980 Howe


Sixteen storeys of sustainable office space.

980 Howe is a new office development in Vancouver’s Central Business District. The location is adjacent to Vancouver’s Downtown entertainment district (Granville Street Mall), and within three blocks of the City Centre Canada Line station that provides a direct transit link to Vancouver International Airport.

The LEED Gold building, with Endall Elliot Associates, includes 16 storeys of office space over a street-level podium that contains prime storefront retail space and building services. The commercial office component offers large floor plate rental opportunities. Floor plate areas range from 15,160 to 16,611 square feet.

Building amenities include a double-height entrance lobby with marble, granite and wood finishes, nine-foot office ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glazing on the exterior walls of all office floors, and a shared penthouse meeting room on the 16th floor, complete with roof terraces. Floor-to-floor glass incorporates high performance glazing in conjunction with high efficiency mechanical heating and cooling system and electrical systems.

Project Cost



268,908 sq ft


Fall 2015

Sustainable Features

  • LEED Gold certified
  • Outdoor air system controlled by CO2 sensors
  • 85% filtration efficiency of the air stream
  • Condensing gas boilers up to 97% efficient
  • High efficient centrifugal chillers in place
  • Office lighting minimizes power density and uses occupancy sensors
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Low-flow water fixtures


Finalist, Best Office Development category, 2018

NAIOP Vancouver and Business in Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Awards of Excellence

Finalist, Best Office Development category, 2016

NAIOP Vancouver and Business in Vancouver Commercial Real Estate Awards of Excellence


Manulife Financial Group


Vancouver, BC


Office & Commercial