1170 E 27th Street

IBI Group has applied to develop this property.

The application as submitted proposes five residential buildings with a total of 479 homes and building heights ranging from six to twelve stories. It also includes a replacement supermarket (4,051 sq m / 43,604 sq ft), new civic amenity space (1,245 sq m / 13,400 sq ft), additional retail space (171 sq m / 1,840 sq ft) and parking for 713 vehicles in three levels of underground parking with access from the north.

Current status and progress updates

November 2, 2021 — Preliminary application received

Staff received the preliminary application and started reviewing it.

Additional proposal details, including site location and overview

Site overview

The property is occupied by the Lynn Valley Safeway and surface parking.

Current land use designation

The Official Community Plan (OCP) designates this site as Commercial Residential Mixed-Use Level 3 (CRMU Level 3).

Additional requirements

If this project proceeds, it will require rezoning and a development permit for: 

  • Form and character
  • Energy/water conservation

Proposed size

The proposed floor space ratio (the building's total floor area in relation to the size of the lot) is 3.51.

Access improvements

The proposal includes road dedication along the east side of the site for an improved Valley Centre Avenue.

Photos, drawings, renderings

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