Posts tagged with Vancouver

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

In Part 1 of our interview series with Canadian Unicorns about the future of work, Matt Carlson sat down with Clio’s Kimberly Whyman to discuss the company’s remote work transition and the exciting new vision for their team.  Like most companies, Clio’s workplace has been dramatically transformed by the pandemic. Once a primarily on-site work […]

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 […]

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 […]

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