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Bentall 5

Identification

Bentall 5
100321

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
aluminum
curtain wall
light blue
modernism

Usage

commercial office
mercantile

Facts

  • First phase contained 340,000 rentable ft², and the second phase added 210,000 ft² of net office space.
  • NAIOP 2002 Award winner - Office Project of the Year (over 100,000 square feet).
  • Canopies are made of tempered laminated glass suspended on stainless steel spider type assemblies. The suspension of the glass allows those under the canopy to experience a beautiful sheer finish.
  • As of July 8, 2005 final height figures have not been established, per VP/GM Bentall Real Estate Services.
  • Vancouver's first vertically-phased office tower.
  • Bentall 5 is a BOMA Go Green certified building.
  • The floor-to-floor height of levels 4 and up is 12 ft. 6 in.
  • The floor-to-floor height of levels 2 and 3 is 15 ft. 2 in.
  • The second phase vertical extension cost $80 million.
  • Bentall 5 was constructed in two phases, 22 floors (315.5 ft.) initially and then to 34 floors (459.5 ft.) as market conditions warranted.
  • Initially the project was approved in May 1991 to 500 feet, including a 50 ft. decorative cap.
  • The installation of the outer structural steel roof frame began on October 6, 2006 and was completed on November 17, 2006, bringing the building to its maximum height.
  • The 7-level underground parking garage was built in 1994, more than six years before the tower construction began.
  • In January 2009, new signage was added to the top in the form of a BELL logo.
  • 2003 assessed value: CAN$104.9 million.
  • It was announced on May 21, 2009 the tower had been sold to Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH of Frankfurt for $300 million. It was the company's first purchase in Canada.

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Location

550 Burrard Street
V6C 3H9
Canada

Technical Data

459.51 ft
34
7
2001
Oct 2002
2007
12.50 ft
11
638

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

construction company, developer, electrical contractor, electrical engineering, elevator consultant, facade supplier, formwork supplier, glass supplier, interior designer, landscape architect, owner, plumbing contractor, property management, real estate agent, structural engineering, tenant, water landscape designer, wind surveyor