Port Living has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop a four-storey, mixed-use building at 702 East Broadway, at the Southeast corner of Broadway and Fraser in the Mount Pleasant area.
Project details include:
- 35 condo units in a 4-storey woodframe building
- 20 studio units, 9 one-bedrooms and 6 two-bedrooms
- 2 retail CRU’s at ground level totaling 5,761 SF
- a total density of 3.0 FSR
- 2 levels of underground parking
Under the site’s existing C-2C zoning, the application is “conditional” so it may be permitted; however, it requires the decision of the Director of Planning.
The architect for the project is Studio B Architects.
The development application can be viewed in detail here: http://development.vancouver.ca/pc702ebroadway/index.htm
GWL Realty Advisors have applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to develop a 99′ x 131′ site at 1500 Robson Street (at the Southwest corner of Robson and Nicola). The plan is for a new 21 storey market rental tower. The proposal includes the following:
- 127 market rental apartment units;
- 33 studios, 52 one-bedrooms, 42 two and three bedrooms;
- 5,469 SF of retail on the ground floor;
- a total density of 7.70 FSR;
- a building height of 210 ft.; and
- 84 parking stalls four levels of underground parking accessed from the lane.
The site was rezoned to the current C-5A zoning under the West End Community Plan, adopted in 2014. The application is “conditional” so it may be permitted; however, it requires the decision of the Development Permit Board.
The Development Permit Application can be viewed here: http://development.vancouver.ca/1500robson/index.htm
The architect for the project is IBI Group.
The owners of a 1.7 acre site in the Maplewood Village area of North Vancouver have submitted a rezoning application and OCP amendment to redevelop the existing property, known as Maplewood Plaza.
The site is currently built as a smaller mixed use commercial plaza with two commercial spaces and 28 rental units. The site is designated Commercial Mixed Use Level 1 in the OCP which allows for densities up to 1.75 FSR. The proposed OCP amendment would change the designation for these two properties to Commercial Mixed Use Level 2 which allows for densities up to 2.50 FSR.
The proposed redevelopment is for two 6-storey buildings, including:
- 193 units (21 townhouses and 172 lowrise units)
- 38 rental units
- 85 one-bedrooms, 99 two-bedrooms and 9 three-bedrooms
- 10,743 SF of retail space
- a total density of 2.49 FSR
- 255 underground parking stalls on two levels
- $200,000 voluntary CAC payment
The architect for the project is Rositch Hemphill.
Cressey has submitted a rezoning application for a 1.8 acre site at 430-450 Westview Street, just East of North Road and South of Austin Avenue in the Burquitlam Area of Coquitlam.
The site is zoned RM-4 but designated as high-density residential in the Lougheed Neighbourhood Plan and is currently occupied by two older lowrise apartment buildings containing a total of 101 rental units.
The redevelopment plan includes a new condo development with a rental development replacing the existing units at a ratio of 2:1. Details include:
- Two towers -a 35-storey condo tower & a 22-storey rental tower
- 264 condo units (average 675 SF) 106 one-beds, 153 two-beds and 5 three-beds
- 202 rental units (average 714 SF) 35 studios, 96 one-beds, 68 two-beds & 3 three-beds
- total density of 5.0 FAR (3.04 condo & 1.96 rental)
- 27,064 SF of amenity space including an outdoor pool
- 679 underground parking spaces
The architect for the project is Chris Dikeakos.
Domus Homes has submitted a rezoning application to the City of New Westminster for a 26,104 SF site at 813-823 Carnarvon in Downtown New Westminster, directly across the street from the 3-tower “Plaza 88” development. The plan is for a mixed-use project that includes a market condo tower, a non-market rental lowrise, and commercial uses. Details include:
- a 29-storey tower
- a 6-storey lowrise
- 195 market condos
- 119 one-bedrooms, 54 two-bedroms and 22 three-bedrooms
- 50 non-market rental units for Performing Arts Lodges (PAL)
- a total density of 7.75 FSR
- total building height of 290 feet
The architect for the project is GBL Architects.
Oxford Properties has applied to the City of Vancouver for permission to build a brand new infill office building on an underutilized portion of a 59,000 SF lot and existing 22-storey office building property they own at 401 West Georgia (built in 1987) , which runs along Homer Street all the way to Dunsmuir Street on the North, where the new building will be located.
The plan is to build a new 9-storey office building on the North part of the property facing Dunsmuir Street. Details include:
- retail and office use on the ground floor and office use on the 2nd-9th floors;
- 4,654 SF of new retail space
- 147,000 SF of new office space
- Office floorplates of 14,000 – 19,000 SF
- 6,600 SF of amenity space, 2,300 SF conference centre & 4,300 SF fitness facility
- a building height of 139.4 feet
- two levels of underground parking accessed from the lane; and
- retention of the existing commercial building on the south portion of the site.
The project is being proposed under the existing DD zoning and so only requires a development permit as opposed to rezoning.
The architect for the project is B + H Architects Inc.
Rendition Developments has submitted a rezoning application for a long-vacant site at the NW corner of Main and 41st. The proposal for the 11,684 SF site at 5679 Main Street is for a 6-storey mixed-use building including:
- 52 rental apartment units;
- 5 studios, 29 one-bedroom units, 15 two-bedrooms & 3 three-bedroom units
- 4,089 SF of ground floor retail space
- a total density of 3.46 FSR
- a building height of 76 ft.; and
- 33 underground parking spaces and 72 bicycle parking spaces.
This application is being considered under the Secured Market Rental Housing (Rental 100) Program.
The site sold in May 2016 for $6,000,000, or $149 per buildable SF based on the rezoned density anticipated in the application.
EDIT: This post previously mentioned that the site was an old gas station, which is not accurate, it was previously a commercial building torn down many years ago.