New Development Coming: False Creek Flats

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399 E 1st Ave in Mount Pleasant

The False Creek Flats – this is the name for the parcel and land border Main St East to Glen Dr and Great Northern Way North to Terminal Ave.

It has been ripe for developers and the land is owned by a few different developers / parties, so it’s good to finally see some building happening on the land. The area has been subject to City of Vancouver reviews and idea panels as they were trying to create a unique new neighbourhood, focusing on the artists and art that has been  part of the area for some time now.

399 East 1st Ave will include:

ONNI Group has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop this site with 4 mixed-use buildings including the following:

  • 4 buildings all over a 5-level common underground parkade, accessed off of Thornton St, including:
    • two live-work buildings (13 and 15 storeys);
    • one hotel (15 storeys) and
    • one office building (7 storeys),
    • all with retail at grade;
  • One storage warehouse on level P5;
  • Total floor area of approximately 45,600 m2.

Here are some revised renderings of the project.


If you’d like to find out more information about the development or stay up to date on the approval process, visit the City Of Vancouver website here: HERE

False Creek Flats

The False Creek Flats is a major job center in Vancouver with a critical role in our local and regional economy’s future.

About 8,000 people work at over 600 diverse businesses in the Flats, an area of over 450 acres that’s less than one kilometer to downtown and the port.

Many of our city’s residential neighborhoods, as well as downtown retail and service industry, rely on many of these businesses for waste management, digital media, clean technology, transportation, food services, and more.