Olympic Village. Apparently after all the setbacks and politics, Olympic Village condos are apparently selling.
Casino. PavCo has responded to the public outcry about the proposed expansion to the Edgewater Casino, stating that we need the new casino in order to pay for BC Place’s new roof, something that wasn’t previously disclosed to the public. That is, assuming that the casino pulls in the revenues they are expecting to. Whether or not they would materialize remains to be seen. Some say that the numbers just don’t add up.
The Vancouver City Planning Commission is asking council to delay their decision about the casino expansion until there is more public consultation.
The endless cycle of debate about the Hornby bike lane resumes.
Chinatown towers. Some Chinatown residents are concerned about the proposed lifting of height restrictions in their neighbourhood. They feel that changes in height would affect the character of the neighbourhood and lead to an increase in rents and housing prices.
Where tourists go. Eric Fisher shows in a heat map the geographic distribution of tourists and residents in Vancouver.
Image: Tyleringram, via flickr.