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First homes of Surrey’s new Flamingo block sell quickly in future ‘15-minute city’

‘The public believes in the revitalization of Surrey’s historic Whalley district,’ developer says

 

Therese Preece was among 22 speakers who told council what they think of a development proposal in Panorama during a public hearing Nov. 8. (Screen shot)

Surrey council approves Panorama project after lengthy public hearing

Detention ponds, Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum said, are ‘never referred to’ as parkland

 

Today (Oct. 29, 2021), Metro Vancouver’s board of directs is to consider the City of Surrey’s request to redesignate South Campbell Heights lands for employment use. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)

UPDATE: Metro Vancouver board moves Surrey’s South Campbell Heights plan forward

First, second and third readings given to amend regional growth strategy bylaw

 

This area of Fleetwood, just north of Fleetwood Park Secondary, is subject of an urban-planning design contest called The Mixing Middle. (Photo: google.com)

Surrey neighbourhood in ‘Mixing Middle’ contest that aims to solve urban planning issues

Winning ideas will share $35,000 in cash and other prizes in Urbanarium’s competition

This area of Fleetwood, just north of Fleetwood Park Secondary, is subject of an urban-planning design contest called The Mixing Middle. (Photo: google.com)
Panorama residents are voicing opposition to a development proposal for greenspace in their neighborhood. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Panorama residents rail against application to develop on greenspace

Public hearing set before city council on Nov. 8, for the property at 13190 64 Ave.

Panorama residents are voicing opposition to a development proposal for greenspace in their neighborhood. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

OUR VIEW: Surrey must grow properly, with balance

Balance needs to be struck between land development and livability

  • Oct 21, 2021
Construction in Surrey. Roughly 1,200 people are moving to the city every month. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee members voted Friday (Oct. 8, 2021) in support of a recommendation to move Surrey’s request to redesignate lands in South Campbell Heights forward. Nora Gambioli (with hand raised) was among those who opposed the move. (Metro Vancouver livestream screenshot)

Metro Vancouver committee moves South Campbell Heights plan forward

Four directors voted against the recommendation regarding the South Surrey lands

Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee members voted Friday (Oct. 8, 2021) in support of a recommendation to move Surrey’s request to redesignate lands in South Campbell Heights forward. Nora Gambioli (with hand raised) was among those who opposed the move. (Metro Vancouver livestream screenshot)
Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee will weigh economic and environmental impacts of Surrey’s plan for South Campbell Heights. (Mike Falconer photo)

Metro Van committee to hear opposing viewpoints on Surrey’s South Campbell Heights plan

Regional planning meeting Friday will hear from a wide range of speakers

Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee will weigh economic and environmental impacts of Surrey’s plan for South Campbell Heights. (Mike Falconer photo)
Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee will hear delegations Friday (Oct. 8) regarding the City of Surrey’s quest to redesignate South Campbell Heights lands. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)

South Campbell Heights development proposal goes before Metro Vancouver Oct. 8

Regional planning committee to consider Surrey’s quest to amend land-use designation

Metro Vancouver’s regional planning committee will hear delegations Friday (Oct. 8) regarding the City of Surrey’s quest to redesignate South Campbell Heights lands. (File photo/City of Surrey graphic)
Rendering of the proposed development at 75A Avenue and Scott Road showing the two six-storey apartment buildings, as seen from the southeast (intersection of 75A Avenue and Scott Road). (Hari Homes Inc. and Arzone Real Estate Investment Ltd. image)

Six-storey North Delta apartment project going to public hearing

Two six-storey apartment buildings, 10 three-storey townhouses pitched for Scott Road and 75A Avenue

Rendering of the proposed development at 75A Avenue and Scott Road showing the two six-storey apartment buildings, as seen from the southeast (intersection of 75A Avenue and Scott Road). (Hari Homes Inc. and Arzone Real Estate Investment Ltd. image)
Supporters gathered Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at the South Surrey site proposed for the Harmony inclusive-housing project. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Focus on South Surrey Harmony project continues

Signage installed, neighbours’ concerns remain

Supporters gathered Friday (Sept. 24, 2021) at the South Surrey site proposed for the Harmony inclusive-housing project. (Contributed photo)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Council approves South Surrey parkland purchase

Property is first of six eyed for neighbourhood park in Semiahmoo Town Centre

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey Council voted 6-3 on Sept. 13 in favour of a proposal to build 12 single-family homes on two lots in the 900-block of 160 Street. (Google Streetview image/City of Surrey-Hub Engineering Inc. graphic)

Council gives 6-3 nod to South Surrey housing development proposal

Infill-development decisions ‘difficult’ - mayor

Surrey Council voted 6-3 on Sept. 13 in favour of a proposal to build 12 single-family homes on two lots in the 900-block of 160 Street. (Google Streetview image/City of Surrey-Hub Engineering Inc. graphic)
A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey gets $500K from province to help speed up development permit process

Demand for development is rapidly growing, mayor says

A view of Surrey City Hall. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
A conceptual drawing of a large plaza on the north side of the future 160th Street SkyTrain station. (Image: surrey.ca)
A conceptual drawing of a large plaza on the north side of the future 160th Street SkyTrain station. (Image: surrey.ca)
The inclusion of public art, such as ‘The Meeting’ sculptures at Miramar Plaza, or arts-programmable space, could become increasingly significant in the development application process in White Rock. (File photo)

City of White Rock seeks arts components in new development

Discussion early in process could be a ‘game-changer’ - culture manager

The inclusion of public art, such as ‘The Meeting’ sculptures at Miramar Plaza, or arts-programmable space, could become increasingly significant in the development application process in White Rock. (File photo)
Brooksdale co-director David Anderson is a biologist and former pastor. He offers guided property tours of A Rocha’s land in South Surrey. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

COLUMN: A Rocha’s Brooksdale Environmental Centre in Surrey offers rich experience

‘If we don’t protect the salmon and habitat around the Little Campbell River … we will lose them’: David Anderson

Brooksdale co-director David Anderson is a biologist and former pastor. He offers guided property tours of A Rocha’s land in South Surrey. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Artist’s rendering of a two-tower, 121-unit, multi-family residential building planned for Oxford Street. On Monday night, council granted a development permit for the project, noting they were essentially locked in by actions of the previous council. (Contributed image)

White Rock council grants development permit to two-tower Oxford Street project

Plans for 121-unit development locked in by 2017 decisions

Artist’s rendering of a two-tower, 121-unit, multi-family residential building planned for Oxford Street. On Monday night, council granted a development permit for the project, noting they were essentially locked in by actions of the previous council. (Contributed image)
The south Campbell Heights areais a pristine environment that is teeming with wildlife, Mike Falconer told Peace Arch News. (Mike Falconer photo)

Surrey council moves South Campbell Heights plan forward

Support for third reading of plan follows six-hour public hearing

The south Campbell Heights areais a pristine environment that is teeming with wildlife, Mike Falconer told Peace Arch News. (Mike Falconer photo)
Despite overwhelming support at a July 26 public hearing, UNITI’s Harmony project, proposed for the 15100-block of 20 Avenue, was defeated. (File photo/Jack Hundial Facebook photo)

South Surrey inclusive-housing project defeated

Early morning council decision ‘devastating’: Tennant

Despite overwhelming support at a July 26 public hearing, UNITI’s Harmony project, proposed for the 15100-block of 20 Avenue, was defeated. (File photo/Jack Hundial Facebook photo)