Charles Gauthier, DVBIA president and CEO, shares lessons learned in the downtown when new homeless shelters were opened. Read his op/ed, Opinion: Homeless shelter residents are 'neighbours, not strangers'.
This roundtable discussion, which will include presentations and a moderated Q&A session, will dive deep into the complex issue of housing affordability.
The most recent
Downtown Vancouver BIA print newsletter highlights community safety
and placemaking initiatives, as well as exciting upcoming events.
Santa Claus Parade has been one of BC’s most cherished holiday
traditions for more than 13 years, drawing more than 300,000
spectators to downtown Vancouver.
Downtown Vancouver magazine is now available, so you can start
planning your holiday entertainment and shopping today.
Fresh off of winning an international public space award, Alley Oop, Vancouver’s first #MoreAwesomeNow re-imagined laneway, is garnering attention across Canada and around the world.
Located in the heart of Vancouver’s cosmopolitan 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 benefits.
Weekly guide to downtown events, concerts and dining.
Current traffic concerns in Downtown Vancouver.
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.
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'
You re-imagined, we listened. Read the full report.
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.
325-1130 West Pender Street
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