611-635 Chatham Street / 610-618 Herald Street is a proposal to build two rental buildings between the 600-blocks of Chatham and Herald street at Government Street in downtown Victoria's Old Town district.
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The developer is working with BC Housing to have some units designated affordable, but as this project doesn’t require rezoning the developer is voluntarily doing this.
Staff report: https://pub-victoria.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=68121
Lovely! This really respects the neighbourhood and surrounding architecture. The area will look great when completed.
Alex Messina of Vancouver-based Nicola Wealth Real Estate speaks to Victoria's draw among institutional rental housing providers, and the region's economic resiliency in June's Ten on the 10th.
Institutional investment in Victoria's rental housing market Q&A with Alex Messina of Nicola Wealth
Revised plans were submitted today to Dev Tracker; a complete list of revisions can be found here: https://tender.victoria.ca/webapps/ourcity/Prospero/FileDownload.aspx?fileId=CA95738C-A932-4A9A-9381-B504FC695BB7&folderId=59672C200925112845567374
And here's an updated rendering:
I liked the earlier rendering with the red brick facade on the Herald-fronting portion. I also don't like the green awnings as much as the darker ones.
(EDIT: The green is a Chinatown-consistent colour. That's cool then.)
Alex Messina speaks to Victoria's draw among institutional rental housing providers, and the region's economic resiliency.
Nearly 275-unit rental development pitched for downtown Victoria’s Fountain Tire auto shop, adjacent properties
A landmark automotive business is at the centre of a redevelopment proposal in Old Town.