Apple – The largest company in the world will be leasing 60,000 SF of office space at the office tower still under construction at 400 West Georgia. It will count Deloitte’s new headquarters and Amsterdam-based company, Spaces, amongst its neighbours and will be right across from the future Amazon office at the Canada Post redevelopment. Scheduled to complete in 2020, the 400 West Georgia tower will stand 301 feet tall at 24 storeys and features a unique design that is inspired by Japanese cube lamps.

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400 West Georgia tower development (Source: Daily Hive)

Oakridge Centre – The re imagined Oakridge Shopping Centre will have at its hub, a world-class food hall called the Kitchen. Spanning 100,000 SF over 2 levels, its seating capacity is over 3,400 people (three and a half times larger than the Metropolis at Metrotown’s food court) and will house up to 20 kiosks operated by changing global culinary talents. The mezzanine is also going to have a brew pub with an outdoor patio and opens into a 9-acre rooftop public park. Inspired by the great traditional food halls of Europe and the contemporary ones in Asia, this food hall will include food from international chefs, giant skylights and wooden ceiling beams.

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The Kitchen at the Oakridge Centre (Source: Daily Hive)

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The brew pub at Oakridge Centre (Source: Daily Hive)

Cascades Casino – After recently gaining approval from the BCLC, it has been announced that 2019 will see the construction of The Cascades Casino Delta, a new gambling and entertainment facility. The casino will boast a floor area of 61,000 SF and an attached 5-storey hotel building. The Match Eatery & Public House, The Buffet and Atlas Steak + Fish eateries are also planned within the complex. Costing an estimated $70 million dollars to construct, this casino is expected to open to the public in mid-2020.

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Cascades Casino construction (Source: Daily Hive)

Coquitlam Centre – Highly preliminary conceptual plans of what a redevelopment of Coquitlam Centre could look like has been recently unveiled by Morguard Investments. Early principles for the redevelopment’s master plan includes a transit-oriented, multi-modal development with a new street grid complete with pedestrian walkways, bike infrastructure and traffic calming strategies. Current renderings are extremely preliminary and subject to change; however, they indicate high-quality architecture, tall towers and a retainment of a portion of the current indoor shopping mall. We’ll be sure to bring you more news as and when we get it!

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Conceptual plans of Coquitlam Centre (Source: Daily Hive)

Brentwood Mall transformation – Work continues apace at Brentwood Mall with the expected completion date of the first phase in 2019 looming closer! We’ve covered this development from the beginning – this massive project will transform the current centre into a mixed-use development replete with retail space, office space and high-rise residential towers. This project is so enormous that it is being built in four phases over the next two decades.

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Brentwood Mall (Source: Rennie.com)

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