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Glamorgan Landing Estates

Glamorgan Landing Estates

Glamorgan Landing Estates

This new development, Glamorgan Landing Estates, is in the vacant parcel between Horizon View and Silvera’s Westview Community. The developer is Spray Group, the site was designed by S2 Architecture, and HIVE Developments coordinated community engagement

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Do you have any question or comments? Click here to connect with our team at Hive or please email Srimal at

Please click here to see a detailed written response to all community queries heard between September – December 2020

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Do you have any question or comments? Click here to connect with our team at Hive or please email Srimal at

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Do you have any question or comments? Click here to connect with our team at Hive or please email Srimal at

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SITE HISTORY

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  • 1964

    Purchase of Glamorgan site by Silvera

    Purchase of Glamorgan site by Silvera

    October 6, 1964
  • 1996

    Westview building constructed

    Westview building constructed

    October 6, 1996
  • 2000

    Senior lodges decomissioned

    Senior lodges decomissioned

    October 6, 2000
  • 2014

    Portion of site sold to horizon housing, public engagement initiated

    Portion of site sold to horizon housing, public engagement initiated

    October 6, 2014
  • 2016

    Horizon Housing development permit approved, 50 Ave SW constructed, Deep utility services upgraded

    Horizon Housing development permit approved, 50 Ave SW constructed, Deep utility services upgraded

    October 6, 2016
  • 2017

    Horizon housing construction begins, Land use amendment process for campus initiated

    Horizon housing construction begins, Land use amendment process for campus initiated

    October 6, 2017
  • 2019

    Westview building renovations (~11 million), site land use amended, closure of cul-de-sac

    Westview building renovations (~11 million), site land use amended, closure of cul-de-sac

    October 6, 2019

Silvera, the current owners of this site, began planning the evolution of this larger property in 2014. The vision of a multi-residential campus with both senior-specific and regular market housing was finalized in January 2019 through the approval of the land use bylaw governing the use of this site: Direct Control district 3D2019. In 2020, Spray Group entered into an agreement to purchase the site from Silvera, pending the approval of a development permit. The development permit was released in September 2021 and initial construction work has begun. Spray Group are the landlords of this development.

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Who Are We?

Spray Group is a boutique real estate developer located in Calgary, Alberta. Led by professionals with many years of industry experience, we focus on developing two or three special projects each year.

Hive Developments is an urban planning consultancy located in Calgary. Our core planning and outreach team offers expertise in land use re-designations, facilitating permits, and community consultation. As strategists and organizers, Hive Developments helps clients and communities through the planning process to ensure all stakeholders voices are heard.

S2 Architecture is an architectural, interior design and master planning firm with studios in Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Our design is focused on creating spaces that are functional and sustainable that reinforces community identity.

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Proposed Development

4830 50 Ave SW

  • Mid-Market rental building that augments the vision of a complete multi-generational campus
  • Complements the seniors mixed-use facilities to the west
  • Creates potential housing for Silvera and Horizon campus employees
  • Improves people and traffic circulation within the site as well as the larger area
  • Removes community issues associated with empty parcels of land
  • 278 total proposed units:
    • 119 1-bedroom
    • 141 2-bedroom
    • 8 3-bedroom
    • 10 penthouse

DETAILED PROPOSALS

Height

Density

Parking (automobile)

Parking (bicycle)

ALLOWED MAXIMUM

26 meters/8 storeys

4 FAR

361

167

PROPOSED

20 meters *

2 FAR **

330

167

*Due to the slope of the site, the north end of this development interfacing with the lane will consist of 4 storeys, while the south end interfacing with 50th Ave SW will consist of 6 storeys

**Floor to Area Ration (FAR) implies that the maximum developable floor area allowed for this site is 4 times the area of the lot, while the proposal taps out at 2 times the area of the lot.

DESIGN

Asset 1

• Additional building setbacks with a
16.0 m max building height beside
existing low-density residential
districts
• 20.0 m max building height
immediately abutting Silvera
developments on the west and
Horizon View on the east.
• Building shadowing that aligns with
these diagrams
• Increased green space on-site
through added landscaping features
• Neighbour privacy measures include
tree screening, significant north boundary
setbacks, and reduced building height
along the laneway due to significant grade
change that will help reduce sightlines
into resident backyards
• All building code requirements on the site
will be met or exceeded – the building will be
fully sprinklered, with non-combustible
cladding used throughout
• Pedestrian access to the Silvera site is in
the process of being developed and
coordinated with the neighbours to the west

SAFETY/SECURITY

Asset 2

• Incorporate Crime Prevention Through
Environmental Design (CPTED) measures,
such as strategic lighting placement
in designing the site
• The fence between the site and
the north alleyway will be incorporated
to reduce access to and from the site
• Completing this vacant site
with a higher density development
will create more “eyes-on-the-street”,
reducing the chances of social
disorder in the alleyway
• Spray Group values its
properties, and all tenants
are screened and references
checked

CONSTRUCTION DISRUPTION

Asset 3

Minimized by ensuring:
• Noise bylaws are observed
• Traffic will be routed along
45th St, 50th St and 50th
Ave
• Specialized after-hours on-
site security

ALLOWED MAXIMUM

Height

26 meters/8 storeys

Density

4 FAR

Parking (automobile)

361

Parking (bicycle)

167

PROPOSED

Height

20 meters *

Density

2 FAR **

Parking (automobile)

330

Parking (bicycle)

167

*Due to the slope of the site, the north end of this development interfacing with the lane will consist of 4 storeys, while the south end interfacing with 50th Ave SW will consist of 6 storeys

**Floor to Area Ration (FAR) implies that the maximum developable floor area allowed for this site is 4 times the area of the lot, while the proposal taps out at 2 times the area of the lot.

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Site Sketches

NORTH EAST ORIENTATION

SOUTH ORIENTATION

NORTH ORIENTATION

WEST ORIENTATION

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Site Plan

Landscape Plan

Floor Plans

Parkade Layout

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IMPORTANT DATES

The project requires a development permit for which S2 Architecture submitted an application on December 7th, 2020. If you have any questions or comments please contact Srimal at srimal@hivedevelopments.ca

OCT/NOV 2020

Engagement Process

JAN 2021

Development Permit Submitted

JUL 2021

Application Approved

AUG 2021

Property Sale to Spray Group Finalized

SEP 2021

Development Permit Released and Construction Begins

DEC 2022

Development Completed

Note: this proposed timeline is simply the most optimistic approximation. There are many reasons, from permit granting delays, weather, and construction complications that require modifications.

OCT/NOV 2020

Engagement Process

JAN 2021

Development Permit Submitted

JUL 2021

Application Approved

AUG 2021

Property Sale to Spray Group Finalized

SEP 2021

Development Permit Released and Construction Begins

DEC 2022

Development Completed

Note: this proposed timeline is simply the most optimistic approximation. There are many reasons, from permit granting delays, weather, and construction complications that require modifications.

Note: this proposed timeline is simply the most optimistic approximation. There are many reasons, from permit granting delays, weather, and construction complications that require modifications.

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