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Pacific House
Uses: condo, commercial
Address: 899 Esquimalt Road
Municipality: Esquimalt
Region: Urban core
Storeys: 12
Condo units: 66 (studio/bachelor, 1BR, 2BR, townhome, 1BR + den, 2BR + den)
Sales status: in planning
Pacific House is a proposal for a mixed-use condominium and ground floor commercial tower along Esquimalt Road... (view full profile)
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[Esquimalt] Pacific House | 12-storeys | Condos, commercial | Approved


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#81 Mike K.

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 09:55 AM

So at 10-storeys from the street, it's 13-storeys as viewed from Wollaston?


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#82 E2V

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 10:24 AM

I think that may be so. The lower end of the development near Wollaston has always been 3 stories so you can say that’s not included in the main building which extends above it. It will be interesting to see if the Wollaston residents see it that way. The street is quite steep.


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#83 Jackerbie

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 10:29 AM

So at 10-storeys from the street, it's 13-storeys as viewed from Wollaston?

 

Ground floor is double-height, so technically only 9-storeys with a rooftop amenity. Drawings are attached to the meeting agenda, which you can download here: https://esquimalt.ca...m/Calendar.aspx

 

Head Street Elevation

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#84 Jackerbie

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 10:30 AM

Esquimalt and Wollaston elevations

 

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#85 Jackerbie

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 10:30 AM

And a section, since it gives a better idea of the height

 

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#86 Jackerbie

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 10:51 AM

So from the looks of it, although the tower is shorted the floor area has been moved to lower levels. End result: it's probably closer to Wollaston than before.



#87 Nparker

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 12:01 PM

Wider and shorter is the preferred local aesthetic, even if it creates large shadows and blocks more views.


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#88 Nparker

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 12:04 PM

This project will probably end up a 5-floor, wood frame, shoebox before shovels ever hit the ground.



#89 Mike K.

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 12:46 PM

There we go, thank you. So 12-storeys it is.

 

Do we know if it's still comprised of 54-units?


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#90 Jackerbie

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 12:54 PM

There we go, thank you. So 12-storeys it is.

 

Do we know if it's still comprised of 54-units?

 

69 units, apparently



#91 Mike K.

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Posted 25 November 2019 - 12:59 PM

Wow, that's not what I expected. The earlier proposal had 54 condos and three townhomes. I assume the current count is 66 condos and three townhomes.


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#92 E2V

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Posted 26 November 2019 - 06:44 PM

Esquimalt town council approved this project after a public hearing last night. The total number of units was reduced to 66 and a requirement introduced to assure the medical facility would be for primary care. 



#93 Mike K.

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Posted 26 November 2019 - 06:53 PM

Amazing. Thank you.

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#94 amor de cosmos

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Posted 26 November 2019 - 09:13 PM

what's the other building in the image here?
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#95 Mike K.

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Posted 26 November 2019 - 09:38 PM

It looks like the folks who own the building on that lot have agreed to have their site rendered with that height and massing, showing what’s possible for that site.

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