Development

September 6, 2022

Purpose-built rentals: A new definition of affordability for Burnaby?

A motion passed at the last city council meeting asks staff to explore how Burnaby can increase the amount of rental housing in the city that will remain rentals in perpetuity—and incentivize developers to build those projects.

August 30, 2022

In photos: Inside SFU Burnaby’s massive dining hall expansion

The new dining hall has plenty of seating alongside tons of healthy food options like poke bowls, sushi, and more!

August 26, 2022

Long-empty South Burnaby lot to host new retail, commercial development

The development will stand on the lot formerly occupied by the iconic Marine Pub, which was destroyed in an arson in January 2015.

August 25, 2022

Controversial film studio proposal in Burnaby going to public hearing next week

The film studio is proposed for a 17.1-acre property in the Big Bend area that was controversially put up for sale by the city last year.

July 13, 2022

Burnaby, province partner on co-op purchases, ‘preserving’ affordable housing

The future of the co-op complexes, owned by IUOI Local 115, was uncertain with the end of their 41- and 42-year leases.

July 12, 2022

Burnaby is among the worst—or the best—on rental housing, depending on who you ask

The BC Rental Project gave Burnaby a C- on rental housing. But one advocate says that analysis prioritizes supply over affordability.

June 25, 2022

A plant has been safely returned to the City of Burnaby

A developer got the plant from the city as a thank-you for participating in the housing task force. He's now returning it out of frustration with the city's density bonus policy.

June 23, 2022

Fire on 57th floor of Lougheed development quickly doused

Construction workers had already doused the flames by the time fire crews arrived on scene, and firefighters confirmed the fire was out.

June 15, 2022

How small is too small for an apartment?

Grosvenor Brentwood studio apartments have spurred a call for a minimum apartment size

June 2, 2022

Speakers urge council to look at “whole picture” in tallest tower public hearing

Phase 1 of the proposed development would build a 73-storey tower and an 80-storey tower in the Lougheed Town Centre area.