The subject property is situated on the north side of Water Street on one of the most prominent blocks in Vancouver. Vancouver’s trendy Gastown district is characterized by cobblestone streets, brick and timber heritage buildings, and abundant historical charm. The high-traffic neighbourhood is the location of many of the city’s hottest restaurants and shops, and has become home to numerous design studios, high-end furniture retailers, and art galleries. Popular venues in the area include L’Abattoir, The Flying Pig, Tacofino, Tuc Craft Kitchen and The Irish Heather. The location is served by several transit routes and is in close proximity to the SeaBus terminal, Waterfront SkyTrain Station, the West Coast Express and a handful of public parkades.