The developers of Vancouver’s award-winning Burns Block Micro-lofts, The Reliance Properties Group has been contributing to Vancouver’s architectural heritage for more than fifty years. From Coal Harbour luxury to award-winning heritage restorations, The Reliance Properties Group continues to create innovative residential and office developments designed to enhance the urban experience.

With the redevelopment of The Janion and Northern Junk buildings and the purchase of the Board of Trade Building on Bastion Square, The Reliance Properties Group is bringing its commitment to heritage restoration to the city of Victoria, where they plan to play a significant role in the revitalization of the city’s urban waterfront.


Established in 1984, Victoria-based Merrick Architecture is an award-winning firm, recognized for work in both heritage restoration and new construction. The words community, humanity, culture, history and green describe the guiding principles of Merrick Architecture, a firm with a respect for people and the planet and a dedication to design solutions of lasting substance.

With experience ranging from Victoria’s Hudson and Aria developments to some of Vancouver’s most iconic downtown towers, the team at Merrick have brought an informed approach to The Janion Micro-lofts, with a building design that reflects both the needs of the community as well as those of the residents.


Founded in 1992 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Riesco & Lapres Interior Design is a collaborative studio with a dynamic and evolving practice in residential, commercial and multi-family design. The award-winning team at Riesco & Lapres have developed interiors for The Janion Micro-Lofts that combine the clean minimalism of modern design with the high degree of functionality required in a small-space living solution.


As a member of The Janion team, Magnum Projects is proud to provide project sales and marketing leadership, building on a legacy of success and ongoing collaborations with Reliance. Since 1991, George Wong and the Magnum team have established an impeccable track record.

Magnum Projects sets the standard for success in real estate. Whether you are making your first real estate transaction, or are an experienced real estate investor, a purchasing decision requires both an emotional and financial commitment. The Magnum team understands this and has experienced industry specialists to support the individual needs of each type of buyer. With the strongest sales team in the industry offering ongoing communication, financing advice, progress updates and after-sales follow up, Magnum adds confidence to the experience, from initial discussion to move-in.