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A cap on building heights in the town center - which owners in the Bayview buildlng at George Street and Russell Avenue are protesting - does not mean that the door is closed on all such development in future, Coun. Scott Kristjanson says. (File photo)

White Rock height cap ‘totally devalues’ building, residents claim

Coun. Scott Kristjanson says council’s action reflects will of the majority

 

Tim Pham said he and other tenants of Ocean Park Mall haven’t heard from the property’s new owner since it changed hands four months ago. (Tracy Holmes photo)

South Surrey business owners feeling ‘abandoned’ following mall’s sale

Four months after sale of Ocean Park Mall, tenants anxious about future

 

The city has received a development application for the last remaining house on Johnston Road. (Rendering)

Development proposed for last remaining house on Johnston Road in White Rock

Applicant wishes to build four-storey apartment with ground floor commercial space

 

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LETTERS: Current council cannot undo highrise development

Buildings under construction were a done deal years ago

  • Apr 29, 2021
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The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. has returned to White Rock council with an increased affordable housing component. (Contributed rendering)

White Rock rental apartment to be given 2nd public hearing

White Birch development on Fir Street under reconsideration by council

The White Birch proposal for a six-storey rental-only building for 1485 Fir St. has returned to White Rock council with an increased affordable housing component. (Contributed rendering)
A revision to the town centre CR-1 zoning bylaw in White Rock, if formally adopted by council on May 10, could spell the end of towers above 12 storeys in the area. (File photo)

Town centre zoning in White Rock could cap building heights at 12 storeys

‘The public has spoken so clearly’ against 18- to 29-storey structures, says councillor

A revision to the town centre CR-1 zoning bylaw in White Rock, if formally adopted by council on May 10, could spell the end of towers above 12 storeys in the area. (File photo)
White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (left) and Landmark Premier Properties president and managing partner Ray Chen take in the view from the fourth floor during construction of the Foster Martin development in the uptown area of the city. Contributed photo.

Building heights a sticking point in White Rock town centre revisions

Public hearing on amendment to zone reiterated opposition to towers

White Rock Mayor Darryl Walker (left) and Landmark Premier Properties president and managing partner Ray Chen take in the view from the fourth floor during construction of the Foster Martin development in the uptown area of the city. Contributed photo.
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 plan for 84 Ave. at south end of Bear Creek Park

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)
Anita Nielsen and a group of her neighbours argued last year that a proposed four-storey apartment building would destroy the historic character of Elm Street, as well as bringing increased traffic, blocking ocean views and causinge parking issues along the street and Beachview Avenue in White Rock. (File photo)

Elm Street OCP designation changed by White Rock council

Motion aimed at keeping historic pocket ‘as it is’

Anita Nielsen and a group of her neighbours argued last year that a proposed four-storey apartment building would destroy the historic character of Elm Street, as well as bringing increased traffic, blocking ocean views and causinge parking issues along the street and Beachview Avenue in White Rock. (File photo)
Waterstock Properties is looking to build 114 residential units near 16 Avenue and 157 Street. (Urban Arts Architecture rendering)

Amendments sought for South Surrey apartment, townhouse project receive third reading

Residents, councillors speak for and against proposed density of Waterstock Properties’ 114-unit plan

Waterstock Properties is looking to build 114 residential units near 16 Avenue and 157 Street. (Urban Arts Architecture rendering)
Artist’s image of the tower proposed for 10761 King George Boulevard, looking from the northeast. (Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc., surrey.ca)

Surrey council approves 54-storey residential tower for city centre

The tower’s 479 residential units are expected to be ready for occupancy by early 2026

Artist’s image of the tower proposed for 10761 King George Boulevard, looking from the northeast. (Chris Dikeakos Architects Inc., surrey.ca)
Waterstock Properties is seeking to build 114 residential units near 16 Avenue and 157 Street. This Urban Arts Architecture rendering, included in a City of Surrey planning report, provides a view of the proposed development looking south on 157 Street towards 16 Avenue. (Urban Arts Architecture rendering)

Public hearing April 12 for South Surrey apartment, townhouse plan

Waterstock Properties is proposing buildings of six and four storeys near Earl Marriott Secondary

Waterstock Properties is seeking to build 114 residential units near 16 Avenue and 157 Street. This Urban Arts Architecture rendering, included in a City of Surrey planning report, provides a view of the proposed development looking south on 157 Street towards 16 Avenue. (Urban Arts Architecture rendering)
inFoster Martin project, which is currently under construction on the 1500-block of Martin Street, won ‘Best Display Suite Interior Design and Best Marketing Campaign.’ (Landmark rendering)

White Rock’s Foster Martin development provincially recognized

Landmark Premier Properties and Foster Martin honoured at 2021 Georgie Awards

inFoster Martin project, which is currently under construction on the 1500-block of Martin Street, won ‘Best Display Suite Interior Design and Best Marketing Campaign.’ (Landmark rendering)
Building heights in the ‘Waterfront Village’ area of West Beach and East Beach will be among topics when a discussion of a recent resident survey moves to the Land Use and Planning Committee next month. (File photo)

White Rock defers discussion of non-town centre heights

More time needed to ‘digest’ results of most recent public survey – councillor

Building heights in the ‘Waterfront Village’ area of West Beach and East Beach will be among topics when a discussion of a recent resident survey moves to the Land Use and Planning Committee next month. (File photo)
A gas station and drive-thru restaurant are part of a proposal for three lots at 28 Avenue and 192 Street. (City of Surrey rendering)

Gas station, drive-thru eyed for South Surrey’s Campbell Heights

Pollution potential among concerns raised at public hearing

A gas station and drive-thru restaurant are part of a proposal for three lots at 28 Avenue and 192 Street. (City of Surrey rendering)
A stop-work order was issued to Waterstock Properties and Pinnacle Hazmat on March 8 after WorkSafeBC determined workers were not sufficiently protected during the removal of materials containing asbestos at 1663 156A St. (Contributed photo)

‘High-risk’ asbestos removal prompts stop-work order on South Surrey lot

WorkSafeBC inspection finds abatement procedures lacking

A stop-work order was issued to Waterstock Properties and Pinnacle Hazmat on March 8 after WorkSafeBC determined workers were not sufficiently protected during the removal of materials containing asbestos at 1663 156A St. (Contributed photo)
A proposed multi-family, multi-building development in east White Rock was the subject of a public hearing Monday evening. (City of White Rock image)

White Rock council approves Beachway development in split vote

Six-storey design a point of contention for councillors who voted against project

A proposed multi-family, multi-building development in east White Rock was the subject of a public hearing Monday evening. (City of White Rock image)
A proposed multi-family, multi-building development in east White Rock was the subject of a public hearing Monday evening. (City of White Rock image)

Pros and cons of White Rock housing development debated at virtual public hearing

Affordable housing need, traffic concerns among reasons cited for and against Beachway project

A proposed multi-family, multi-building development in east White Rock was the subject of a public hearing Monday evening. (City of White Rock image)
Members of the public will have a chance to learn about a proposal for three buildings ranging in height from 12 to 24 storeys in Semiahmoo Town Centre. A second virtual information meeting is scheduled for today (Feb. 25) and full details are also available at www.aplinmartin.com/semiahmoo. (First Capital photo rendering)

Public voice concerns about Semiahmoo highrises during virtual meeting

Proposed development could be delayed by ‘marketing philosophy’

Members of the public will have a chance to learn about a proposal for three buildings ranging in height from 12 to 24 storeys in Semiahmoo Town Centre. A second virtual information meeting is scheduled for today (Feb. 25) and full details are also available at www.aplinmartin.com/semiahmoo. (First Capital photo rendering)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey council approves five more highrises for downtown

Speakers at public hearing express concern over more traffic, density

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)