Posts tagged with Downtown

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 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 […]

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 […]

Development Update at 950 Granville Street, Vancouver

Tech Office recently visited Bonnis Properties’ development at 950 Granville (consolidated as 950, 958 and 968 Granville St.)  Demolition of the site is underway to begin the construction of the first phase’s four-storey concept. As reported by Urbanized earlier this year, a six storey concept of the building (if approved) could have a density of […]

How Blackbird Interactive Leveled Up their Office Culture

From Cayley Van Hemmen at Turner Construction: Blackbird Interactive (BBI) is a growing independent Vancouver studio that consistently ships acclaimed console, computer and mobile games. Turner Construction partnered with BBI to create their newest space, Studio 3 at 565 Great Northern Way in Vancouver’s False Creek Flats Neighbourhood. With a creative and high-performing team, BBI […]

New Lease and Construction Update at The Stack by Oxford Properties

Oxford’s newest development at 1133 Melville Street in Vancouver will continue their legacy of building world class buildings, with market-leading amenities. Construction at 1133 Melville Street – the soon to be tallest office building in the city of Vancouver – is moving along swiftly; the project is expected to ‘top-off’ in late 2021 with tenants […]

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 […]

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