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Big Gulps to make way for rentals at Kingsway & Joyce

A 7/11 at the corner of Kingsway and Joyce in East Vancouver will soon be replaced by a six-storey, mixed-use building with rentals and retail.

Hudson is planning a purpose-built rental development named ‘J@K’ (Joyce at Kingsway) consisting of:

  • 79 secured market rentals
  • ground floor retail space including a restaurant
  • 31 underground parking stalls and 174 bicycle parking spots

The design, by Yamamoto Architecture, features a curved northwest corner and brick cladding, punctuated by balconies with perforated metal fronts.

Residents will have access to several amenities including a fitness studio, lounge, games room and co-working spaces. There will also be two outdoor amenity terraces, on the second floor and on the rooftop.

Ground floor plan
Ground floor plan. Credit: Yamamoto Architecture
Kingsway and Joyce intersection
Kingsway and Joyce intersection, current condition. Credit: Yamamoto Architecture

The building’s architecture is reminiscent of another Yamamoto Architecture project also on Kingsway, in Mount Pleasant.

The firm designed a six-storey market rental building at Kingsway and St. Catherines for Rize Alliance. The project was approved by council on January 19, 2021.

810 Kingsway rendering
Rize Alliance has submitted a development application for a six-storey market rental building at 810 Kingsway, with ground floor retail space. Credit: Yamamoto Architecture

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