The City of Vancouver is contemplating major changes to social housing delivery in the West End in response to a changing condo market.
New rental apartments in Vancouver
Projects including new rental apartments across the Lower Mainland.
With Vancouver's low vacancy rate and thousands of new residents moving to the city every year, developers are returning to the rental apartment market as rents have risen to levels that make new construction economically feasible.
City of Vancouver policies to encourage the construction of new apartments has resulted in addition of thousands of new rental units.
Intracorp has reworked an upcoming project on Victoria Drive near the Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain station.
The developers behind the massive reimagining of Oakridge Centre are seeking additional tower heights through a new rezoning application.
A six-storey rental apartment building on the site of the Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood Liquor Store is moving forward.
Westbank has flipped an upcoming residential tower at Joyce SkyTrain station to 100 per cent rental, and added four additional floors.
Archetype, an upcoming mixed-use development by QuadReal and Hungerford Properties at East 1st and Main Street, is now selling.
Developer Wesgroup is planning two 222 secured market rental units at Oak and West 41st, on the former site of a Chevron service station.
Westbank and Crombie REIT have revised their ambitious plans for Broadway & Commercial, significantly boosting the number of rental units.
The development permit for a controversial Kitsilano rental building has been filed, and it includes five additional units, which could further raise neigbourhood ire over the proposal.
There aren’t a ton of details, but a five-storey market rental building is slated for the 1500-block Grant Street near Commercial Drive.
Wesgroup Properties is planning a six-storey, mixed-use building in the River District it hopes will help address Vancouver’s rental housing shortage.
Rize Alliance has submitted a development application for a six-storey market rental building at 810 Kingsway, with ground floor retail space.
Western Canadian Properties Group is planning two residential towers in Surrey, designed by Bingham + Hill Architects of Vancouver.
Surrey city council has approved a major, three-building development by Thind Properties at 105 Avenue and University Drive.
Intergulf Development Group is planning a large mixed-use tower community at the corner of Como Lake Avenue and Clarke Road in Coquitlam.