Birthplace of the Port of Vancouver USA, Terminal 1 is poised for revitalization. Immediately adjacent to the Interstate 5 Bridge, the port’s 10 acres on the Columbia River offer unparalleled opportunities for commercial development. This prime waterfront property adjoins a high-end commercial and residential development planned by Columbia Waterfront LLC, a new City of Vancouver Waterfront Park, and a vibrant downtown core. Terminal 1 could host such amenities as a public market, hotel, retail, commercial and community space.
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Marketplace and Landscape Concepts
Click on the links below for three different landscape architecture concepts for the entire Terminal 1 development. The carousel of photos shows three different concepts for the potential public marketplace.
- Landscape architecture concept 1: Reuse
- Landscape architecture concept 2: Revive
- Landscape architecture concept 3: Reveal
- May 22, 2018: Port hosted a public open house from 4 to 7 p.m. at Warehouse ’23 to share concepts for a future public marketplace at Terminal 1
- April 5, 2018: Crews demolish the 50-year-old Columbia Shores office building to make way for future development
- March 2018: The port receives $1.3 million in state funding for ground stabilization to accommodate construction of the future AC by Marriott Hotel and the port’s dock structure on the Columbia River
- August 8, 2017: Port of Vancouver USA commission approves 50-year lease with Vesta Hospitality
- August 2, 2017: Port of Vancouver USA receives $485,000 grant for multimodal path at Terminal 1
- June 19, 2017: Vancouver City Council unanimously approves the Concept Development Plan (CDP), allowing the port to move forward with site development and additional permitting.
- March 16, 2017: Portions of the former Red Lion hotel demolished to make way for future development.
- February-March 2017: City of Vancouver 30-day public comment period for the CDP application.
- December 2016: Port submits CDP application to City of Vancouver.
- December 2016: Port hosts Waterfront open house, Christmas Ships viewing at Terminal 1.
- September 2016: Project for Public Spaces conducts two workshops on feasibility of marketplace at Terminal 1.
- July 2016: WareHouse ’23 opens for business.
- May 2016: Port selects Vesta Hospitality and Holland Partner Group for hotel, mixed-use developers.
- February 2016: Request for Qualifications released for developer partners at Terminal 1.
- December 2015: Port hosts waterfront open house at Terminal 1.
- October 2015: Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay closes for business.
- September 2015: Columbia Way opens to traffic.
- September 2015: NBBJ produces draft preferred alternative.
- September 2015: Port receives waterfront development plan, requests additional public feedback.
- August 2015: NBBJ presents waterfront plan at public workshop.
- July 2015: Port hosts commission workshop, public open house.
- June 2015: NBBJ leads public visual-representation workshop on waterfront design concepts.
- May 2015: Port, NBBJ conduct public workshop on master-planning process.
- April 2015: Port selects NBBJ as consultant for waterfront master plan.
- August 2014: Port, city and Columbia Waterfront LLC partner to install updated utilities, construct Columbia Way.
- August 2012: Memorandum of Understanding between Port of Vancouver and Columbia Waterfront LLC signed.
- 2008: BNSF Railway mainline elevated, Esther and Grant streets extended, parcel reconfiguration complete.
- 2007: 3.26 acres of port property leased to Columbia Waterfront LLC to facilitate company’s waterfront development project.
- 2018: AC Marriott Hotel starts construction
- 2018: Work begins on Renaissance Trail