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Abstract Developments Support Blue Love Campaign with $15,000 Donation From left to right: Mark Breslauer (CEO, United Way Southern Vancouver Island), Heather Skydt (Director of Marketing and Communications, United Way Southern Vancouver Island) Mike Miller (President & CEO, Abstract Developments), Rebecca Miller (Director of Sales, Abstract Developments).   Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ territories | June… Continued

Abstract Developments Breaks Ground on Sparrow Project at 1301 Hillside Avenue From left to right: Mayor Lisa Helps (City of Victoria), Mike Miller (President & CEO, Abstract Developments), Tavish Rai (Executive Vice President, Abstract Developments), Councillor Marianne Alto (City of Victoria) and Joanne Linka (Cridge Centre for the Family). PHOTO: Joshua Lawrence   [VICTORIA, BC]… Continued

Annandale Carriage House

New location found for 120-year old Annandale Carriage House FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Victoria, BC Monday, September 16, 2019 After a callout to the community, Victoria developer, Abstract Developments has identified a new home for the historic Annandale Carriage House at 1561 York Place. Presumed to be built in 1897, the Carriage House is widely… Continued

Black and White

Abstract Developments has unveiled the first three commercial tenants for its mixed-used development, Black and White. A café, a naturopathic wellness centre, and a dentist office will occupy three of the six ground commercial spaces in the six storey Fort and Cook Street building. The development is slated to be complete in October, including occupancy… Continued

Gail and Barry Giffen, with their daughter’s dog, Batmann, in their restored home’s great hall, which has its original stained-glass windows. PHOTO: KAMIL BIALOUS FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL By Leigh Kamping-Carder Some married couples settle into their retirement by downsizing. Gail and Barry Giffen are spending theirs restoring a mansion—a 1905 Tudor Revival in Victoria, Canada. “We wanted a historic… Continued

Article originally published in the Vancouver Sun, June 10, 2017. It’s back to the future for the Bowker Collection, Abstract Developments’ new project in Oak Bay, one of Western Canada’s oldest municipalities. The Bowker Collection’s rusticated brick facade is a nod to the historic neighbourhood, while the solar-ready building and an electric car for residents… Continued