The City of Vancouver logo (left) and Josh White (right).

Josh White On Becoming Vancouver's New GM Of Planning

The former Director of City & Regional Planning for the City of Calgary joined the City of Vancouver on May 1, 2024.

Development Projects

Nicola Wealth Proposing Twin Rental Towers On Main Street In Mount Pleasant

​The subject site of Nicola Wealth Real Estate's proposal, 2111 Main Street, was formerly occupied by the City Centre Motor Hotel.


Court Allows Trump Hotel Vancouver Owner To Sue Ex-Bankruptcy Trustee

The former operator of the Trump Hotel Vancouver, TA Hotel Management Limited Partnership, assigned itself into bankruptcy in August 2020, with Grant Thornton as the trustee.


STACKT Market Signs Historic Lease And Announces Nationwide Expansion

STACKT has served as a launchpad for many small businesses and new brands who have popped up in their prime downtown real estate over the years – including Endy, Sonos, Makeway, Inkbox, and Monos.

Development Projects

Broadway-Commercial Safeway Tower Heights Increased By Westbank, Crombie REIT

​The heights, density, and unit counts for Westbank and Crombie REIT's Broadway-Commercial Safeway project have all been increased.


Fourth Project From Align Properties Falls Into Foreclosure In Vancouver

​Align Properties was planning two six-storey rental buildings for 5589-5661 Baillie Street in Vancouver, a block away from W 41st Avenue.


Half-Completed Modus Project In Vancouver Placed Under Receivership

The Modus project in Vancouver by Centred Developments is approximately 43% complete, but has faced cost overruns and insolvency.

Development Projects

Controversial Chinatown Project Heads For The Finish Line, With Help From Legendary Architect

It will be another few years until buyers take occupancy at 105 Keefer, in the heart of Vancouver's Chinatown, making it a 13 or 14-year undertaking from the time of its initial proposal – one of the city’s longest-ever timelines for a condo development to come to fruition.

Development Projects

Reliance Properties Proposing 21-Storey Rental Tower For Broadway Parking Lot

​The subject site of Reliance Properties' proposal is 1540 W 10th Avenue, a block away from the W Broadway and Granville Street intersection.

Development Projects

Signs Of Life? Rezoning Approved For Decades-Vacant Site On Clark Drive

At the southeast corner of 12th and Clark, a developer has figured out a way to build on a lot that’s been vacant for at least 30 years – long enough that many people can’t remember what once stood there.


City Of Vancouver On Pace To Miss Provincial Housing Supply Target

​As part of the Housing Supply Act, Vancouver received a supply target of 5,202 for the first year. Halfway through the year, Vancouver is well short.


The Sophia Rental Project In Vancouver To Be Sold In Foreclosure Proceedings

The Sophia was a 9-storey rental building that was set for 304 E 1st Avenue in Vancouver, near the future Great Northern Way–Emily Carr Station.


Deka Completes Purchase Of Vancouver Office Buildings From Oxford

Oxford Properties listed the two downtown Vancouver office buildings at 401 West Georgia and 402 Dunsmuir for sale last June.