1120-1128 Burdett Avenue is a proposal to build a four-storey, 44-unit purpose-built rental building in the City of Victoria's Fairfield neighbourhood.
The project was originally conceived as a 36-unit condominium building.
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Council will have to collectively reap what it has sown on this one at election time.
For this and SO many other reasons.
Give Lisa Helps some points for this:
Helps said many of the people who spoke against it are living in buildings that probably needed even more variances when they were permitted by a past council.
“When their homes were built, there were probably people who came and spoke at city council and said: ‘Don’t do this.’ The council of the day made a decision to do it and now they have nice homes in a nice neighbourhood,” Helps said.
Interesting. I suppose going for rezoning is always a gamble.
I do wonder - what exactly were the councillors' reasons for voting against?
Coleman's quote in the article is a bit lacking in specifics: 'good, substantive arguments on both sides'
...Coleman's quote in the article is a bit lacking in specifics: 'good, substantive arguments on both sides'
Someone's been reading too many Trump tweets.
After their failure to gain a DP for the site, here is a debriefing from the developer Karl Robertson of Empresa Properties in case you didnt see it in the 29er Radio thread. http://bit.ly/2ubc2yX