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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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2301 Granville Street

This development application is for an 8-storey building planned to replace single storey retail on the west side of Granville Street at W7th Avenue. Designed by IBI, it proposes 41 dwelling units over retail uses on the main floor. The Urban Development … Continue reading

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1810 Alberni Street

This is the latest West End Plan tower to be submitted as a Development Application (not a rezoning). It’s for 60 residential units (36 strata and 24 affordable market rental housing units) over a small retail unit on the corner of Alberni … Continue reading

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1069 Alberni Street

The Grosvenor building was built a few decades ago, designed by Musson Cattell Mackey for Grosvenor Estates. More recently the building was sold to local investors and developers Kingswood Capital, and as Alberni develops as the place where people with … Continue reading

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425 West 6th Avenue

This is a surprisingly large office building proposed as a rezoning in the Mount Pleasant area close to the West Broadway and Olympic Village transit stations. Designed by IBI Group for Cressey, the building would have 16,000 sq ft of retail at … Continue reading

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855 Granville Street

Here’s a development proposal that first appeared over three years ago in 2013, but hasn’t been successful in finding tenants for the proposed retail space. It’s a redevelopment of the Granville (formerly Odeon) cinema complex, which will potentially return to … Continue reading

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Quebec and 2nd Avenue

Here’s a proposal that we hadn’t envisaged: MEC will be moving from West Broadway to a new 3-storey building in Southeast False Creek. Designed by Proscenium Architecture, who also designed the new MEC headquarters, it will have a 45,000 sq … Continue reading

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