Rendering of 123 E 6 Ave

Lease opportunity: City arts production hub at 123 E 6th Ave

What you need to know

Request for proposals process is anticipated to open in spring 2023

We will be seeking proposals from eligible Vancouver-based arts and cultural non-profits interested in operating an approximately 10,000-square-foot cultural amenity facility located at 123 E 6th Ave. 

 Full request for proposals (RFP) submission details and key dates will be posted once they are available. 

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The arts production hub is located in a 2-storey rehabilitated and relocated heritage building at 123 E 6th Ave. It is part of a larger development, including an adjacent 12-storey office building, and will be delivered to the City through a long-term lease agreement. In turn, the space will be sub-leased to a non-profit arts operator.

The intended use for the space is:

  • To provide affordable and accessible spaces on a cost-recovery basis that balances sustainability and affordability
  • For local non-profit arts and culture production including: 
    • Production and rehearsal (including but not limited to theatre, dance, or music rehearsal)
    • Indigenous arts
    • Film, media arts and video production
    • Electronic or amplified music and sound production
    • Office administration
    • Occasional presentation and event uses
    • Ancillary uses

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