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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 […]

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 […]

PagerDuty at 905 King Street West, Toronto

SGH Design Partners gives Tech Office a behind the scenes look into the PagerDuty Toronto HQ. Founded in Toronto and a leader in digital operations management platforms for business, PagerDuty was looking to move into a larger space with opportunities for growth.   Through its SaaS-based platform, PagerDuty empowers DevOps, developers, IT operations and business leaders […]

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 […]

Canadian Unicorns and the Future of Work: an Interview with Ada

Part 2 of our interview series with Canadian Unicorns about the future of work: Matt Carlson catches up with Ada’s Chelsea MacDonald to see how the busy tech enterprise is charting its course for a post-pandemic workplace. Canadian chat bot company Ada is no stranger to innovation. Pioneers in the AI space, Ada helps companies […]

Vancouver Centre II – The New City Centre

Great West Life Realty advisors (GWLRA) and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan’s (HOOPP) design of VCII caters to tenant needs along with COVID-19 considerations. Construction is well advanced at Vancouver Centre II (VCII) located at 733 Seymour Street. Developed in partnership with GWLRA and HOOPP, VCII is more than 50% leased to companies that include […]

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 […]

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 […]

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