Westland Insurance will occupy about half of the space within the new HUB 9850 office tower at the King George Hub mixed-use redevelopment, next to SkyTrain’s King George Station in Surrey.
According to a press release, the company announced today it is consolidating its three existing Surrey offices into a single office within the top seven storeys of the 15-storey, 160,000-sq-ft office tower, which is part of the second phase of the complex. Westland will employ about 400 office workers at this new location.
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Spaces Co-working will also be a major tenant of this office building, and there will be 100,000 sq. ft. of retail space within the office tower’s podium, including anchor retailer Save-On-Foods.
Construction on the second phase — the office and retail components, plus 40-storey and 29-storey residential towers with a combined total of 738 condominium homes — will reach completion in 2021.
King George Hub is developed by PCI Developments, and designed by local architectural firm Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership.
The redevelopment’s third phase, entailing 34-storey residential tower with 371 secured market rental homes, is concurrently under construction. When complete in 2022, it will complete the east side of the Coast Capital Savings public plaza.
The first phase, the 185,000-sq-ft, nine-storey office tower, now home to Coast Capital Savings’ headquarters, reached completion in 2015.
The final two phases, containing additional residential and retail space, are still in the design and planning process.
Upon full completion, King George Hub will have a total of 760,000 sq. ft. of office and retail space, and 1.2 million sq. ft. of residential space.