70 residential units, 12 storey’s proposed at Esquimalt Rd & Head St


1104488 B.C. LTD. a division of Vancouver based Lexi Group has submitted a rezoning application to the City of Esquimalt for its property at 899 Esquimalt Road, located at the SE corner of Esquimalt Road & Head Street.

The proposed 12 storey tower will offer 70 residential dwellings on floors 2-12, and 3 townhome units with commercial space on the podium. A second floor terrace facing North will be available for residents. The properties slope and height would grant it unobstructed views of Victoria’s Harbour.

Land Size14,639 Sq FT
Proposed FSR3.9
Buildable SF57,082 sq FT
Parking Ratio1.25 /unit
Unit sizes625 – 890 Sq FT
Land Assessed Value$1,738,000
OCP DesignationCommercial – Mixed Use

The OCP update (in progress) proposes up to 12 storey’s on this site, consistent with the proposal and other nearby developments.

Since the proposal exceed a 3.0 FSR, the 0.9 additional density triggers additional amenity contributions. The applicant has not yet disclosed their CAC’s.

 Photo: Feb 6, 2018.

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