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Push for rentals continues with transformation of Old Town office block

The former Ministry of Forests and Service Canada building at 595 Pandora Avenue in downtown Victoria’s Old Town district will be brought back to life as a mixed-use residential and commercial project.

Developer Stan Sipos and son Jonathan have submitted plans to City Hall seeking approval to re-purpose the 1980’s-era four storey office building into 51 rental units and 5,000 square feet of commercial space [Read more]

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