December 2, 2023


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Tsawwassen throwback: New browsing mall coming to city

A great deal business enhancement was using area in Delta subsequent the opening of the George Massey Tunnel

This 1968 photograph that ran in the Optimist reveals a sign announcing the proposed $1.2 million Delta Fair procuring centre at the southwest corner of 56th Street and 12th Avenue.

Municipal council at the time had not nonetheless decided on zoning for the space or the proposed “town centre” all around the intersection.

Rapidly ahead over 50 many years and a important redevelopment has pitched for the Town Centre Mall by Century Group.

Century Group president Sean Hodgins held an open property at the mall in April 2019 to unveil a proposed master approach for the site, exhibiting a concept aimed at reworking the dated procuring centre into a mixed-use urban village.

That proposal was for 700 apartment models in eight very low-to medium-rise properties as nicely as a new library at the coronary heart of the development, an amenity that would be provided to the city which at the moment does not possess the Tsawwassen Library branch.

The strategy also experienced 120,000 square feet of floor-amount retail.

The open dwelling was to gather responses and although Hodgins observed it was typically constructive, no development application has been submitted to the town.

He reported was unsure when a formal application would be submitted.

In an interview in late 2019, Hodgins pointed out he felt disrespected by the existing city administration next remarks designed at Delta council by the mayor when the proposed 4 Winds craft brewery and restaurant software at the Southlands was defeated.