Development

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.

May 31, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup—May 30, 2022

From housing to fire halls to deciding what to do with forested lands in the city, it's all here

May 19, 2022

Laneway homes, fourplexes see significant support throughout Burnaby

The city's survey to take steps towards missing middle housing, including laneway homes and fourplexes, saw a lot of feedback—mostly positive

May 10, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup—May 9, 2022

As usual, housing played a major role in last night's city council meeting—and it was the subject of the most debate as well.

May 3, 2022

The question of consultation: What does it take to amend a community plan in Burnaby?

What’s in a public hearing? Does the opportunity to speak to Burnaby city council about a proposed project count as robust consultation?

April 28, 2022

Private agreement may block nearly 150 childcare spaces in Metrotown

An easement agreement between Metro Vancouver, the Metrotowers, and Metropolis at Metrotown prohibits childcare facilities in the towers.

April 27, 2022

Can Burnaby just… fund its own housing?

An economist says below-market housing can effectively fund itself.

April 26, 2022

A matter of principle: As council quarrels, BCGEU rezoning advances

The BCGEU's proposed development, which would include about 150 'Burnaby affordable' rental units, will move to a third reading in council.

April 26, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup—April 25, 2022

From public hearings to lighting projects to rental housing stock, here's what council looked at on Monday night.