When complete, the River District in south Vancouver will be home to approximately 15,000 people -- more than the number of residents in Yaletown. The community, between SE Marine Drive and the Fraser River, is growing fast with several new residential buildings under construction, as well as 250,000 sq ft. of retail space. The developer of the River District, Wesgroup, has launched sales of … [Read more...] about MODE by Wesgroup the latest addition to the River District
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Speculation is heating up that a new retail building slated to replace the rotunda at CF Pacific Centre could be a long-awaited downtown Vancouver Apple flagship store. Sources have confirmed to urbanYVR that Apple was recently in talks with landlord Cadillac Fairview about creating a significant flagship space at the corner. Now, architects Perkins + Will, on behalf of Cadillac Fairview, … [Read more...] about Could this be the design of Apple’s downtown Vancouver flagship store?
A seven-storey office building designed by Perkins + Will for Mondivan is planned for East 4th Avenue in Mount Pleasant. The building, at 137 East 4th Avenue, will contain industrial use on the ground floor, general office use on floors two through four, and "digital entertainment and information communication technology use" on floors three through seven. There will be four levels of … [Read more...] about New office building proposed for East 4th in Mount Pleasant
A 13-storey affordable housing development on East Hastings Street, on the former site of the United We Can bottle depot, is ready to open its doors to its first residents. The building, named Olivia Skye, consists of 198 studio and junior one-bedroom suites. Fifty-two of the units rent at B.C.'s welfare shelter rate, 68 units rent to people earning $49,000 or less at housing-income limits … [Read more...] about Olivia Skye affordable housing tower opens on East Hastings Street
Consultation on the redevelopment of the North Shore Winter Club lands by Darwin Properties is now underway. Three new towers are proposed -- 26, 29, 32 storeys -- as well as three wood frame buildings between five and six storeys. The architect is Perkins + Will. The redevelopment includes a new community facility in partnership with the North Shore Unitarian Centre. There will also be … [Read more...] about Redevelopment of North Shore Winter Club includes towers up to 32 storeys
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 waterfront from Smithe Street inland to Gore Avenue. It’s also adjacent to the new St. Paul’s hospital proposed for the False Creek Flats, east of Station Street, and will … [Read more...] about Massive Northeast False Creek area plan to transform waterfront