The Victoria Press Building is a redevelopment of the Times Colonist Building along the 2600-block of Douglas Street at Kings Road.
The project includes modernized office space, social space, a brewery or distillery, rooftop green spaces and a rooftop restaurant. Retail spaces will front onto Douglas Street.
An adjacent residential component will be situated on the Times Colonist Building's parking lot to the east of the office complex.
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This seems strangely optimistic:
*Target for completion of the remainder of the building is spring/summer 2018.
^So give them $100 and you get a postcard?
Nothing new in the way of drawings, but the developer has formally applied for rezoning to allow brewery, distillery, a liquor retail as permitted uses.
Turns out they will need a parking variance, so there's a DP with Variances application on the Dev Tracker. Nothing in it yet, but hopefully any updated plans will be posted online from now on: https://tender.victoria.ca/tempestprod/ourcity/Prospero/Details.aspx?folderNumber=DPV00103
Good news for the Capital's tech industry as a market report identifies Victoria as one of Canada's leading hubs.
A transformation of Victoria's Times Colonist Building will incorporate updated office spaces, new retail frontages and a residential component in the form of a rental tower.