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1025 Johnson Street
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Municipality: Victoria
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[Harris Green] Johnson|Cook|Yates | Victoria No. 1 Firehall | Rentals, condos, retail, and office space | Approved


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#521 Kapten Kapsell

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Posted 28 October 2019 - 10:31 AM

Mods:  we might want to update the header to include office space for this property.  There's an office component to the "Firehall Building", Colliers is now marketing it:

https://www.colliers...nada/CAN2001709



#522 Mike K.

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Posted 28 October 2019 - 10:32 AM

Done!


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Posted 19 November 2019 - 01:49 PM

Sale of downtown Victoria's Pacific Mazda auto dealership paves way for multi-tower development

https://victoria.cit...er-development/


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#524 Mixed365

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Posted 20 November 2019 - 08:13 AM

 

Sale of downtown Victoria's Pacific Mazda auto dealership paves way for multi-tower development

https://victoria.cit...er-development/

 

 

Thanks for this! 

Why would they sell a portion of it if they will be developing it? Or, are they selling a portion that isn't included in the overall plan?


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#525 Mike K.

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Posted 20 November 2019 - 08:23 AM

From the article: 

 

Although pricing was not disclosed, Stevaluk confirms the sale to Carson Automotive Group, which operates dealerships that include Glenoak Ford on Douglas Street near Hillside Avenue and Suburban Motors on Douglas Street near Saanich Road, will include an approximate two year lease at Pacific Mazda’s existing property.

With the purchase representing only the dealership and not the real-estate asset, Carson will initiate a process to relocate the lot within that time.

 


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#526 spanky123

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Posted 20 November 2019 - 08:26 AM

And what did we say would happen as soon as the rezoning was complete - that Dalmation would package up the property and flip it. Sounds like the first step is underway.



#527 Mike K.

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Posted 20 November 2019 - 08:35 AM

The dealership under the Carsons will need to move within two years, there's no packaging or flipping taking place.

 

How else would they have built out the project if not following a relocation of the dealership?


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#528 Kapten Kapsell

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Posted 02 December 2019 - 01:44 PM

A similar concept to Phase 1 of this project (fire hall w/ social housing above) has opened in Vancouver: 

https://www.cbc.ca/n...ouver-1.5381237



#529 shoeflack

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Posted 02 December 2019 - 03:03 PM

Fencing is now up around this site...shouldn't be long now before ground breaks.



#530 baconnbits

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Posted 02 December 2019 - 03:27 PM

And what did we say would happen as soon as the rezoning was complete - that Dalmation would package up the property and flip it. Sounds like the first step is underway.

the article says only the dealership sold not the land. the dealership has to move in order to develop it.

even if they did sell it why would it matter? they are clearly doing the fire hall and social housing. they have to and then they can do the balance which is residential.  whether one group does it or another, what is the difference?



 



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