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Cigarette Butts Campaign

The DVBIA collected 52lbs of cigarette butts in only one month to show the impact that micro-waste makes on downtown cleanliness. When the Downtown Clean Team collects cigarette butts, they usually dispose of them using Terracycle,…

Healthy Eating Downtown

Tractor is known for its quick-serve, deliciously healthy food. With three stores already downtown and a fourth on its way, Tractor is undoubtedly making its mark within the downtown core. Anyone who has walked by…

Autumnal Equinox Flower Wall

We said goodbye to summer and welcomed fall, with a beautiful and colour flower wall. What better way is there to say adieu to summer and welcome the beginning of fall than taking selfies with…

It’s Time to Upcycle

Upcycling is becoming more and more popular. It has many benefits both the environment, and your wallet. Upcycling is becoming more and more popular because of its benefits for the environment and your wallet. Although…

Lumiere is back!

Four different sites, over three spectacular nights We’re excited to announce the return of Lumiere! November 1-3, 2019, Lumiere will be lighting up four different locations, including the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza (šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ…

Granville Spotlight – Time Frame Gallery

This month we check in with Christie Scott from Time Frame Gallery following their recent move from Robson Street to Granville Street. How long has Time Frame Gallery been in business? Time Frame Gallery had…

800 ROBSON PLAZA UPGRADES

Construction is now underway to transform 800 Robson Street into a permanent, public plaza. These upgrades will lead to a more vibrant, year-round, public space in the downtown core. The final plaza design was informed…

Summer Movie Nights 2019

That’s a wrap for Summer Movie Nights 2019! We’ve had an incredible eight nights on the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza, and we’re already excited for Summer Movie Nights 2020! We had eight incredible nights…

Canvas Corridor

The DVBIA is proud to launch the latest laneway transformation project in Eihu Lane.

Granville Spotlight – The Mexican

Authentic Mexican food and delicious margaritas keep us coming back to this Granville hot spot! How many years has The Mexican been open on Granville Street? We had been 8 and a half years  on…

Granville Bridge Connector

The City is developing conceptual plans for the Granville Bridge Connector, an improved walking, rolling, and cycling path across Granville Bridge.

Call for survey participants: Permitting delays in City of Vancouver

The DVBIA has partnered with LOCO BC, BOMA BC, and the Vancouver’s BIA Partnership to identify the economic burden of the City of Vancouver’s permit and licensing process on businesses in the city.