A new UBC Arts Student Centre located in a treed area known as The Bosque is proving controversial with some who do not want to see several pin oak trees cut down. A Twitter account -- @BosqueUBC -- has sprung up to encourage people concerned about the trees to speak out. Proponents of the Twitter account argue the building could easily go elsewhere on campus. The trees were planted in 1968 … [Read more...] about New UBC Arts Student Centre at The Bosque
Construction on a European-inspired rental housing development on West King Edward Avenue is underway. The development was designed by SHAPE Architecture and is being developed by Wescorp Developments. It includes 36 secured market rental units ranging from studios to three bedrooms and is located half a block off West King Edward and Oak Street. The rental apartments … [Read more...] about SHAPE Architecture designs European-inspired rental apartments for West King Edward site
We are getting a better look at an upcoming 13-storey office tower next to the Pacific Central train station and Main Street-Science World SkyTrain. Rize, Pioneer Investments and leasing agents Colliers International have begun marketing The Onyx - an upcoming 13-storey AAA office tower with ground-floor retail. It will be built at 1296 Station Street, on the site of an older retail building … [Read more...] about Rize reveals The Onyx: New 13-storey office building on Terminal Ave.
Vancouver’s first major transit-oriented development integrated with a Canada Line rapid transit station has won a prestigious award. Marine Gateway by PCI Developments was one of 13 developments worldwide selected by the Urban Land Institute for its 2017-2018 Global Award for Excellence. This is Marine Gateway’s seventh award in the last two years from local, national and international … [Read more...] about Marine Gateway on the Canada Line wins global award
Construction has begun on the new location of MEC, or Mountain Equipment Co-op, at the gateway to the Olympic Village. The new flagship store at East 2nd Avenue and Quebec Street is scheduled to open in mid-2019, and will replace the current store on West Broadway, owned by Reliance Properties and subject of an upcoming redevelopment proposal. A staggering 450,000 people in the Lower … [Read more...] about MEC breaks ground on new flagship store in Olympic Village