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

Fort St. condo proposal heads to public hearing – June 29, 2018
Victoria councillors voice concern over further loss of downtown parking

Garden suites, with rules, win favour in Saanich – June 28, 2018
Survey shows residents divided over their use as short-term vacation rentals

NDP on housing-tax tightrope – June 26, 2018
B.C.’s New Democrat government ended the spring session of the legislature thinking the worst was over when it came to the painful launch and scrambled retooling of its speculation tax.

Mixed-use residential, retail and office complex pitched for Sidney’s old fire hall site – June 19, 2018
A mixed-use condominium, retail and office development has been proposed for Sidney’s old fire hall site recently sold to offset the cost of a new Community Safety Building

Aquara seniors condo and rental complex to get underway at Vic West’s Bayview Place community – June 19, 2018
An age-in-place seniors condominium and rental complex in Victoria’s Vic West neighbourhood will be getting underway by early July

City favours new condos on difficult downtown lot – June 15, 2018
A proposed seven-storey, 132-unit residential building to be “squeezed” onto a parking lot between the Mermaid Wharf and the Janion buildings will go forward for public comment.

Mixed-use housing project going to public hearing – June 15, 2018
Cool Aid Society plans to replace motel with 82-unit building despite concerns from neighbourhood and some councillors

Dead Golf Courses Are the New NIMBY Battlefield – June 8, 2018
As the sport’s popularity wanes, vast amounts of underutilized land will open up. Can it be developed?

Helps: Put low-cost housing in park – June 2, 2018
Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps is proposing to build affordable housing in Central Park alongside a new Crystal Pool, instead of surface parking.

Huge demand for student housing makes it a lucrative opportunity for investors – June , 2018
As enrolment at Canada’s universities and colleges continues to grow, the space for lecture halls, labs and academic offices is becoming scarcer. The same goes for on- and off-campus student housing.