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For second time in six years, KPMG produces study touting economic importance of Broadway corridor (New SPH)

One popular theory is that the RBC Royal Bank building at the corner of Granville and West Broadway will one day become a rapid-transit station. (Photo courtesy of the Georgia Straight.)
One popular theory is that the RBC Royal Bank building at the corner of Granville and West Broadway will one day become a rapid-transit station. (Photo courtesy of the Georgia Straight.)

For many years, City of Vancouver politicians and UBC executives have wanted a SkyTrain project along Broadway linking to the Point Grey campus.

The report also notes that there are more than 40 million square feet of nonresidential space in the Broadway corridor, including 15 million square feet at UBC.

Meanwhile, the new St. Paul’s Hospital will be located near Main Street–Science World Station, which is “just north” of the corridor, as defined in the new KPMG report.

Read the full story on the Georgia Straight. 

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