development

A 197-unit apartment complex is proposed for the corners of Wallace, Wentworth and Richards streets in the Old City Quarter. (Omicron Development, Design and Construction image)

Panel supports design of proposed 197-unit apartment complex in downtown Nanaimo

Design advisory panel supports height variance on six- and seven-storey buildings in Old City

 

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Old Qualicum College building to be demolished, replicated by property developer

Heritage status designation for structure repealed during special council meeting

 

Rendering of the proposed residential complex for Cecelia Road in Victoria. The project would provide 88 units of below market rental housing and a 59-space daycare and after-school program in the Burnside Gorge neighbourhood. (Courtesy City of Victoria)

Excitement builds for family housing project in Victoria’s Burnside Gorge

Project offers subsidized rental homes, 59 child care spaces, moves closer to public hearing

 

An acre of the former ‘Bus Garage’ property has been sold to Naked Naturals Whole Foods Ltd. (Town of Qualicum Beach photo)

Qualicum Beach sells prime downtown property to Naked Naturals for $2.75M

Town to retain more than an acre of land for development of public amenities

An acre of the former ‘Bus Garage’ property has been sold to Naked Naturals Whole Foods Ltd. (Town of Qualicum Beach photo)
Eaglecrest Golf Club will transition to a nine-hole course from its current 18. (Eaglecrest Facebook photo)
Eaglecrest Golf Club will transition to a nine-hole course from its current 18. (Eaglecrest Facebook photo)
113 and 161 Island Highway in Parksville. City council granted a development permit for Timberlake-Jones Engineering to build a restaurant, outdoor pool and 84-site RV campground during the latest council meeting on Monday, Jan. 18. (Mandy Moraes photo)
113 and 161 Island Highway in Parksville. City council granted a development permit for Timberlake-Jones Engineering to build a restaurant, outdoor pool and 84-site RV campground during the latest council meeting on Monday, Jan. 18. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The owner of 431 College Rd. has proposed a bylaw amendment that would allow for the development of two new multi-residential buildings and the demolition and replication of the Qualicum College as it stands. (PQB News file photo)
The owner of 431 College Rd. has proposed a bylaw amendment that would allow for the development of two new multi-residential buildings and the demolition and replication of the Qualicum College as it stands. (PQB News file photo)
Onni Group began work in January 2018 for the site on Sooke Road. (Black Press Media news staff)

Forms collapse during concrete slab pour at Colwood Corners

No workers were injured in the Jan. 6 incident

Onni Group began work in January 2018 for the site on Sooke Road. (Black Press Media news staff)
A house built on Bluff Drive will have a notice on the property unless owners correct the height of the building. (PQB News file photo)

Retirement dream home turns into 16-inch nightmare for Vancouver Island woman

Qualicum Beach council: ‘hardline is totally warranted’ in denying occupancy over house height

A house built on Bluff Drive will have a notice on the property unless owners correct the height of the building. (PQB News file photo)
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

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

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

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)
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)