development

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)
A map of where the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, is located. (Submitted photo)

Proposed 800-unit Parksville development requires further input

Council votes to advance proposal to stakeholder agencies consultation stage

A map of where the 140-acre parcel of land, proposed for an up to 800-unit development, is located. (Submitted photo)
Preliminary drawings of a proposed development at 285 Despard Ave. show three buildings, with commercial use on the main floor and three storeys of residential above. (MacDonald Gray Consultants image)

Parksville council advances 3-building Despard development

Agencies will be consulted before first reading considered

Preliminary drawings of a proposed development at 285 Despard Ave. show three buildings, with commercial use on the main floor and three storeys of residential above. (MacDonald Gray Consultants image)
Parksville council voted to provide public notice of its intention to support an application to the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch by Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company that will make its temporary patio permanent. (City of Parksville agenda image)
Parksville council voted to provide public notice of its intention to support an application to the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch by Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company that will make its temporary patio permanent. (City of Parksville agenda image)
The site of a proposed 16-parcel subdivision in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
The site of a proposed 16-parcel subdivision in Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
Rendering of a proposed 28-unit development at 456 Island Highway West. (Photo from Parksville City Council livestream).

Parksville council considers zoning amendment bylaw to permit apartment development

Proposed 28-unit development at 456 Island Highway West

Rendering of a proposed 28-unit development at 456 Island Highway West. (Photo from Parksville City Council livestream).
A public hearing was held Wednesday, April 13, so that District of Lantzville residents could have their say on the Lantzville Village South proposed special area plan. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)

Public expresses vehement opposition to Lantzville Village South project

Public hearing was held April 13, decision to be made next month

A public hearing was held Wednesday, April 13, so that District of Lantzville residents could have their say on the Lantzville Village South proposed special area plan. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)
(PQB News file photo)
(PQB News file photo)
A slide presented to Parksville city council on Monday, March 21, which depicts the proposed increases in development cost charges by the Regional District of Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)

Regional District of Nanaimo looks to increase development cost charges by 39 per cent

Proposed hikes to apply to Parksville, Qualicum Beach and select electoral areas

A slide presented to Parksville city council on Monday, March 21, which depicts the proposed increases in development cost charges by the Regional District of Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)
A rendering of a proposed floating sauna for Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Courtesy Havn Experiences Ltd.)

Floating Nordic-style spa proposed for Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Features would include saunas, hot and cold pools, green space

A rendering of a proposed floating sauna for Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Courtesy Havn Experiences Ltd.)
The first phase of the East Village Revitalization project in the Town of Qualicum Beach is nearly complete. (Town of QB photo)
The first phase of the East Village Revitalization project in the Town of Qualicum Beach is nearly complete. (Town of QB photo)
A map depicting looped trail networks in the Parksville Wetlands. (Submitted photo)

City releases update on Parksville Wetlands Trail development

Crews currently completing a loop trail

A map depicting looped trail networks in the Parksville Wetlands. (Submitted photo)
An artist’s rendering showing conceptual buildings making up the Bowers District on the Green Thumb property on Hammond Bay Road. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)

2,500-home development project for north Nanaimo clears hurdle

City council allows planning to proceed for Green Thumb project following public hearing

An artist’s rendering showing conceptual buildings making up the Bowers District on the Green Thumb property on Hammond Bay Road. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)
Town of Qualicum Beach has established East Village Local Area Service Bylaw and East Village Loan Authorization Bylaw to pay for public realm improvements on Second Avenue East and two adjacent intersections. (Town of Qualicum Beach illustration)
Town of Qualicum Beach has established East Village Local Area Service Bylaw and East Village Loan Authorization Bylaw to pay for public realm improvements on Second Avenue East and two adjacent intersections. (Town of Qualicum Beach illustration)
The Parksville Wetlands. Starting Jan. 4, 2022, city crews will work to complete a 2.3-kilometre trail loop to connect north and south corners of the property. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Wetlands trail development ready for next phase in early 2022

City crews will work for six weeks to complete 2.3-km loop

The Parksville Wetlands. Starting Jan. 4, 2022, city crews will work to complete a 2.3-kilometre trail loop to connect north and south corners of the property. (PQB News file photo)
A depiction of what the Thrifty Foods in Parksville will look like after exterior renovations, as presented to city council at the Dec. 20, 2021, regular meeting. (Submitted photo)

Thrifty Foods grocery store in Parksville to undergo exterior renovations

Modifications to align building with corporate brand standards

A depiction of what the Thrifty Foods in Parksville will look like after exterior renovations, as presented to city council at the Dec. 20, 2021, regular meeting. (Submitted photo)
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