Monthly Archives: October 2018

988 West Broadway Office

Blue Sky Properties submitted their development application for a 10-storey office to sit on the south-east corner of Broadway and Oak (to replace an ageing mini-mall) in fall 2011. The rezoning was approved in March 2011, so the project permits were quite fast. It … Continue reading

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1394 Robson Street

Until last month the Robsonstrasse Hotel sat on this site. Now the 1955 apartment building has been cleared; (it was converted to hotel use in 1976). The development application is for a four storey building (with a double height main … Continue reading

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1068-1080 Burnaby Street and 1318 Thurlow Street

Here’s another West End tower that can be developed thanks to the West End Plan. This is very similar to a nearby tower proposal by the same architects and developers, and is for a 30 storey tower designed by NSDA and now to be developed … Continue reading

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1600 West 6th Avenue

This rental housing project was approved as a rezoning in 2015. It was developed under the City’s Rental 100 program in Burrard Slopes, just across the lane from a recent non-market housing building. Designed by W T Leung Architects, it has 99 … Continue reading

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601 Beach Avenue

This rezoning for a ‘gateway’ tower beside the Granville Street offramp has been anticipated for a while. It’s the counterpoint tower to Vancouver House, a tower currently under construction on the west side of the bridge. The site was sold by the … Continue reading

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2425 Manitoba Street

Mount Pleasant continues to see new projects proposed, and built, throughout the industrial and office district. Here’s the latest, not yet showing up on the City’s website, but already apparently revised from an earlier version. It’s across the street from … Continue reading

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