Beedie Living plans to build two residential highrise towers bookending the Austin Heights Safeway in Coquitlam. The developer has applied to the city to build the towers (26 and 27 storeys) at either end of the new Safeway store, which is currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2019. There will be a total […]
A master-planned development more than a decade in the making will transform the riverfront south of Highway 1 in Coquitlam. It’s an area that’s definitely under the radar, sandwiched between United Boulevard and the Fraser River. The closest most people get to the site, known as Fraser Mills, is during an IKEA run. Now Beedie […]
Opponents of Beedie Living’s nine-storey condominium project in Chinatown say they’ll be out in force at today’s open house. The contentious project at Keefer and Columbia has been revised four times in hopes of gaining approval from the city. The building’s height was reduced by three storeys — but that also meant that the previously-included […]
One month after Beedie Living’s rezoning application for a 12-storey mixed-use building in Chinatown was rejected by Vancouver city council, the developer has submitted a new application, reducing the controversial proposal by three storeys. The new application does not require rezoning, as the proposed building will be 90 feet (nine floors), which is allowed under […]
Community activists in Vancouver’s Chinatown neighbourhood are celebrating after city council voted not to approve a proposal for a new condo tower at 105 Keefer Street. Beedie Living has applied to the city several times seeking approval for a 12-storey condo building at the corner of Keefer and Columbia. At city council Tuesday, the proposal was […]
Community groups opposed to the rezoning of a vacant lot in Vancouver’s Chinatown held a press conference Friday ahead of next week’s council vote. Chinese-Canadian veterans and community organizations held a joint press conference at the Chinese Veterans and Railway Workers Memorial Square at Keefer and Columbia, to reaffirm their opposition to the 105 Keefer rezoning. Speakers included Vincent Kwan, executive […]
After a week of public hearings into a proposed condominium development at 105 Keefer Street in Chinatown, Vancouver city council has decided to defer a decision on the rezoning application until June 13. It follows several public hearings into the controversial development proposal by Beedie Living, which has already been redesigned four times in the […]
Community activists in Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside are demanding the city reject a rezoning proposal for condos at 105 Keefer Street and 544 Columbia Street. The project by Beedie Living has redesigned four times and has faced an uphill battle getting approval from the city. In response to criticism over the number of social housing units and […]
A controversial proposal for a new condo building in Chinatown has been re-worked for a third time.
Beedie Living is proposing a 13 storey building at 105 Keefer St., combining market residential and seniors social housing. Any development in the area is controversial, and especially this site, as it overlooks the Dr. Sun Yet Sun Garden and is directly in front of the Chinatown Plaza.