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Developer plans to reshape major downtown corner

September 28, 2016 |

Following a surge of re-development surrounding the SkyTrain hubs in the downtown, a new developer is placing its bet on jumpstarting densification along the suburban strip malls at the heart of King George Boulevard.

Anthem Properties purchased a 10 acre site … Read More

New development adds to growing Innovation Boulevard

June 16, 2015 |

WestStone Properties, the company behind the master-planned Urban Village development west of City Hall, is expanding south with a new development proposal for the growing medical district known as Innovation Boulevard.

Located near the southwest corner of 96 Ave and … Read More

Development boom transforming Metrotown landscape

June 3, 2013 |

Metrotown, one of the region’s original town centres, is in the midst of a transformational development boom. With seven new towers currently under construction, most of which are around 40 stories tall, the unprecedented mass of projects underway promises to finally … Read More

Changing Richmond

May 5, 2013 |

It goes without saying that Vancouver gets most of the media attention in the region. It has the largest population, drives the economy, hosts most of our cultural institutions, and is an innovation leader in terms of development, bike … Read More

Overview of development in Tsawwassen, including massive suburban malls

May 1, 2013 |

Last Tuesday on my way to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, I noticed that major construction was taking place on Tsawwassen First Nation’s (TFN) land on the north side of Highway 17. I decided to look into what is going on … Read More

A New Look at Affordability

April 26, 2013 |

To say affordability is an important issue in this region would be an understatement. Vancouver has been recognized as one of the least affordable cities in the world. However, just because we view something as important doesn’t mean we’re right about it. Now I’m not … Read More

‘Rising Sun’ brings innovative social housing model to Surrey

April 23, 2013 |

The Phoenix Centre Society is proposing an innovative social housing project on the edges of Downtown Surrey. Located at the northwest corner of 140 St and 100 Ave, the proposal will replace three single-family homes.

The six-storey building will include … Read More

Upcoming Activities in Surrey

April 1, 2013 |

 Social Justice Series

A new film and discussion series is coming to the City Centre Library this April.  The library will show three movies in two separate sessions regarding social justice.  The first session will include a special guest speaker … Read More