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LaSalle College – Canada’s #1 Game Design School – Breaks Ground on their Future Campus in Vancouver

LaSalle College Vancouver hosted a groundbreaking ceremony last week for their new campus on Kaslo Street in Vancouver, steps from the Renfrew SkyTrain Station. As one of the leading art and design schools in Canada, LaSalle offers a variety of media arts, graphic design, culinary and film programs to their students. In 2021 they were […]

Salesforce bought Slack last week. What will happen to Slack’s global offices?

In late-2020 Salesforce made headlines by announcing they would acquire Slack for nearly $28 billion USD; last week they completed their acquisition. While the tech community awaits news about the integration of the businesses, the real estate community is eager to see what will happen with Slack’s global offices. An unintentional success story A homegrown […]

Workday Signs Anchor Lease in Vancouver at 601 West Hastings

The growth of US tech companies in Vancouver continues, with another California-based software company expanding in the downtown financial core. It was announced earlier this week that human capital management provider Workday will be expanding their Canadian presence, with an anchor lease for approximately 27,000 square feet at 601 West Hastings Street. 601 West Hastings […]

How is Big Tech is Handling Hybrid Work?

Earlier this week, the Washington Post covered how Big Tech will be reopening their offices. Interestingly, many of these companies offered products to support remote well before the pandemic – however “not all of these companies are sold on a remote future.” While every company’s return to work/office plan is a bit different, many are […]

Best Buy Moves from Burnaby to new HQ in at 425 West 6th in Mt. Pleasant

Best Buy Canada announced that they will move their Vancouver HQ from their current location in South Burnaby, to a new office tower being developed by Cressey on the northwest corner of Yukon and West 6th Avenue. The development is located one block east of Cambie Street and only a few minutes walking distance to […]

AbCellera and Beedie Partner for Massive Office and Lab Development

Homegrown biotech company AbCellera announced plans to further expand their footprint in Mount Pleasant, in a partnership with Beedie Development. AbCellera currently occupies space at 2215 Yukon Street (their original HQ in Mount pleasant), along with location at 2131 Manitoba Street, built by Wesgroup, and the recently announced development at 150 West 4th Avenue that […]

The COVID Office: Peter Muench in Vancouver Magazine

Thought leader Peter Muench is quoted in Vancouver Magazine about whether COVID has killed the Vancouver office.

Techcouver: 10 of BC’s most exciting Startups in 2021

We are excited to partner with Techcouver, to sponsor this year’s list of the 10 Homegrown BC startups to watch in 2021.

Vancouver Ecommerce Startup Mobify Acquired by Salesforce

Homegrown Vancouver startup Mobify announced today that they’ve signed a definitive agreement with Salesforce, to add to their Salesforce Commerce Cloud.

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