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Rental building proposed for corner of Kingsway and Clark in Vancouver

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Kenneth Chan Apr 25, 2018 1:46 pm 1,181

A modestly sized residential building has been proposed for the northeast corner of the intersection of Kingsway and Clark Drive in East Vancouver.

Aquilini Development has submitted a rezoning application to turn the site at 1303 Kingsway and 3728 Clark Drive, currently occupied by a single-storey commercial buildings, including a liquor store. It is located one block west of the King Edward Village complex.

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The proposed development site at 1303 Kingsway and 3728 Clark Drive, Vancouver. (GBL Architects / Aquilini Development)

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The proposed development site at 1303 Kingsway and 3728 Clark Drive, Vancouver. (GBL Architects / Aquilini Development)

The proposal by GBL Architects calls for a seven-storey, 75-ft-tall building with 53 secured market rental units and three ground-floor retail spaces totalling about 8,000 sq. ft.

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Artistic rendering of the new rental building at 1303 Kingsway & 3728 Clark Drive, Vancouver. (GBL Architects / Aquilini Development)

Altogether, the project will have 54,000 sq. ft. of floor area on the 14,300 sq. ft. site, giving the building a floor space ratio (FSR) of 3.77 times the size of its lot.

There are 43 parking spaces located within underground levels.

Two blocks east, the site of the now-closed Rona store is set for a sizeable redevelopment with a condominium tower, townhouses, and retail.

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Artistic rendering of the new rental building at 1303 Kingsway & 3728 Clark Drive, Vancouver. (GBL Architects / Aquilini Development)

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Kenneth Chan
National Features Editor at Daily Hive, the evolution of Vancity Buzz. He covers local architecture, urban issues, politics, business, retail, economic development, transportation and infrastructure, and the travel industry. Kenneth is also a Co-Founder of New Year's Eve Vancouver. Connect with him at kenneth[at]dailyhive.com

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