A video tour of one of the suites in The Flats.
The difference maker behind Vancouver’s historic and every-changing Chinatown was named last night at the buzzing Heart of Chinatown Wrap Event hosted at Cafe Brixton. The Flats on Georgia would like to thank everyone who came out in support of the community contest. The nominations poured in over a month and the final decision was left to a handpicked judge panel consisting of City Councilor, Dr. Kerry Jang, event socialite and once resident of Chinatown, Frances Hui and lifestyle editor … →
The Flats on Georgia is excited to announce our Top 5 nominees for The Heart of Chinatown Community Contest. We combed the community looking for the difference makers, the game changers – the people driving positive change every single day. Through the Heart of Chinatown, we have collected an eclectic mix of businesses and individuals who make Chinatown a great place to live and work. The Flats team would like to extend a big thank you to all of our … →
Andrew Wong Owner The Wild Rice Restaurant www.wildricevancouver.com @wildricebc Andrew was one of the first young entrepreneurs to establish a business in Chinatown approximately 10 years ago – a modern restaurant that pays homage to his Chinatown Roots. The Wild Rice Restaurant is only Chinese restaurant that is completely organic, and uses locally-sourced (i.e., tofu from a local Chinatown tofu-maker) and sustainable ingredients. Andrew is an inaugural member of the Green Table Network and the OceanWise program. He has … →
The Heart of Chinatown will be judged by an eclectic mix of three well-known Vancouverites. The Flats on Georgia is happy to announce that the judge panel behind the community contest will be Dr. Kerry Jang, Vancouver City Councillor; Rick Chung, lifestyle editor at Vancouver is Awesome; and Frances Hui, Socialite, Spokes Model, and Brand Ambassador. Rick Chung – Lifestyle Editor for Vancouver Is Awesome Rick is a broadcast journalist and digital editor. In addition to V.I.A., he also … →
Chinatown is changing and driving this change are the people within it. The people who live it, who breathe it, who embody the spirit of it. And that’s who we want. Tell us about the game changers, the revolutionaries, the moms and dads making this neighbourhood better. Nominate your top difference maker and let us know what makes that person/business so awesome, or show us with photos/videos by Apr 2, 2012. The top five nominees will be announced on Apr … →
Chinatown is social. It’s walking to the corner for fresh produce. It’s lining up with neighbours for the catch of the day and knowing the shopkeeper by name. A few steps from The Flats take you to Bao Bei Brasserie, The London Pub, Café Brixton and MORE.
People’s lives are social and networked. So our approach is designed to match. We chose to forgo the manicured sales centre and, in its place, offer a relationship that fits the local spirit of this project. Rather than investing in a staged environment, we decided to invest in Chinatown. Let’s meet at a local coffee shop whenever you’re ready, and discuss what you really want to know. Or drop in one night when we’re talking to others at a local … →