Rendering of 1157 Burrard St.

Lease opportunity: City arts and culture administrative hub at 1157 Burrard Street

What's happeningInterested in operating this cultural amenity space? Submit a request for proposal (RFP) in fall 2024

We will be seeking proposals from eligible Vancouver-based arts and cultural organizations interested in operating this cultural amenity facility. 

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The cultural amenity space is located on levels 2 and 3 of a 47 storey mixed-use building at 1157 Burrard Street. 

The intended use and goals for the space is to:

  • Be a dedicated space for local non-profit arts and culture administrative use 
  • Provide affordable and accessible cultural space on a cost-recovery basis that balances sustainability and affordability 
  • Support and amplify the artistic practices and voices of artists from Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, Indigenous communities, and equity-deserving communities

Key features

  • Approximately 14,000 square feet of space over levels 2 and 3 
  • Facilities for non-profit arts and culture administration including:
    • Office and administration space 
    • Meeting rooms
    • Multipurpose room (approximately 1300 square feet on level 3) that can be used for hosting occasional events

The space will be finished and equipped (excluding furniture and other specialized equipment).