CBC-BC Evening News Story on the new Rize Proposal on 17 July 2013


The Hippo-in-the-Bathtub is back, only bigger, 40% bigger, and now without the expected neighbourhood food co-op, nor any of the rest of the commercial job space the community so desperately needs.

Will it ever get built, now 16 months after City Council approval and not one shovel-full of dirt overturned? Is this just a lame game to save a hideous luxury tower from a collapsing real estate market? Or will this simply always be branded as “density-done-badly, especially when never built?

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