Chilliwack – That didn’t take long!
Mere months after the go-ahead from City Council to raise the old Main Street Safeway and prime it for re-zoning, comes the possible good cowboy riding his trusty steed.
(The demolition started in November 2015)
That would be an investor with deep pockets and a plan.
The property at Main and Kipp, covering an entire city block, was bought by Surrey-based real estate developers, Mann Group.
Council approved rezoning of the entire block last fall, going from commercial, to high-density multi-family residential, and commercial, as well as a CD 15, (comprehensive development) zoning. This was to kick start a possible downtown development facelift that is sorely needed.
According to the company website : Mann Group specializes in commercial, industrial, retail, and multi-family projects. “Established in 1989, Mann Group has extensive experience in land acquisition, project design, construction and project financing,”