development

A 53-unit building to be built at 6010 Hammond Bay Rd. (Murdoch Company Architecture Planning Ltd. image)

Province announces support for more than 60 units of affordable housing in Nanaimo

Building B.C. Community Housing Fund partners with Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society

 

This Union Bay beach area shows iron staining at low tide from March 2010. Photo, JET Productions

Commercial marina again proposed for Union Bay

A previous proposal was denied due to sediment contamination

 

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps (far left) joins developers in breaking ground on Tresah, a mass timber residential development in the Burnside-Gorge neighbourhood. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Ground breaks on mass timber condo buildings in Victoria

Development kicks off Midtown neighbourhood, says Victoria mayor

 

A fence has been erected in Qualicum Beach around St. Andrews Lodge, scheduled to be demolished, with the gate locked to keep the public out. (Michael Briones photo)

Qualicum Beach mayor pens open letter to council after controversy surrounding historic lodge

‘A decision was made after all other avenues were exhausted’

A fence has been erected in Qualicum Beach around St. Andrews Lodge, scheduled to be demolished, with the gate locked to keep the public out. (Michael Briones photo)
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)
A concept of homes on Ronald Road as part of the Clark-Medd project. (Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)

Lantzville moves along massive housing development as protesters rally outside district hall

Council passes third readings of OCP amendment for Clark-Medd project by 3-2 votes

A concept of homes on Ronald Road as part of the Clark-Medd project. (Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)
The new Sooke library includes an expanded children’s area. (Vancouver Island Regional Library)

Construction set to begin on new Sooke library

The new facility is expected to open in spring 2022

The new Sooke library includes an expanded children’s area. (Vancouver Island Regional Library)
Doris Mae Honer and Ray Micholski say the stress of an uncertain future for their home is too much on top of old age, health issues and COVID-19. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Langford mobile home park residents living ‘in limbo’

Tri-Way Mobile Home Park tenants fear for their future

Doris Mae Honer and Ray Micholski say the stress of an uncertain future for their home is too much on top of old age, health issues and COVID-19. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Wesbild’s plans to redevelop the University Heights Shopping Centre lands may be in jeopardy over anchor retail tenant Home Depot’s requests for a major expansion and cash compensation in exchange for allowing construction to occur on a portion of the site. (Photo courtesy Wesbild Holdings Ltd.)

All work stops on Saanich’s University Heights project while developer negotiates with Home Depot

Financial implications of retailer’s requests put $230-million mixed-use project in jeopardy

Wesbild’s plans to redevelop the University Heights Shopping Centre lands may be in jeopardy over anchor retail tenant Home Depot’s requests for a major expansion and cash compensation in exchange for allowing construction to occur on a portion of the site. (Photo courtesy Wesbild Holdings Ltd.)
Neighbours of a proposed development at the corner of Highway 19A and 3rd Avenue are concerned about the additional traffic, loss of viewscape and their ability to have their voices heard because of a change in the rezoning process due to COVID-19. Photo Submitted

Neighbours concerned about proposed apartment complex on Island Highway

City says it’s early in the process, still, and residents will ‘absolutely’ have their concerns heard

Neighbours of a proposed development at the corner of Highway 19A and 3rd Avenue are concerned about the additional traffic, loss of viewscape and their ability to have their voices heard because of a change in the rezoning process due to COVID-19. Photo Submitted
A concept of a Fielding Road multi-use active transportation corridor. (Seacliff Properties image)

Sandstone project could transform southern face of Nanaimo

Seacliff Properties touting 3,000 homes, new commercial and industrial districts

A concept of a Fielding Road multi-use active transportation corridor. (Seacliff Properties image)
GMG Projects vice-president of development, Tonny Kiptoo, perches atop the loft ladder in a suite in the Adelphi Block. An original back-of-building cigarette ad was discovered and preserved and adds a unique decorative element to the room. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Heritage revitalization project in downtown Victoria a labour of love for developers

The tiny Adelphi Block offers unique living spaces, urban lifestyle on busy Old Town corner

GMG Projects vice-president of development, Tonny Kiptoo, perches atop the loft ladder in a suite in the Adelphi Block. An original back-of-building cigarette ad was discovered and preserved and adds a unique decorative element to the room. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
The French Creek House Ltd. development, in yellow, located near the French Creek Marina. (Bob Colclough map)
The French Creek House Ltd. development, in yellow, located near the French Creek Marina. (Bob Colclough map)
Judicial review is underway of North Cowichan’s decision to deny a development permit to the VIMC. (File photo)

Judicial review of Motorsport expansion rejection could cost taxpayers up to $60 million

North Cowichan denied Duncan-area Motorsport Circuit a development permit last year

Judicial review is underway of North Cowichan’s decision to deny a development permit to the VIMC. (File photo)
New affordable seniors’ housing is opening at 77 Mill St. this month. (D-Architecture image)

Two affordable housing projects opening this month in Nanaimo

57 apartments for seniors opening on Mill Street, 28 townhomes opening on Uplands Drive

New affordable seniors’ housing is opening at 77 Mill St. this month. (D-Architecture image)
Rendering of the concrete materials storage silo and loading wharf proposed for the new Trio Ready Mix waterfront plant in Rock Bay on the Gorge Waterway. (Courtesy City of Victoria)

Proposal for 32-metre illuminated silo up for discussion in Victoria

Silo would form part of Trio Ready Mix’s environmentally friendly waterfront concrete plant

Rendering of the concrete materials storage silo and loading wharf proposed for the new Trio Ready Mix waterfront plant in Rock Bay on the Gorge Waterway. (Courtesy City of Victoria)
The planned marina appears in the upper left corner in this graphic showing the First Nation’s extensive plans for the area. (Submitted graphic)

Feds fork over $300,000 for Cowichan Lake marina project

First Nation project on North Shore Road to be completed this fall

The planned marina appears in the upper left corner in this graphic showing the First Nation’s extensive plans for the area. (Submitted graphic)
Townhome sales at Heron View have surged in recent months as the impacts of COVID-19 leave homebuyers with a renewed appetite for semi-rural and small-town real estate offerings. The housing development is entering its second-to-last phase of construction. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke housing development sees fast sales during pandemic

Success at Heron View is duplicated in other areas of the real estate industry

Townhome sales at Heron View have surged in recent months as the impacts of COVID-19 leave homebuyers with a renewed appetite for semi-rural and small-town real estate offerings. The housing development is entering its second-to-last phase of construction. (Kevin Laird - Sooke News Mirror)
An artist rendering of the atrium and exterior of the proposed Wintergarden Hotel submitted to the City of Victoria in a development application. (Renderings by D’Ambrosio Architecture)

20-storey hotel proposed for downtown Victoria

Wintergarden Hotel proposed for block of Blanshard Street between Fort and View streets

An artist rendering of the atrium and exterior of the proposed Wintergarden Hotel submitted to the City of Victoria in a development application. (Renderings by D’Ambrosio Architecture)
The wood frame, mass timber commercial building in Esquimalt Town Square utilizes green technologies and features 10-foot, ground-floor ceilings. It will eventually be home to a new library and a neighbourhood pub/restaurant. (Don Descoteau/Black Press Media)

Excitement building around Esquimalt Town Square

Residential, commercial and library project will add vibrancy, amenities to area, mayor says

The wood frame, mass timber commercial building in Esquimalt Town Square utilizes green technologies and features 10-foot, ground-floor ceilings. It will eventually be home to a new library and a neighbourhood pub/restaurant. (Don Descoteau/Black Press Media)