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The Kettle on Burrard

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The Kettle on Burrard at 1134 Burrard Street provides housing andsupport services for adult and at-risk youth tenants. The building is a16-storey, 103,995 square feet, cast-in-place development, whichintegrates extensive amenity areas on the first three floors with itsassociated non-market 141 residential units, including thirty units foryo... READ MORE

Station Street Community

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Station Street Community at 1005 Station St. is a 41,172 sq. ft.six-storey multi-unit residential, LEED Gold Targeted building locatedin Vancouver's downtown eastside. The project is a partnership betweenthe City of Vancouver and BC Housing, and will provide 80 self-contained325 sq ft. studio apartments for the homeless and those at risk of... READ MORE

Cactus Club Cafe English Bay

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Cactus Club Café is a 576 m2 (6,200 sq. ft.), 2-storey restaurant set at1790 Beach Avenue, near the corner of Denman and Davie Streets. Situatedalong Vancouver’s English Bay beachfront – the busiest beachfront inVancouver – it is at the heart of the richly diverse West End district.The Café replaces the existing Park Board concession stand, ... READ MORE

Sanford Apartments

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In November 2012, Sanford Apartments opened its doors at Fir and West7th Avenue in Vancouver, British Columbia, celebrating the completion ofthe 7th supportive housing complex under the Provincial HomelessnessInitiative. This City of Vancouver and BC Housing partnership, incollaboration with operators Sanford Housing Society and MotivationP... READ MORE

The HiVE

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The HiVE is a 9,000-square-foot collaborative coworking and event spacefocusing on sustainability and creativity, located in Vancouver’shistoric Gastown area. The space occupies the 2nd floor of twointerconnected heritage buildings and was retrofitted to provide acomfortable and healthy open-concept work environment featuring brickwalls, hi... READ MORE

Karis Place - 1338 Seymour Street

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This project is operated by the Granville Mennonite Housing Society / More Than a Roof Housing Society seeks to 'Bring People Home', and help develop and manage affordable housing for those suffering from mental and physical health issues, in the recovery process, and those affected by low income or homelessness. In 2011, in partnership with the... READ MORE

Trout Lake Rink

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Completed in 2009, the replacement of Trout Lake Ice Rink at John Hendry Park in Vancouver was the first stage of revitalizing this important civic gathering place. The LEED-NC Silver certified rink and skater’s lounge provided necessary practice space for the 2010 Winter Olympics and now serves the public interest.In an effort to maximize use... READ MORE

Shelter Island Commerce Center

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Situated on the corner of Graybar and Dyke Road in East Richmond,Shelter Island Commerce Centre is a mixed-use three-story office andwarehouse building located on a 13,269 m² site along the Fraser River.The 9,472 m² (101,963 square feet) building offers waterfront office,showroom, and warehouse space within industrial zoning. Located west of... READ MORE

Dunbar Apartments

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In December 2011, the first tenants moved into Dunbar Apartments, one of fourteen sites designated by BC Housing and the City of Vancouver to provide safe and secure housing for those experiencing homelessness. This 51-unit, 4-storey newly constructed building is managed by Coast Mental Health for people with disabilities or mental health issues... READ MORE

Kwayatsut - 675 East Broadway

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Kwayatsut is a multi-unit social housing development with ancillarysupport services and amenity spaces supporting youth at risk, combinedwith secondary use, commercial leased spaces. Constructed as part of BCHousing’s Provincial Homelessness Initiative (PHI) program. PHI wasdeveloped to provide long-term housing in the form of compactself-c... READ MORE

Centre of Newton Phase II

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The Centre of Newton Phase 2 development is a four-storey, 45,000 sq ft.mixed-use office/retail building. Comprised of 11,603 sq ft (1,078 m2)office floor plates, this building is located on an existing surfaceparking lot at the existing Centre of Newton Shopping Centre. Thebuilding contains 12,000 sq ft. of retail, 23,000 sq ft. of office,... READ MORE

First Place Residence

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First Place was designed with the intention of creating a welcomingbuilding that tenants are proud to call home. Specifically designed tohouse individuals who were homeless and having few, if any housingoptions, the features included in First Place contributes significantlyto people successfully ending their homelessness, and provides them a... READ MORE

Alexander Street Community - 111 Princess Ave

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The project at 111 Princess Avenue is a 139-unit, mid-rise multi-unitresidential located in Vancouver, BC. This supportive housing facilityis run by the Portland Hotel Society (PHS) Community Services Society,who provides community residents of inner city neighbourhoods withprograms, support and housing to help stabilize their lives. READ MORE

Sunset Community Centre

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The new Sunset Community Centre is 30,000 square feet, over 20 percentlarger than the existing centre. Major programmable space includes afull-sized gymnasium, two multipurpose rooms, a fitness centre,aerobics/dance room, arts and crafts room, youth room and twopre-schools. READ MORE

401 West Georgia

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401 West Georgia Street is a 22-storey office tower, with 3 below groundfloors, and a gross floor area of 413,000 square feet. The buildingaccommodates its 900 occupants with an on-site fitness facility,conference room, kitchen facilities and plaza green spaces. Built in1985 and renovated in 1997, the latest renovation in 2014 saw anadditio... READ MORE

Marine Building

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The Marine Building is a 25-storey, 296,000 sq/ft iconic heritage officetower. Built in the Art Deco style in 1930, the Marine Building iscentrally located in downtown Vancouver BC’s Coal Harbour. The buildingwas renovated from 1982 to 1989 for stylistic, as well electrical,mechanical, air-conditioning system upgrades. In 2014, Oxford Proper... READ MORE

Guinness Tower

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Guinness Tower is a 23-storey commercial office building with threelevels of below ground parking. Originally built in 1969, thisinternational style building of concrete, aluminum and curtain wall wasrenovated in 1993 and again in 2014. Recent upgrades include a new bikestorage area, with foyer and landscape remodeling. Guinness Tower shares... READ MORE

The Budzey Building

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The Budzey Building is a 10 storey, 10,989 m2 multi-unit residentialsocial housing development with ancillary support services and amenityspaces combined with secondary use leased spaces. The project is locatedon a site purchased by the City of Vancouver in 2007, which wasidentified as on one of the 12 City-owned sites to be reserved forsoc... READ MORE

Marguerite Ford Apartments - 215 West 2nd

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Located at 215 West 2nd Avenue, Marguerite Ford Apartments is a socialhousing project in the growing South East False Creek Neighbourhood ofVancouver, BC.As part of the Provincial Homelessness Initiative, this non-marketresidential development project assists people who are homeless or atrisk of homelessness so they can stabilize, regain i... READ MORE

VPD Tactical Training Centre and Forensic Storage Facility

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The Vancouver Police Department Compound at 2010 Glen in Vancouver, BCcontains two buildings constructed at separate phases. The TacticalTraining Centre (VPD-TTC) is a 4,400 square meter (47,361 sft) policetraining facility representing the first phase of construction on thissite. The VPD-TTC is owned by the City of Vancouver and tenanted by... READ MORE

Northwest Redwater Partnership Control & Administration Building - NWR CAB

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The Control Administration Building (CAB) at the North West RedwaterPartnership Sturgeon Refinery is a one-storey 6000 m2 facility with twomain functions: to control of the overall operations of the plant and tohouse the administrative staff. The building operates 24 hours a day,year round. The CAB was designed to be a barrier-free facility ... READ MORE

MNP Tower - 1021 West Hastings

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MNP Tower at 1021 West Hastings Street is a 37-story ‘A’-class officetower by Oxford Properties. Located on West Cordova Street, MNP Towerstands immediately adjacent to the well-known Guinness Tower officebuilding on the west and the iconic Marine Building to the east, withOceanic Plaza across the street. This cluster of buildings comprises... READ MORE

UW North Campus Phase I - LTC & RIA - The Village at University Gates

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This is the first phase of a continuum of care community for seniorsdeveloped by Schlegel Villages in conjunction with the University ofWaterloo. Phase I consists of a 192-bed Long Term Care Facilityconnected with a Research Institute for Aging. READ MORE

1249 Howe Street project - McLaren Housing Society

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The building at 1249 Howe Street is a 12-storey multi-tenant affordablehousing complex in downtown Vancouver, containing 110 residential unitsof supportive housing with amenities and staff offices. The building isrun by the McLaren Housing Society of British Columbia, whose mission isto provide safe and affordable housing to men, women and f... READ MORE

Revelstoke Secondary School and Begbie View Elementary School

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The Revelstoke Schools project kicked off in 2009 in Revelstoke, acommunity in southeastern British Columbia. Revelstoke Secondary School,a 8,885 m2 school for 500 students, officially opened in October 2011,and Begbie View Elementary School (5,400 m2) opened in September 2012. READ MORE

SEFC Creekside Community Centre

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The South East False Creek Community Centre is located on the FalseCreek waterfront, in the heart of the Vancouver Olympic and ParalympicVillage. During the 2010 Winter Games the building was used as officespace for the Olympic and Paralympic mayor, management staff and FourHost First Nations, and also hosted amenities for athletes. The faci... READ MORE

Solo District Altus Office

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Solo District Altus Office is the new destination office location inBurnaby, BC. Consisting of 12 levels of efficient 20,000 square footfloor plates, this 230,000 square foot class ‘A’ office space isencompassed within the 48-storey Altus tower which hosts a 2-levelpodium structure with 31,000ft2 of commercial retail and restaurantspace, 35... READ MORE

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence: Lassonde School of Engineering

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York University has instituted a new Engineering Building in Toronto,Ontario. The $113 million Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence isthe new home of the Lassonde School of Engineering, which aims to instilengineers with entrepreneurialism, social conscience and a sense ofglobal citizenship. Located in the southwest quadrant of YorkUn... READ MORE

Langara Science and Technology Building

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The Science & Technology Building features over 12,000 square metresof new campus space allocated over five storeys. On the west side, adramatic 16-metre cantilevered portion incorporates a skylight windowthat allows natural daylight to penetrate through to the ground below.Registrar & Enrolment Services and food outlets anchor the m... READ MORE

Vancouver Olympic/ Paralympic Village

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The Olympic and Paralympic Village is part of the Southeast False Creek (SEFC) development. The SEFC site includes 32 hectares of formerly industrial lands which constituted the last remaining tract of undeveloped waterfront land in downtown Vancouver. The SEFC development has over 600,000 square meters of residential development, approximately ... READ MORE

Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre Expansion Project

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The Vancouver Convention Centre West was completed in April 2009, andhighlights the best of west coast green building design and operation.It features a 5 acre living roof, on-site wastewater treatment plant,locally harvested and manufactured wood finishes, and a high quality,energy efficient environment. Building operators have implemented ... READ MORE

Mazda Building

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The Mazda building is an 7,526 SM (81,009 SF), 6-storey office buildinglocated at 800 Johnson Street in downtown Victoria, BC. Built around1990, the building has undergone numerous audits and upgrades to improveits energy and environmental performance, and has also been awarded BOMABESt certification, as well as LEED Gold under LEED for Exis... READ MORE

The Mount Pleasant Community Centre

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The Mount Pleasant Centre is a gleaming multi-service civic centre withvirtually everything under the roof. The heart of the building is thenew Community Centre, featuring a gym and climbing wall, a fitnesscentre, dancing studio, multi-purpose rooms and outdoor space. MountPleasant Centre also houses a new Vancouver Public Library, ChildDev... READ MORE

SEFC Neighbourhood Energy Utility

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The Neighbourhood Energy Utility (NEU) is an environmentally-friendlycommunity energy system that provides space heating and domestic hotwater to all new buildings in Southeast False Creek (SEFC). READ MORE

Hillcrest Centre

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The Hillcrest Centre (formerly known as the Vancouver Olympic/ParalympicCentre at Hillcrest Park) is located in Vancouver’s Riley Parkneighbourhood near Queen Elizabeth Park. It was the home of competitioncurling events during the 2010 Winter Games. The venue was converted toa community facility for the residents of Vancouver, housing a new... READ MORE

Rhoda Kaellis Residence

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The Rhoda Kaellis is a 4-storey, 1,591 m2 multi-unit residentialbuilding, built as part of BC Housing’s Homelessness initiative. The 24units, operated and managed by the Lookout Society. READ MORE

Willingdon Park - Phase 6

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Built in 2001, Willingdon Park - Phase 6 is a 6-story office building inBurnaby BC. It has undertaken significant capital and operationalupgrades to improve building performance, and is pursuing certificationin the LEED Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EBOM)program. READ MORE

Crossroads Mixed-use Development

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The Crossroads Mixed-use Development is located between 8th Avenue andBroadway along Cambie Street in Vancouver. Due to its size, streetfrontages, sloping topography and ready transit access, the site isideally suited to a mix of uses. The project houses large-format foodand drug stores, commercial retail units, rental office space, a bank,... READ MORE

UBC Renew Biological Sciences Complex

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The project consists of renovation and upgrades to two wings of theBiological Sciences complex at UBC Point Grey campus, resulting inincreased functionality, improvements in energy and water efficiency andsome landscape work replacing existing planting with adaptive speciesfor improved stormwater managment.  Renovation rather than demolition... READ MORE

Sorella Housing for Women

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BC Housing and the city of Vancouver teamed up to develop housing inVancouver’s Crosstown neighbourhood for women who are marginalized andat risk. Under the operation of Atira and known as Sorella Housing forWomen, 525 Abbott Street integrates support services with housing,providing women with an opportunity to become meaningfully involved i... READ MORE

Canada Post Corporation St. Albert Letter Carrier Depot

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Located in Campbell Business Park North in St. Albert, Alberta, this Canada Post project is a one-storey, 1,672 square metre (18,000 square feet) light industrial warehouse building containing the operations, administrative and support areas for the sorting and consolidation of large quantities of mail. READ MORE


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Prelude City Homes project is one of the first mixed use developments toemerge from the City of Vancouver, BC’s highly anticipated CambieCorridor Plan. This 6.5-storey development is located just steps fromthe Canada Line Langara 49th Skytrain Station at 6311 Cambie Street. Theproject is a concrete mid-rise development comprised of 52 strata... READ MORE

Djavad Mowafaghian Child Care Centre

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The Djavad Mowafaghian Child Care Centre is located on the campus of theChildren’s and Women’s Health Care Centre at 4500 Oak Street Vancouver.Funded through a generous donation by the Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation,the Centre provides space for 49 children infants, toddlers andpreschoolers with indoor and outdoor play, quiet time, offices, a... READ MORE

Salt (1308 Hornby)

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The Salt project is a 163,800 sq. ft., thirty-one storey mixed-useresidential tower, above grade with a five-storey underground parkade,located at 1308 Hornby Street. The project is targeting LEED-NC Goldcertification, and is meeting the City of Vancouver EcoCitysustainability rezoning requirements. READ MORE

Canada Post Corporation - Rosedale Letter Carrier Depot

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The Canada Post Corporation’s Rosedale Letter Carrier Depot in Edmonton,Alberta was designed and constructed as part of Canada Post’s‘transformation program’, modernizing postal facilities, equipment andprocesses in order to improve efficiency, productivity, and employeesafety. The 2,657 square meter (28,600 square foot) light industrial off... READ MORE

Oceanic Plaza

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Oxford Properties’ Oceanic Plaza is a 403,000 sq/ft office buildinglocated at 1066 West Hastings Street in Vancouver, BC. Built in 1977 andrenovated in 2005, the building has 26 floors providing office space to1100 building occupants. In addition to its central location, tenantamenities and spectacular views of the Burrard Inlet and North Sh... READ MORE

Capital Park - 525 Superior

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525 Superior St is a 5-level concrete and steel building that is part ofthe Capital Park complex, a multi-phase development directly across fromthe provincial parliament buildings in Victoria, British Columbia whichwill include 2 commercial office buildings and 4 residential buildings,along with commercial retail and historical building rest... READ MORE

Centralia College TransAlta Student Commons

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The Centralia College TransAlta Student Commons (known on campus as theTAC) features 69,873 square feet allocated over a three-story facility.The building features a bright and spacious atrium bathed in naturaldaylight and anchored by a striking suspended wooden staircase known asthe learning landscape. In addition to providing updated class... READ MORE

Edmonton Tower

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Edmonton Tower is the first office building to be completed in downtownEdmonton’s ICE District, home of the new Rogers Place Arena and futuresite of multiple retail, entertainment, commercial and residentialdevelopments. READ MORE

Rogers Place

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Edmonton’s new downtown arena is home to the Edmonton Oilers, and hostssome of the city’s biggest concerts, and many more significantentertainment events. The iconic downtown building is a leader inenvironmental awareness and was constructed in less than three years ata total cost of more than $600 million.This state-of-the-art facilitywill... READ MORE

Stantec Tower

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Stantec Tower is a 66-floor mixed-use tower located within the EdmontonIce District and constructed to LEED standards. Comprised of a 4-storyretail podium, with multi-tenanted office space to level 28 andresidential above, Stantec Tower includes 1.3 million sq. feet and isEdmonton’s tallest building at 224 metres (735 ft). READ MORE

Edmonton City Hall

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Edmonton City Hall is the home to the mayor and city council and also anumber of City staff. The building is not only used for councilmeetings, it is also a public gathering place in Edmonton. City Hallholds the downtown farmer’s market in the winter time and manygatherings and celebrations that take place in the sunny atrium of thebuilding. READ MORE

Robbins Health Learning Centre

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The Robbins Health Learning Center was built in 2007, and it houses the health learning programs at MacEwan University. It is a LEED silver building. It houses approximately 2,000 students and 200 staff members, and is a very dynamic environment. It contains lecture theatres, gathering spaces, labs, and a wide variety of practical spaces for stu... READ MORE

Royal Alberta Museum

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The Royal Alberta Museum (RAM) is a key cultural institution inEdmonton, Alberta. The natural and human history museum displaysimportant artifacts pertinent to the natural environment and heritage ofAlberta. The extensive galleries showcase captivating exhibits, andtouring features from around the world. READ MORE

City Centre 2

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City Centre 2 (CC2) is a 16,667 m², 12-storey, mixed-use buildinglocated in Surrey Central City District. CC2 is located adjacent toCC1—the first building in the City Centre series—as well as CC3, whichis currently under development. CC1 is a LEED Gold building, and CC2 isin the process of applying for LEED Gold. The decision to pursue LEED... READ MORE

Capital Park Residencies - 355 Menzies

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355 Menzies is a 4-level concrete and steel building with a gross squarefootage of 4,655 m2 and over a hundred residents. It is thefirst residential building to be completed in the Capital Park complex,which is located across the street from the provincial parliamentbuildings in Victoria, British Columbia. The development promotes theidea o... READ MORE

Rogers Arena - West Tower

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Located on the property around Rogers Arena, the West Tower is part ofan overall site strategy to accommodate a mix of uses, primarilyresidential-rental, in 3 distinct towers. These buildings are part ofthe planning and redevelopment process for Northeast False Creek. Thesum of these projects will complete the development of the last of the... READ MORE

750 Pandora

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750 Pandora is a commerical office building consisting of 15,755 m2 ofcommercial office space and 219 m2 of retail and restaurant space. Partof the Douglas and Pandora complex it is connected to 1515 Douglas Stvia a glazed concourse with access to a stunning atrium, sharedmechanical systems, bicycle amenities, retail and restaurant space, an... READ MORE

1515 Douglas

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1515 Douglas is a 6 storey commerical office and retail buildingconsisting of 9,042 m2 of commercial office space and 822 m2 of retailand restaurant space. Featuring a stunning atrium it is part of theDouglas and Pandora complex and is connected to 750 Pandora St via aglazed concourse, with which it shares mechanical systems, bicycleameniti... READ MORE

1105 Seymour Street

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This 15-storey affordable housing development is in the Downtown Southneighbourhood at 1105 Seymour Street. It caters to low-income householdsoffering 81 units, including:· 18 studios· 44 one-bedroom apartments· 19 two-bedroom family apartmentsThe building is funded through Community Amenity Contributions, and willhave service partner... READ MORE

Tapestry at Victoria Harbour

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Tapestry by Concert Properties is a 15-storey mixed-use seniors rentaland condominium residence with amenity spaces, and ground floorcommercial space.The lower floors of the tower and the four-storey podium contain 131rental residences. 42 Seniors’ independent living condominiums willoccupy the upper floors of the tower.Total floor area ... READ MORE

Molson Coors Fraser Valley Brewery

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The Fraser Valley facility is spread across an area of 500,000ft² andincludes warehousing, processing, offices, packaging and stafffacilities, and replaces the older Burrard street brewery in Vancouver.The new facility has 50 brewery tanks and other related equipment. Thelargest tanks are 60ft-tall and measure 19ft in diameter. It has thec... READ MORE

Vancouver House 1461 Granville St

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 This building is one of four unique buildings located on the overallVancouver House project site. Podium 1 is a is a mix of commercial andrental residential, Tower 2 is an all market residential building,Buildings 3 and 4 are commercial buildings. The Vancouver House towerand overall development is a landmark development for both its unique... READ MORE

Vancouver House Tower 2

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Building 2The Vancouver House tower and overall development is a landmarkdevelopment in Vancouver owing to its unique design and location.Vancouver House Tower is a 52 storey 462,000 square foot residentialtower located next to the Granville street bridge in Vancouver, BC. Theproject consists of 375 condo units, and 106 rental residential... READ MORE

Vancouver House Podium 1423-1477 Continental street

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This project is one of four unique buildings located on the projectsite. Podium 1 is a is a mix of commercial and rental residential, Tower2 is an all market residential building, Buildings 3 and 4 arecommercial buildings.Podium 1 is a 9 storey building consisting of 128,000 sq ft of mixed-usedevelopment located next to the Granville stree... READ MORE

Vancouver House 1462 Granville St

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Vancouver House Building 4This building is one of four unique buildings located on the overallVancouver House project site. Podium 1 is a is a mix of commercial andrental residential, Tower 2 is an all market residential building,Buildings 3 and 4 are commercial buildings. The Vancouver House towerand overall development is a landmark deve... READ MORE