Wisteria Place, an innovative Optima Living community in Richmond, British Columbia, has won a prize in the International category of the 2022 Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards. This category includes “any project, new or renovated, outside of the United States and in any particular subcategory for consideration.
Dignitaries from the province, the city and the United Church of Canada were on hand for the opening of a new, five-storey rental building in Coquitlam Saturday.
One of the largest tower-based building developments within the core of the Downtown Eastside is proceeding as planned. A new development permit application has been submitted by Atira Women’s Resource Society and TL Housing Solutions to build a 160-ft-tall, 16-storey social housing tower at 450 Alexander Street — the southwest corner of the intersection of Alexander Street and Jackson Avenue.
Metro Vancouver and BC are never-ending hubs of urban development. Some are very high-profile, such as a new skyscraper or shopping centre. Some have less of a social impact, such as a modification to a private residence.
Others are more middle-of-the-road: they may not be awe-inspiring, but are impactful nonetheless, such as new affordable housing, or construction in a high-traffic area.
A 107-unit seniors home in Steveston held its official opening last week a year after it opened. The inspiration for an independent living facility came from the Steveston Buddhist Temple.
Approximately 300-units of affordable seniors and workforce housing have been proposed for the 6800-block of West Saanich Road in the District of Central Saanich.
Two years after it was first announced, a co-operative plan to build 88 units of subsidized family housing and a 59-space daycare and out of school care centre is closer to fruition.
Victoria councillors voted unanimously to send the project to a public hearing, saying it has everything that the city is looking for in a new housing development.
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