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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

Join us on Saturday, June 3rd from 12-4pm for our Welcome To The Neighbourhood Event for the Bowker Collection. There will be so much to see and do during the event! On hand will be local entertainment, refreshments, and activities, like: Jusu Bar Good Earth Coffee Music from Victoria local Ange Hehr Garden Works Jackson’s… Continued

Bowker Collection To Be Unveiled June 3rd On May 10th the Bowker Collection was approved by Oak Bay Municipal Council. Bowker will be the first residential multi-family, mixed-use community in over 10-years to be approved in Oak Bay and is set to launch on June 3rd with a Welcome to the Neighbourhood Event from 12-4pm… Continued

Victoria’s abundance of public and farmer’s markets makes picking up local fresh produce, artisan crafts and handmade goods a truly authentic experience. With the summer season in full swing, we’re in awe at the variety of distinctly local offerings and memorable market experiences coming to neighbourhoods across Greater Victoria. Here’s our team’s top five favourites… Continued

Black and White is redefining stylish contemporary living: there is nothing else in Victoria that stands close. So what makes this iconic collection of residences rise above the rest? It goes without saying that Black and White has all the elevated features and finishes you expect in a modern home, but there’s more to the Black… Continued

Cadboro Bay & Bowker

Carla Wilson | TIMES COLONIST Published June 4, 2016 06:00 AM Abstract Developments is proposing a four-storey development on a pie-shaped parcel at Cadboro Bay Road and Bowker Avenue in Oak Bay. The plan for the half-acre site calls for a mixed-use building with strata condominiums “appealing to the downsizer” and some commercial along Cadboro… Continued

From the Vancouver Sun Published on: April 19, 2016 | Last Updated: April 19, 2016 2:42 PM PDT By EVAN DUGGAN Downtown Victoria showing Fort Street, centre, with Abstract Development’s new Black and White condo project highlighted. Victoria’s Upper Fort Street is going through a commercial renaissance that local businesspeople and real estate experts say is… Continued