At a Glance
- located at Loggers Lane & Galbraith Avenue
- 60-acre master-planned community
- more than 2,500 new homes
- eduction hub
- light industry zone
- 11-acre Oceanfront Park + 14 acres of public space
- Harbour Air seaplane terminal
- 6-minute drive to Save-On-Foods
- 45 minutes to downtown Vancouver or Whistler
Where All Life Converges
Guided by more than a decade of public consultation, Oceanfront Squamish by Matthews West will be a vibrant extension of downtown Squamish — a complete community with more than 2,500 new homes for people at all stages of life, businesses, industries, and green spaces. Walkable, diverse neighbourhoods will add homes, attract new industries and generate jobs in the district while green technologies and net-zero emissions targets establish this community as a leader in environmental protection and stewardship.
Against the backdrop of one of the largest granite monoliths in the world, intertidal waters surrounding the peninsula create a rich spawning ground for fish and a harbour for local birds and wildlife. This unique ecosystem and landscape make it an ideal setting to grow a a dynamic new ocean village that will serve residents and visitors for generations to come.
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Oceanfront Squamish Community Plan
A complete community needs to serve a wide range of needs to be socially and economically sustainable. Oceanfront Squamish brings together residents and supporting businesses, including shops, light industry, offices, maker spaces, and an educational campus.
An intimate, eclectic, and pedestrian-friendly village with a maritime feel.
Simple, flexible buildings for offices, light industry, research & development, and fabrication.
A learning and innovation hub for institutions and satellite campuses.
Mixed-use buildings with retail, homes, and a commercial hub.
Multi-family homes with waterfront access and spectacular views of The Chief.
Highly walkable, low-rise townhomes with private green spaces, courtyards, and lanes.
Amenities at Oceanfront Squamish
In addition to Oceanfront’s businesses, shops, and services, the community offers extensive public green space. A 3-kilometre, multi-use waterfront trail surrounds the perimeter. At the southern end of the spit will be an 11-acre public park that features two beaches — including a dedicated area for wind and watersports — and open grassy areas with space for public art, concerts, and community events.
Harbour Air has been working closely with the development team to establish a floatplane terminal at the southeastern edge of the property. Subject to approval from the District of Squamish, air service between Squamish, Vancouver, and Whistler may begin in 2021. The company hopes to add more routes and increase frequency, subject to demand.
Parking and Storage
Oceanfront Squamish will offer ample parking opportunities, both at-grade and underground, including at least 150 surface public parking stalls in close proximity to Oceanfront Park.
Developer Team for Oceanfront Squamish
Matthews West, formerly Squamish Cornerstone Developments, is a Squamish-based development company that strives to enhance the environmental, social, and economic opportunities of the communities where it works. In addition to Oceanfront Squamish, Matthews is currently managing several projects in the Sea-to-Sky Corridor, including the 200-acre, single-family Cheekeye community in Brackendale and assorted smaller projects in partnership with the Squamish First Nation. Matthews Southwest, the parent company of Matthews West, is a full-service private real-estate development company headquartered in Lewisville, Texas.
RLA Architects is a multi-award-winning architectural firm located in Vancouver. With over 40 years of international experience, they are an industry leader specializing in high-quality urban and resort master-planned communities, mixed-use developments, and large-scale multi-family residential designs. By applying principles of careful research, creativity, thoroughly understanding clients, and community sensitivity to all design work, RLA focus on creating buildings that work aesthetically and practically for users, clients, the community, and the environment. Past projects featured here include Berkeley House, Forester at Burke Mountain, Whitgift Gardens, and Belmont Residences.
Expected Completion for Oceanfront Squamish
Oceanfront Squamish will be built in six phases over a period of 20 years.
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