development

A map of the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, in Parksville near the Englishman River. (City of Parksville agenda)

Public will have a chance to voice concerns over planned 800-unit Parksville development

Motion to rescind previous bylaw readings and deny application fails

 

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

 

Land owners Janice and Ken Hiles have been trying since 2018 to donate Little Beach on the Cowichan River to the CVRD as parkland, but bureaucratic red tape has delayed the land transfer for years. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Bureaucratic quagmire stalling gift of Vancouver Island riverfront property

Red tape ties up Little Beach land donation on the Cowichan River for almost 5 years

 

The Regional District of Nanaimo is working on improving the time to process development permit applications. (PQB News file photo)
The Regional District of Nanaimo is working on improving the time to process development permit applications. (PQB News file photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Lawsuit targets largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in B.C. history

Group argues services deal for Squamish Nation’s Senakw project in Vancouver unlawfully approved

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Pheasant Glen Golf Resort kicks off construction of major project

Day caps a ‘dream and a vision’ for golf course owner Bill Dutton

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A map of the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, in Parksville near the Englishman River. (City of Parksville agenda)
A map of the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, in Parksville near the Englishman River. (City of Parksville agenda)
A rendering of a proposed condo building to be developed on a property on Second Avenue East in Qualicum Beach. (Kellands Properties and Windley Contracting photo)
A rendering of a proposed condo building to be developed on a property on Second Avenue East in Qualicum Beach. (Kellands Properties and Windley Contracting photo)
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Qualicum developers discontinue civil claim for defamation

Discontinuance of lawsuit filed following Aug. 8 ruling

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The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s high court won’t hear dispute over $1B Vancouver waterfront development

Dispute centred on one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)

Most land on Langley City SkyTrain route already bought by developers: realtor

Langley City land assemblages are ready to be redeveloped over the next few years

Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)
The City of Victoria plans to phase in a movement to a zero-carbon requirement on new buildings by 2025. (City of Victoria )

Carbon dating: Victoria mandates zero carbon standard for new construction by 2025

Provincial requirement for new construction likely to take effect in 2030

The City of Victoria plans to phase in a movement to a zero-carbon requirement on new buildings by 2025. (City of Victoria )
A map of the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, in Parksville near the Englishman River. (City of Parksville agenda)
A map of the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, in Parksville near the Englishman River. (City of Parksville agenda)
Some residents are terminating their leases early and without penalty. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

UPDATED: Developer hopes to welcome tenants back when Cowichan apartment building defects fixed

Municipality points the finger at developer’s engineers

Some residents are terminating their leases early and without penalty. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Parksville council received a preliminary site suitability report which identified three potential locations at Tuan Road, the corner of Alberni Highway and Despard Avenue and the Parksville Community Park. (City of Parksville council agenda)
Parksville council received a preliminary site suitability report which identified three potential locations at Tuan Road, the corner of Alberni Highway and Despard Avenue and the Parksville Community Park. (City of Parksville council agenda)
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

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
Parksville council gave second reading to a zoning and development amendment bylaw to facilitate an apartment type building of up to four storeys at 456 Island Highway West. (City of Parksville council agenda)

Mixed-use, 28-unit development given second reading by Parksville council

Preliminary concept shows Island Highway 4-storey apartment

Parksville council gave second reading to a zoning and development amendment bylaw to facilitate an apartment type building of up to four storeys at 456 Island Highway West. (City of Parksville council agenda)
A map of where the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, is located. (City of Parksville agenda)
A map of where the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, is located. (City of Parksville agenda)
Artist rendering of proposed two-building development at 413 Wembley Rd. in Parksville. (City of Parksville council agenda)

Two-building, 116-unit Parksville residential development gets first reading

Proposal requires bylaw amendment to rezone as high-density residential

Artist rendering of proposed two-building development at 413 Wembley Rd. in Parksville. (City of Parksville council agenda)
(Courtesty City of Parksville)
(Courtesty City of Parksville)