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The Bay Building at 674 Granville Reimagined

HBC releases preview of plans to add 1 million square feet of office space to downtown Vancouver, targeting major tech sector tenants. Streetworks Development, the property development division of HBC, has released initial plans to redevelop The Bay store building in downtown Vancouver at 674 Granville St.  Information available to date regarding the redevelopment has […]

First Movers Toronto – 7 Notable Office Leases in Q4 2021

In the final installment of our 2021 quarterly updates on notable office leasing activity in Toronto, we’ve highlighted First Movers over the past quarter – companies who made a commitment to move, sublease, expand their footprint or renew their leases. Q4 2021 was a busy quarter in the greater Toronto area with leasing activity (absorption) […]

First Movers Vancouver – 10 Notable Office Leases in Q4 2021

Q4 2021 was a busy quarter in Metro Vancouver with leasing activity (absorption) of approximately 400,000 square feet downtown and 280,000 square feet in the suburbs – an increase since Q3 2021. With this increase in activity, the office market saw its first decline in vacancy since the beginning of the pandemic. Vancouver continues to […]

Meta Inks Lease Deal for ~589,000 square feet in Austin’s Tallest Tower

Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. confirms that they will be taking ~589,000 square feet of new office space in downtown Austin, Texas.  This accounts for the entire commercial component of a mixed use 66-storey tower.  Once complete, the tower known as Sixth and Guadalupe will be the tallest tower in the City. Meta currently has […]

45 West 7th by Rendition: A modern take on post-modernism in Mount Pleasant

Rendition Developments recently submitted their development application to the City of Vancouver for a new office and light-industrial development, located at 37-45 West 7th Avenue in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. The future 4-storey, mixed-use building will replace a dated commercial building. The project, designed by FRANCL, is inspired by mid-century modern architecture. The development application […]

Vancouver City Council Approves AbCellera’s Mount Pleasant Campus

On December 20, 2021 Vancouver City Council unanimously approved rezoning applications from developers Beedie and Dayhu, for AbCellera’s new biotech research campus at 110 West 4th Avenue and 150 West 4th Avenue. Both buildings will host AbCellera Biologics in supporting the company’s rapid growth. City staff provided AbCellera a rare, expedited path of combining the […]

Burrard Exchange at 1025 Dunsmuir Street

Hudson Pacific Properties recently submitted their development application to the City of Vancouver for Burrard Exchange at 1025 Dunsmuir Street.  The future 16-storey, mass timber office building will be the fifth tower located on the Bentall Centre complex. Bentall Centre is currently comprised of four office towers, all completed from the late 1960s to early […]

Sooner or Later, What’s Old is New Again – Innovative Real Estate Development Projects in Vancouver

Unique Office Redevelopment Projects and Urban Infill Sites are Increasingly Common In March 2021, Vancouver’s Director of Planning approved Uptown Property Group’s application for ~157,000 sq.ft. of new office space at 619-625 West Hastings Street. What makes this project particularly unique is that the new tower will be attached to the east façade of the […]

First Movers Toronto – 8 Notable Office Leases in Q3 2021

In the first installment of our quarterly update on notable office leasing activity in Toronto, we’ve highlighted the First Movers over the past quarter – companies who made a commitment to move, sublease, expand their footprint or renew their leases. The downtown Toronto and GTA office markets remain relatively soft due to the effects of […]

First Movers Q3 2021 – 10 notable office leases in Vancouver

In the first installment of our quarterly update on notable office leasing activity in Vancouver, we’ve highlighted the First Movers over the past quarter – companies who made a commitment to move, expand their footprint or renew their leases. Q3 2021 was a busy quarter in Vancouver for leasing activity. Most large commercial real estate […]

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