The Yates on Yates is one of two 20-storey residential towers proposed for a property spanning the 700-blocks of Yates and Johnson streets.
The tower will encompass 112-units of one, two, and three-bedroom condominium residences and four townhomes. A ground floor commercial component will front onto Yates Street.
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Approximately 7,850 square feet of ground floor retail space will front onto Yates Street.
Which means no blasting!
Well the drill rig doesn't drill into the rock. The only way you can tell is to get ahold of the borehole results
The other problem with rock is you might know one elevation in one spot, but you have no idea where it could be 1 ft over as there could be a valley or a mountain.
as for excavation speed that depends on the shoring contractor, excavators and more importantly the availability of labour. also what color was the clay, if its blue look for a slow slow excavation (although on the plus side stop by for lots of good pottery clay!)
They are wasting no time at all on this project. They have been driving piles seemingly constantly and it looked like the trees might be coming down today as Davey is on site.
Photo from Dec 15th
Work has begun on building over 250 condominiums in two towers set to rise between the 800-blocks of Yates and Johnson streets.
There may be lots of construction cranes above city streets, but not all projects have available pre-sale condo inventory. Find out what's still selling and what's coming soon.
The 116-unit Yates on Yates mixed-use condominium and commercial development will officially launch its sales campaign on July 1st.