Supported by industry data, the State of Downtown 2022 report highlights how Downtown Vancouver fared over the past year, focusing on the economic recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Download the report here.
Research and writing by Sean Bailey, DVBIA Research and Data Analyst
Design by Sasha Mbabazi, DVBIA Graphic Design Coordinator
The report launch event was held in the Pacific Ballroom at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.
The launch event included opening remarks from DVBIA Board Chair Luca Citton, and a panel discussion with:
Jeff Guignard, Executive Director, Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE BC)
Andrew Petrozzi, Director Research, Western Canada Commercial, Altus Group
Paulina Cameron, CEO, Forum for Women Entrepreneurs
Moderator: Gavin Duffus, Economic Development Manager, DVBIA
Media coverage of the State of Downtown report:
Business in Vancouver : Vancouver tech sector driving downtown revival, says report
Daily Hive : Downtown Vancouver pedestrian traffic and transit ridership recovery lagging
Western Investor : Office workers returning to downtown Vancouver at higher rate
Global News : Downtown Vancouver foot traffic still far behind pre-pandemic levels: report
CTV News : Crime holding back downtown Vancouver from making full economic recovery: BIA
Curiocity: This new report paints a full picture of Downtown Vancouver & it’s better than you’d expect
Thank you to everyone who attended the event, it was wonderful to see you all in person again.
A special thank you to event sponsors: