I know a little more than a few empty parking lots they could fillI feel like if you are building a new massive high rise, make it a statement and stand out like the Bow or Telus Sky. This seems generic. Why don't they put this somewhere farther down the street if they really want to build it.
"No decision on the plan has been made, although Triovest says news on the development will be coming in the next two weeks... ...In cases where significant heritage fabric exists, the project team is exploring opportunities to retain more than just the facades, including the massing [shape and form], the spatial configuration, and the finishes of existing heritage buildings.”