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819-827 Fort Street
Uses: rental, commercial
Address: 819-827 Fort Street
Municipality: Victoria
Region: Downtown Victoria
Storeys: 10
819-827 Fort Street is a proposal to build a 10-storey rental tower with a retail component along the 800-bloc... (view full profile)
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[Downtown] 825 Fort Street | Rentals, commercial | 10-storeys | Approved


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#101 Mike K.

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 05:31 PM

Design work and leases.

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#102 Nparker

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Posted 09 September 2019 - 05:37 PM

Design work and leases.

Let's hope the design work results in a less boxy structure.



#103 Jackerbie

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 07:38 AM

Let's hope the design work results in a less boxy structure.

 

The exterior design will be largely the same as what was approved in the Development Permit. Any differences (and I mean anything) has to be approved by Planning, and if the differences are substantial it would trigger a brand new DP application for general compliance.

 

That said, there are usually a lot of small differences between the proposal and the final product. I recently did the Building Permit review for a Concord Pacific project here, and it sprouted a third rooftop electric room, double-height elevator overruns, completely re-organized window and spandrel patterns, and about 150% more mechanical louvres for ventilation. Even with all that we let it through with just staff review, the overall design was deemed consistent with the issued DP.


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#104 Nparker

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 07:49 AM

The exterior design will be largely the same as what was approved in the Development Permit...

I realize that. It was just wishful thinking on my part.



#105 Citified.ca

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Posted 20 February 2020 - 09:29 AM

Victorians-asked-to-weigh-in-on-future-of-Fort-Street's-'Antique-Row'-as-new-devs-transform-retail-landscape.jpg

The 800-block of Fort Street, known for generations as Antique Row for its collection of antique, used furniture and vintage houseware retailers, will undergo significant change in the coming years as multiple mixed-use development efforts aim to revive the business opportunities along the commercial corridor.
 
Victorians asked to weigh in on future of Fort Street's 'Antique Row' retail make-up as new devs lead storefront revival
https://victoria.cit...efront-revival/


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#106 Brantastic

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Posted 24 November 2020 - 11:06 PM

So is construction still expected to start in early 2021?



#107 Jackerbie

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Posted 08 January 2021 - 04:34 PM

Aaaaaaaand they're back.

 

Application submitted to amend the issued DP. Commercial area reduced slightly (a mezzanine), and replaced with two addtional residential units (1BR and 2BR).

 

This would bring the unit count up to 105. As such, the parking shortfall is also increased, which requires Council to issue a revised parking variance as staff do not have the authority to do so.


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#108 Kapten Kapsell

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Posted 30 April 2021 - 02:51 PM

A development permit variance application is going to CotW on Thursday May 6.  The developer would like to convert the 2nd floor commercial space to rental units, which will increase unit counts to 105 (from 103) and triggers the parking variance.  Staff are in favour of this change.


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