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Location, location, location – Discover JOYCE – a collection of family-friendly homes in a growing, Vancouver neighbourhood

By Michelle Hopkins 2023-02-17

Established in the late 1890s, Joyce-Collingwood is one of Vancouver’s original neighbourhoods. One of the original neighbourhoods established in the city, today JOYCE is an urban, family-friendly community known for its many amenities and parks as well as its walkability and transit connectivity. In the heart of this thriving community, the residences at JOYCE offer the opportunity to live well – in an ideal location, directly on transit.


Next to the Joyce-Collingwood SkyTrain Station, JOYCE is a distinct 30-storey tower featuring a boutique collection of homes ranging from studios to one, two and three bedrooms - with the higher levels offering panoramic views of English Bay, the Vancouver skyline and the Burrard Inlet. 

The growing Joyce-Collingwood neighbourhood is currently undergoing significant transformation, with a second rental tower by Westbank under construction across the street and several new projects coming to the surrounding blocks over the next few years. There are only 10 homes remaining at JOYCE and the time to invest is now – there will not be another offering of this kind available in this neighbourhood in the foreseeable future.


One of the major characteristics of this area is its attractiveness to families. To help support families living in the neighbourhood, 65 percent of the homes at JOYCE are two bedrooms or larger, one of the highest percentages of family housing offered in a new development in generations. 

“Asides from exceptional design and construction of a quality and artistry that we believe can stand alongside our finest work, JOYCE is situated in an incredibly convenient location; two Sky Train stops from central Vancouver or Burnaby … it’s almost faster to get downtown from here than from anywhere else in the city,” says Michael Braun, director of marketing and sales, Westbank. 


Designed by the award-winning Henriquez Partners Architects, a firm that has collaborated with Westbank on landmark projects including Woodward’s, TELUS Garden, Zephyr and most recently Blood Alley, JOYCE offers a sophisticated West Coast-inspired contemporary design.

With interiors by award-winning Leckie Studio to complement the architecture, each residence evokes a quiet elegance coupled with contemporary details: The neutral tones of the large porcelain floor tile and the white oak kitchen envelope the home in the warmth, drawing in the natural light while the white detailing of the kitchen shelving and countertops provides a crisp counterpoint to the warm palette. Each home includes a Miele appliance package, Kohler fixtures, Italian cabinetry, quartz countertops, and oversized porcelain tile flooring throughout.


The defining feature of JOYCE is its extensive amenity offering. From a curated, entertainment and activity centre, featuring a library and learning lounge with private study rooms for schoolwork and music lessons, to a multi-purpose entertainment lounge, featuring a full kitchen and bar with a generous surround-sound TV system, the rooftop amenity spaces are the building’s centre of gravity. There is also a private listening room for music lovers and musicians, and the JOYCE fitness centre comes equipped with top-of-the-line Technogym equipment.

Outdoors, JOYCE’s expansive rooftop terrace integrates verdant urban gardens, a firepit, a barbeque grill and seating areas to create an incredible exterior space, overlooking views of the city, North Shore Mountains and Mount Baker.  


JOYCE comes to you from North American development practice Westbank, one of the most highly regarded leaders and innovators in the industry shaping Vancouver’s skyline with buildings such as Fairmont Pacific Rim and the Shangri-La. Westbank is renowned for its large-scale low-carbon city-building initiatives across Canada and the United States. 

For details or to request an appointment, contact a JOYCE representative at 778-960-9696, [email protected] or visit