17-Unit Townhouse Project Planned for Lynnmour Area

A rezoning application has been submitted for a site at 905-959 Premier Street in the Lynnmour area of North Vancouver. The consists of four single family lots on the West side of Premier Street, bordering Inter River Park.

Details of the proposal include:

  • 17-townhouse units in four buildings;
  • all three-bedrooms ranging from 1,129 SF to 1,232 SF;
  • a total density of 0.75 FSR;
  • 35 parking spaces in garages.
  • a total CAC payment of $257,281

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35-Unit Apartment Building Planned for Central Lonsdale

Belaire Apartments Ltd., the owners of an existing 3-storey lowrise apartment building in North Vancouver, are planning a replacement of the building with a new, larger rental apartment building.

The subject site is located in the Central Lonsdale neighbourhood at the south west corner of Chesterfield Avenue and 16th Street. The site currently contains a 13-unit rental apartment building. The 10,400 SF site is located in an area of mainly three storey apartment buildings, with most of them built in the late 1960’s to mid – 1970’s, and are a mix of rental and strata dwellings.

The proposal is for a new 5-storey rental apartment building that includes:

  • 34 apartment units
  • 18 one-bedrooms, 13 two-bedrooms and 3 three-bedrooms
  • a total density of 2.50 FSR
  • 17 underground parking stalls
  • 51 bicycle stalls

1549 Chesterfield1549 Chesterfield_1 1549 Chesterfield_2 1549 Chesterfield_3The OCP land use designation of the site is Residential Level 5, which allows for a medium density multi-family up to a maximum density of 1.6 FSR, with the potential of a 1.0 FSR bonus density to be granted at Council’s discretion. The applicant is requesting a bonus be granted to 2.50 FSR with all the proposed units being rental and secured through a rental Housing Agreement.

The architect for the project is Gateway Architecture.

88-Unit Townhouse Project Planned for Lions Gate Village

Citimark has submitted a rezoning application and OCP amendment to redevelop an 8-lot single family land assembly in the Lower Capilano area of North Vancouver. The lots are located at 1886 -1956 Belle Isle Place and 2046 Curling Road, just North of Larco’s large rental development, now under construction.

The area, now called Lions Gate Village Centre, was redesignated by the District of North Vancouver in 2015 to allow for townhouse uses, and this project is the 2nd to go before council, following PC Urban who recently applied for 23 units just up the street on Glenaire Drive.

The plan is for a townhouse development that includes:

  • 88 three-storey townhouses in ten separate buildings
  • a density of 1.20 FSR
  • a building height of 41 feet
  • 163 underground parking stalls
  • a community amenity contribution of $324,071
  • expansion and improvement of Belle Isle Park.

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193 Units Planned for Maplewood Village Area

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

229 Seymour River229 Seymour River_1229 Seymour River_2229-seymour-place-northeast229-seymour-place-northwestThe architect for the project is Rositch Hemphill.

23-Unit Townhouse Development Planned for Lower Capilano

PC Urban has submitted a rezoning application and OCP amendment for a 5-lot land assembly in the Lower Capilano area of North Vancouver. The site, sold by our team in 2015, is located on the northwest corner of Fullerton Avenue and Glenaire Drive, at the edge of the Capilano River Regional Park.

The lots in question were part of a larger zoning redesignation effort by the District of North Vancouver in 2015, which resulted in several blocks in the area being allowed for townhouse rezoning under the new OCP.

The plan is to redevelop five residential lots located at 1946 -1998 Glenaire Drive to allow a new 3-storey townhouse development, including:

  • 23 three-bedroom townhouse units
  • Unit sizes ranging from 1,726 SF to 2,322 SF
  • three separate buildings
  • onsite public pathway adjacent to the Capilano River
  • a total density of 1.07 FSR
  • a community amenity contribution of $121,581
  • 46 underground parking stalls

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Infill Tower Planned for North Van Apartment Property

A preliminary rezoning application has been submitted by Chard Development in order to add much needed rental apartment density to an existing apartment property in the Central Lonsdale area of North Vancouver.

1441 St. George’s Avenue is a rental apartment building at St. Georges and East 15th Street. The existing building is 14-storeys with a 2-storey commercial podium. The building contains 80 rental residential units and 52 commercial units.

The rezoning application is proposing to rezone the property to allow for the construction of a new rental tower on the West side of the site, including:

  • a 23-storey rental tower
  • 175 new rental units
  • 10 studios, 111 one-bedrooms, 114 two-bedrooms, 20 three-bedrooms (combined)
  • a total combined density of 6.29 FSR
  • purchase of 85,156 SF of density at $115 per SF

The site is currently zoned Central Lonsdale Mixed Use ‘C-1B’, which allows for a density of 2.60 FSR. The site is designated Mixed Use Level 4B land use in the Official Community Plan (OCR), which allows for an FSR of up to 3.0 with the potential for a density bonus of an additional 1.0 FSR.

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The property sold in September 2016 for $37,500,000, or $310,000 per existing unit.

23-Unit Townhouse Development Proposed for Lynnmour Area of North Van

Brody Development Group has applied to the District of North Vancouver to allow a rezoning of four single family lots for a new townhouse development. The site is comprised of three lots on Orwell Street and one lot on Premier Street, in an area that is built out predominantly with townhouses.

The site falls within the District of North Vancouver’s Residential Level 3 designation in the Official Community Plan which allows a density of 0.8 FSR, though this application is proposing a lower unit count due to the irregular site configuration.

The plan for the project, labelled ‘Continuum Townhomes’ includes:

  • 23 townhouses
  • 3 two-bedroom units, 19 three-bedrooms & 1 4-bedroom unit
  • total density of 0.7 FSR
  • at-grade parking garages
  • total of 48 parking spaces

854 Orwell854 Orwell_1The architect for the project is Integra Architecture.