SURREY, B.C. — Surrey officials touted its residential construction sector this month after more than $808 million housing developments were approved.
This is an increase from the last round of permits in July that totalled nearly $700 million.
The projects include several apartment towers ranging from 26 to 49 storeys, three dedicated rental apartment buildings and a live/work residential townhome project.
“Among the new developments, I am especially pleased with the projects that will expand the rental housing stock in Surrey,” said Mayor Doug McCallum in a statement. “These new projects approved by council will bring even more housing options on stream for people looking to call Surrey home.”
Some of the projects approved include:
- Two highrise residential towers (45 and 39-storeys) and 11-storey mid-rise rental building
- A 32-storey residential apartment building
- A 26-storey market condo and 21-storey rental apartment building
- A 13-storey rental apartment building and a 16-storey market apartment building
- Seven apartment buildings of up to six-storeys and 55 townhouse units
- Seven, five- to six-storey apartment buildings
- A six-storey mixed-use building comprised of 30 market and 70 non-market rental units
- 39 live/work residential townhomes