February 18, 2018

Developer responds to former Prime Minister’s law suit

The developers of a new residential highrise in downtown Vancouver have filed a response to legal action being taken by a former Prime Minister - who wants her money back. A day after it was revealed Kim Campbell is one of more than a dozen buyers suing the builders of the Hotel Georgia, they've denied any wrongdoing. Documents filed in … [Read more...]

Former Prime Minister suing Vancouver developer

A former prime minister is now one of more than a dozen buyers suing the developers of a high-end Vancouver highrise that was supposed to be ready for occupancy last year. Kim Campbell was one of the first to buy a condo at the new Hotel Georgia when plans were announced in 2007. She made a 368-thousand dollar deposit and was promised her … [Read more...]

Developer: Waldorf Hotel may not be torn down

It looks like Vancouver's Waldorf Hotel may not be demolished. The Solterra Group -- a condo developer -- has purchased the building. In a statment, CEP Gerry Nichele says his company has "an open mind about the future of this site" and is studying all the options. He says at this point, they have no intention of tearing down the hotel … [Read more...]

Developer withdraws application for North Vancouver project

A major project proposed for North Vancouver City has been nixed with the developers blaming a handful of city councillors. Onni Group says it's withdrawing its application to develop its project at Lonsdale and 13th because of, "the narrow minded attitudes of a handful of city councillors." Mayor Darrell Mussatto says four councillors won out and … [Read more...]

Motorola reveals Atrix HD Developer Edition, highlights unlockable bootloader

Digging the idea of picking up an Atrix HD, but bummed about that whole "locked bootloader" situation? Problem solved. Motorola has just introduced the Atrix HD Developer Edition, which offers up the exact same specifications as the original, but allows near infinite customizations thanks to an unlockable bootloader. For the laypeople in … [Read more...]

Southlands developer plans tower for heart of Surrey

The developer behind the controversial Southlands project in Delta has unveiled plans for a 50-storey tower in the heart of Surrey. Century Group's 3 Civic Plaza will include 330 residential units and 160 hotel suites. The development is part of the city's plan to build a vibrant downtown core in the neighbourhood formerly known as Whalley, now … [Read more...]

In spite of opposition, Council gets a Rize from developer

Vancouver Council's approved a 19-storey tower in Mount Pleasant. Many area residents told Council during six nights of public hearings that the building at the corner of Kingsway and Broadway was too tall, too massive and too harmful to the neighbourhood's historic roots. However, the 165-million-dollar project was seen by the City as, … [Read more...]

Developer responds to concerns over Mount Pleasant tower plan

The vice-president of development of a company trying to build a 19-storey building in Mount Pleasant is responding to residents' claims and concern. Chris Vollan with Rize Alliance says contrary to residents comments, the company is following the neighbourhood's community plan. "The plan is very clear on where towers are permitted, which is only … [Read more...]

DigiBC Special Event: Developer Opportunities with Mozilla Lab App Project

Currently set to launch in spring 2012, Mozilla’s App Marketplace will target 450M users and be accessible regardless of browser, OS or device. Mozilla invites developers and publishers who are considering and/or currently developing HTML5 apps to learn about opportunities with the Mozilla Labs App Project and Mozilla’s new App Marketplace. Come … [Read more...]

Windows 8 developer preview: when and where to download (update: right now, here!)

Got a brain full of Windows 8? Can't stop obsessing about it? Fret not -- as of 8PM PT this evening (just under eight hours from now), you'll be able to download a copy of the Windows Developer Preview to your 32- or 64-bit x86 machine (no activation required) from dev.windows.com. Sorry, ARM hopefuls! Per usual, we'd recommend doing so on a … [Read more...]