Cressey is planning to develop a mixed-use project at the corner of Commercial Drive and East Pender Street, combining rental units, condominiums, office and retail space. The development application calls for a four-storey building with two retail stores on the ground floor fronting Commercial Drive; office space on the second floor; and market rental units […]
A completely redesigned townhouse-style condo just off Commercial Drive is on the market for $588k. The one bedroom, 645 sq ft. unit features engineered hardwood, new ceilings with custom crown moulding and recessed lighting throughout. An open kitchen offers an oversized island with waterfall quartz countertops, sleek cabinetry with designer hardware, and stainless steel appliances. […]
More changes could soon be coming to the busy Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain station. TransLink is in the midst of a major upgrade to improve the station’s capacity, including a new east platform to serve westbound trains, a new pedestrian walkway over Broadway to connect the Millennium Line, and a new bus shelter and queue system for […]
We are getting a look at one of the first new developments to be built under the new Grandview-Woodland community plan for the Commercial Drive area. Developer Intracorp and architects Perkins + Will have applied to the City of Vancouver to construct a 10 storey residential building with market condos and rental apartments, at the corner of […]
Only on Commercial Drive could a proposed 12 storey building with new social housing and space for a cherished non-profit society generate so much controversy.
But the Boffo Kettle project is being fought tooth and nail by organizers of the No Venables Tower coalition, who have collected over 3,500 signatures on a petition opposing the development. I don’t know if I would call 12 storeys a tower, it’s more of a mid rise. But let’s face it, “no tower” sounds sexier, and definitely more controversial.