On behalf of the Government of Canada, Granville Island is managed by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).
What the Government of Canada developed in Granville Island is simply the most successful urban redevelopment in North America, which has drawn — and continues to draw — international attention from planners globally. In 2002, Great Markets Great Cities presented Granville Island with a PPS Award of Merit for its contribution to the social, economic, and environmental health of Vancouver. In 2004, Project for Public Spaces, a New York-based nonprofit, named Granville Island the “Best Neighborhood in North America” because of its successful transformation in the 1970s from an industrial wasteland to one of the most beloved public spaces in Vancouver.
The Island is a jewel in the Canadian government's development crown but it’s just as treasured by locals and tourists for its unique offerings. Granville Island, itself a piece of art and a destination for more than 10 million people who visit the Island annually, provides a rare example of government as an urban redevelopment standard-setter, creative marketer, and manager in one complete package. CMHC still manages the operationally self-sustaining Granville Island, now home to more than 300 businesses, marinas, fish-mongers, studios and cultural facilities, employing a total of more than 3,000 people.
For any administration inquiries please contact the Granville Island Administration Office.
1661 Duranleau Street,
Vancouver, BC V6H 3S3
604 666-6655 Tel
604 666-7376 Fax
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