Donald Trump Bringing His Hotel-Condo Development Brand To Vancouver In $350M Project Due In 2016
on June 20 2013 10:26 AM
Vancouver Trump Tower Project
An artist's rendition of the Vancouver Trump tower project. Trump Organization

The Trump Organization, the closely held company owned by one of New York’s more colorful moguls Donald Trump, announced Thursday a major deal to plant the Trump flag in Vancouver.

The project is being billed as the first luxury real estate development in Vancouver since the 2008-09 financial meltdown. It’s being built on the site of where a Ritz-Carlton hotel project was canceled after the bank-instigated subprime lending crisis sent the global economy reeling.

With the backing of Vancouver-based developer Holborn Group and TA Global of Kuala Lumpur, an investment holding company that focuses on real estate, Trump will build the $350 million Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver, Trump’s second foray into the Great White North.

The 65-story twisty blue skyscraper in the city’s downtown Coal Harbor will house 147 hotel rooms and 218 condos, including a spa, a pool-bar nightclub, a restaurant and a convention center. It’s expected to be completed by the middle of 2016.

Trump’s 65-story tower in Toronto, the first Trump property in Canada, opened last year. 

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