A collection of development related articles from various newspapers and magazines.

13 mayors urge B.C. to act on commuter rail – Feb 7, 2019
Immediate action is needed to get passenger trains running on the E&N Rail line between Langford and Victoria, the region’s 13 mayors say in an appeal to Premier John Horgan for funding in the upcoming provincial budget.

How NIMBYs Made ‘Back Yard’ Mean ‘Entire Neighborhood’ – Feb 6, 2019
What part of a city or community makes up somebody’s “back yard”? NIMBYs think it’s the whole thing.

More affordable rentals on the Westshore: BC Housing acquires two newly built Langford apartment complexes – Feb 6, 2019
A duo of nearly completed Westshore apartment buildings have been purchased by BC Housing

Affordable oceanfront: Phase 7 of Sooke’s Heron View townhome community now selling – Feb 5, 2019
The latest phase of oceanfront townhome residences at a masterplanned community in Victoria’s Westshore suburb of Sooke are move-in-ready and value-focused

Rental project for Indigenous people to fill 12-year-old crater in Colwood – Feb 5, 2019
A giant hole that has marred Colwood’s Wale Road for years will be the future site of 124 affordable rental units for Indigenous people.

Real-estate market cools off – Feb 2, 2019
House prices have taken a small drop in the capital region.