development

A rendering of a proposed floating sauna for Victoria’s Inner Harbour. (Courtesy Havn Experiences Ltd.)

Floating Nordic-style spa proposed for Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Features would include saunas, hot and cold pools, green space

 

A 16-home community is being pitched in Tofino. (Screenshot from Dec. 14 council meeting)

Unique residential neighbourhood proposed in Tofino

A steeply sloped lot would be equipped with funicular to move residents up and down

 

The Vancouver Island Safe Speed Association has developed an early concept for a new motorsports park that includes most of the elements of the current Westshore Speedway, due to close after the 2022 season. (Photo courtesy of VISSA)

Group getting into gear in push to develop replacement Vancouver Island racetrack

Group working in advance of impending closure of Westshore Speedway after 2022 season

 

Lot 16 Marine Drive is located across from the Ucluelet Community Centre. (District of Ucluelet photo)

Ucluelet council adopts zoning for Lot 16 Marine Drive

“We want to try our best to go as local as possible. We want people that want to plant roots”

Lot 16 Marine Drive is located across from the Ucluelet Community Centre. (District of Ucluelet photo)
The roughly 800 year old Eik Cedar no longer stands alone in Tofino’s Significant Tree Bylaw and the district plans to protect more trees in the future. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Tofino adds $10K fine to Significant Tree Bylaw

More trees could be added to protected list next year

The roughly 800 year old Eik Cedar no longer stands alone in Tofino’s Significant Tree Bylaw and the district plans to protect more trees in the future. (Andrew Bailey photo)
After over a decade of sitting vacant, the District of Ucluelet is preparing to recommission site services to Onni Wyndansea lands on the outskirts of town. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet gets ready to recommission site services to Onni Wyndansea lands

Mayor Noel presses on for a comprehensive development plan

After over a decade of sitting vacant, the District of Ucluelet is preparing to recommission site services to Onni Wyndansea lands on the outskirts of town. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Family cheers a bride and groom on a sunkissed Sunday afternoon at Terrace Beach as they walk together for the first time as newlyweds. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Ucluelet votes on three major developments

Town’s municipal council briefs from Aug. 17 on Lot 16, Terrace Beach and Onni Wyndansea

Family cheers a bride and groom on a sunkissed Sunday afternoon at Terrace Beach as they walk together for the first time as newlyweds. (Nora O’Malley photo)
A rendering of the interior of the University of Victoria’s new six-storey addition to the engineering and computer science building, expected to be complete by 2024. (Credit: Dialog Design)

$89.6-million engineering, computer science expansion coming at University of Victoria

Two new facilities on campus will create room for 500 more students

A rendering of the interior of the University of Victoria’s new six-storey addition to the engineering and computer science building, expected to be complete by 2024. (Credit: Dialog Design)
An artist rendering of ‘The Lookout’ at Big Beach, a proposed 112-unit development across from the Ucluelet Community Centre. (Macdonald Gray image)

Public Hearing for a major Ucluelet development on Lot 16 at Marine Drive coming up June 8

The 112 unit proposal includes a rental apartment and attainable single family lots

An artist rendering of ‘The Lookout’ at Big Beach, a proposed 112-unit development across from the Ucluelet Community Centre. (Macdonald Gray image)
The Village on Third in Nanaimo won the Judges’ Choice award as top overall entry at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards. (Photo submitted)

Top developments north of the Malahat honoured by Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

Nanaimo’s Village on Third takes top honour at VIREB Commercial Building Awards

The Village on Third in Nanaimo won the Judges’ Choice award as top overall entry at the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Commercial Building Awards. (Photo submitted)
Onni Group representative Robert Vrooman addresses Ucluelet mayor and council and district staff during the April 14 regular meeting via Zoom. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Ucluelet council sends Onni Group back to the drawing board

Requests to open up stalled Wyndansea lands denied

Onni Group representative Robert Vrooman addresses Ucluelet mayor and council and district staff during the April 14 regular meeting via Zoom. (Nora O’Malley photo)
The entrance to the Lodge Property on Reef Point Road. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Virtual public hearing held for the Lodge Property in Ucluelet

Mayor and council to make a final decision during the April 14 regular council meeting

The entrance to the Lodge Property on Reef Point Road. (Nora O’Malley photo)
An illustrative rendering of The Cabins development proposal for 13 new cabins at Terrace Beach. (District of Ucluelet photo)

Public Hearing for proposed Terrace Beach development coming up

Ucluelet residents can join via Zoom, by phone and the event will also be livestreamed on YouTube

An illustrative rendering of The Cabins development proposal for 13 new cabins at Terrace Beach. (District of Ucluelet photo)
Woodsmere Holdings Corporation is hoping to build a residential neighbourhood including a 55-unit, four-storey, apartment building and 24 single family dwellings on a 27-acre property at 825 Campbell Street in Tofino. (Image from Tofino Jan. 26 council agenda)

Woodsmere development inches forward in Tofino

Woodsmere Holdings Corporation takes another swing at developing new neighbourhood

Woodsmere Holdings Corporation is hoping to build a residential neighbourhood including a 55-unit, four-storey, apartment building and 24 single family dwellings on a 27-acre property at 825 Campbell Street in Tofino. (Image from Tofino Jan. 26 council agenda)
A house built on Bluff Drive will have a notice on the property unless owners correct the height of the building. (PQB News file photo)

Retirement dream home turns into 16-inch nightmare for Vancouver Island woman

Qualicum Beach council: ‘hardline is totally warranted’ in denying occupancy over house height

A house built on Bluff Drive will have a notice on the property unless owners correct the height of the building. (PQB News file photo)
Vancouver Island man refusing to move bylaw-defying tiny home from his property

Vancouver Island man refusing to move bylaw-defying tiny home from his property

Cowichan Valley Regional Disrict gives Vic Tyler until March 15 to remove Cowichan riverfront home

Vancouver Island man refusing to move bylaw-defying tiny home from his property
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Moving from music to marketing in the Okanagan

  • Sep 24, 2018
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner
Local builders are crying foul over what they see as onerous fees that they believe are pushing West Coasters out of the home affordability range.

Ucluelet’s building fees criticized at meeting

“These costs are getting to a point where regular people can’t afford things anymore.”

Local builders are crying foul over what they see as onerous fees that they believe are pushing West Coasters out of the home affordability range.
Ucluelet’s municipal council recently shut down a proposal to put two guest cottages on a Marine Drive property. (Ucluelet council March 28 agenda)

Neighbourhood concerns stop proposed guest cottages in Ucluelet

“Please help us keep our residential neighbourhoods residential.”

Ucluelet’s municipal council recently shut down a proposal to put two guest cottages on a Marine Drive property. (Ucluelet council March 28 agenda)