News

Multimillion-dollar Esquimalt development given final green light

Esquimalt council has cleared the way for Cambie Malone Corp. to begin constructing a $41-million residential-commercial development on Esquimalt Road.

Council agreed to issue the owner the rezoning application and development permit it needed to move forward with the project.

The developer's vision includes two 12-storey residential condominium towers – which will be the tallest in Esquimalt – ground-floor commercial space, townhouses and several work-live units.

Cambie Malone Corp. has not indicated when construction could begin, but suggested at council meetings last fall that the work could start this fall or early 2013, Barbara Snyder, Esquimalt director of development services, said.

A pub, liquor store and bottle depot are currently on the site.

"There is no requirement for a developer to specify their start date, but a development permit is only good for two years so there is the expectation that they will begin construction prior to February 2014," Snyder explained. "If construction isn’t started by then, the developer would have to apply for a new permit, which means going through the process again."

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

High risk offender wanted B.C.-wide, say Vancouver Police
 
UPDATE: 2 confirmed dead in Marysville, Washington school shooting
 
Booking on comfort in times of need
Flu shot-or-mask rule upheld by arbitrator
 
Port Alberni Boston Pizza re-opening in sight
 
Alberni Remembrance Day services draw hundreds
Designated driver service provides safe rides
 
The adventure of a lifetime
 
Federal-tax scam strikes Cowichan

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.