Behind many buildings in Vancouver’s West End is untapped potential — room for an infill building that could increase the rental stock.
Two 14-storey towers with social and rental housing, plus shelter space, are proposed next to the East Hastings Street/Raymur overpass in the Downtown Eastside.
A strip mall at East 12th and Commercial Drive will soon be replaced by six-storey, mixed-use building, developed by Wesgroup Properties.
Marcon is planning an 18-storey, 100 per cent rental building on West 42nd Avenue near Oakridge.
In an ironic twist for TransLink, the zoning in Burnaby requires 183 parking stalls based on the site’s location within a town centre.
BlueSky Properties is planning a 34-storey, 100% rental tower at 5970-5994 Kathleen Street, just west of Willingdon and south of Kingsway.
BOSA Properties and BlueSky Properties are planning a 40-storey residential tower in Burnaby that the architect describes as “smart and sustainable, and a direct reaction to overly formulaic residential towers.”