development

Presenter Dr. Richard Guthrie reveals some of the findings of a study on Saltair slope stability. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Saltair study guides development in areas that may be subjected to natural hazards

Abundant landslide activity in the past factoring into future decisions

 

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

 

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 of a multi-use trail in the Fielding Road area of the proposed Sandstone development in south Nanaimo. (Seacliff Properties image)

Major south Nanaimo development Sandstone gets past public hearing

City council votes 7-2 in favour of third reading of official community plan amendment bylaw

An artist’s rendering of a multi-use trail in the Fielding Road area of the proposed Sandstone development in south Nanaimo. (Seacliff Properties image)
Conceptual site plan for a large housing development on Rocky Creek Road. (Graphic from Ladysmith town council’s Feb. 1 agenda package)

Ladysmith council begins approval process for Rocky Creek Road housing development

Council carries first and second reading of zoning amendment application for 282 dwelling units

Conceptual site plan for a large housing development on Rocky Creek Road. (Graphic from Ladysmith town council’s Feb. 1 agenda package)
Pamela Anderson plans to build a new private dock adjacent to her property in Ladysmith. (Darryl Jonas architectural drawing from Ladysmith town council agenda package for Jan. 25)

Ladysmith council grants Pamela Anderson variance permit for private dock

Anderson is planning a small residential development to accommodate her family on the property

Pamela Anderson plans to build a new private dock adjacent to her property in Ladysmith. (Darryl Jonas architectural drawing from Ladysmith town council agenda package for Jan. 25)
Sale of a prime piece of property where the Crofton Elementary School used to be located has closed. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Old Crofton school site sells for $1.81 million

Multiple bids lead to final deal closure of $560,000 above the asking price

Sale of a prime piece of property where the Crofton Elementary School used to be located has closed. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Vancouver Island Safe Speed Association has developed an early concept for a new motorsports park that includes most of the elements of the current Westshore Speedway, due to close after the 2022 season. (Photo courtesy of VISSA)

Group getting into gear in push to develop replacement Vancouver Island racetrack

Group working in advance of impending closure of Westshore Speedway after 2022 season

The Vancouver Island Safe Speed Association has developed an early concept for a new motorsports park that includes most of the elements of the current Westshore Speedway, due to close after the 2022 season. (Photo courtesy of VISSA)
A rendering of the interior of the University of Victoria’s new six-storey addition to the engineering and computer science building, expected to be complete by 2024. (Credit: Dialog Design)

$89.6-million engineering, computer science expansion coming at University of Victoria

Two new facilities on campus will create room for 500 more students

A rendering of the interior of the University of Victoria’s new six-storey addition to the engineering and computer science building, expected to be complete by 2024. (Credit: Dialog Design)
The Village on Third in Nanaimo won the Judges’ Choice award as top overall entry at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards. (Photo submitted)

Top developments north of the Malahat honoured by Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

Nanaimo’s Village on Third takes top honour at VIREB Commercial Building Awards

The Village on Third in Nanaimo won the Judges’ Choice award as top overall entry at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards. (Photo submitted)
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)
Property on the Trans Canada Highway beside the Country Maples Campground has been sold and will become a modular home park. (Photo submitted)

Development, business transactions significant for Chemainus

Two highway properties and Owl’s Nest Bakery and Bistro sold

Property on the Trans Canada Highway beside the Country Maples Campground has been sold and will become a modular home park. (Photo submitted)
View of the Beachwood Estates site. (Photo by Don Bodger)

New Chemainus development offers prime building lots in a diverse neighbourhood

Beachwood Estates officially opens with interest already high due to its location

View of the Beachwood Estates site. (Photo by Don Bodger)
A concept of Sandstone’s town centre area. (Seacliff Properties image)

City of Nanaimo reviewing plans for huge development project in Cinnabar Valley-Cedar

Seacliff Properties, owner of Sandstone land, told to be ready for a public hearing this fall

A concept of Sandstone’s town centre area. (Seacliff Properties image)
Vancouver Island man refusing to move bylaw-defying tiny home from his property

Vancouver Island man refusing to move bylaw-defying tiny home from his property

Cowichan Valley Regional Disrict gives Vic Tyler until March 15 to remove Cowichan riverfront home

Vancouver Island man refusing to move bylaw-defying tiny home from his property
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Moving from music to marketing in the Okanagan

  • Sep 24, 2018
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner