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Condo towers to replace temporary modular homes in Surrey City Centre

A property immediately adjacent to SkyTrain Gateway Station in Surrey City Centre could be redeveloped into a mixed-use development with two high-rise towers.

The 2.35-acre, L-shaped lot at 13425 107A Avenue is located at the northeast corner of the intersection of University Drive and 107A Avenue — just north of Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, which is eyed for a major expansion, and east of Whalley Athletic Park.

Currently, this privately owned property is occupied by temporary modular housing with single-storey trailer structures providing 60 transitional supportive housing units.

The temporary modular homes were first built in 2018, and the permit for such temporary uses was extended for another three years in November 2021. The structures were renovated over the last few months and are set to be reoccupied this summer.

According to City of Surrey staff, the municipal government is working with BC Housing and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

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