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A 70-unit six-storey building has been proposed for 32059 and 32067 Tims Ave. in Abbotsford.

Three new apartment projects in Abbotsford get initial approval

Buildings proposed for Tims Avenue, Marshall Road and Immel Street

 

The 140-acre Xchange Business Park will be located on Mt. Lehman Road north of Highway 1 and Highstreet Shopping Centre.

Construction set to begin on large industrial park in west Abbotsford

Xchange Business Park on Mt. Lehman Road slated to complete first 2 buildings by early 2024

 

The researchers studied two Australian cities and gathered data from the last 20 years. (Photo: Paulo Ramos/UBC Faculty of Forestry)

Young people the ‘missing middle’ of park planning, development: B.C. study

Sara Barron and Emily Rugel created a way to evaluate parks based on order, seclusion and diversity

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Lawsuit targets largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in B.C. history

Group argues services deal for Squamish Nation’s Senakw project in Vancouver unlawfully approved

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s high court won’t hear dispute over $1B Vancouver waterfront development

Dispute centred on one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)

Most land on Langley City SkyTrain route already bought by developers: realtor

Langley City land assemblages are ready to be redeveloped over the next few years

Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)
An expansion of Vitalus Nutrition in Abbotsford will encompass the properties at 30212 Downes Rd. and 3911 and 3899 Mt. Lehman Rd.

Major expansion approved for Vitalus Nutrition in Abbotsford

Dairy processing operation expected to more than quadruple current capacity

An expansion of Vitalus Nutrition in Abbotsford will encompass the properties at 30212 Downes Rd. and 3911 and 3899 Mt. Lehman Rd.
Robin Drive ends in a cul-de-sac, where children are often safe to play. But the city has approved a development of 26 units that will use Robin Drive as well. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Residents of small Abbotsford road opposed to 26-unit development

Council moves ahead with approval as west Abbotsford continues to grow

Robin Drive ends in a cul-de-sac, where children are often safe to play. But the city has approved a development of 26 units that will use Robin Drive as well. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
The DCC levies to build a single family home in Mission and comparable communities.

City of Mission’s proposed new developer-fees would increase rates exponentially

Residential rates would triple; commercial, industrial, institutional rates would quadruple

The DCC levies to build a single family home in Mission and comparable communities.
A petition has been started to delay the development of the Cooper farm on McMillan Road. (Photo by Marlisa Power)

Petition aims to delay development of Cooper farm in Abbotsford

Organizer wants city to ‘take a pause’ and listen to residents’ ideas and concerns

A petition has been started to delay the development of the Cooper farm on McMillan Road. (Photo by Marlisa Power)
A seven-acre property on Swensson Road on the Abbotsford-Aldergrove border has been approved for a 50-lot subdivision.

Former auto-wrecking site approved for 50-lot subdivision in west Abbotsford

Seven-acre property on Swensson Avenue is former Aldergrove Auto Wrecking

A seven-acre property on Swensson Road on the Abbotsford-Aldergrove border has been approved for a 50-lot subdivision.
Among three new apartment buildings planned for Abbotsford is a six-storey 43-unit project on Plaxton Crescent adjacent to Mill Lake.

Three new apartment buildings planned in Abbotsford

Projects include six-storey development adjacent to Mill Lake

Among three new apartment buildings planned for Abbotsford is a six-storey 43-unit project on Plaxton Crescent adjacent to Mill Lake.
An application has been filed for a 31-storey apartment building with commercial space on Garden Street across from Canadian Tire. If approved, it would become Abbotsford’s tallest building. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Proposal filed for Abbotsford’s tallest building, at 31 storeys

Development would be located on Garden Street across from Canadian Tire

An application has been filed for a 31-storey apartment building with commercial space on Garden Street across from Canadian Tire. If approved, it would become Abbotsford’s tallest building. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Construction is underway on the Highstreet Village housing development at Mt. Lehman Road and Cardinal Avenue in Abbotsford. (Artist’s rendering from highstreetvillage.ca)

Construction underway on large housing development near Highstreet in Abbotsford

Eight condo buildings and 157 townhomes part of project at Mt. Lehman and Cardinal

Construction is underway on the Highstreet Village housing development at Mt. Lehman Road and Cardinal Avenue in Abbotsford. (Artist’s rendering from highstreetvillage.ca)
The Cooper farm on McMillan Road in Abbotsford is being proposed for a large development that would see more than 400 units of housing. (Abbotsford News file photo)

400-unit housing plan for Cooper farm in Abbotsford goes to public hearing

Proposal for property on McMillan Road also includes 17.7 acres of parkland

The Cooper farm on McMillan Road in Abbotsford is being proposed for a large development that would see more than 400 units of housing. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The average wait time in Abbotsford for approval of a development permit for a single-family home has gone from 6.4 weeks to 16 weeks from 2017 to 2022. (Abbotsford News file photo)

City of Abbotsford looks at ways to reduce wait times for building permits

Average wait time for approval has almost tripled in last five years

The average wait time in Abbotsford for approval of a development permit for a single-family home has gone from 6.4 weeks to 16 weeks from 2017 to 2022. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Photo of the most developable 87 acres of land in the Mission waterfront master plan, owned by the Braich family. Kevin Mills / Mission Record. Bottom left: City of Mission concept art of the waterfront at build out.

Mission’s waterfront master plan adopted after largest landowners ask for deferral

Details in city’s future vision come under fire; supporters on council say it’s just a vision

Photo of the most developable 87 acres of land in the Mission waterfront master plan, owned by the Braich family. Kevin Mills / Mission Record. Bottom left: City of Mission concept art of the waterfront at build out.
Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Petition to save Surrey tree raises eyebrows

Safe Surrey Coalition says it collected 10K electronic signatures to save Sequoia from developer who says it is not at risk

Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Petition takes aim at planned Langley high rise

A planned 45-storey tower is the target of some opposition

Latimer Heights development could get a 45-storey tower at the corner of 82nd Avenue and 200th Street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)