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Construction continues on the Telus Garden towers development in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The project began in the Fall of 2011 and the construction is expected to be completed in 2015.
Construction continues on the Telus Garden towers development in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. The project began in the Fall of 2011 and the construction is expected to be completed in 2015.
(Rafal Gerszak For The Globe and Mail)

Amazon takes Vancouver, but to do what?

Amazon.com Inc.’s expected expansion in Vancouver brings excitement about the city’s bright future, not only as a technology hub, but a burgeoning source of jobs in Canada. But right now, there are more questions than answers about who might benefit from the expansion.

Technology blog Techvibes reported on Oct. 22 that Amazon has leased out 91,000 square feet of new office space in the Telus Garden – estimated to accommodate up to 1,000 employees, according to Matthew Carlson, associate vice president of real estate firm Collier International.