Tag Archives: Port Place Mall

Mayor Ruttan’s reply to request to consult architect D’Ambrosio on Port Place plans

I want to acknowledge receipt of your email and request to retain Frank D’Ambrosio for a third-party review of the Port Place Mall redevelopment plan. As you may or may not know, the redevelopment plan includes the following applications: 1.Rezoning to permit a high-rise residential tower (application received: 2009-Jun-02). 2.Development Permit to authorize the construction […]

Email re Port Place Mall to Mayor Ruttan; Council; Planners Swabey, Tucker

Mayor Ruttan Nanaimo City Councillors Director, Planning Andrew Tucker GM, Development Ted Swabey ____________________________ I am an enthusiastic fan of your award winning document Downtown Design Guidelines. (The Planning Institute of BC’s 2009 highest honour) This plan and its guidelines approved and adopted by Council were to serve as a “living” document that was to […]

Email to Planners Swabey, Tucker Apr 26 ’09

Andrew and Ted – Can you tell me — or tell me how I can find — the status and the timelines of the Port Place Mall redevelopment? It’s sparking a lot of interest on the new blog NanaimoCityHall. Also, can you tell me if there’s been feedback on the development proposal from Franc D’Ambrosio’s […]

Port Place Mall redevelopment

My take: the developer has been given clearance by the Planning Department to entrench a suburban shopping mall in the heart of our city core floating in a sea of parking stalls in return for pretty pictures of medium density urban housing for which there is no market and which the developer is under no obligation to […]