Housing prices in Vancouver continue to be the topic du jour, with debate playing out in the media and among locals daily.
With prices in the city continuing to rise at unprecedented levels, let’s examine some of the most popular theories.
A new art installation dubbed the “Milky Way” of lights will soon brighten up the 135 metre-tall blank wall of an upcoming Yaletown development. DIALOG Architects has applied to the City of Vancouver on behalf of their client Wall Financial Group for permission to install the public art project. Wall is currently building a 43 storey tall rental tower at 1310 Richards Street called Wall Centre Yaletown.
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.
Aurmon Developments (developers of Raffles on Robson, R&R) are proposing a new 12 storey condo building at West 2nd Ave. and Wylie St. in the Olympic Village/South East False Creek neighbourhood.
The lot at 371 West 2nd Ave., across from the Maynards development & Petsmart, is one of last remaining vacant lots on the north side of the street and is currently home to a community garden.
The Arc Vancouver is the latest project by Concord Pacific in Yaletown. Situated next to the Cambie Bridge, presales for this upcoming 29 storey tower start this month. Amenities promised by the developer include a grand lounge with catering kitchen, outdoor patio deck with beautiful views of False Creek, state-of-the-art gym, cappuccino lounge and garden and something the developer calls a “tepidarium” — which is essentially a lounge with heated chairs.
We now have a better picture of redevelopment plans for the downtown Vancouver post office, the largest heritage revitalization project in city history. Musson Cattell Mackey Architects, on behalf of Bentall Kennedy, acting for the B.C. Investment Management Corp, have submitted their detailed application to the city to rezone old post office site at 349 […]
MUJI Canada has announced the locations of their first two stores in Metro Vancouver – one on Robson Street, and another at Metrotown. Both stores will open later this year. Retail-Insider.com reported that the new stores will be significantly larger than the locations opened in Toronto. The new Robson Street store will be the company’s […]
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