Construction

A rendering of the building, where construction is starting now. (Wesmount Properties/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New industrial site expected to create 170 jobs in Langley

The site will fill in one of the last remaining empty fields on 62nd Avenue

 

Inflation rose 2.2 per cent in March 2021 compared to March 2020, according to Statistics Canada. Month-to-month inflation rose 1.1 per cent in March over February. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Inflation up 2.2% in March but figures reflect declines during pandemic

Monthly inflation rose 1.1 per cent in March over February

 

A housing construction boom is underway across Canada, and Lanlgey is not being left out. (Langley Advance Times files)

Housing construction boom not unique to Langley

Huge numbers of houses are being built in Greater Vancouver and across Canada

 

A rendering of a shopping plaza approved by Township council in March for 80th Avenue in Willoughby. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s Willoughby Town Centre to expand with more shops, condos

Two new commercial projects receive final approval on 80th Avenue

A rendering of a shopping plaza approved by Township council in March for 80th Avenue in Willoughby. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Vesta Properties’ Latimer Heights project in north Willoughby is up for a series of awards from the Homebuilders Association Vancouver – 10 in total.  (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley builders make awards shortlists

Number of local developers and contractors among the Georgie and HAVAN 2021 finalists

Vesta Properties’ Latimer Heights project in north Willoughby is up for a series of awards from the Homebuilders Association Vancouver – 10 in total.  (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
This artist’s rendering shows the “offset” portion in the upper third of the 12-storey building that would be located near the 200th Street highway interchange. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: 12-storey tower contemplated for North Langley

The office tower would be one of the largest in Langley if approved

This artist’s rendering shows the “offset” portion in the upper third of the 12-storey building that would be located near the 200th Street highway interchange. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Construction on Fraser Highway between 265A and 270 Streets will delay traffic until end of Feb. 2021. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

ROAD CLOSURE: Portion of Fraser Highway will close to Aldergrove traffic, Feb. 9 and 10

Sanitary sewer line work will be done between 265A Street and 30A Avenue

Construction on Fraser Highway between 265A and 270 Streets will delay traffic until end of Feb. 2021. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Charlotte and Travis Erdely

Life and style with Charlotte Erdeley

Custom home building as a team with husband Travis

  • Feb 1, 2021
Charlotte and Travis Erdely
Ed Geric of Mike Geric Construction. Photo by Lia Crowe

Life and style interview with Ed Geric

A passion for family, community and development projects

  • Jan 13, 2021
Ed Geric of Mike Geric Construction. Photo by Lia Crowe
A worker smooths concrete at a residential housing construction site in Toronto, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Consultants at BTY say construction activity could pick up next year in many provinces, amid anticipated spending on infrastructure and renewable energy.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Construction spending could rebound next year amid government support, report says

Government stimulus spending could help the construction industry find its footing next year

A worker smooths concrete at a residential housing construction site in Toronto, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Consultants at BTY say construction activity could pick up next year in many provinces, amid anticipated spending on infrastructure and renewable energy.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
Construction on Fraser Highway between 265A and 270 Streets will delay traffic for several months. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Fraser Highway sewer upgrades slows traffic between 265a and 270 Streets

Commuters should expect delays or consider another route during the coming months

Construction on Fraser Highway between 265A and 270 Streets will delay traffic for several months. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)

B.C. deconstruction company ignites Dragons’ Den interest

Unbuilders deconstructs and salvages old buildings instead of sending them to landfill

Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)
Aldergrove townhomes in Lantern Park have grand opening on Sunday, Sept. 20. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Lantern Park townhomes set to open this Sunday on Aldergrove/Abbotsford border

Developer Peter Reimer said more homes, including a mid-rise complex, are in store for the future

Aldergrove townhomes in Lantern Park have grand opening on Sunday, Sept. 20. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
A construction site in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood August 23, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

How a push for better COVID-19 protection helped the B.C. construction industry keep going

Building Trades Council executive director Andrew Mercier maintains the measures prevented a shutdown

A construction site in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood August 23, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Several Langley homes and projects honoured with Georgie Awards

Several Langley homes and projects honoured with Georgie Awards

Grenor Homes took home Best Single Family Kitchen Up To $150,000 for Redwoods Manor in Langley

Several Langley homes and projects honoured with Georgie Awards
Townhouses under construction as part of the Emmaus Place affordable housing project in Langley Township on Nov. 13, 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)

Big January boosts construction activity in Langley Township

The year-to-date construction is almost double last year’s number

Townhouses under construction as part of the Emmaus Place affordable housing project in Langley Township on Nov. 13, 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)
Ravi Kahlon, the mass timber lead parliamentary secretary with Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development touring a mass timber facility under construction in North Vancouver. (Adera Development photo)

B.C. government focused on mass timber industry to meet CleanBC goals

Mass timber lauded for sustainability, jobs potential

Ravi Kahlon, the mass timber lead parliamentary secretary with Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development touring a mass timber facility under construction in North Vancouver. (Adera Development photo)
Lou Lessard, 91, is the last living survivor of the Second Narrows Bridge collapse. (Langley Advance Times files)

Last Second Narrows Bridge tragedy survivor passes torch of remembrance

Langley’s Lou Lessard plunged into Burrard Inlet 62 years ago this month

Lou Lessard, 91, is the last living survivor of the Second Narrows Bridge collapse. (Langley Advance Times files)
The group that represents 35,000 unionized construction workers is calling for improved health and safety in the residential construction sector. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Construction group calls for more government oversight of building sites

Langley man who is executive director of the building trades council has health and safety concerns

  • Jun 10, 2020
The group that represents 35,000 unionized construction workers is calling for improved health and safety in the residential construction sector. (Black Press Media files)
‘Busiest’ road in Langley under construction until July

‘Busiest’ road in Langley under construction until July

Township crews are working to replace an old storm sewer pipe

‘Busiest’ road in Langley under construction until July