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Old Posted May 8, 2017, 7:25 PM
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Nice! It'll be a nice fill in gap for that area as well as creating new residential area as there are currently none there.
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Old Posted May 8, 2017, 7:38 PM
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It would be nice to see the area of the park and ride eventually be redeveloped to have the parking but also have other uses like that development. The areas pretty dead when all the cars that park there are gone so making better use of the station and space would be awesome.
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Old Posted May 9, 2017, 12:04 AM
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The South Westminster Plan for that area calls for that. The WestStone development and the Ice Rinks/Rec Centre should help kick-start the build-out of that plan.

The entire Scott Rd parking lot is designated as 'Transit Oriented Urban Village'. The plan is quite old now though, completed back in 2003. Has seen virtually no development activity according to it since being adopted.
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Old Posted May 9, 2017, 6:14 AM
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WestStone's transit-oriented development next to Scott Rd Station going to Council tonight for 1st/2nd reading. Site is across the street from where the new North Surrey Rec Centre / Ice Rinks will be.

Details:
  • Four buildings (6 storeys each)
  • Ground level retail with rental apartments above
  • 514 units total





http://www.surrey.ca/bylawsandcounci...16-0685-00.pdf
Who in their right mind would want to live in that area.
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Old Posted May 9, 2017, 2:26 PM
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It's not an appealing place to live now for sure but it's a good investment opportunity...as I don't imagine it'll be to expensive to buy initially. Once the area builds up and when it's becomes more livable (more developments, more commercials, nicer landscaping), chances are others will take a second look. If you get in early, you could* potentially make a profit. Don't forget transit is there and there aren't that many locales with direct access to transit. With prices everywhere so high, unless the person is loaded, this is a good place to start getting into the market.
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Old Posted May 9, 2017, 5:49 PM
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How much of that industrial area in northwest Surrey has been rezoned for residential? In many municipalities they're trying to stop doing that.
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Old Posted May 9, 2017, 7:38 PM
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Who in their right mind would want to live in that area.
A rental property with SkyTrain at your doorstep? Downtown New West or Surrey City Centre 5 mins away by train? A lot of people would. It's not like youre venturing out into the junk-yard sprawl. There will be retail and amenity space in the complex itself, with the train steps away for everything else.
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There'll be a main street plus retention of industrial to the southwest.

South Westminster Neighbourhood Plan
(December 2003):

http://www.surrey.ca/city-services/6059.aspx


http://surrey.ca/files/SouthWestminster110704.pdf
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Old Posted May 9, 2017, 7:57 PM
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How much of that industrial area in northwest Surrey has been rezoned for residential? In many municipalities they're trying to stop doing that.
Surrey designates future land-use through the OCP. Much of South Westminster is Industrial, Mixed-Employment, Commercial. Within the Commercial lands is where Surrey is allowing Mixed-Use Residential.

The Subject site is currently designated Mixed-Employment, but they are applying for an OCP amendment.



http://www.surrey.ca/files/05_Land_U...sities_BK2.pdf
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Old Posted May 17, 2017, 12:39 AM
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From Bob Ransford's twitter:

Northgate - strata office building in Tsawwassen.

http://www.northgate-delta.ca/


Own an office at the new Northgate, located on 56th St at the entrance to idyllic Tsawwassen. 30 mins from downtown. 7 mins from the ferry.
https://twitter.com/BobRansford
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Old Posted May 17, 2017, 4:04 PM
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From Bob Ransford's twitter:

Northgate - strata office building in Tsawwassen.
Honestly, they shouldn't be allowed to call it Northgate, given there's already a Northgate in Burnaby, and it's not in a location anybody would consider north! It's in south Delta!
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Old Posted May 17, 2017, 4:22 PM
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"30 mins to Downtown"

Bit of a stretch.. More of a solid 45
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Old Posted May 19, 2017, 7:32 PM
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Surrey's 10-year Economic Strategy launched at the 2017 State of the City Address:

https://investsurrey.ca/

PDF's available on the website

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Old Posted May 19, 2017, 8:40 PM
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Surrey's 10-year Economic Strategy launched at the 2017 State of the City Address:

https://investsurrey.ca/

PDF's available on the website
That video was pretty cool and catchy. Hopefully they can keep the ball rolling. October 2017 though for the new website. COME ON!!!
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Old Posted May 19, 2017, 9:16 PM
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^Given the number of development applications already in process (including 40+ towers), affordability compared to North of the Fraser, shifting market towards condos, and Surrey leading in population growth, the ball will roll itself.
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