Tag Archives: non-market

950 Main Street

The site for this proposed  non-market housing project has been empty for many years. It’s been in the news recently as the location of a protest ‘tent city’. The architect is Patrick R. Stewart Architect, an architectural firm with a … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Eastside, Non-market | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

177 West Pender Street

The City of Vancouver have owned this vacant lot on West Pender Street since 2014 when they became owners as part of the Millennium Properties bankruptcy. Now there’s a proposal coming forward to rezone it for non-market housing, designed by … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Eastside | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

720 East Hastings Street

Here’s a project we first saw in mid 2013. It’s just being fitted out, but is very close to complete. It’s the new full service Vancouver Public Library branch for Strathcona, which will incorporate family housing on the upper four floors to be run by … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Eastside | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

58 West Hastings Street

This rezoning in the Downtown Eastside has been anticipated for some time. The site is big, and has been vacant for several years. It was last owned by Concord Pacific, who designed a condo project here, but some years later … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown Eastside | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2221 Main Street

The City of Vancouver just unveiled their ‘housing reset’ to increase supply of affordable housing. Here’s an example of what that might look like; a 9-storey rental building in Mount Pleasant. Proposed by Catalyst Community Developments Society and Marcon Developments … Continue reading

Posted in Mount Pleasant, Non-market | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

530 and 575 Drake Street

Right now there are two social service buildings on the corner of Seymour Street; Covenant House occupy a two storey converted office building at 575 Drake Street and the Immigrant Services Society were in the three storey building across the … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown | Tagged , | Leave a comment

1500 Main Street

  This is undoubtedly the fastest completion of housing we’ve recorded here. We first posted in October last year, when this project was first announced. It is already completed and tenants will be moving in very soon. The 40 unit … Continue reading

Posted in Mount Pleasant | Tagged , | Leave a comment