Japanese fast fashion retailer Uniqlo opened its first location earlier this month at Metropolis at Metrotown, but the suburban shopping centre wasn't the company's first choice. Uniqlo CEO Tadashi Yanai told Business in Vancouver that the company wanted to open their first Metro Vancouver store in the downtown core, but couldn't find the right space at the right price. One retail space … [Read more...] about Could Uniqlo open in downtown Vancouver on Granville Street?
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Downtown Vancouver's pink alley, also known as Alley-Oop, has won an international award honouring exceptional public spaces. The Downtown Vancouver BIA won the Downtown Achievement Award of Excellence for the More Awesome Now laneway project. Alley-Oop was among 11 entries in the category of Public Space. The category features capital improvements that have enhanced the urban design, … [Read more...] about Downtown Vancouver’s pink alley wins public space award
Hot on the heels of the colourful makeover of an alley south of Hastings Street (also known as Alley-Oop), the Downtown Vancouver BIA is turning its sights to another laneway just off Granville for an even more exciting transformation. The DVBIA has started a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of funding a new sound and light art installation for Ackery’s Alley in … [Read more...] about Help kickstart Vancouver’s next activated alleyway off Granville