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Construction Beginning Soon on Park Boulevard
October 19, 2018

Construction Beginning Soon on Park Boulevard

With excavation almost finished, Park Boulevard, located near the Whalley Skytrain station in Surrey, is about to begin its third and final stage of development. This project consists of a 41-storey, 350,000 sf residential tower and nine two-storey townhomes which will complete the mixed-use masterplan at Park Place.

Midori Has Received Occupancy
October 16, 2018

Midori Has Received Occupancy

 
NAC Featured in Passive House Buildings Magazine
October 1, 2018

NAC Featured in Passive House Buildings Magazine

Passive House is the highest step on British Columbia's new Energy Step Code. Working on this project gave Imada and Simpson a good understanding of how to move other projects through those steps."It has really educated us and influenced how we do our extenal walls and building envelopes generally," says Simpson. (From BHB Magazine, Fall 2018)

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Lions Gate Acute Care Facility Business Plan<br> Gets Approved
September 17, 2018

Lions Gate Acute Care Facility Business Plan
Gets Approved

The new Paul Myers Acute Care Tower project is that much closer to breaking ground in 2020. Upon completion, the new acute care tower will provide 108 individual patient rooms and eight new operating rooms for Lions Gate Hospital.

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Global News

 

Woodstock Project Unanimously Approved
August 2, 2018

Woodstock Project Unanimously Approved

Full approval at a Public Hearing last week for DYS' townhouse project for Nexst Oakridge 2 Development Ltd. Three single-family parcels were consolidated and will be replaced with 20 townhouses consisting of a 4-storey building on West 41st Avenue and a 2.5-storey building on Woodstock Avenue.

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Anthem Project Unanimously Approved
August 1, 2018

Anthem Project Unanimously Approved

The City of North Van council are in full support of the 13-storey Anthem Project.  Located at the corner of 17th Street and Eastern Avenue, the tower is 100 per cent rental, adding 225 units to the city’s rental stock.

North Shore News

NAC Named Project of the Month by<br> Passive House Canada
June 13, 2018

NAC Named Project of the Month by
Passive House Canada

With construction nearing completion, the Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre was selected as Passive House Canada's Project of the Month.  Soon this development will provide 25 affordable homes for youth, elders and families from Nanaimo's Aboriginal community.

Passive House Canada newsletter

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Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Unveils Passive House Affordable Housing Development
May 15, 2018

Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Unveils Passive House Affordable Housing Development

Nuutsumuut Lelum is a new affordable rental family housing project developed by the Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre in Nanaimo, BC. This project is built to Passive House standards, one of the most energy efficient construction standards for buildings.    

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Two DYS Project Updates by Concert
February 28, 2018

Two DYS Project Updates by Concert

Railyard Housing Co-op at 95 East 1st Ave in Vancouver (pictured here) and 701 Belleville in Victoria are two of our projects recently mentioned in Concert's February Blueprint Newsletter.

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Concord 100th Ave Moving Forward
February 9, 2018

Concord 100th Ave Moving Forward

This two-tower residential project has been approved by the Surrey Advisory Design Panel and is moving towards a combined Rezoning / Development Permit.
Grand Opening of Railyard Housing Co-op
February 2, 2018

Grand Opening of Railyard Housing Co-op

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.

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177 West Pender Rezoned
December 7, 2017

177 West Pender Rezoned

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.

Park Boulevard
November 2, 2017

Park Boulevard

This 41-storey interactive illuminated residential tower in Surrey was noted on page 19 in West Coast Condo magazine.

West Coast Condo
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Austin Harris Residence Adult Day Centre Grand Opening
October 24, 2017

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Austin Harris Residence Adult Day Centre Grand Opening

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.

CBC News

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VCLTF - The BRice Grand Opening
October 22, 2017

VCLTF - The BRice Grand Opening

"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.

Metro News

Global News

Vancouver Sun

Derby Manor Grand Opening
July 28, 2017

Derby Manor Grand Opening

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.

Mi Casa Rezoning Gets Approved
July 12, 2017

Mi Casa Rezoning Gets Approved

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.