Development

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.

April 22, 2022

New film studio in Burnaby will include huge LED stage for virtual production

LED stages serve as an alternative to a traditional green screen, with walls of LED panels displaying backdrops and visual effects directly on set.

April 13, 2022

Federal housing funding is good for Burnaby—if it makes it this far west, mayor says

Mike Hurley is tentatively applauding the renewed interest from the federal government in housing in budget 2022.

April 1, 2022

‘Best rezoning proposal I’ve ever seen’: Burnaby residents sound off on proposed BCGEU towers

The development has drawn opposition from some in the Royal Oak community, who say it's not in line with the area's official community plan.

February 24, 2022

Non-market housing on 11th breezes through public hearing

The non-market housing proposal, with funding from CMHC and the city, faced no opposition in a recent public hearing.

February 18, 2022

BCIT getting $162.6M investment for new trades and technology complex

The vast majority of that money ($136.6 million) is coming from the BC government, with BCIT covering the rest of the bill.

February 18, 2022

Burnaby couple wins 3rd in urban design competition proposing a new kind of community

The Castañón-Rumebes centred their design around allowing commercial space alongside a more traditional-looking single-family community.

February 15, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup — Feb 14, 2022

At a Monday meeting, council discussed several items around development—one of which could change the way the city looks at densification.