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Burnaby to host open house for 12-tower Brentwood development plan

On Feb. 9, the public can share their thoughts on the newly proposed Buchanan West master plan in Brentwood Town Centre.
Have your say on the Buchanan West master plan, proposed for the Brentwood area in Burnaby, B.C. at an open house on Feb. 9.

Burnaby will host an open house for the public to have their say on the Buchanan West master plan, which proposes 6,000 homes and 12 highrise towers for the Brentwood neighbourhood.

Bounded by Lougheed Highway, Gilmore Avenue, Halifax Street and Madison Avenue/Douglas Street, the site is currently home to a Staples, fitness centres and a hotel, among other businesses.

The open house on Feb. 9 is a chance for people to meet the project team, ask questions and learn about the proposal.

The Buchanan West plan includes 1.5 million square feet of commercial space, according to a city staff report, "as well as the potential for thousands of jobs in the retail, hospitality, and knowledge-based industries."

"The proposed vision and concepts reflect the transformation of the area into a distinct walkable and transit-connected neighbourhood," states the city's website.

For more information on the master plan, visit the city's project website.

Open House on Buchanan West in Brentwood

When: Thursday, Feb. 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Willingdon Community Centre (1491 Carleton Ave.)
Cost: None

📣 SOUND OFF: What do you think of the Buchanan West master plan? How do you think Brentwood Town Centre should be developed? Send us a letter.