• Notice
    NORTH PLAZA REPAIRS

    Repairs of the leaking membrane that separates the surface of the north plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Gallery’s collection below have begun. This phase of repairs will be completed by Fall 2015.

  • Issue
    WATER RESTRICTIONS

    As temperatures soar and water levels fall, new water restrictions for both residential and commercial properties are in effect. No power washing allowed, for example.

  • Event
    NEIGHBOURHOOD CLEAN UP

    The residents of 1335 Howe St., the former Quality Inn, are saying ‘hi and thanks’ to their new neighbours by hosting a community clean up event on July 8 – and you’re invited.


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    RE-IMAGINE DOWNTOWN IN 2040

    The DVBIA is embarking on an unprecedented ‘re-imaging’ process to dream about what our downtown could – and should be – in the coming 25 years? What do you imagine?

  • Issue
    DOWNTOWN SUFFERS WITH ‘NO’ VOTE
    As the economic engine of the region that relies on access by all modes of transportation, downtown Vancouver will be negatively impacted by the ‘No’ results of the Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite.
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    Free Electronics Recycling
    The City of Vancouver is  hosting a FREE Electronics and Small Appliance drop off event in the West End on July 11.
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    DOWNTOWN DINING AT ITS BEST

    Why is downtown Vancouver a world-class destination for dinner? In a word: variety. With a seemingly endless range of cuisines, countries, styles, and price points, you’re spoiled for choice in our neck of the woods.

  • Event
    Indian Summer Festival
    The DVBIA welcomes Indian Summer Festival to Downtown Vancouver from July 9-18th.
  • Event
    The Granville Social

    The Granville Social by VIVA Vancouver. Come down to Granville Street on July 18th and 19th to take part in the inaugural Granville Social. A street festival reaching from one end of the downtown to the other!

  • Event
    Sunday Afternoon Salsa

    Sunday Afternoon Salsa returns to Robson Square for its 10th year in a row. Dance away your Sunday afternoons, all summer long.

  • Notice
    SUMMER PERCHES AWAIT

    Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Why not make your next meeting or lunch date outdoors at one of 5 (so far) Perches. Translation: Perches are pocket parks with tables & chairs.

WELCOME TO DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER

Located in the heart of Vancouver’s cosmopolitian business district, the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA) serves a 90-block area (view our boundaries) that consists of 8000 businesses, property owners and tenants - and attracts thousands of employees, tourists and shoppers every day.


Activate your FREE membership to enjoy DVBIA benifits.

Weekly guide to downtown events, concerts and dining.


The Re-Imagine team is planning a summer full of interactive events.

Granville Street

GRANVILLE STREET

Granville Street is lively with restaurants, high-end retail, theatres and clubs. Home to timeless heritage buildings, such as the Hudson Bay Company and will soon be the home of the beautiful glass Nordstrom's building.

Alberni Street

ALBERNI STREET

Fast becoming a destination for high-end retailer and trendy restaurants, Alberni Street houses luxury designer brands such as Tiffany & Co., Hermes, De Beers, Shangri-La and Escada.

'For a day in the life of' @downtownambassadors

25th Annivesary

This year marks our 25th Anniversary in Downtown Vancouver

Downtown Ambassadors

Eats and Treats

Eats & Treats

Find a Lease

Find a Lease

Hastings West

HASTINGS WEST

In a modern-day evolution, the historic commerce and banking area of Vancouver's West Hastings Street has become a centre for the most prestigious of Western Canadian Retailing.

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