40-Unit Rental Building Planned for Kingsway

Conwest Group has submitted an application to rezone a 10,676 SF mid-block site at 3070 Kingsway from C-2 to CD-1 to allow a 6-storey mixed-use building with a 3-storey townhouse development at the lane, consisting of:

  • 40 secured market rental units;
  • 3,080 SF of retail at grade;
  • A total density of 3.27 FSR;
  • A height of approximately 60 ft.; and
  • 24 parking spaces.

The site is located on the South side of Kingsway between Rupert and Kerr Street, just south of the Joyce Collingwood neighbourhood. It is currently improved with a nondescript retail building.

The application is being considered under the Secured Market Rental Housing (Rental 100) Policy.

The architect for the project is GBL Architects.

The site was acquired in October 2015 for $3,750,000 or $106 per buildable SF based on the application.

Apartment Building Planned on Small East Van Lot

Rejoyce Investment Corp. has submitted a rezoning application to rezone a single 38 x 112 ft. commercial lot at 4459 Rupert Street, between East 28th and East 29th Avenue. The building is to be called “The Monad on Rupert Street”, modeled after a similar 5-unit building constructed in Kits in 2010

The existing zoning of the 4,270 SF site is C-1 (Commercial), and the plan is to redevelop  site with  a 4-storey mixed-use building. This is a concurrent rezoning and development permit application.

The proposal includes:

    • 14 rental apartment units;
    • Four studios, 5 one-bedrooms & 5 two-bedrooms;
    • 2,424 SF of retail space;
    • A total density of 2.40 FSR;
    • A building height of 49 ft.; and
    • 9 parking spaces and 30 bicycle parking spaces.

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This application is being considered under the Secured Market Rental Housing (Rental 100) Policy.

The architect for the project is Lang Wilson Practice in Architecture Culture (LWPAC).

Rental 100 Project Planned for Main & 51st Corner

SKA Property Inc. has submitted a rezoning application under Rental 100  for a 7,712 SF site at the corner of Main and 51st Avenue in the Punjabi Market neighbourhood. The site is currently home to an older 3-storey building that is vacant.

The plan for the site at 6679 Main Street is to rezone from the existing C-2 zoning to allow a 6-storey mixed use building with commercial space at grade, including:

  • 28 rental apartment units;
  • 2 studios, 13 one bedrooms, 9 two bedrooms and 4 three-bedrooms;
  • 3,071 SF of ground floor retail space;
  • a total density of 3.62 FSR;
  • a building height of 70 ft.; and
  • 28 vehicle parking spaces.

6679 Main 6679 Main_16679 Main_36679 Main_2The application notes that the developer’s team are East Indian and intend on using the ground floor for their family business: a vegetarian grocery store.

The application is being considered under the Secured Market Rental Housing (R100) Policy.

The architect for the project is F. Adab Architects Inc.

6-Storey Rental Building Planned for Kingsway

Another week, another rental apartment building rezoning application under the City of Vancouver’s Rental 100 program. This one is for a 12,300 SF site (99′ x 122′) located on the North side of Kingsway near Fraser Street. The application to for 855 Kingsway calls for a rezoning from the existing C-2 zoning to CD to permit the development of a six-storey mixed-use building. This is a concurrent rezoning and development permit application.

The proposal includes:

    • 49 secured market rental units;
    • 14 studios, 18 one-bedrooms, 12 two-bedrooms and 5 three-bedroom units
    • 4,043 SF of retail at grade;
    • A total density of 3.30 FSR;
    • A building height of 68.9 ft.; and
    • 25 underground parking spaces.

855 Kingsway855 Kingsway_1 855 Kingsway_2This application is being considered under the Secured Market Rental Housing (Rental 100) Policy.

The architect for the project is Cornerstone Architecture.

The site had sold in 2015 for $3,668,000, or approximately $91 per buildable SF.

Infill Apartment Building Planned for Arbutus Corridor

Strand Development has submitted a rezoning application for a 10,881 SF site on West 12th Avenue, next to the Arbutus greenway. The site is currently improved with an older commercial building occupied by Blenheim Import Auto Service. 

The plan for the site calls to rezone from the existing C-7 commercial zoning to permit the development of a 6-storey residential building. The proposal includes:

    • 48 rental apartment units;
    • 3 studios, 20 one-bedrooms, 15 two-bedrooms and 10 three-bedrooms
    • A total density of 3.47 FSR
    • A building height of 63.75 ft.; and
    • 20 underground parking spaces.

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The architect for this project is Yamamoto Architecture.

Plan for West Broadway Denny’s Site Includes 153 Rental Units

A rezoning application has been submitted for the “Denny’s” site at 1296 West Broadway. The site was sold in February 2016 to Jameson Development Corp for $26,250,000. The rezoning for the 18,762 SF site call for a 16-storey mixed-use building with apartments above retail and a small office component. The proposal includes:

    • 153 rental apartment units;
    • 27 studios, 70 one-bedrooms, 41 two-bedrooms & 15 three-bedrooms
    • 30,220 SF of retail space on two levels
    • 4,891 SF of office space
    • A total density of 7.07 FSR;
    • A building height of 159 ft.; and
    • 168 parking spaces

1296-west-broadway_11296-west-broadway_4 1296-west-broadway_2 1296-west-broadway_3 This application is being considered under the Secured Market Rental Housing (Rental 100) Policy.

The architect for the project is IBI Group.

The land sale from last year equates to $198 per buildable SF based on the anticipated rezoning.

Plans Unveiled for 104-Unit Rental Building in Southeast False Creek

Cressey Development Group has filed an application to rezone a 12,169 SF site that they own at the corner of West 1st Avenue and Cook Street, just West of Olympic Village. The site sits directly East of their previously completed project “The James”.

The plan calls to rezone from the M-2 industrial zone to CD to permit the development of a 10-storey rental residential building, including:

  • 104 rental apartment units
  • 51 studio units, 27 one-bedrooms, 20 two-bedrooms and 6 three-bedrooms
  • a total density of 5.03 FSR
  • a building height of 99 feet
  • 50 underground parking spaces

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The application is being considered under the Southeast False Creek Official Development Plan and Secured Market Rental Housing (Rental 100) Policy.

Cressey acquired the site in December 2015 for $16,000,000, or $261 per buildable SF based on the expected rezoning.

The architect for the project is Chris Dikeakos Architects.