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A rendering of an apartment complex with 59 units that had been proposed for 591 Bradley St. City council denied the development permit application by a 5-4 vote. (Raymond de Beeld Architect Inc. image

Nanaimo city councillors deny permit for apartment complex they approved 2 years ago

Councillors vote 5-4 against Bradley Street project, citing river protection and traffic concerns

 

A rendering of how the Telus Living buildings at Fitzwilliam, Wallace and Wentworth streets might look. (Omicron Architecture Engineering Construction Ltd. image)

‘Telus Living’ in downtown Nanaimo, with 197 apartments, receives permit

Council approves height variances for Fitzwilliam Street complex

 

An artist’s rendering of a seniors’ congregate housing development at 388 Machleary St. (Molnar Group/IBI Group Architects image)

Development permit issued for 133 seniors’ housing units in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter

Redevelopment of old Malaspina Gardens property moving ahead after previous proposal denied

 

Property owner Oakwood Park Estates has submitted a re-zoning application for the ‘Millstone Riverfront’ project, a major redevelopment proposed for the former Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel site at 1 Terminal Ave. in downtown Nanaimo. (D’Ambrosio Architecture and Urbanism image)

Application submitted for major redevelopment of former Howard Johnson hotel site in Nanaimo

City receives re-zoning application for hotel and residential project downtown

Property owner Oakwood Park Estates has submitted a re-zoning application for the ‘Millstone Riverfront’ project, a major redevelopment proposed for the former Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel site at 1 Terminal Ave. in downtown Nanaimo. (D’Ambrosio Architecture and Urbanism image)
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)
Nanaimo city council has issued a development permit for 51 units of permanent supportive housing at 285 Prideaux St. (S2 Architecture image)

Development permit issued for community services building site on Prideaux Street in Nanaimo

City anticipates it will receive an application for a demolition permit this fall

Nanaimo city council has issued a development permit for 51 units of permanent supportive housing at 285 Prideaux St. (S2 Architecture image)
Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools has asked the City of Nanaimo to establish a bylaw to collect school site acquisition charges for new residential development. (News Bulletin photo)

School district asks Nanaimo to collect fee from residential developers

School site acquisition charges would fund purchase of more land to accommodate more students

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools has asked the City of Nanaimo to establish a bylaw to collect school site acquisition charges for new residential development. (News Bulletin photo)
A screenshot from the July 5, 2021, Parksville city council meeting showing Christie Lucas, an environmental scientist with WSP Canada, right, and Parksville city council. (Submitted photo)

Parksville city council pauses development on planned aquatic and recreation centre

‘Potential valuable ecological communities’ identified at the site

A screenshot from the July 5, 2021, Parksville city council meeting showing Christie Lucas, an environmental scientist with WSP Canada, right, and Parksville city council. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo city council is considering a re-zoning application to allow for a mixed-use commercial and residential development at Boxwood Road and Northfield Road. (WA Architects/IWCD image)

Nanaimo council gets a first look at proposed supermarket plaza at Boxwood and Northfield

Early concept of project includes supermarket, shops, office space and 188 residential units

Nanaimo city council is considering a re-zoning application to allow for a mixed-use commercial and residential development at Boxwood Road and Northfield Road. (WA Architects/IWCD image)
A conceptual rendering of a commercial plaza at 1130 Rocky Creek Road. (Town of Ladysmith image)

Commercial plaza in north end of Ladysmith passes public hearing

Councillors debate proposed land use at 1130 Rocky Creek Rd.

A conceptual rendering of a commercial plaza at 1130 Rocky Creek Road. (Town of Ladysmith image)
An artist’s rendering of a proposed student housing complex at 326 Wakesiah Ave. (WA Architects Ltd. image)
An artist’s rendering of a proposed student housing complex at 326 Wakesiah Ave. (WA Architects Ltd. image)
An artist’s rendering of a proposed six-storey residential building on Campbell Street. (Urban Solutions Architecture Ltd. image)

Six-storey apartment building meant to encourage living and working in downtown Nanaimo

City design panel reviews development permit application for 340 Campbell St.

An artist’s rendering of a proposed six-storey residential building on Campbell Street. (Urban Solutions Architecture Ltd. image)
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)

Nanaimo mixed-use building wins top prize at commercial building awards

Village on Third was Judges’ Choice winner 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)
The City of Nanaimo has received a development permit application for a five-storey, 108-unit apartment building at 4961 Songbird Pl. (D-Architecture image)

Songbird apartment project along Nanaimo’s Rutherford Road grows in scale

Plans are now for a 108-unit building, up from 76 units during re-zoning phase

The City of Nanaimo has received a development permit application for a five-storey, 108-unit apartment building at 4961 Songbird Pl. (D-Architecture image)
Building massing concepts for 5915 Metral Dr., which was rezoned for multi-family residential development earlier this month. (VDA Architecture Ltd. image)

Townhouses, micro-units proposed for Metral Drive property

Council re-zones property to allow for 28 residential units

Building massing concepts for 5915 Metral Dr., which was rezoned for multi-family residential development earlier this month. (VDA Architecture Ltd. image)
A rendering of the Lumina building proposed for 41-45 Haliburton St. in Nanaimo. (Matthew T. Hansen Architect image)

Next project proposed as part of a series of buildings on Nanaimo’s Haliburton Street

Five-storey building near Finlayson Street will include 38 residential units

A rendering of the Lumina building proposed for 41-45 Haliburton St. in Nanaimo. (Matthew T. Hansen Architect image)
An artist’s rendering of a proposed development at 1300 Junction Ave. (WestUrban Developments/Thuja Architecture and Design image)

Development permit issued for 213-unit apartment complex in south Nanaimo

Property at 1300 Junction Ave. was re-zoned for development two years ago

An artist’s rendering of a proposed development at 1300 Junction Ave. (WestUrban Developments/Thuja Architecture and Design image)
An artist’s rendering of Clark Drive development in Lantzville. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)

Lantzville residents petition B.C. Supreme Court to overturn zoning decision

OCP and zoning amendments for 250-unit Clark-Medd development passed last fall

An artist’s rendering of Clark Drive development in Lantzville. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)
A 197-unit apartment complex is proposed for the corners of Wallace, Wentworth and Richards streets in the Old City Quarter. (Omicron Development, Design and Construction image)

Panel supports design of proposed 197-unit apartment complex in downtown Nanaimo

Design advisory panel supports height variance on six- and seven-storey buildings in Old City

A 197-unit apartment complex is proposed for the corners of Wallace, Wentworth and Richards streets in the Old City Quarter. (Omicron Development, Design and Construction image)
Rendering of two residential buildings proposed for the corner of Haliburton and Milton streets. (Matthew T. Hansen Architect image)

Two five-storey residential buildings approved for Haliburton Street

City council issues development permit for 79-unit complex at Haliburton and Milton

Rendering of two residential buildings proposed for the corner of Haliburton and Milton streets. (Matthew T. Hansen Architect image)