Music recording equipment at the Inspiration Lab McBride recording studio.

Lease opportunity: City music production space at 1616 West 7th Ave

Solterra building at 1616 West 7th AvenueThe intended use for the space is:

  • To provide affordable and accessible spaces on a cost-recovery basis that balances sustainability and affordability
  • For local musicians, music groups, and non-profit organizations to create, rehearse, record, and occasionally perform their music

The space will be finished and equipped (excluding furniture and AV equipment) for non-profit music production. We will have available an allowance for equipment, fixtures, and basic fitting out of the space.

What's happeningRequest for proposals process is anticipated to open in early 2024

We will be seeking proposals from eligible Vancouver-based arts and cultural non-profits interested in a long-term lease, at a nominal rent, to operate approximately 6,000 square foot cultural amenity space located at 1616 West 7th Avenue.

This amenity will be the first City-owned purpose-built music production space.

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

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