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Mapping Downtown Vancouver's Office Tower Boom

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It's no secret that Vancouver's downtown office market has reached some record breaking numbers for new construction over the last few years. With nearly ten projects under construction and new office towers being proposed daily, we can understand it might be hard to keep track of them all. We've mapped the major projects happening right now or that have recently been completed.

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1. Telus Garden

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510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
BC V6B 2A3, Canada

Westbank and Telus teamed up to develop the biggest project downtown Vancouver has seen in awhile. Taking up over an entire city block, Telus Garden will have a 465,000 sf office tower with retail at grade (Yyoga has leased space here, yoga lovers). In addition, there will be a 53-storey residential tower. They are aiming for a Q2 2015 completion date.

2. MNP Tower

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1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
BC V6C 0C4, Canada

Oxford Properties MNP Tower is currently in construction right now and will have over 275,000 sf of office space spreading out over 35-storeys located in the financial district. Meyers Norris Penny got naming rights after pre-leasing 72,000 sf. A few other big lease deals have also been completed. Oxford is hoping for a Q4 2014 completion date.

3. 725 Granville Street

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725 Granville Street, Vancouver
BC V6Z 1A1, Canada

One of the most high profile sites is the redevelopment of the former Sears building located at 725 Granville Street by Cadillac Fairview. Nordstrom is opening their first Canadian store and taking over 230,000 sf with the remaining 300,000 sf being converted into AAA class office space. Scheduled completion is Q4 2014.

4. 745 Thurlow

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745 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
BC V6E 3V5, Canada

Construction of 745 Thurlow Street has been in full swing for awhile. Developed by Bentall Kennedy, the tower will have 365,000 sf of office space which is 80% pre-leased. Scheduled completion is Q4 2014.

5. The Exchange

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475 Howe Street, Vancouver
BC V6C 2B3, Canada

Credit Suisse AG's office tower will incorporate Vancouver's Old Stock Exchange at ground level. The tower will consist of 369,000 square feet spread out over 31-storeys and will be Vancouver's first LEED Platinum building. Scheduled completion is Q4 2016.

6. Arena Towers

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800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
BC V6B, Canada

Aquilini is developing three towers in the arena district. The developer is planning to lease 90,000 sf in the west tower leaving the east tower with 110,000 sf of commercial space. There will also be a south tower which is rumored to be all rental apartments. The west tower has a Q3 2014 completion date. The remaining two towers will be completed in 2016.

7. 564 Beatty

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564 Beatty Street, Vancouver
BC V6B 1S5, Canada

Developed by Reliance Properties, the tower includes a five-storey, 22,000 sf addition atop an existing six-storey 34,000 heritage building. Two tenants have each pre-leased two floors.

8. Mason Robson Centre

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720 Robson Street, Vancouver
BC V6Z 1A1, Canada

Another recently completed project at one of downtown's busiest intersections at Granville and Robson Street. The building has added 20,000 sf of office space to the market and an additional 13,000 sf of retail space, which Old Navy has leased.

9. 980 Howe Street

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980 Howe Street, Vancouver
BC V6Z 2S9, Canada

Manulife is developing this 16-storey office tower at 980 Howe Street which is scheduled for completion Q2 2015. The tower will have 250,000 sf of office space with retail on the ground level. BGC Engineering has pre-leased 65,000 sf over four floors.

1. Telus Garden

510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2A3, Canada

Westbank and Telus teamed up to develop the biggest project downtown Vancouver has seen in awhile. Taking up over an entire city block, Telus Garden will have a 465,000 sf office tower with retail at grade (Yyoga has leased space here, yoga lovers). In addition, there will be a 53-storey residential tower. They are aiming for a Q2 2015 completion date.

510 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
BC V6B 2A3, Canada

2. MNP Tower

1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C4, Canada

Oxford Properties MNP Tower is currently in construction right now and will have over 275,000 sf of office space spreading out over 35-storeys located in the financial district. Meyers Norris Penny got naming rights after pre-leasing 72,000 sf. A few other big lease deals have also been completed. Oxford is hoping for a Q4 2014 completion date.

1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
BC V6C 0C4, Canada

3. 725 Granville Street

725 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1A1, Canada

One of the most high profile sites is the redevelopment of the former Sears building located at 725 Granville Street by Cadillac Fairview. Nordstrom is opening their first Canadian store and taking over 230,000 sf with the remaining 300,000 sf being converted into AAA class office space. Scheduled completion is Q4 2014.

725 Granville Street, Vancouver
BC V6Z 1A1, Canada

4. 745 Thurlow

745 Thurlow Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 3V5, Canada

Construction of 745 Thurlow Street has been in full swing for awhile. Developed by Bentall Kennedy, the tower will have 365,000 sf of office space which is 80% pre-leased. Scheduled completion is Q4 2014.

745 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
BC V6E 3V5, Canada

5. The Exchange

475 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 2B3, Canada

Credit Suisse AG's office tower will incorporate Vancouver's Old Stock Exchange at ground level. The tower will consist of 369,000 square feet spread out over 31-storeys and will be Vancouver's first LEED Platinum building. Scheduled completion is Q4 2016.

475 Howe Street, Vancouver
BC V6C 2B3, Canada

6. Arena Towers

800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver, BC V6B, Canada

Aquilini is developing three towers in the arena district. The developer is planning to lease 90,000 sf in the west tower leaving the east tower with 110,000 sf of commercial space. There will also be a south tower which is rumored to be all rental apartments. The west tower has a Q3 2014 completion date. The remaining two towers will be completed in 2016.

800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
BC V6B, Canada

7. 564 Beatty

564 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1S5, Canada

Developed by Reliance Properties, the tower includes a five-storey, 22,000 sf addition atop an existing six-storey 34,000 heritage building. Two tenants have each pre-leased two floors.

564 Beatty Street, Vancouver
BC V6B 1S5, Canada

8. Mason Robson Centre

720 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1A1, Canada

Another recently completed project at one of downtown's busiest intersections at Granville and Robson Street. The building has added 20,000 sf of office space to the market and an additional 13,000 sf of retail space, which Old Navy has leased.

720 Robson Street, Vancouver
BC V6Z 1A1, Canada

9. 980 Howe Street

980 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2S9, Canada

Manulife is developing this 16-storey office tower at 980 Howe Street which is scheduled for completion Q2 2015. The tower will have 250,000 sf of office space with retail on the ground level. BGC Engineering has pre-leased 65,000 sf over four floors.

980 Howe Street, Vancouver
BC V6Z 2S9, Canada