Monthly Archives: December 2016

Fifth – 380 W 5th Avenue

The zoning in the Mount Pleasant Industrial area was ‘tweaked’ in 2013. Now developers can have up to double the site area in office use, provided they build the same as the site area as industrial-type space. (There is a … Continue reading

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Containers – Terminal Avenue

When we first noted this project five years ago it was hard to believe that all the office proposals that were lining up for approval would get built, but that didn’t seem to be slowing the developers down. Below is the … Continue reading

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Citti – 238 West Broadway

This West Broadway is just completing, and looking just like the render from two and a half years ago. The first version had 61 condos over retail on eight floors. W T Leung is the architect for the project which replaced three small commercial … Continue reading

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1241 Harwood Street

  Below is the model from five years ago for a long-running and controversial development site in the West End. There were two significant items on the site; the Legg residence (built around 1903, and divided into apartments, and considered to … Continue reading

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753 Seymour Street

Three years ago we posted the initial scheme for 753 Seymour Street, a new office tower proposed to replace the Vancouver Centre parkade. It’s located next to the Scotia Tower and across from the Telus office complex. The last version is at the bottom … Continue reading

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The Smithe – 225 Smithe Street

Here’s a new tower to be developed on Smithe at Cambie, that will finally cover up the blank flank wall of the 1980s Law Society Building. Designed by GBL for Boffo Developments, it will have 22 floors of condos over a … Continue reading

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Pinnacle on the Park – East 1st Avenue

Here’s the sales render for a twice rezoned South East False Creek 18- storey tower. Pinnacle and their architects, Bingham Hill, obtained an earlier rezoning several years ago for a slightly smaller building on the last site they own in … Continue reading

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