development

Cumberland’s council has to consider variances for some retaining walls that are too high on Bolton Street. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland council considers retaining wall height dilemma

The variance requests on maximum height will go to advisory planning commission

 

Seymour Pacific Developments is proposing a three-unit development of apartments at 801 Ryan Road in Courtenay. Photo submitted

Courtenay council to take second look at proposed apartments on Ryan Road

Seymour Pacific Developments proposing mix of nearly 250 one, two and three-bedroom units

 

Cumberland council again has questions about the latest changes for Coal Valley Estates. Record file photo

Cumberland denies Fan House covenant changes for now

Developer not offering enough in exchange for revised agreement, says council

 

A rendering of the interior of the University of Victoria’s new six-storey addition to the engineering and computer science building, expected to be complete by 2024. (Credit: Dialog Design)

$89.6-million engineering, computer science expansion coming at University of Victoria

Two new facilities on campus will create room for 500 more students

A rendering of the interior of the University of Victoria’s new six-storey addition to the engineering and computer science building, expected to be complete by 2024. (Credit: Dialog Design)
Cameron Yee owns the White Whale Restaurant and the former Courtenay Car Centre. Scott Stanfield photo

Business owner envisions Granville Island concept at Courtenay Slough

Cameron Yee would like to create a community space with food, arts and culture

Cameron Yee owns the White Whale Restaurant and the former Courtenay Car Centre. Scott Stanfield photo
The Village on Third in Nanaimo won the Judges’ Choice award as top overall entry at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards. (Photo submitted)

Top developments north of the Malahat honoured by Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

Nanaimo’s Village on Third takes top honour at VIREB Commercial Building Awards

The Village on Third in Nanaimo won the Judges’ Choice award as top overall entry at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards. (Photo submitted)
Cumberland council still has questions about Coal Valley Estates’ latest plans. Record file photo

Cumberland council still has questions over Coal Valley’s plans

Issues persist around water flow, blasting effects and wetlands

Cumberland council still has questions about Coal Valley Estates’ latest plans. Record file photo
A house built on Bluff Drive will have a notice on the property unless owners correct the height of the building. (PQB News file photo)

Retirement dream home turns into 16-inch nightmare for Vancouver Island woman

Qualicum Beach council: ‘hardline is totally warranted’ in denying occupancy over house height

A house built on Bluff Drive will have a notice on the property unless owners correct the height of the building. (PQB News file photo)
This Union Bay beach area shows iron staining at low tide from March 2010. Photo, JET Productions

Commercial marina again proposed for Union Bay

A previous proposal was denied due to sediment contamination

This Union Bay beach area shows iron staining at low tide from March 2010. Photo, JET Productions
An area above Washer Creek has been cleared this fall. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Tree removal in Union Bay leaves questions

Developer does not require one development permit but may need another

An area above Washer Creek has been cleared this fall. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Vancouver Island man refuses to move tiny home from his property

Vancouver Island man refuses to move tiny home from his property

CVRD gives Vic Tyler until March 15 to remove his home, near Skutz Fall’s fish ladder

Vancouver Island man refuses to move tiny home from his property
It was standing room only at the Comox Community Centre for a public hearing to discuss a major residential development planned for Comox. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Developer shocked at pushback during Comox public hearing: ‘It’s not like we’re building a meth lab’

A crowd of more than 150 filled the Comox Community Centre Thursday evening

It was standing room only at the Comox Community Centre for a public hearing to discuss a major residential development planned for Comox. Photo by Erin Haluschak
5 Reasons to snap up one of these serviced rural lots

5 Reasons to snap up one of these serviced rural lots

Miracle Beach Estates has enough room for your home, shop, studio and more!

  • Feb 24, 2020
5 Reasons to snap up one of these serviced rural lots
5 Reasons to snap up one of these service rural lots

5 Reasons to snap up one of these service rural lots

Miracle Beach Estates has enough room for your home, shop, studio and more!

  • Feb 17, 2020
5 Reasons to snap up one of these service rural lots
Highstreet Ventures presented Comox council with a four-building development at 695 Aspen Rd. and a public hearing is set for next month. Photo submitted

Public hearing set for proposed four-building Comox development

The proposal would be three four-storey residential buildings and one four storey mixed-use one.

Highstreet Ventures presented Comox council with a four-building development at 695 Aspen Rd. and a public hearing is set for next month. Photo submitted
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Moving from music to marketing in the Okanagan

  • Sep 24, 2018
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner