Tallest residential tower in Western Canada to begin construction in Burnaby

The 64-storey tower is set to begin construction now that the site near Gilmore SkyTrain station has been cleared

Construction on what will become Western Canada’s tallest residential tower is about to begin. 

The site of Onni Group’s future three-tower Gilmore Place development is now cleared, according to urbanYVR. The first phase of the development will be home to three towers, the largest measuring 64 storeys – taller than any other housing tower west of Ontario. 

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The remaining two towers are 43 and 51 storeys, totaling 1,550 units across all three buildings. A podium on the sixth floor will connect the three towers.

The IBI Group-designed development will include 500,000-square-feet of retail space and 1 million-square-feet of office area.

Future phases of the Gilmore Place project will see a total of ten towers surrounding Gilmore SkyTrain station. 

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