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New Approval Sought for Vancouver Cubed Apartment Tower

A local developer has submitted a new development application for a proposed Vancouver stack-cubed apartment tower.

If all goes according to plan, the proposed 18-storey structure will be built at 5 West Second Ave., in the cityโ€™s Olympic Village district. The property is currently an auto body shop.

Vancouver-based JTA Development Consultants submitted the latest application. A proposed new design, created by Vancouver-based Studio One Architecture, revamps an original version. The project received rezoning approval from the former city council in April 2022 but needs to be approved again due to the design changes.

The proposed new design retains the original stacked-cube concept, but the cubes are smaller and separated from each other, according to the development application.

One floor has also been removed, but the height is slightly higher.

The new development is slated to contain two separate indoor and outdoor amenity areas on the second floor and roof. The ground floor is designed for commercial use.

The West Second Avenue Area is being targeted for high-density industrial use under a new creative-industrial-use zoning bylaw.


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JTA Development ConsultantsMonte Stewart

About Monte Stewart

Monte Stewart serves as Content Director - Canada for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monte provides daily news coverage of major Canadian commercial real estate markets, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He has written about the real estate sector for various media outlets and Avison Young since the early 2000s. In addition, he has covered sports, general news and business for several leading wire services and publications, including The Canadian Press, The Associated Press, The Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Research Money, The Daily Oil Bulletin, Natural Gas World and The Toronto Star. Monte is active in his community as a youth basketball coach and raises funds for such charitable causes as Movember.

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