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450 Railway Street

The zoning for ‘Railtown’, the Downtown Eastside industrial area around Railway Street was recently re-worked as ‘I-4’. Here’s the first project to reflect that zoning change, designed by Mallen Gowing Berzins Architecture (MGBA). Buildings can now potentially have five times … Continue reading

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2250 Yukon Street

This is another Mount Pleasant industrial/office project. It’s designed by Florian Maurer (of Penticton) for Fast+Epp, a noted local firm of structural engineers, (they were involved in the design of Van Dusen Gardens visitor’s centre and the Richmond Oval). The building will … Continue reading

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224 West 8th Avenue

Rendition Developments have been developing a series of new I-1 zoned buildings in the Mount Pleasant Industrial area. This is, we think, the fifth designed by MGBA Architects. It’s a mid-block site, with four floors totaling 36,253 sq. ft. of … Continue reading

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7 E6th and 7 W6th Avenue

  Here’s another example of how the Mount Pleasant industrial area continues to evolve. We published the render in 2014 when this 50′ site had a 1907 house on a corner lot. By 2015 this 18,000 square foot office and industrial building … Continue reading

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275 West 5th Avenue

Until recently, Hudson Plating had one of the heavier industrial operations in the Mount Pleasant industrial area. Now they’ve sold that location, and some serious site remediation is taking place. PC Urban are showing a render of the project they … Continue reading

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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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2005 Quebec Street

The latest industrial/office building proposed for the Mount Pleasant area is an increasingly familiar revisit of an existing design. MGBA designed two matching buildings  already developed on 7th Avenue, and have refined those designs in this project for a three … Continue reading

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