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Crane goes up at Hotel Indigo, Kirkland Tower at Waterfront Vancouver

The 130-foot-tall tower crane above the future RiverWest apartments was disassembled earlier this month, removing what had long been the tallest structure in the skyline at the Vancouver waterfront. But a new crane is already rising nearby to claim the mantle, barely a week later. . . . read full article here

Condominium Development in Works at Old Rock Quarry

New condominiums are in the works at an old rock quarry, part of a massive redevelopment underway on a site north of state Highway 14 in east Vancouver. The seven-story condo, called the Ledges at Columbia Palisades, includes between 72 and 90 residential units and 201 parking spaces. It’s being built by Kirkland Development and Otak, a Portland architecture firm. . . . read full article here

Big new development planned for prime Columbia River site

Regulars at Vancouver’s Who Song & Larry’s and Joe’s Crab Shack may want to get their final fajitas and crab buckets while they still can. Kirkland Development, a Vancouver developer, announced today that it has acquired the site that is currently home to the two restaurants and is planning a 350,000-square-feet mixed-use development. . . . read full article here

Crews install exterior walls at Waterfront Vancouver’s Kirkland Tower and Hotel Indigo

Construction work is well underway on the exterior cladding of the future Hotel Indigo and Kirkland Tower building at The Waterfront Vancouver. In recent weeks, crews at the site have been seen hoisting large blue-tinted glass panels into place along the lower levels of the building. . . . read full article here

Concrete progress seen at Kirkland Tower, Hotel Indigo site

In about three weeks, construction crews will finish pouring for the concrete roof of The Waterfront Vancouver’s next high-rise, Kirkland Tower. But as soon as next week, workers will begin placing panes of the hotel’s glass curtain wall, a new trend in modern high-rises. . . . read full article here

Another new development announced for Vancouver waterfront

A new development has been announced for Vancouver’s waterfront. In addition to waterfront park projects west of the Interstate Bridge, Kirkland Development plans to redevelop nearly four acres just east of the bridge. The site is currently home to the Joe’s Crab Shack and Who Song & Larry’s restaurants. The developers want to demolish those existing buildings to make way for 300,000 square feet of residential units and 50,000 square feet of retail space. A hotel, some office space and restaurants could also be part of the plan. “If you look at the buildings there’s a lot of wear on them. Change can be good,” developer Dean Kirkland told KGW. . . . read full article here

Joe's Crab Shack, Who Song and Larry's may get reprieve

Kirkland Development has submitted a pre-application packet that sheds new light on a planned mixed-use project on Columbia Way just east of the Interstate 5 Bridge, at the current site of Joe’s Crab Shack and Who Song and Larry’s. The proposed project has evolved substantially in the past seven months, morphing from a pair of nine-story buildings to a set of three smaller buildings . . . read full article here

Beaverton planners approve hotel, retail project

Beaverton has given the go-ahead to an 89-room hotel and retail development in the city’s northwest. Home2 Suites by Hilton and the retail space will be at the northeast corner of Northwest Barnes Road and 118th Avenue, across from another commercial development anchored by Market of Choice. The Planning Commission approved the plan for Kirkland Place on a 6-0 vote, which stands unless appealed to the City Council. But the panel did so only after the developer proposed changes to lessen the effects of traffic on a residential subdivision directly to the east on Northwest 117th Loop. . . . read full article here

More development set for 192nd corridor

A set of four-story apartment buildings, each with approximately 73 units, and an 82-room Holiday Inn Express are the next projects in the lineup at the 6-acre mixed-use development that’s been taking shape over several years around Southeast 192nd Avenue and 20th Street near the Vancouver-Camas border. This week a subsidiary of Kirkland Development filed a pre-application with the city of Vancouver for the two-building apartment project called 192nd Station West Lofts near the southwest corner of 192nd Avenue and 20th Street, adjacent to the Candlewood Suites. The application calls for each building to contain a mix of one- and two-bedroom apartments, with 216 parking spaces on surface lots or in carports. Dean Kirkland, the project developer with partner Tom Files, said he hopes to begin construction in November and have the project completed in about one year. . . . read the full article here

Hotels sprouting in east Vancouver

Construction is quickly moving along at a new Candlewood Suites in east Vancouver, one of several new hotels that will add hundreds more rooms to the city in the next two years. Crews broke ground on the hotel at the corner of 192nd Avenue and 20th Street in 2014, aiming to wrap things up this summer. Just a short drive away on Mill Plain Boulevard, construction is also ready to take off on a new TownePlace Suites by Marriott. . . . read the full article here