At a Glance
- located at Garden & East Broadway
- two 6-storey buildings
- 109 strata condominiums
- 5,868 sq ft of ground floor commercial space
- steps from Laura Secord Elementary & Van Tech Secondary schools
- short bus ride to Commercial-Broadway SkyTrain Station
- close to Commercial Drive shops, restaurants, services
- near Central Valley Greenway
- short distance to Trout Lake Park & Community Centre
Porte Proposes 109 Condominiums for Grandview-Woodland Land Assembly
Porte Homes is proposing to redevelop eight single-family homes on the 2400 block of Garden Drive into two 6-storey buildings Designed by Integra Architecture and built over two levels of underground parking, unit sizes range from studios to three bedrooms. The north building will be entirely residential with a total of 59 condominiums. The south building proposes a combination of ground floor retail fronting Broadway and 50 residential suites.
Guided by the Grandview-Woodland Community Plan, this project is part of the transformation surrounding the Nanaimo Street and East Broadway intersection. The intent for future development is to increase the supply of family-friendly housing and enhance local-servicing retail.
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Floor Plans for Garden Drive
Homes range in size from an average of 500 – 1,223 sq ft. Both buildings have a combined unit mix of:
- 24 x studios
- 30 x 1-bedroom
- 38 x 2-bedroom
- 17 x 3-bedroom
A community open house will be held on Monday, November 4, 2019, from 5:00 – 7:30 pm at the Croatian Cultural Centre at 3250 Commercial Drive.
Amenities at Garden Drive
A common, ground floor amenity area joins Garden Drive’s two buildings with an indoor lounge, party room, gym, meeting room, and two washrooms. An adjoining patio on the lane side will offer a barbeque station, patio furniture, and two wood benches. On the Garden Drive side, a connected landscaped courtyard is proposed with a sitting area and a soft-surface multi-use space that can provide opportunities for children’s play.
Parking and Storage
A 2-level underground parkade will provide 261 bicycle spaces and 118 vehicle stalls — 110 residential, 8 commercial, 4 accessible. Of these, 105 residential stalls and 1 commercial have a Level 2 EV charger. Short-term racks for 8 bikes are distributed along Broadway and Garden, while two loading are located off the lane.
Maintenance Fees at Garden Drive
Developer Team for Garden Drive
Porte has been serious about real estate since 1968. They have built over 2,000 homes, and own & manage 880,000 sq ft of commercial space and 750 rental suites. Porte considers building communities a labour of love that carries a great amount of responsibility. They are committed to creating places where people love to live, work, and play, while strengthening their communities so they last for generations.
Integra Architecture was formed in 1999 by two experienced architects – Dale Staples and Duane Siegrist. The partners share a belief in client-centered architecture, teamwork, and long-term working relationships. The firm’s capable staff has extensive experience in all types of residential buildings, mixed-use projects, as well as renovations and seniors housing. Through effective communication and high-quality construction drawings, Integra bridges the gap between the builder’s reality and the architect’s vision.
Expected Completion for Garden Drive
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