Old Safeway Building Demolished and Site Rezoned The old Safeway is a potential catalyst for redevelopment downtown. Recently the site was re-zoned in a proactive move to better fit Council's vision for downtown Chilliwack.
Chilliwack Moving Forward Event Gerben van Straaten along with members of the Walas team, presented the Walas vision of what a vibrant downtown needs.
Main Street Greening Improvement Project The City of Chilliwack completed the 2014 Main Street Greening Improvement project on September 26, 2014.
First Downtown Show & Share Workshop a Success On Wednesday, September 3rd the Walas team hosted the first of a series of informative show and share workshops as part of the Chilliwack Downtown Plan.
Working in Partnership for a better Downtown As a community, we have been investing in downtown Chilliwack for several years and continue to work together in partnership with a variety of stakeholders to revitalize downtown.
City moves forward with downtown revitalization plan The City is actively pursuing improvements to downtown Chilliwack. Several recent developments are highlighted here.
Mill Street Upgrades On December 17, 2013 Chilliwack City Council approved the Mill Street upgrade project as part of their ongoing commitment to the revitalization of downtown Chilliwack.
New Brownfield Redevelopment Guide The City of Chilliwack is working hard to make the redevelopment of brownfield sites in downtown Chilliwack more attractive to investors by simplifying the process..
Community Gardens Bloom Downtown Chilliwack City Council has approved the temporary use of a vacant site downtown for a community garden project.
Nestle Waters Canada Nestle Waters Canada donates recycling infrastructure to City of Chilliwack's historic downtown core.
Downtown UFV Presence A new UFV Plaza education centre in Downtown Chilliwack will become Chilliwack's newest business education centre.
Concept for Downtown Block Concept for Downtown Block
Downtown Plan Implementation Committee Downtown Plan Implementation Committee
New Proposed Unsightly Premises Policy In looking at ways to speed up the revitalization of Downtown Chilliwack, the Downtown Task Force recommended providing certainty for potential investors, by encouraging high standards for property development and maintenance.
Council has received the Downtown Task Force Report Council has received the Downtown Task Force Report
April 18, 2016 Old Safeway Building Demolished and Site Rezoned
October 3, 2014 Chilliwack Moving Forward Event
September 29, 2014 Main Street Greening Improvement Project
September 9, 2014 First Downtown Show & Share Workshop a Success
August 29, 2014 Working in Partnership for a better Downtown
February 18, 2014 City moves forward with downtown revitalization plan
January 13, 2014 Mill Street Upgrades
July 3, 2013 New Brownfield Redevelopment Guide
June 27, 2013 Community Gardens Bloom Downtown
June 27, 2013 Nestle Waters Canada
December 10, 2012 Downtown UFV Presence
September 18, 2012 Concept for Downtown Block
September 18, 2012 Downtown Plan Implementation Committee
June 4, 2012 New Proposed Unsightly Premises Policy
February 11, 2012 Council has received the Downtown Task Force Report