A digital rendering shows what a new, 10-storey building could look like from 819-827 Fort St. (File contributed/ The Salient Group)

City seeks public input on proposed 10-storey building on Fort Street

The mixed-use building is part of the block-long project proposed by The Salient Group

The City of Victoria is asking the public for its opinion on proposed changes to the properties from 819 to 827 Fort Street.

The properties are part of a project by The Salient Group and will be transformed into a 10-storey, mixed use building. The ground floor will be commercial use with rental residential apartments above.

This will neighbour another ambitious project by PARC Retirement, running from 829 to 899 Fort Street which will also be a 10-storey building and is slated to be designated rental housing for seniors. This portion will also include a childcare space, medical offices, a multi-purpose room, a senior fitness centre and a Victoria Conservatory of Music Centre for Music Wellness.

READ MORE: Senior living, mixed-use development to take over part of Fort Street

ALSO READ: Federal government funds 60 ‘micro-loft’ rental units set to open on Fort Street

The City is now asking the public for input on two heritage variances for the 819-827 building, which will retain the facade of the heritage designated building at 825 Fort St. and designate the facade at 819 Fort St. as heritage designation property.

A public hearing will be held on the development on at City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m.

nicole.crescenzi@vicnews.com

City of Victoriadevelopment

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Garden-sharing map connects Victoria landowners and gardeners

U-Map created by Young Agrarians after COVID-19 created uptick in garden matching requests

Oak Bay Grade 8 students end time at Monterey with drive-through goodbye

School holds socially-distanced completion ceremony

Saanich wins award for climate plan cut from 2020 budget

‘It’s truly an exceptional plan,’ says councillor disappointed with lack of funding

CRD warns of toxic algae bloom at Thetis Lake Regional Park

Visitors advised to avoid swimming in lake, keep pets out of water

Saanich police, pound respond to possible cougar sighting

Cougar possibly seen in area of 4500-block of Chatterton Way

VIDEO: Musqueam Chief captures captivating footage of bald eagle catching meal

‘This is why we have chosen to live here since time immemorial,’ Chief Wayne Sparrow’s nephew says

Police ramp up efforts to get impaired drivers off B.C. roads this summer

July is dedicated to the Summer CounterAttack Impaired Driving Campaign

Migrant workers stage multi-city action for full status amid COVID-19 risks

‘COVID-19 has exacerbated an existing crisis’

Okanagan school drops ‘Rebels’ sports team name, citing links with U.S. Civil War

Name and formerly-used images “fly in the face” of the district’s human rights policy, says board chair

PHOTOS: B.C.’s top doc picks up personalized Fluevog shoes, tours mural exhibition

Murals of Gratitude exhibit includes at least one portrait of Henry alongside paintings of health-care workers

In troubled times: Independence Day in a land of confusion

Buffeted by invisible forces and just plain worn out, the United States of America celebrates its 244th birthday

Stop enforcing sex work laws during COVID-19, advocates say

There are provisions in Canada’s prostitution laws that make workers immune from prosecution, but not from arrest

Liberal party finished 2019 having spent $43 million, raised $42 million

All political parties had until midnight June 30 to submit their financial reports for last year

B.C. teacher loses licence after sexual relationships with two recently-graduated students

The teacher won’t be allowed to apply for a teaching certificate until 2035

Most Read