Construction

Fire erupts at a construction site on 32 Avenue near 192 Street Thursday (July 29) morning. Initial indications are that work crews struck a gas main. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Fire erupts following gas-line rupture at South Surrey road construction site

Gas main near 32 Avenue hit by third party: FortisBC

 

May 15, 2021, 2021 - Kyle Velikovsky photographed in front of boats and boat houses at Van Isle Marina for Secrets and Lives in Boulevard Victoria. Don Denton photograph

Secrets and Lives With Kyle Velikovsky

White Wolf Homes custom home builder talks business and life

  • Jun 28, 2021

 

The planned site of the new development is highlighted in red, with the existing Tall Timbers complex to the north and 56th Avenue to the south. (Township of Langley)

Neighbours need input on planned development near Tall Timbers: Township council

A housing development at 56th Avenue and 240th Street is on pause for now

 

The rubble left behind at the construction site of the Alexander Square development. The Willoughby condo fire at 208th Street and 80th Avenue on April 19, 2021 was reported around 9:30 p.m. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The rubble left behind at the construction site of the Alexander Square development. The Willoughby condo fire at 208th Street and 80th Avenue on April 19, 2021 was reported around 9:30 p.m. (Rob Wilton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
In a Council of Construction Associations video about hardhat safety, Vickramjit Poonia of Lecor Construction Ltd. (right) speaks as David Sarai of New York Painting (left) looks on, at a Surrey job site. (Youtube.com)

B.C.’s relaxed hardhat rules aim to include more turban-wearing workers on job sites

WorkSafeBC change ‘will allow more Sikhs to come to work without having to compromise religious beliefs’

In a Council of Construction Associations video about hardhat safety, Vickramjit Poonia of Lecor Construction Ltd. (right) speaks as David Sarai of New York Painting (left) looks on, at a Surrey job site. (Youtube.com)
Larry Clay (left) on a job site, reviewing plans. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley builder appointed national industry president

No longer a teacher, new CHBA chair Larry Clay still thrilled to keep learning and sharing

Larry Clay (left) on a job site, reviewing plans. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Lumber is shown in the back of a van in this recent image provided by the Saskatoon Police Service. The skyrocketing prices for lumber is fuelling a trend that has authorities across the country warning builders to keep their guard up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Saskatoon Police Service-Const. Derek Chesney *MANDATORY CREDIT*

‘It is a gold mine:’ Builders warned of rising lumber thefts across Canada

Many North American mills curtailed production temporarily earlier in 2020 because of COVID lockdowns

Lumber is shown in the back of a van in this recent image provided by the Saskatoon Police Service. The skyrocketing prices for lumber is fuelling a trend that has authorities across the country warning builders to keep their guard up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Saskatoon Police Service-Const. Derek Chesney *MANDATORY CREDIT*
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

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

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