Posts tagged with Mount Pleasant

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 […]

W45 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 W45, 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 […]

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 […]

Hootsuite’s Return to Work in Vancouver

Māk Interiors gave Tech Office a behind-the-scenes look into the recently improved Hootsuite Vancouver HQ, with some key insights on their return to work strategy. Partner Post: written by Amber Kingsnorth of Māk Interiors For a team like Hootsuite with employees in offices around the world, the pandemic offered a chance to rethink their workspace. […]

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 […]

Progress at Main Alley – M2 at 114 East 4th Avenue

Tech Office recently visited Westbank’s “M2” building of the Main Alley tech campus at 114 East 4th Avenue and Quebec Street.  Construction of the 8-storey mixed use building is progressing well and nearing completion. Main Alley Campus The M2 building represents the second instalment at Main Alley, a new creative economy campus that spans an […]

Canadian Unicorns and the Future of Work: an Interview with Dapper Labs

Part 3 of our interview series with Canadian unicorns about the future of work, Peter Muench sits down with Dapper Labs’ Sam Gharegozlou to hear how the groundbreaking tech company is preparing its workplace for a post-pandemic future.  There are few Canadian startups that are as intriguing as Dapper Labs. Having carved itself a leadership […]

161 East 4th Avenue – The Workshop

The Workshop by boutique developer Mondivan Group has been reported as almost fully leased with their recent finalization of negotiations with a large local company. Mondivan Group, in partnership with Perkins + Will architect, is nearing completion of the ~56,500 square foot office and light industrial building. The project, referred to as “The Workshop”, is […]

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 […]

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