Congratulations to Concert Properties, the Community Land Trust and the City of Vancouver on the grand opening of the Railyard Housing Co-op. This affordable rental building will provide 135 homes with 73 two and 3 bedroom units geared towards families with children.
Vancouver City Council voted to rezone the 90 units of micro-suite (250 ft²) housing at 177 West Pender with no parking required. Our clients at VAHA (Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency) are thrilled.
dys has completed a renovation to house an Adult Daycare program at the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Austin Harris Residence assisted living facility in Richmond. Located on Level 1, this renovated space includes a new full kitchen for cooking programs, a large open space for multi-purpose activities, and a quiet room for reading and other small group activities. Co-located on the site of Austin Harris Residence, the Jackson Lam Adult Day Centre celebrated it's official grand opening on October 24th.
"The BRice", a new four-storey residential and commercial building consisting of 48 affordable rental housing units operated by Sanford Housing Society, celebrated its opening on October 22, 2017. The project, located at 1720 Kingsway, is the first of three projects to be completed by dys for the Vancouver Community Land Trust Foundation under this City-led initiative.
The Derby Manor, 122 units of affordable rental housing for seniors, opened its doors in Burnaby in June of 2017. Finishing touches such as the colourful artwork by Andrew Lewis, an internationally recognized Canadian graphic artist, were designed to complement the interiors to create a contemporary, warm and friendly atmosphere for its new residents.
Working through various challenges and through coordination with City Staff, the Red Door Housing Society's development at 870 East 8th Avenue has received unanimous approval for Rezoning from the Vancouver City Council at Public Hearing. Congratulations to the team for their amazing effort on moving a step closer to the next phase of the project.
We are excited to proceed with the Operating Room Renewal at Vancouver General Hospital. The project has been approved by the provincial government for design and construction. The $100 million improvement will provide 16 new operating rooms for VGH.