Developers

The researchers studied two Australian cities and gathered data from the last 20 years. (Photo: Paulo Ramos/UBC Faculty of Forestry)

Young people the ‘missing middle’ of park planning, development: B.C. study

Sara Barron and Emily Rugel created a way to evaluate parks based on order, seclusion and diversity

 

The Sooke Harbour House has undergone extensive renovations since its sale two years ago. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

A Sooke landmark is up for sale

Sooke Harbour House re-listed by developer

 

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

 

Mural depicts Charlie Abbott walking through the Hermit Trail he created. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Hermit’s Trails not destroyed in construction

Area cleared for subdivision storm and sewer connections

Mural depicts Charlie Abbott walking through the Hermit Trail he created. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The former Oak Bay Lodge site at 2251 Cadboro Bay Rd., pictured May 31, will receive a 2023 budget of $300 million for a redevelopment that will likely include senior-focused health and housing services. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)

Oak Bay Lodge falls to its end: What lies ahead for the property?

Site gets $300 million for possible senior health care redevelopment

The former Oak Bay Lodge site at 2251 Cadboro Bay Rd., pictured May 31, will receive a 2023 budget of $300 million for a redevelopment that will likely include senior-focused health and housing services. (Evert Lindquist/News Staff)
A rendering of Townline’s development at the southwest corner of Vancouver Street and Pandora Avenue in Victoria. (Photo courtesy of Townline)

Victoria’s first-ever co-living suites approved for Pandora and Vancouver development

16-storey building will include 54 co-living units; a new trend in lower-rent living

A rendering of Townline’s development at the southwest corner of Vancouver Street and Pandora Avenue in Victoria. (Photo courtesy of Townline)
Victoria-based Aryze Developments has released the concept for its latest Block x Block campaign asking the public to envision new uses for city spaces. (Courtesy of Aryze Development)

Victoria developer’s crowd-sourced design sees gas stations as distant memory

Block x Block campaign centres the general public in re-envisioning their city

Victoria-based Aryze Developments has released the concept for its latest Block x Block campaign asking the public to envision new uses for city spaces. (Courtesy of Aryze Development)
Abstract Developments’ Bellewood Park townhome development is seen in this photo. The developer has announced its hopes to expand into the West Shore for the first time with a townhome development in Langford. (Photo courtesy of Abstract Development/Facebook)

Victoria firm looks at first West Shore development on ‘gem’ of a property

Abstract Developments purchases Sooke Road property, looks to build 64 townhomes

Abstract Developments’ Bellewood Park townhome development is seen in this photo. The developer has announced its hopes to expand into the West Shore for the first time with a townhome development in Langford. (Photo courtesy of Abstract Development/Facebook)
Travis Lee president of Tri-Eagle Development, stands amid the green rooftop on the Vancity building on Cedar Hill Cross Road in Saanich. His company has installed green roofs on three of its commercial buildings in Greater Victoria. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Green roof on Saanich’s Vancity helps reduce energy costs

Developer encourages District of Saanich to advocate for similar commercial treatments

Travis Lee president of Tri-Eagle Development, stands amid the green rooftop on the Vancity building on Cedar Hill Cross Road in Saanich. His company has installed green roofs on three of its commercial buildings in Greater Victoria. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)
Plants languish in the heat outside Danbrook One in Langford. The 90-suite building has been vacant since early 2020 because of concerns about its seismic stability. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)

Case of troubled Langford high-rise heading to civil court

Current owners name various parties, including City of Langford, in suit alleging negligence

Plants languish in the heat outside Danbrook One in Langford. The 90-suite building has been vacant since early 2020 because of concerns about its seismic stability. (Zoe Ducklow/News Staff)
The five-unit townhouse in Langford should have had an architect, and city building inspectors should consider the Architects Act, B.C. Court of Appeals ruled June 30. (Black Press Media file image)

Still ‘unreasonable’ for Langford to permit building with no architect, appeal court rules

Appeal court denies Langford’s appeal of 2020 ruling on Hoffman Complex

The five-unit townhouse in Langford should have had an architect, and city building inspectors should consider the Architects Act, B.C. Court of Appeals ruled June 30. (Black Press Media file image)
A floating dock installed secretly in the Gorge Waterway on July 15 aims to spark a community conversation about the use of the harbour. (Project Albero/Aryze)

Feds approve floating swim platform quietly installed in Victoria waterway

Public feedback for Gorge installation overwhelmingly positive, developer says

A floating dock installed secretly in the Gorge Waterway on July 15 aims to spark a community conversation about the use of the harbour. (Project Albero/Aryze)
A development proposed for Victoria’s Old Town would include 274 rental units. (Rendering by Integra Architecture)

274-unit rental development proposed for Victoria’s Old Town

Project would take take over block with tire shop, parking lots

A development proposed for Victoria’s Old Town would include 274 rental units. (Rendering by Integra Architecture)
Instead of being demolished, two Fairfield houses found new homes this week. The structures were moved to make way for a town house development. (Courtesy of Ryan Goodman)

Victoria houses take barge to San Juan, Gulf Islands

Fairfield homes moved to make way for townhouse development

Instead of being demolished, two Fairfield houses found new homes this week. The structures were moved to make way for a town house development. (Courtesy of Ryan Goodman)
The properties at the 700-block of Fort Street and 1100-block of Blanshard Street may soon be transformed into a high-rise hotel. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

High-rise hotel proposed for downtown Victoria location

A 15-storey hotel could be coming to the Fort and Blanshard streets area

The properties at the 700-block of Fort Street and 1100-block of Blanshard Street may soon be transformed into a high-rise hotel. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Dec. 12, 2019 – Brun Dahlquist, owner of Pluto’s Restaurant, was happy to learn he’d get a one-year lease extension after he was told the restaurant would be demolished to make way for condominiums. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria restaurant gets one-year extension after facing renoviction

Pluto’s Restaurant set to stay at its Cook Street location until March 2021

Dec. 12, 2019 – Brun Dahlquist, owner of Pluto’s Restaurant, was happy to learn he’d get a one-year lease extension after he was told the restaurant would be demolished to make way for condominiums. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
A digital rendering of what the Harris Green Development could look like. (File contributed/ IBI group for Starlight Developments)

Up to 1,500 new rental units proposed for Victoria

More than a million square feet of rental units proposed for downtown Yates Street development

A digital rendering of what the Harris Green Development could look like. (File contributed/ IBI group for Starlight Developments)