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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 171,652 sq ft of space, with … 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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1069 Alberni Street

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

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1015 Denman Street

It was once a Starbucks, a Book Warehouse and short-lived sofa store, and for at least three years this part of Denman (on the corner of Nelson) was a cleared site. Now, three years after we posted the render of … Continue reading

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535 Granville Street

Most of the blocks up the hill to the south of here are part of the Pacific Centre Mall. This building stands alone, and was originally built in the mid 1980s, designed by Charles Bentall, Architect, which would suggest it might … Continue reading

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720 Robson Street

Here’s a building that’s just seeing construction completed. Replacing the Farmer Building, a three storey building dating from 1922, the new MCM designed office and retail project adds a bit more volume (and additional office space) at the corner of Robson … Continue reading

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