Looks like there may be another chunk of land that will give developers that claim they love: the last waterfront development available in Vancouver.
The 40 year old aquatic centre is up for grabs, but the city does want a new one built – they’re looking for bids and ideas for a big chunk of land downtown:
News of the potential arrangement — still a long way from reality — caught many off guard Wednesday, even though it’s contained in a city information package that has been available to potential buyers since May 12.
The city has invited offers on 12 parcels of land contained within the Granville Bridge’s northeast off-ramp and loop, which will be decommissioned and removed.
The land has a total assessed value of $36.14 million and bids from potential buyers are being accepted until Aug. 15.
The city’s “invitation for innovative offers” on the site notes it wants a “renewed” Vancouver Aquatic Centre on the property, to be built by a developer and transferred back to the city for a nominal fee of $10.
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