Passer au contenu principal Passer au pied de page

The Independent at Main

Introducing The Independent at Main, a mixed-use development located at 288 East Broadway in the heart of Vancouver’s iconic Mount Pleasant. With 258 residential units sold-out above the office and ground-floor retail levels, The Independent acts as the ultimate live-work-play space unlike any other building in Vancouver.

The second-floor office space with 17,901 SF and a ground-floor 4,531 SF retail space remain available for lease.

Located in the trendy and spirited Mount Pleasant, the area is surrounded by an abundance of local amenities, services, parks and pathways. Situated between four major corridors (Main Street, Kingsway, Broadway, and 12th Avenue), the future Mount Pleasant SkyTrain stop just steps away will make accessibility easier than ever before. The Independent is also serviced by five major bus routes and the 10th Avenue bike route.

Showcasing architecture as unique and expressive as the neighbourhood itself, the office space features up to 18’ ceiling heights and full-size windows, providing an abundance of natural light and expansive views. Opportunity for prominent signage along Kingsway, as well as signage and a private entrance facing East 10th Avenue. A dedicated office lobby and elevator which can be customized and branded are notable features in this landmark building as well.

For more information on this unique office space, please contact Marco DiPaolo, for all retail inquiries please contact David Knight.

Pour plus d’informations, veuillez contacter:

Marco DiPaolo

Executive Vice President | Personal Real Estate Corporation



Marco has 20 years of experience with Colliers, working primarily with the users of real estate.  His unbiased and creative approach emphasizes strategic real estate planning based on the corporate objectives and business needs of his clients.  In his early career Marco’s focus was on the representation of owners and landlords, which enabled him to obtain an intimate understanding of different types of ownership structures, each of which requires a unique negotiating strategy.  This experience, combined with his extensive market knowledge, enhances Marco`s ability to advise his clients and achieve favourable outcomes on lease negotiations and dispositions.


Voir l'expert

David Knight

Vice President | Personal Real Estate Corporation


David joined Colliers International in 2011 and is currently a Vice President in the Vancouver office. In this short time, David has been recognized as an integral member of the retail brokerage group, ranking first in overall retail production for Colliers Canada in 2018. David’s core strengths are in the sale and leasing of retail investment properties. Having grown up around the development and commercial real estate industries, David was exposed first-hand to the complexities of retail leasing and the sale and disposition of assets from a young age. This, paired with his education from Queen’s University has allowed David to excel in the industry.


Prior to Colliers, he received an internship with Ledingham McAllister Properties Ltd. where he worked with the Development Team, this experience allowed David to gain a full understanding of the development industry and solidify his passion for real estate.


David’s insight on current market conditions coupled with understanding his clients’ goals and objectives is invaluable to the marketing and negotiation process. His expertise combined with his excellent relationships and the reputation of being a problem solver has allowed him to provide his clients with outstanding results.

Voir l'expert