new head office in Mount Pleasant at 101 West 6th Avenue. The firm and its 50 employees are currently located at 1925 Main Street. In development documents filed with the city, the...
Railtown Maker Exchange

The Maker Exchange coming soon to Railtown

A unique, mixed-use building is proposed for Railway Street in the emerging Railtown neighbourhood in the Downtown Eastside. The building, developed by Rendition Developments and Omicron, is called the Maker Exchange. The seven-storey building is permitted under the area's industrial (I-4)...

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1067 Robson rendering

New retail proposed for Robson Street next to Sephora

A new retail space is being pitched for the heart of Robson Street, next to Sephora. Leasing agency CBRE is marketing a new two or three-storey retail space at 1067 Robson Street. The site is currently occupied by several smaller retailers,...
752 Marine Drive Park Royal West Vancouver redevelopment

Two residential towers proposed for Park Royal South

A revised application to redevelop the former White Spot site at Park Royal South with two residential towers has been submitted to the District of West Vancouver. The 'Gateway Residences' will include a 14-storey East Tower with 103 market residential...
McArthurGlen expansion

Phase two of McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver opens 2019

Construction on the second phase of McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport is set to begin, with the expansion set to open in Spring 2019. Phase two of the outlet mall, located next to the Vancouver International Airport, will add 35...
Whole Foods North Vancouver

Grand opening of Whole Foods North Vancouver April 26

Whole Foods Market has confirmed their North Vancouver store will hold its grand opening April 26. The new store is located at the recently-completed CentreView development by Onni, at 13th and Lonsdale in North Vancouver. The grocer is currently hiring for...
Site plan large Lansdowne District

24 new towers proposed for Lansdowne Mall site in Richmond

The owners of Lansdowne Centre in Richmond plan to redevelop the 50-acre mall property over the next decade with up to 24 new towers. Vanprop Investments Ltd. plans to redevelop the site with 22 residential towers and two office towers,...
Atmosphere Richmond rendering GBL model

900,000 square feet of residential, retail and office coming to Richmond

Plans for a large, mixed-use development on five acres across from Lansdowne Centre in Richmond are taking shape. A website is live for the residential portion of the project, called Atmosphere, and registration is underway for condominiums ranging from one...

Planning projects

Harry Jerome Neighbourhood Lands

Two options presented for redevelopment of Harry Jerome Neighbourhood Lands

A rezoning application has been filed with the City of North Vancouver for the Harry Jerome Neighbourhood Lands at Lonsdale and 23rd. Darwin Properties is proposing two towers and four mid-rise apartment buildings (between five and six storeys) for a total of...
Langara Gardens redevelopment drawing

Massive redevelopment of Langara Gardens to add 2,000 new homes

A plan to dramatically reshape Langara Gardens on Cambie Street between West 54th and West 57th is taking shape. The City of Vancouver, Concert Properties and Peterson Group have released a policy statement to guide redevelopment of the 21-acre site,...
NEFC area plan open house November 2017 16

Massive Northeast False Creek area plan to transform waterfront

The City of Vancouver held an open house for the Northeast False Creek area plan today, showing off building models and future road networks to replace the viaducts. The area covered by the plan is massive, and runs along the...
Beedie Fraser Mills Coquitlam waterfront rendering

4,700 homes, up to 41 storeys proposed for Coquitlam riverfront

A master-planned development more than a decade in the making will transform the riverfront south of Highway 1 in Coquitlam. It's an area that's definitely under the radar, sandwiched between United Boulevard and the Fraser River. The closest most people...
Mayor Gregor Robertson

Different treatment for East Van vs. westside in zoning changes

Vancouver has approved zoning changes in several single-family neighbourhoods, but the changes are different depending on what side of Ontario Street you're on. The changes will impact Mount Pleasant, Grandview-Woodland, Dunbar, Kerrisdale and Arbutus Ridge. In the east side neighbourhoods of...
East Hastings and Vernon Drive

East Hastings west of Clark Drive poised for major transformation

The City of Vancouver is preparing urban design guidelines to guide development along East Hastings Street in the Downtown Eastside. A Downtown Eastside local area plan was approved several years ago, determining building heights along major corridors in the neighbourhood. The...

Rental apartments

708-796 Renfrew Street rendering

Five-storey rental apartment building proposed for Renfrew Street

GBL Architects have designed a five-storey, mixed-use building for an assembly of seven single-family lots on Renfrew Street in east Vancouver. The new development will feature retail units fronting Renfrew Street, with townhouses in the lane. There will be a...
Corner view

Five-storey building slated to replace Kitsilano Salvation Army thrift store

A five-storey residential building is slated to replace the popular Salvation Army thrift store at West 4th and Cypress in Kitsilano. Rositch Hemphill Architects has designed the new development, tentatively called "Dalgen," to replace the thrift store, which at one...
Vancouver Masonic Centre redevelopment entry

New Vancouver Masonic Centre will include 18-storey apartment tower

The redevelopment of the Vancouver Masonic Centre on West 8th between Granville and Hemlock is about to get underway. The current four-storey structure, built in 1974, is a nearly windowless concrete bunker containing offices and a popular banquet hall. The redevelopment...
936 Main Street Vancouver

Infill project on Main Street to revitalize abandoned building

A unique infill project on Main Street will transform a rundown two-storey building into a mixed-use project with rental housing, office and retail space. The building, at 936 Main Street between Terminal and Prior, has been abandoned for several years....
388 Kaslo

Former Burger King on East Hastings transforms into 388 Kaslo

Construction is well underway on a new rental apartment building on the former site of Burger King at East Hastings Street and Kaslo Street. PCI Group is constructing a six-storey, 91-unit rental apartment building, above five retail units on the...
3532 East Hastings

Six-storey rental apartment building proposed for East Hastings Street

A new rental apartment building on a narrow lot is proposed for East Hastings Street between Skeena and Kootenay. The proposal for a six-storey building with retail on the ground floor, and 34 secured market rental units above. There will...