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Unit 160 at Centre for Digital Media

Outdoor view of building 577

Lease opportunity

Be a part of the Creative District. Available for lease is a large creative office and studio space.  


Property overview

  • 160-577 Great Northern Way
  • 8,721 SF
  • Net Rent: $21.50 PSF
  • 2023 Operating Costs: $13.50 PSF (hydro included)
  • City-billed Taxes: approx. $15,000/year 
  • Zoning: CD-1 (402)
  • Available now
160 space

Benefits of being part of CDM's ecosystem

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Collaborate with CDM

Potential to work closely with industry veteran faculty members on multidisciplinary student R&D innovation team projects.

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Access multidisciplinary talent

A talent pipeline connecting to the Master of Digital Media program’s highly diverse pool of students, new grads, and alumni.

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Funding opportunities

Access to Mitacs’ funding programs and faculty engagement.

Unit 160 space


  • Bright, open concept with a two-storey (28’) ceiling and 12 coverable skylights
  • Versatile production/programming/maker/office options
  • Network-ready with extensive power in this industrial-strength mid-century building
  • Four enclosed spaces for meetings or offices
  • Mix of carpeted, concrete and polished concrete flooring
  • Optional: three shipping containers in situ for varying storage options, including servers
  • Current 577 neighbours include Ayogo Health, CDM Programming, Departure Lounge Inc., DigiBC, Hammer & Tong Picture Industries Ltd, Kafka’s Café, Variational AI
  • District neighbours such as Lululemon, Electronic Arts, Samsung, Emily Carr University of Art+Design


  • CDM property monitored 24/7 by Paladin Security
  • Monthly reserved and hourly pay-parking (uncovered) available
  • EV charging stations on-site
  • Transit within 30 seconds: cross-town bus stops
  • Transit within 1min walk, by early ‘26: Great Northern Way – Emily Carr Station (Broadway Line)
  • Transit within 10min walk: VCC–Clark Station (Millennium Line), Main Street Station (Expo Line)
  • Bike-friendly access via Central Valley Greenway, MOBI bike-share stations, plus secure 24/7 bike room
  • 577 gym and changing rooms open daily, complete with showers and lockers
  • Food options include Kafka’s Café, weekly food trucks, plus nearby restaurants in the District, Mount Pleasant, Olympic Village
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Amenities walkthrough

Space walkthrough

Unit 160 with floorplan
grid view of unit 160