December 2021 Update

The December Issue of the City Centre Update is now available at This month’s newsletter includes an overview of 2021 stats in review, new to market projects, development applications, approvals, and construction activity during the past month. For a full list of all active projects – check out the Active Projects Page.

New Development Applications

As of December 2021, there are 32 major development applications proposed in Surrey City Centre, representing 34 high-rise and 17 low-rise buildings.

The past month saw 2 new development applications submitted:

21 – 0341 | 132 St & Ravine Rd

Proposal:6-Storey Residential (77 Units)
Address:10970-10986 Ravine Rd
Applicant:Flat Architecture

A Rezoning, Subdivision, and Development Permit application has been submitted by Flat Architecture for a 6-Storey residential building at the corner of 132 St & Ravine Rd. The application is proposing to consolidate 2 existing single family lots into 1 new lot to allow for a small footprint building containing 77 units. The project will also dedicate a new laneway at the rear, connecting to a recently completed laneway to the south behind the 5-storey Camellia Residences building.

21 – 0343 | Emerald City

Proposal:30-37-Storey Residential (995 Units)
2,282 SF Retail
Address:10955 City Parkway
Applicant:Allure Venutres

A Rezoning and Development Permit application has been submitted by Allure Ventures for a 3-tower project just north of Gateway Station at the terminus of City Parkway. Named Emerald City, the project is to include 955 units and 2,282 SF of retail within towers ranging between 30-37-storeys set above curved podiums following the bend of University Drive along the north edge of the site. The project will be Allure’s second in Surrey City Centre, following ‘The Grand’ which recently began construction nearby.

21 – 0347 | City Centre 4

Proposal:23-Storey Office / Retail (355,155 SF)
Address:9677 137A St
Applicant:Lark Group

A Rezoning, Subdivision, OCP & City Centre Amendment, and Development Permit application has been submitted by Lark Group for a 23-Storey office tower with ground floor retail just to the north of Surrey Memorial Hospital in the Innovation Boulevard District. The tower will be their fourth and tallest to date in the district, following City Centre 1, 2, & 3 just to the adjacent south. The application is proposing to consolidate 6 existing single family lots into 1 new lot, and is to include approx. 355,155 SF of office and retail space.

Council Approvals

As of December 2021, there are 35 major development applications approved in Surrey City Centre, representing 37 high-rise and 31 low-rise buildings.

The past month saw one new project receive Conditional Approval:

20 – 0290 | 105 Ave & 132 St

Proposal:6-Storey Residential x 2 (248 Units)
Address:104A Ave & 138A St
Architect:RH Architects

Adera Development’s upcoming project in City Centre received 3rd Reading (Conditional Approval) by Surrey City Council on November 8. The project is to include two 6-storey market residential buildings containing 248 units, and will span an entire block between 132 St to 133 St along 105 Ave.

Designed by RH Architects, the 2 buildings will replace 6 existing single family homes, and be separated by a shared courtyard space. The project will also create a new urban green lane along the south (rear) and east edges of the site.


As of December 2021, there are 20 major projects under construction in Surrey City Centre, representing 18 high-rise and 8 low-rise buildings. The past month saw 2 new projects begin construction.

New Construction

Hendrix (6-Storey Residential) – Excavation now underway on 108 Ave
Parks & Yards (38-Storey Residential, Office, Retail) – Site preparation and heritage building restoration now underway

Continued Construction

Century City Holland Park (19-Storey Rental, 11-Storey Office) – Crane now up for rental tower
Parkway 1 (38-Storey Rental) – Marketing fencing now up and drilling underway along 104 Ave
One Central (44-Storey Condo, Retail) – View of podium from lane with main tower continuing to rise
Plaza One & Two @ King George Hub (41 + 44-Storey Residential, Office, Retail) – First crane now installed
Q5 (6-Storey Residential) – Underground parking levels construction underway
University District (28 +37-Storey Residential, Retail) – View looking south along University Dr from 105 Ave
The Holland (25-Storey Residential) – Tower gaining height above townhouse podium
The Grand (46-Storey Residential, Office, Retail) – Excavation progressing
Rosewood (5-Storey Residential) – Exterior cladding taking shape
Belvedere (27-Storey Residential, Retail) – Excavation progressing
Parc Centrale (20-Storey Residential, Office) – Now topped out at 20-Storeys