21-Storey Rental Tower Proposed for Robson Street

GWL Realty Advisors have applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop a 99′ x 131′ site at 1500 Robson Street (at the Southwest corner of Robson and Nicola). The plan is  for a new 21 storey market rental tower.  The proposal includes the following:

  • 127 market rental apartment units;
  • 33 studios, 52 one-bedrooms, 42 two and three bedrooms;
  • 5,469 SF of retail on the ground floor;
  • a total density of 7.70 FSR;
  • a building height of 210 ft.;  and
  • 84 parking stalls four levels of underground parking accessed from the lane.

1500 Robson1500 Robson_1 1500 Robson_2The site was rezoned to the current C-5A zoning under the West End Community Plan, adopted in 2014. The application is “conditional” so it may be permitted; however, it requires the decision of the Development Permit Board.

The Development Permit Application can be viewed here: http://development.vancouver.ca/1500robson/index.htm

The architect for the project is IBI Group.