At a Glance
- located at the corner of Barclay and Thurlow streets
- two iconic towers designed by Ole Scheeren
- 481 market strata residences
- 162 social housing units
- 5,894 sq ft City-owned childcare facility
- 4,520 sq ft of commercial retail units
- 5-minute walk to Nelson Park
- 15-minute walk to Coal Harbour
Designed by renowned German architect Ole Scheeren, Bosa Properties and Kingswood Properties are proposing to transform 1040-1080 Barclay Street with a mixed-use development that includes market and social housing, a City-owned childcare space, commercial retail units, a variety of amenity spaces, and a lushly landscaped central courtyard. Open terraces and sky gardens extend the greenery and landscape from the courtyard and connector levels, upwards into the towers, populating the residences with outdoor green spaces. Larger recesses in the tower massing accommodate duplex townhouses with their own “front yard” at higher elevations with views of the city.
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The stunning design of the twin towers takes its inspiration from the grain and scale of the horizontal villages and transforms it into a vertical village that articulates the experience of living in Vancouver’s unique balance of vibrant urban conditions surrounded by breathtaking nature. Situated in close proximity to the greenery of Nelson Park, the liveliness of Robson Street and Davie Village, and the bustle of the Central Business District, 1070 Barclay is an appealing location for downtown living.
Pricing for 1070 Barclay
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Floor Plans for 1070 Barclay
This development will offer a mixture of 481 market residential suites and 162 social housing units. The former will be split between the two towers, while the latter will be located in the lower levels of the east tower. The proposed housing mix consists of the following:
- 23 studios
- 69 x 1-bedroom
- 28 x 1-bedroom + den
- 72 x 2-bedroom
- 52 x 2-bedroom + den
- 26 x 3-bedroom
- 12 penthouses
- 17 studios
- 47 x 1-bedroom
- 23 x 1-bedroom
- 68 x 1-bedroom
- 23 x 1-bedroom
- 11 x 1-bedroom
- 10 penthouses
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Amenities at 1070 Barclay
A 5,894 sq ft daycare centre is located on level 5 of the east tower, along with 4,957 sq ft of dedicated outdoor play space on the connecting bridge deck. On the deck of the north bridge are market residential terraces for each tower that include amenities such as outdoor barbecue areas, dining spaces, and informal seating. A green space with a pathway connects these two areas, creating a more flexible shared space. The rooftop of the south bridge is dedicated to elements of urban agriculture and an informal children’s play area, taking advantage of the better access to sunlight and allowing residents to use the space as a family.
At ground level, there is 4,520 sq ft of commercial space located on the Thurlow Street that is divisible into several units and can include a cafe or deli. A fitness room, yoga room, and lounge is located off the lobby in each of the towers. Both market residential lobbies face Barclay Street on either side of a generously-planted courtyard that creates a green buffer space, allowing each tower to be contained in a park-like setting. The idea of the garden-scape is extended to the rest of the tower mass with the inclusion of planters that add a layer of green to the tower facades. These will be planted with a combination of low growing evergreen and deciduous plants to create low maintenance and visually attractive green pockets.
Parking and Storage
All parking spaces, secure bicycle stalls, and Class A loading bays are located within eight levels of underground parkade. This consists of 626 vehicle spaces – 480 market residential, 112 social residential, 24 visitor, 7 daycare, 3 retail – 810 Class A bicycle stalls, and 4 Class A loading bays. At grade are 12 Class B bicycle stalls and 2 Class B loading spaces
accessible from the lane at the back of the building.
Maintenance Fees at 1070 Barclay
Developer Team for 1070 Barclay
This development is a collaboration between Bosa Properties, Kingswood Properties, Büro Ole Scheeren, Francl Architecture, and PFS Studio.
Bosa Development is a wholly-integrated, privately-owned developer, contractor and asset manager, and one of British Columbia’s most respected privately-owned firms. Bosa has an impressive five-decade track record of providing efficient and expedient solutions for projects that present varied challenges. Bosa developments include City Gate, Eden and Oscar in Yaletown, as well as 819 Hamilton and Rosedale Gardens in Downtown Vancouver.
Kingswood Properties is the real estate development arm of The Kingswood Group, a Vancouver-based conglomerate that is active in a variety of businesses, including real estate investment and development, manufacturing, financing, and television. The Kingswood Group is a private group of corporations with its principal shareholders being the Segal family of Vancouver. Kingswood has a large portfolio of investment properties, ranging from office and retail to industrial.
Büro Ole Scheeren has been commissioned as the lead design consultant for 1070 Barclay. Büro-OS is an international architecture firm that practices architecture, urbanism, interior design, and research. They have a worldwide team of more than seventy international architects and designers. Ole Scheeren is a German-born architect and the principal of Büro-OS. His projects have won numerous awards, including World Building of the Year 2015.
Francl Architecture is the collaborating architect for 1070 Barclay. Over the past 25 years, Francl Architecture has established a strong track record of efficient and elegant projects that are attuned to the unique social and physical textures of the City of Vancouver. Led by principals Walter Francl and Stefan Aepli, most of the firm’s work is located within the City of Vancouver itself. This gives the firm an intimate knowledge of the evolution of the civic fabric and an awareness of its potentials.
Vancouver-based PFS Studio has been tasked with designing the site layout, landscaping, and public-realm schemes. They are well-known for large-scale urban planning, public realm, community design, natural lands strategies, parks, and public open space design work with a commitment to incorporating best practices for environmental, social, and economic sustainability.
Expected Completion for 1070 Barclay