Vancouver will see a number of notable hotel openings in 2017. Officially opening in February 2017, the $360-million Trump International Hotel & Tower has 147 guestrooms and 15,000 square feet of meeting space. The $600-million Parq Vancouver, a LEED Gold "urban resort", is expected to open in November 2017 and features a JW Marriott hotel (329 rooms); a boutique property, The Douglas (188 rooms), six full-service restaurants; two lounges; a lush 30,000-square-foot elevated, outdoor park; gaming space; and the largest hotel ballroom in Vancouver.

Other notable developments in the works include the new Vancouver Art Gallery building, with ground-breaking expected in 2017; and a recently-announced 20-year, $5.6 billion expansion plan for Vancouver International Airport.