179-Unit Project Planned for Central Lonsdale Site

Adera Development has submitted a rezoning application to the City of North Vancouver for a former TELUS property at 8th and Lonsdale (south of East 11th). The site is triangular in shape and totals 62,543 SF. The proposal would include the retention of portions of the existing TELUS utility building which occupies the easternmost extent of the site; the site would be subdivided and 30 parking spaces would be provided for TELUS‘ use within the new residential development to the West.

The proposal, entitled Lonsdale Cityhomes, includes two new 6-storey residential buildings and a mix of townhouses. Details include:

  • 179 units;
  • Sizes varying from 600 to 1,900 SF;
  • a total density of 2.60 FAR;
  • a total CAC of $8,756,020;
  • 235 parking spaces

The lot is zoned Residential Medium Density 1 (RM-1) with an Official Community Plan designation of Residential Level 5. The OCP allows for a density of 1.6 FSR and a potential for an additional bonus of up 1.0 FSR in accordance with the Density Bonus and Community Benefits Policy. 

The architect for the project is Integra Architecture.

25-Unit Townhouse Project Proposed for Edgemont Village

Boffo Properties has submitted a rezoning application for a four-lot land assembly in Edgemont Village, which they intend on developing as a follow-up to their currently under construction project nearby “Edgemont Walk”. 

The site is located at 1031, 1037, 1041 and 1045 Ridgewood Dr., just East of Grosvenor’s Connaught project, also under construction. The lots were redesignated in 2015 in the Edgemont Village Centre Plan, and allow townhouses up to 1.20 FSR.

Details of the proposal include:

  • 25 townhouse units in five 3-storey buildings;
  • 3-bedroom units ranging from 1,725 to 2,402 SF;
  • A total density of 1.20 FSR
  • 52 parking stalls
  • A CAC payment of $180,000.

The architect for the project is TKA+D Projects.

244-Unit Condo and Student Housing Project Planned Adjacent Capilano University

Woodbridge Homes and Capilano University have partnered for a new condo and student housing development adjacent the University at 1923 Purcell Way in North Vancouver.

The application is for an OCP amendment and rezoning to allow a new development on the site which is currently improved with an older 90-unit strata that recently went through the wind-up and sale process. The site is identified in the Official Community Plan as Residential Level 5, which permits up to 1.75 FSR.

The development plan includes:

  • 124 condo units in a 6-storey building;
  • 60 townhouse units in 3 & 4 storey buildings;
  • 19 studios, 58 one-bedrooms, 39 two-bedrooms, 68 three-bedrooms
  • 60 student housing units (avg. 200 SF) in a new 6-storey building on the adjacent university lands facing Greg Lee Way;
  • an overall density of 1.75 FSR;
  • 276 parking spaces;
  • a CAC payment of $1,700,000

The architect for the project is Rositch Hemphill Architects.

40-Unit Townhouse Project Coming to Lions Gate Village

Cressey Development Group is proposing to redevelop six residential lots in the Lions Gate Village area of Norht Vancouver (formerly Lower Capilano).

The lots are located on the border with West Vancouver at 1801-1865 Glenaire Drive and 2064 – 2082 Curling Road and together comprise a 50,289 SF L-shaped site.

The proposed new development includes:

  • 40 three-storey, 3-bedroom townhouses in 6 buildings;
  • Unit sizes ranging from 1,610 SF to 1,811 SF;
  • a total density of 1.19 FSR;
  • a CAC of $164,797

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47-Unit Project Proposed for Lynn Creek Area of North Van

IRCA Group is seeking development permit approval for a proposed redevelopment of four single family lots located at the southeast corner of Crown Street and Mountain Highway in Lynn Creek Town Centre area of North Vancouver.

The plan for the 17,4000 SF site calls for a new 6-storey building that includes:

  • 47 residential units
  • 13 one-bedrooms, 27 two-bedrooms and 7 three-bedrooms;
  • a total density of 2.50 FSR ;
  • 58 underground parking spaces on two levels

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