A small but interesting new condo project currently under construction in downtown Vancouver has started marketing. 1121 Seymour Street is an upcoming 38 unit condo project in Yaletown across from Emery Barnes Park and built by Wall Financial. The homes will be complete in early 2017. The location is just a block off Davie Street.
A unique new social housing development constructed with recycled shipping containers will soon be coming to the Downtown Eastside. Each studio unit will be made up of two 8'x20' container units. The two bedroom units will be constructed with three shipping containers.
The $600 million replacement for aging Edgewater Casino at the Plaza of Nations is well under construction and preparing to welcome gamblers, revellers and hotel guests early next year.
Parq Vancouver is adjacent to BC Place Stadium and will feature 600 slot machines and 75 table games spread over 75,000 sq ft., making it the largest casino in Western Canada when it opens in early 2017.
There will also be five restaurants, three bars and lounges, event and conference space, gym, spa, cafe and two brand new hotels.
The area around Vancouver's former Olympic Village continues its rapid transformation, with new buildings opening up and thousands of residents moving in. There are also other big changes in the works including the new Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and developments from Onni including Canvas and Block 100.
Venerable developer Bosa Properties is planning an architecturally striking condo tower for a site at the corner of West Georgia Street and Cardero Street in Vancouver's Coal Harbour neighbourhood, near the Bayshore Hotel.
Aurmon Developments (developers of Raffles on Robson, R&R) are proposing a new 12 storey condo building at West 2nd Ave. and Wylie St. in the Olympic Village/South East False Creek neighbourhood.
The lot at 371 West 2nd Ave., across from the Maynards development & Petsmart, is one of last remaining vacant lots on the north side of the street and is currently home to a community garden.