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A house under construction on Oakridge Crescent in west Abbotsford has concerned some of the neighbours. 
(Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Neighbours concerned about large home under construction in Abbotsford

Residents of Oakridge Crescent say home will drive up property taxes

 

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rail District on Tuesday morning (Oct. 5). (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Major downtown Abbotsford housing project breaks ground

The Rail District is located on former site of Clayburn Brick Plant

 

A five-storey apartment building on Mt. Waddington Avenue in Abbotsford will consist of 94 units.

Two apartment buildings slated near city hall in Abbotsford

Total of 166 units in developments on Tims Avenue and Mt. Waddington

 

No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.

Building Mission’s waterfront ‘financially viable’ for developers, planners say

Phase 1 of creating masterplan for 296-acre area complete, moving to phase 2

No major barriers have been found relating to technical studies or land-use, a good sign as the team moves into site design, according to planners. Screenshot from report to Mission council.
A large apartment-and-townhouse development has been proposed for the area of Mt. Lehman Road and Cardinal Avenue in west Abbotsford. (City of Abbotsford)

734-unit apartment-and-townhouse project proposed near Highstreet in Abbotsford

Development planned for Mt. Lehman Road and Cardinal Avenue

A large apartment-and-townhouse development has been proposed for the area of Mt. Lehman Road and Cardinal Avenue in west Abbotsford. (City of Abbotsford)
An apartment building and townhouse project has been proposed at 2236 McCallum Rd. in Abbotsford. The development was given third reading by city council on June 14. (City of Abbotsford)

Apartment-and-townhouse project planned on McCallum Road in Abbotsford

Development across from old hospital site consists of 174 suites and 10 townhouses

An apartment building and townhouse project has been proposed at 2236 McCallum Rd. in Abbotsford. The development was given third reading by city council on June 14. (City of Abbotsford)
Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Road Rage: Opposition mounts anew to Surrey’s Bear Creek traffic plan

Same place, same project, same fight as Surrey prepares once again to connect 84th Avenue between King George and 140th Street in Newton

Welcome to your park sign marks the spot where 84th Avenue will continue east from King George Boulevard to 140th Street as part of a $13 million road project. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)

Public hearing now planned for Hope’s Station House decision

Council has now taken steps to remove heritage status from historic building

About 80 demonstrators walked through Hope with signs in support of saving the Station House on March 23, 2021. (Photo/Christian Ward)
A 66-unit townhouse project has been proposed on the west side of Clearbrook Road just north of George Ferguson Way.

66-unit townhouse development proposed for Clearbrook Road

Project located on seven lots just north of George Ferguson Way

A 66-unit townhouse project has been proposed on the west side of Clearbrook Road just north of George Ferguson Way.
A large chunk of land on the west side of Mt. Lehman Road, north of the Fraser Valley Auto Mall, has been proposed for an industrial project called the Xchange Business Park in the area including and around 3459 Mt. Lehman Road. (Google Maps)

Large industrial project on Mt. Lehman Road in Abbotsford nears final approval

Xchange Business Park will be economic ‘catalyst,’ say developers

A large chunk of land on the west side of Mt. Lehman Road, north of the Fraser Valley Auto Mall, has been proposed for an industrial project called the Xchange Business Park in the area including and around 3459 Mt. Lehman Road. (Google Maps)
Church’s Texas Chicken is one of the new businesses going into Cottonwood Centre, seen here on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Church’s Chicken being added to Chilliwack’s fried chicken options

Sardis restaurant will be 17th in B.C. for Texas-based fast food chain

Church’s Texas Chicken is one of the new businesses going into Cottonwood Centre, seen here on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)

Endangered pigeon habitat threatened by Surrey development, residents fear

Elgin Wynd strata owners fear it’s too late to save trees where band-tailed pigeons roost

Elgin Wynd resident Ian Tyzzer says encroaching development is threatening the home and breeding ground of an endangered pigeon species. (Alex Browne photo)
Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are currently covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)

Controversial Fort Langley land to become part of Kwantlen First Nation reserve

Eric Woodward’s foundation and companies are transferring the land

Eric Woodward’s boarded-up Fort buildings are currently covered with historic photos. (Langley Advance files)
The Cedar home model in Abbotsford by the Algra Bros. is a finalist for a Canadian Home Builder’s Association National Awards of Excellence for 2020. (Submitted)

Local developer’s Abbotsford homes shortlisted for two national housing awards

Algra Bros. won in 2014 for Garrison Crossing brownstones in Chilliwack

The Cedar home model in Abbotsford by the Algra Bros. is a finalist for a Canadian Home Builder’s Association National Awards of Excellence for 2020. (Submitted)
Mayor Pam Alexis of Mission at the Jan. 29 UDI forum in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Mayors facing explosive growth talk transit, roads in Fraser Valley

The Langley Urban Development Institute forum was held Wednesday

Mayor Pam Alexis of Mission at the Jan. 29 UDI forum in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Work crews move a water tank into place at a site on Klassen Road in Hope on Thursday morning (Jan. 30). The site is being prepared for a Ricky’s restaurant and gas station is one of several commercial projects currently underway. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)

VIDEO: Commercial construction projects booming in Hope

Dollar store, convenience store, gas stations and housing all planned for major route

Work crews move a water tank into place at a site on Klassen Road in Hope on Thursday morning (Jan. 30). The site is being prepared for a Ricky’s restaurant and gas station is one of several commercial projects currently underway. (Jessica Peters/ Hope Standard)
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