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Fully built in Surrey, 514-home rental housing project ‘in great need,’ mayor says

Metro rental apartments are located next to Scott Road SkyTrain Station

 

A preliminary development concept for the Delta Shoppers Mall site at 8037 Scott Road included in a memorandum to Delta council discussed at a Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. The Delta Rise, the city’s first highrise project, is shown to the right, while the Real Canadian Superstore is just out of frame to the left.

Highrise development eyed for North Delta mall

Project would add 813 units of housing, including 124 for seniors and 65 purpose-built rentals

 

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

 

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
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey man fighting city hall over ‘crazy’ drilling

‘The shockwaves impact you, you know, not only the sound,’ Richard Porta says

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
White Rock mayoralty candidates say affordable housing is a priority - but differ on ways to achieve it. (Peace Arch News photo)

ELECTION 2022: Development in White Rock must address affordability

Mayoralty candidates agree in principle but differ on details

White Rock mayoralty candidates say affordable housing is a priority - but differ on ways to achieve it. (Peace Arch News photo)
Sketch of the proposed commercial building on 64 Avenue in North Delta, on the site of the former Sundowner Pub. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Former Sundowner Pub site eyed for 4-storey office building on Delta/Surrey border

The pub closed last November after nearly four decades of operation on 64 Avenue

Sketch of the proposed commercial building on 64 Avenue in North Delta, on the site of the former Sundowner Pub. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
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)
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EDITORIAL: Government by shifting values

The McCallum majority on Surrey City Council has evidently reached a comfortable…

  • Aug 11, 2022
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Surrey City gave third reading Monday (Aug. 8) – immediately after the public hearing – for a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses. (Google maps)

Council pushes contentious South Surrey townhouse development forward

Third reading passes shortly after mid-afternoon public hearing

Surrey City gave third reading Monday (Aug. 8) – immediately after the public hearing – for a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses. (Google maps)
Surrey City will host a public hearing at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, into a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses on the site. (Google maps)

Public hearing set for proposal to develop 482 townhouses in South Surrey

Proponent seeks redesignation of land from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential

Surrey City will host a public hearing at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, into a proposal to have a parcel of land in South Surrey re-designated from Mixed Employment to Multiple Residential, in order to develop 482 townhouses on the site. (Google maps)
Artist’s conception of a five-highrise residential development proposed for Surrey city centre, source City of Surrey
Artist’s conception of a five-highrise residential development proposed for Surrey city centre, source City of Surrey
Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council adds five more towers to skyline

‘At what point is there a tipping point?’ Coun. Steven Pettigrew asks

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)
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)
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Bolivar Heights and Green Timbers plans to go to public hearing

City council received an update Monday after two years of work by staff to develop a land use plan

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Artist’s conception of KGS Holdings Ltd. project before Surrey council on Monday, July 11. (Image: surrey.ca)

Surrey council approves 41-storey residential tower for Whalley

It will feature 401 suites in the 9700-block of 137A Street

Artist’s conception of KGS Holdings Ltd. project before Surrey council on Monday, July 11. (Image: surrey.ca)
A Rocha Farm is located in Surrey and works to preserve habitats for species and grows sustainable foods. (Hilary Green photo/Contributed)

Event to raise awareness of threat to South Surrey river, farmland this weekend

South Campbell Heights land is slated for development, but organizers of the event want it spared

A Rocha Farm is located in Surrey and works to preserve habitats for species and grows sustainable foods. (Hilary Green photo/Contributed)
Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Petition to save Surrey tree raises eyebrows

Safe Surrey Coalition says it collected 10K electronic signatures to save Sequoia from developer who says it is not at risk

Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Surrey city hall in Whalley. (File photo)

Safe Surrey Coalition council majority tells Metro to back off

‘Metro’s trying to control Surrey,’ Mayor Doug McCallum charged

Surrey city hall in Whalley. (File photo)