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A proposed townhouse development and mid-block pedestrian path in Lantzville Village South. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)

Plan for hundreds of homes in Lantzville village core getting another public hearing

Developer presents alternate proposal with 632 housing units, down from 732

 

The City of Nanaimo’s urban containment boundary, as shown in the city plan. (City of Nanaimo image)

City of Nanaimo urged to expand its boundaries

Business group says with housing crisis in mind, developing city’s outskirts is faster and easier

 

A scene from Cable Bay Trail. Nanaimo city council voted to increase a buffer zone to 100 metres at its May 16 meeting. (News Bulletin file)

Nanaimo council votes to increase natural buffer zone around Cable Bay Trail

Nanaimo Forest Products told council it supports 100-metre zone after previously seeking 50m zone

 

An artist’s rendering of a planned renovation to the Sealand Market site at Stewart Avenue and Zorkin Road. (DHK Architects image)

Nanaimo’s Sealand Market in line for significant renovation

New and revitalized commercial spaces envisioned close to Departure Bay ferry terminal

An artist’s rendering of a planned renovation to the Sealand Market site at Stewart Avenue and Zorkin Road. (DHK Architects image)
An artist’s rendering of what 1 Commercial St. – the former A&B Sound Building – might look like after renovations. (Colin Harper Architect image)

City committee gives thumbs-up to proposed market at former A&B Sound in downtown Nanaimo

Applicant makes presentation to City of Nanaimo’s design advisory panel

An artist’s rendering of what 1 Commercial St. – the former A&B Sound Building – might look like after renovations. (Colin Harper Architect image)
A public hearing was held Wednesday, April 13, so that District of Lantzville residents could have their say on the Lantzville Village South proposed special area plan. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)

Public expresses vehement opposition to Lantzville Village South project

Public hearing was held April 13, decision to be made next month

A public hearing was held Wednesday, April 13, so that District of Lantzville residents could have their say on the Lantzville Village South proposed special area plan. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)
A rendering of a proposed floating sauna for Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Courtesy Havn Experiences Ltd.)

Floating Nordic-style spa proposed for Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Features would include saunas, hot and cold pools, green space

A rendering of a proposed floating sauna for Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Courtesy Havn Experiences Ltd.)
An artist’s rendering showing conceptual massing related to a re-zoning application for proposed development on Nelson Road and Linley Valley Drive. (DHK Architects image)

Plan for townhouses and residential complex in north Nanaimo passes public hearing

Council votes unanimously in favour of third reading of re-zoning bylaw for Nelson Road properties

An artist’s rendering showing conceptual massing related to a re-zoning application for proposed development on Nelson Road and Linley Valley Drive. (DHK Architects image)
An artist’s rendering showing conceptual buildings making up the Bowers District on the Green Thumb property on Hammond Bay Road. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)

Planning can proceed with Green Thumb project in Nanaimo following public hearing

City council votes 8-1 in favour of third reading of OCP amendment application bylaw

An artist’s rendering showing conceptual buildings making up the Bowers District on the Green Thumb property on Hammond Bay Road. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)
An artist’s rendering of a multi-use trail in the Fielding Road area of the proposed Sandstone development in south Nanaimo. (Seacliff Properties image)

Major south Nanaimo development Sandstone gets past public hearing

City council votes 7-2 in favour of third reading of official community plan amendment bylaw

An artist’s rendering of a multi-use trail in the Fielding Road area of the proposed Sandstone development in south Nanaimo. (Seacliff Properties image)
An artist’s rendering of three six-storey buildings with a total of 154 residential units proposed for 77 Chapel St. in downtown Nanaimo. (DHK Architects image)

Downtown highrise cancelled, new plans come in

New property owner makes development permit application for three six-storey buildings

An artist’s rendering of three six-storey buildings with a total of 154 residential units proposed for 77 Chapel St. in downtown Nanaimo. (DHK Architects image)
A rendering of Lantzville Village South, looking west on Ware Road at Lantzville Road with a grocery store on the left and mixed-use buildings on the right. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)

700-unit development in Lantzville will proceed to public hearing

Mixed-use Village South project anticipated to bring $25-million economic benefit

A rendering of Lantzville Village South, looking west on Ware Road at Lantzville Road with a grocery store on the left and mixed-use buildings on the right. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)
An artist’s rendering of an auto dealership at 4900 Island Hwy. at the corner of Wills Road. (James E. Irwin Architect image)

Nanaimo city council approves development permits for Porsche and Subaru dealerships

Property at 4900 Island Hwy. was re-zoned for automobile sales three years ago

An artist’s rendering of an auto dealership at 4900 Island Hwy. at the corner of Wills Road. (James E. Irwin Architect image)
An artist’s rendering of an apartment building planned for 1125 Seafield Cres. (D-Architecture image)

Province announces details of partnership on affordable seniors’ housing near Nanaimo hospital

Work progressing on Woodgrove Senior Citizens Housing Society project on Seafield Crescent

An artist’s rendering of an apartment building planned for 1125 Seafield Cres. (D-Architecture image)
Maps showing the proposed development precincts within Sandstone lands in south Nanaimo, left, and concepts of possible alignment of buildings in the Bowers District in north Nanaimo (Seacliff Properties and Barefoot Planning and Design images)

Editorial: Major projects could guide growth in Nanaimo

Consider participating in public hearings for Sandstone and Green Thumb properties this month

Maps showing the proposed development precincts within Sandstone lands in south Nanaimo, left, and concepts of possible alignment of buildings in the Bowers District in north Nanaimo (Seacliff Properties and Barefoot Planning and Design images)
A rendering of a 41-unit apartment building at the corner of Bowen and Meredith roads. (Joyce Reid Troost Architecture image)

City of Nanaimo gets glimpse at new apartment proposal for Bowen and Meredith

Design panel recommends that development permit application proceed

A rendering of a 41-unit apartment building at the corner of Bowen and Meredith roads. (Joyce Reid Troost Architecture image)
A rendering of a 53-unit apartment building proposed for 6010 Hammond Bay Rd. (Murdoch Company Architecture Planning Ltd. image)

Feds, province, city partnering on north Nanaimo apartment building with affordable units

Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society will operate building at 6010 Hammond Bay Rd.

A rendering of a 53-unit apartment building proposed for 6010 Hammond Bay Rd. (Murdoch Company Architecture Planning Ltd. image)
An artist’s rendering of 22 townhouses proposed for 497 Menzies Ridge Dr. near Buttertubs Marsh. (Raymond de Beeld Architect Inc. image)

Nanaimo city council approves 22 townhouses close to Buttertubs Marsh

Council issues development permit at 497 Menzies Ridge Dr.

An artist’s rendering of 22 townhouses proposed for 497 Menzies Ridge Dr. near Buttertubs Marsh. (Raymond de Beeld Architect Inc. image)
A rendering of a proposed cabin at 25 Spyglass Lookout on Protection Island. (Image submitted to City of Nanaimo)

Nanaimo city council denies permit for cabin on islet off Protection Island

Council votes 6-3 against staff’s recommendation to allow cabin at 25 Spyglass Lookout

A rendering of a proposed cabin at 25 Spyglass Lookout on Protection Island. (Image submitted to City of Nanaimo)
An artist’s rendering of a 16-microunit apartment building proposed for 421 Prideaux St. (Joyce Reid Troost Architecture image)
An artist’s rendering of a 16-microunit apartment building proposed for 421 Prideaux St. (Joyce Reid Troost Architecture image)
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