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[Langford] Matson Stax | Condos | 2372 Matson Road | 4-storeys | Built


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#1 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 09:37 AM

http://matsonstax.com/

We are excited to announce our Grand Opening, Saturday June 1st from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Come and see the exciting vareity of spacious layouts to choose from, priced from $229,900.

Only blocks away from shopping in downtown Langford and the big box stores and amenities of Millstream Village, with Westshore Town Centre only three minutes away.

If Recreation is important to you, MATSON STAX is close to Thetis Lake, Florence Lake, Mill Hill Park and the Galloping Goose Trail, so you will never be without great scenery for Hiking, Biking or Swimming. The View Royal Casino and Juan De Fuca Recreation Centre is only 10 minutes away.


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#2 D.L.

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 10:46 AM

some interesting two level units, though it is right next to the highway

#3 VicHockeyFan

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 10:21 AM



Ah, I see. Outdoor walkways.
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#4 mysage

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 12:51 PM



Ah, I see. Outdoor walkways.


Looks like a Motel 6 to me.

Do they really expect people will see value in that type of building in that location? One of the things that has come out of the recent real estate downturn is that the good developers continue to build and sell (albeit slowly) while the marginal/poor developers sit and complain about the marketplace (when really it is their product or pricing that is the problem).

Living out in Langford we are watching both this project and the Utopia project. May be a little early to tell but I know which way I am leaning.

#5 Urbanistco

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 08:07 AM

That is quite possibly the 1st major challenger to Fairfield Rise for the ugliest newly constructed building in the CRD.

#6 Danma

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 11:09 AM

Hrm. Looks.. okay..? from the street side. The back side looks like, er, a back side. Really unsure about who architects some of the stuff here, when there's lots of positive examples that probably don't cost any more to build.

But I'm always game for more density in Langford. Maybe we can get more than three decent places to eat in town that way...

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 01:16 PM

Not terrible. I don't mind the outdoor walkways. I guess they've kept cost down by not providing secure underground parking. I'm surprised they went with concrete construction. Strata fees seem a little on the low side.

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 01:20 PM

Not terrible. I don't mind the outdoor walkways. I guess they've kept cost down by not providing secure underground parking. I'm surprised they went with concrete construction. Strata fees seem a little on the low side.


No parkade or corridors to maintain and heat. But strata fees still seems low. Its usually a marketing thing. Every time we've been in a new condo the fees always jump to a realistic number after the first year.

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 01:26 PM

Pfft.. don't need to heat the halls and stairwells.

Parkade maintenance is cheap. The real cost would have been in the construction.

The low strata fees are definately a marketing tool. Maintaining a building on a $30,000/yr budget is impossible.

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#10 LJ

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 07:07 PM

Pfft.. don't need to heat the halls and stairwells.

Parkade maintenance is cheap. The real cost would have been in the construction.


You have to ventilate the halls to provide positive air pressure to the units and you would need to heat or cool it.

Parkade maintenance might be cheap but it costs to build it.

I like the fact that they used all ICF building and long life, low maintenance materials everywhere.

It would be a nice quiet building, until you opened a window of course.

Some good sized units as well.
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Posted 11 June 2013 - 10:08 PM

Does the building code require heaters in the make up air units for the hallways now? Ours don't have it. Heck, we had a big fight over turning on the lobby heat in the winter...


I'm surprised they went all-concrete for this building now that 6 story wood is permitted. I guess they were going for a semi-upscale feel?

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#12 LJ

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 07:23 PM

Does the building code require heaters in the make up air units for the hallways now? Ours don't have it. Heck, we had a big fight over turning on the lobby heat in the winter...


I'm surprised they went all-concrete for this building now that 6 story wood is permitted. I guess they were going for a semi-upscale feel?


Well if they are not heating/cooling it, it means your heating/cooling costs are higher as the air is coming into your unit.
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