This is the future of development in Vancouver. No rezoning, no design issues, and fast approval of a development permit. And clearly there’s a market and business case for developing.
There are so many sites like this in Vancouver along Frequent Transit Network corridors. Broadway, 4th Avenue, Fraser, Cambie – all of these corridors have an incredible supply of sites that look like this:
Our conversation about a sustainable and resilient urban future should, above all, revolve around the infill potential of transportation corridors. It should also revolve around an urban form that is adaptable and flexible. Our end goal in redevelopment must not only be the potential to leverage funds for amenities, but the final product we are facilitating.
More examples of FTN corridor infill development: