An artist's sketch of Vista Senior Living, an 11-storey seniors residence coming soon to the site of Esquimalt's former Legion along the 600-block of Admirals Road. Praxis Architects
11-storey Esquimalt Legion tower to include rentals, condos and memory-care suites
CITIFIED STAFF, CITIFIED.CA
Published October 15, 2018
An 11-storey seniors residence comprised of condominiums, rental apartments and memory care suites is coming to the 600-block of Admirals Road in Esquimalt.
The tower will rise on land formerly occupied by Esquimalt’s Legion and an adjacent auto parts retailer near the intersection of Esquimalt and Admirals roads not far from a recently approved 12-storey condominium tower
on Admirals Road at Naden Way.
Dubbed Vista Senior Living
, 38-units in the building will be in the form of market condominiums geared towards seniors, 95-units will be rental apartments while 48-suites will feature memory-care services.
The building’s 11th floor is earmarked for a common area for residents. Two levels of underground parking will accommodate some 130 vehicle stalls.
Redevelopment of Esquimalt’s Legion has been in the works since 2007 when plans were laid to transform the property into a residential complex for seniors.
Construction is slated to begin next year while site preparations are due to begin by year’s end. Completion and occupancy are expected by 2021. C
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