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UNDER CONSTRUCTION
989 Johnson
Uses: condo, commercial
Address: 989 Johnson Street
Municipality: Victoria
Region: Downtown Victoria
Storeys: 17
Condo units: 206 (studio/bachelor, loft, 1BR, 2BR, sub-penthouse, penthouse)
Sales status: pre-sales
989 Johnson is a 206-unit, two-tower 15- and 17-storey condominium complex with a six-storey podium. Ground fl... (view full profile)
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[Downtown Victoria] 989 Johnson | Condos; commercial | 17 & 15-storeys | Under construction


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#721 Promontory Kingpin

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:29 PM

Anything is possible.


The guys on the east facing end of Legato must certainly hope not

#722 MarkoJ

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:48 PM

The guys on the east facing end of Legato must certainly hope not

 

You have to ancipate the unexpected when it comes to view preservation.


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#723 Nparker

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:49 PM

The guys on the east facing end of Legato must certainly hope not

Not to mention the future residents of the south facing side of 989 Johnson. I don't see the Atlas lot being developed as a highrise anytime soon.



#724 Promontory Kingpin

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:51 PM

You have to ancipate the unexpected when it comes to view preservation.


Unless you drop 10M at Customs House. Then you can expect view preservation for life.

#725 Nparker

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:51 PM

Redevelopment of the Harris Green Village (London Drugs) plaza would make much more sense than trying to squeeze something onto the Atlas lot.



#726 tiger11

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:53 PM

It most definitely is large enough to build a highrise there with the limiting factor being parking. 1010 fort Street is on a similar sized lot with the atlas being a corner lot which would also help, but at the end of the day depends on wilingness of parking variance



#727 aastra

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:55 PM

Back in the day I was always hoping for something significant on that corner. But Legato is sharp and 989 Johnson looks like it will be, too. I don't want to see them get blocked in, and I'm also a fan of having a mix of heights. Give me 7 or 8 stories on the corner, in a totally different style from either of the adjacent buildings.


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#728 aastra

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:58 PM

 

I don't want to see them get blocked in...

 

Or maybe I should say "blocked out", since I'm speaking from the POV of the proverbial man on the street.



#729 Promontory Kingpin

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 04:58 PM

Redevelopment of the Harris Green Village (London Drugs) plaza would make much more sense than trying to squeeze something onto the Atlas lot.


Cadillac Fairview should take over the London drugs lot combined with the Market on Yates lot. Either that or the Chrysler dealership lot. With Harris Green’s growing high population density, a shopping mall of some sort would be great in the community.

#730 Nparker

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 05:06 PM

...With Harris Green’s growing high population density, a shopping mall of some sort would be great in the community.

As long as it comes with a fairly high density residential component I am all for redevelopment.



#731 Brantastic

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 05:33 PM

I'd guess the lot that Ventana is proposed for is about the same size as Atlas, and that's 14 storeys. I'm with Aastra though. I'd prefer something shorter there to vary the heights anyways.



#732 Citified.ca

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 05:01 PM

February 8th

 

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#733 RFS

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 05:24 PM

Beginning to look suspiciously like a city!
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#734 Nparker

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 06:58 PM

Interesting use of spandrel on this project.



#735 MarkoJ

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 06:58 AM

February 24th, 2019

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#736 LetsGetIt

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Posted 09 March 2019 - 08:47 PM

Do you folks think the timeline for a summer 2019 completion is still in sights ?

#737 Nparker

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Posted 09 March 2019 - 09:43 PM

Do you folks think the timeline for a summer 2019 completion is still in sights ?

If by summer they mean no earlier than September 22, then maybe...



#738 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 10 March 2019 - 05:11 AM

no. september or october maybe.

#739 Mike K.

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Posted 10 March 2019 - 09:27 AM

The first closings are still scheduled for August. The crane will be coming down by the end of April, so the 17-storey top-out will occur by the end of March.


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Posted 10 March 2019 - 09:59 AM

From individuals that I know moving into the 17 story portion, a lot of crew from the other tower have been pulled over to get it completed on time. The would prefer only one tower be late if required, not both.
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