Globe and Mail - Victoria Goes From Frumpy to Funky
When architect Franc D'Ambrosio came to Victoria in 1989, buying a good cup of tea was a piece of cake. Coffee addicts, on the other hand, didn't fare so well.
Capital Magazine - Behind legislature huge project about to take shape
Capital Park will eventually be home to about 1,200 office workers during the day and 250 to 300 people living in 175 residential units.
Times Colonist - Jawl family to acquire downtown Capitol 6 theatre site
The Jawl family is adding to its stable of downtown properties by purchasing the former Capitol 6 multiplex theatre building.
Times Colonist - Victoria approves Capital Park project near legislature
Victoria council has made history by giving unanimous approval to the Capital Park development - a project that had its genesis more than 20 years ago with a development agreement known as the Victoria Accord.
Times Colonist - Summer start is goal for two major building projects
Victoria's Jawl Properties Ltd. could have two major projects under construction by this summer - one at the north and another at the south end of the city's core - if development plans proceed smoothly.
Times Colonist - Plan for Two Towers on Douglas St Gets Approval
Two office buildings and a mix of ground-floor retail and commercial spaces are planned for the 1500 block of Douglas Street.
Times Colonist - New library proposed as part of project behind legislature
A branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library could find a home in the proposed Capital Park development behind the legislature.
Times Colonist - Office Tower Proposal Wins High Praise from Victoria Councillors
A proposal to develop office towers of six and 13 storeys across Douglas Street from Victoria City Hall won high praise Thursday from councillors, who agreed to forward it to public hearing.
Victoria News - New Development Will Change Face of James Bay
James Bay residents are cautiously optimistic about a mega project that will transform the gateway of their neighbourhood. The South Block development, a joint venture between Jawl Properties and Concert Properties, will transform 2.3 hectares of parking lots, government office buildings and heritage homes near the B.C. legislature into mixed residential, retail and office space.
Times Colonist - Multi-year Overhaul Envisioned for Land Facing Legislature
A swath of land across the street from the legislature will be developed into an office, residential and retail complex that will also be a community gathering place with a network of pathways and open spaces, its developers said Friday.