VICTORIA DEVELOPMENT NEWS

Developments reveal plans for office tower on Apex Site 

Posted on Jun 30, 2020


TELUS Communications Inc. intends to bring the TELUS Ocean project to Victoria, as part of an acquisition of the “Apex” site, a parcel of City-owned land at 749‑767 Douglas Street, on the corner of Douglas and Humboldt Streets.

The proposed commercial office and retail building will become TELUS’s regional headquarters for approximately 250 employee...

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Rezoning application signals boost of confidence for Victoria

Posted on Jun 30, 2020


A rezoning application for the first phase of downtown Victoria’s Harris Green Village redevelopment has been submitted to the City following public engagement and feedback sessions held last summer and fall.

Proponent Starlight Developments has unveiled a vision incorporating over 500 rental residences and a sizable ground floor retail component fo...

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Pub to make way for 251-suite condominium project in Saanich

Posted on Apr 30, 2020


A proposal to redevelop several land parcels in Saanich’s Carey neighbourhood will include the former home of the Bird of Paradise Pub and its still-operating Bird Liquor Store, Citified has learned.

Development and construction firm Mike Geric Construction has submitted a rezoning application to the District for over 250 residences, plus 11,000 squ...

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Plan in the works for safe re-opening of B.C. restaurants

Posted on Apr 26, 2020


As B.C. health officials pledge to ease social contact restrictions – so long as the number of COVID-19 transmissions continue to drop – a group of restaurant operators have been tasked with crafting a plan at how to reopen the food industry.

The group includes a cross-section of independent restaurants, chains and franchises including both licensed...

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To our Political Leaders and Decision Makers:

Posted on Apr 13, 2020



To our Political Leaders and Decision Makers:   As we settle into this new normal of greatly diminished and rapidly disappearing business, it is important to reflect on forgotten financial victims of this unfolding tragedy.  Let us first discuss who is not suffering.   The entire public sector currently employed and pensioned is being paid in full an...

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Pandora rental tower to introduce 3, 4 and 5-bedroom co-living units

Posted on Apr 08, 2020



Victoria’s first purpose-built co-living residences ranging from three to five-bedrooms have been proposed as part of a highrise rental tower eyed for Pandora Avenue at Vancouver Street.

The Victoria offices of Vancouver-based development firm Townline, which is finishing construction of Vancouver Island’s tallest building at downtown Victoria’s Hud...

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