Is Olympic Village the Hottest New Neighbourhood in Vancouver?

Tap & Barrel in Olympic Village. Photo credit: Canadian Veggie | Flickr

It’s been more than two years since I first wrote about the Village on False Creek – the brand new neighbourhood created from the 2010 Olympic Village.  And for much of that time, the much-hyped Village was pretty much a ghost town.

After the athletes moved out, few new tenants moved into all those gleaming new condo towers.  The original site developer went into receivership.  The thriving community promised in all of the real estate brochures never materialized.

But you just knew it was a matter of time.  How could a waterfront community situated a stone’s throw from downtown Vancouver not take off?

Well, I think it’s now safe to say that the Village on False Creek has officially turned a corner.  It could just be the hottest new neighbourhood in the city.   Here’s why.  Continue reading:
Is Olympic Village the Hottest New Neighbourhood in Vancouver?

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