Daily Hive - Kenneth Chan

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is seeking to generate new revenue by developing several hundred acres of under-utilized parcels of land next to the north and south runways into uses that complement airport activities.

The Northlands Greenfield Land — a strip of land just north of the north runway — is currently designated for airside developments, but the proposed changes would offer flexibility to enable ground commercial uses as an option. The type of developments eyed for this large site are trade-enabling warehouse and logistics uses, which are in short supply in the region.

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