The plans to construct a 14-storey rental housing tower close to SkyTrain Renfrew Station in East Vancouver are going forward.
On behalf of Epta Company, Studio One Structure just lately submitted the event allow software to redevelop 2406-2484 Renfrew Road — the northeast nook of the intersection of East Broadway and Renfrew Road. It consists of the tower on the intersection’s nook a separate seven-storey constructing on the north finish of the block, with each buildings separated by a mid-block pedestrian hall.
This follows Vancouver Metropolis Council’s April 2022 choice to approve the rezoning software.
Aside from some very slight variations and minor architectural design refinements, the mission is actually the identical as what was beforehand proposed and accredited in rezoning.
There will probably be 179 rental properties underneath the Metropolis’s Average Earnings Rental Housing Pilot Program (MIRHPP) framework, with this system requiring at the least 20% of the residential space to be devoted to below-market leases for households incomes between $30,000 and $80,000 yearly. The remaining models will probably be market rental properties.
No less than 35% of the models will probably be sized for households — two- and three-bedroom models.
Residents may have entry to varied widespread amenity areas, together with indoor areas on the bottom stage of each buildings, an outside amenity area on the rooftop of the shorter constructing, and each indoor and out of doors amenity areas on the tower rooftop.
There may even be about 6,600 sq ft of retail/restaurant makes use of inside the floor stage of the tower.
Two underground ranges will accommodate 120 automobile parking stalls and about 300 secured bike parking areas.
The whole flooring space of the complete redevelopment is 144,600 sq ft, establishing a flooring space ratio density of a flooring space that’s 4.1 occasions bigger than the dimensions of the 35,300 sq ft lot. The event website is sloped, and consists of six previous single-family properties and a single-storey workplace constructing.
That is the primary high-density, tower-based mission in shut proximity to the Renfrew Station/Rupert Station space.
There may be now a rising cluster of rental housing close to Renfrew Station. On the corners of East tenth Avenue and Renfrew Road, a pair of eight-storey buildings underneath development will include 185 secured rental properties underneath MIRHPP and ground-level retail/restaurant makes use of.
These are possible the primary of many rental housing tasks and high-density, tower-based makes use of set to come back for the realm round each Renfrew and Rupert stations — the municipal authorities is presently within the strategy of finishing a brand new space plan that guides future densification with considerably added residential and employment makes use of across the stations.