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Ontario Die Company (119 Roger St.) | 6 fl | Proposed
#41
A traffic study was commissioned by the consultant making the application. Its findings are included in the application.

The business writer could definitely have mentioned that this is very close to the GRH Ion station, and that redevelopment near the station is one of the biggest anticipated benefits of our $1 billion public investment in LRT…
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#42
As someone that lives across from the Victoria Commons development I think the scale proposed for the ODC redevelopment would work well. Lousia, St. Leger and Blucher does offer more access options but it's also a much bigger development. With LRT and Spur Line at the ODC doorstep this is great spot for increased density.
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#43
The property has been listed for sale. $1.5 million for 1.26 acres.
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#44
This is not the same property.
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#45
D'oh! Sorry about that, that was silly of me. You're absolutely right, this is up the street closer to Weber (across from Petro Can).
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#46
So nearly 5 months have elapsed from the initial public meeting. What sort of time frame would be normal for the next step in this proposed development?
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#47
(10-04-2017, 09:01 PM)Masala Wrote: So nearly 5 months have elapsed from the initial public meeting. What sort of time frame would be normal for the next step in this proposed development?

From what I remember there's no actual plan for development yet, this is just a zone change to permit for future development. Can someone confirm? (as in, there's no developer yet?)
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#48
That's right, from my understanding. The site has not been sold (or even marketed, I don't think).

I'm not sure what the timeline for the zone change is, but a neighbourhood "working group" has been formed to share their "concerns and ideas" with the municipal government. They're concerns are about the density, and their ideas are mostly less density...
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#49
(10-05-2017, 07:49 AM)MidTowner Wrote: That's right, from my understanding. The site has not been sold (or even marketed, I don't think).

I'm not sure what the timeline for the zone change is, but a neighbourhood "working group" has been formed to share their "concerns and ideas" with the municipal government. They're concerns are about the density, and their ideas are mostly less density...

A group of nimbys to share their nimby concerns with their nimby-pleasing councillors.
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#50
I really hate how people love to throw around the term NIMBY at anyone who even hints at concern about a development project. I often wonder if these people have ever owned property or a property for any significant time. I am pro development but it is also important to listen to the concerns of potentially affected property owners. The most important thing to consider when purchasing a house is location. If a development is going to happen close to your home, shouldn't you be allowed to express your concerns? I'm not talking about the fringe people that will complain about anything but those homeowners who have invested in a property, possibly raised a family there and also want to live there as long as physically possible. I do not live in that neighborhood but have owned my current home for over 20 years with no plans of wanting to move anywhere.
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