Editor’s Note: January 16, 2019: Your Weekly North Vancouver Island Construction News
In This Week’s Issue:
- Building Links 2018 construction statistics for Comox Valley and Campbell River,
- Proposed four-storey mixed-use Building in Cumberland receives approval, and
- Senior’s facility in Powell River moving forward.
Building Links 2018 construction statistics for Comox Valley and Campbell River
d Overall, construction values have increased in the areas of Comox, Courtenay and Cumberland and the Comox Valley Regional District and Campbell River reported almost identical values in both 2017 and 2018. Multi-residential construction in the forms of duplexes and townhouses as well as multi-storey apartments and condominium projects are the primary drivers of the 33.5% increase in 2018 over 2017. Construction values for 2018 were $290 million compared to $217 million in 2017.
Proposed four-storey mixed-use Building in Cumberland receives approval
A four-storey building consisting of commercial space on the ground floor and 26 residential units above is proposed for Dunsmuir Avenue in Cumberland by Rideout Construction. The Heritage Alteration permit application (similar to a development permit) received approval from council on January 14.
Senior’s facility in Powell River moving forward
A development permit is expected to be finalized soon for a 75-unit seniors housing project on a 3.5-acre parcel located next to the Powell River General Hospital. The applicant hopes to break ground in the next few months. The project partners are Inclusion Powell River and Golden Life Management.
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