Located at 1211 Gladstone Avenue, Caledonia is an 18-unit townhouse redevelopment project on land owned by School District 61 and leased to Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) for a 60 year term. The development area is subject to rezoning and if approved, would allow the density to be increased from 18 to 154 units. The site is in very close proximity to schools (Victoria High and George Jay Elementary), recreation facilities (Royal Athletic Park and Crystal Pool) and very close to transit.
Proposed Features include:
- Affordable housing
- 3 townhouse buildings
- 1 5-storey apartment building
- 1 4-storey apartment building
- Studio, 1, 2, 3, and 4 bedroom units
- Underground parking
- Pathway leading to Victoria High School
- Private and shared patio areas
- Designed to step code 3
- Sustainable landscape design featuring regional plants
- Improved site drainage
September 27, 2019: Rezoning and Development Permit application submitted to City of Victoria. Design development will commence in Q1 2020, targeting a construction start of Q3 2020.
November 12, 2018: Approval granted from CRHC board to proceed with redevelopment project within provisional budget of $50,225,724.
November 9, 2018: CRHC received confirmation of provisional project approval from Building BC: Community Housing Fund (CHF).
August 23, 2016: CRHC board approved the Renewal, Redevelopment and Development Strategy which identified redevelopment of Caledonia as a priority.