The Sawyer Block is a six-storey purpose-built rental complex with nearly 900 square feet of ground floor commercial space. Residential units will be maintained as rentals in perpetuity as part of an agreement with the City of Victoria.
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890 square feet of ground floor commercial space fronts onto Fort Street.
Recall that this building was built, 60 units, ZERO parking.
Yes, as government-backed, studio and one BR units catering to young people.
I think we would be a bit naive to think that Harris Green will be full of families.
Further up Harris Green, opposite Moxies, those are some pretty big condo units. Not many families
So we punted Harris Green from passing under the previous council, which it would have, because of MMHI. MMHI is now admittedly a dud for housing supply. And now the new council tried to make a name for itself, with the councillor who introduced the death blow amendment saying yesterday that Harris Green should have come before this council if we could walk back time.
And don’t forget about Langford!
The take away from all of this is that it could scare away other applicants. If council can single handedly erode four years of planning, who wants to take that risk? Coleman wasn’t mincing words yesterday when he said this sends the wrong message.
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