Downtown Vancouver's shopping district gets pricey makeover

The CBC's Meera Bains looks into high-end luxury brands rushing to open retail stores in Vancouver's downtown core.

Luxury brands are flooding the downtown core, scooping up pricey properties

Rents are going up, and other businesses are being forced out 2:15

The face of downtown Vancouver's shopping district is changing as big name brands move onto Robson Street.

But as the CBC's Meera Bains reports, high-end retailers are also hoping to establish a luxury district on nearby Thurlow and Alberni streets, where brands Dior and Prada rumoured to be moving in.

 

With files from CBC's Meera Bains