When complete, the River District in south Vancouver will be home to approximately 15,000 people — more than the number of residents in Yaletown.
Perkins + Will Architects
Speculation is heating up that a new retail building slated to replace the rotunda at CF Pacific Centre could be the long-awaited downtown Vancouver Apple 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
The removal of the viaducts and buildout of the city’s plan for Northeast False Creek will create new parcels of land for development, and transform the area between False Creek and Chinatown. One such parcel is the “West Block”, the plot of land on the west side of Main Street, sandwiched between Union and Prior […]
We are getting a look at one of the first new developments to be built under the new Grandview-Woodland community plan for the Commercial Drive area. Developer Intracorp and architects Perkins + Will have applied to the City of Vancouver to construct a 10 storey residential building with market condos and rental apartments, at the corner of […]
We are getting a first look at a twin tower proposal on the border of the West End and Coal Harbour, with a post-modernism design that’s unique to Vancouver. Landa Global and Asia Standard Americas are proposing to rezone 1488 Alberni Street and 740 Nicola Street to allow for two residential towers (43 and 48-storeys). […]
Some interesting renderings have surfaced for an extremely valuable redevelopment site in Coal Harbour that has been in the news lately.
1444 Alberni Street, currently home to a 1970s-era rental apartment tower, along with an office building at 740 Nicola St., were first acquired by Wall Financial for $83.5 million in 2014.