Mount Pleasant's new tallest building approved

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After 7 years of running the guantlet of negotiations with the City and (often heated) local community, developer Rize Alliance's newest offering "The Independent" has finally been given re-zoning approved by City of Vancouver. The new development at 285 East 10th Ave ( is expected to include 250+ homes over 5 buildings. Features: 320 bike stalls, workshop, dog "spa" station, a fitness facility and a 23,000sf indoor/outdoor "backyard".


Groundbreaking set for 2015. Est completion - Fall 2017. Contact Kyle (778.847.3325; for more information and to be put on a buyers list for pre-sale opportunities at The Independent.


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There's been lots of talk the past few years about how/what/where Edgewater Casino's operations in downtown Vancouver were going to expand. Here's what's been approved: Ext cost of $535M; 675,000sf complex; 72,000sf gambling floor; two hotels with 550 guest rooms; est. late 2016 opening. Read more here: Casino



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