71 & 75 Montreal St 

12 Family friendly town homes coming to James Bay

Current Proposal

12 Family friendly town homes

6 Three bedroom homes

3 Two bedroom homes

2 One bed + den homes

1 One bedroom home


Original Proposal

24 micro unit condos


71 & 75 Montreal St

Affordable-ownership one, two and three bedroom town homes with elevated greenspace

Small Scale infill housing that complies with City of Victoria Official Community Plan 2012 (OCP) and James Bay Neighbourhood Plan (1993)


✓  Dallas Rd 1 block away
✓  Nearby schools
✓  Close to Beacon Hill Park
✓  Will be Built Green

Imagine Affordable, Full Ownership of Family Focused Housing
for Our James Bay Neighbourhood

More Parking!

Our neighbours told us parking is a James Bay-wide issue. We’ve added parking stalls to fully comply with City of Victoria parking rules (schedule C amendment July 2018)


Current Proposal

12 stalls

1 per town home


Original Proposal

10 stalls (.4 per micro unit)

Montreal and Niagara’s Commitment to Support Bike Owners

Making bike transportation easy and attractive for active owners, the property features 24 secure Bicycle Spaces for residents, plus an additional 7 spaces for visitors.

Outdoor areas at Montreal and Niagara

✓ Gardening and landscaping

✓ Terraced patios and balconies
✓ Common-area community patio
✓ Elevated greenspace

New elevated greenspace provides visual interest for the neighbourhood and a green common area for residents.


The Developer

Urban Core Ventures has earned many awards for creating affordable housing, heritage restorations, renovations and original projects.

Invested in our community

The President of Urban Core Ventures, Leonard Cole, was born and raised in Victoria. Mr. Cole volunteered his time and knowledge to the Mayor’s Task Force on Affordable Housing. (City of Victoria 2015)

Urban Core is proud of all of its commercial, multi-unit and single-family home projects. Three of the most lauded include The Moderne – an art moderne – home originally built by PL James and reclaimed and reimagined by Urban Core. The Moderne was recognized with a Hallmark Heritage Award plus 5 CARE Awards including Peoples’ Choice for best overall entry in 2015.

Also in 2015, Mr. Cole was honoured with a Special Achievement Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing (CARE Award) for Esquimalt’s Latitude Living.The new building, in partnership with Island Health is home to adults struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse challenges.

In 2013, Urban Core Ventures earned six CARE Awards for The Dwell on Despard. The Dwell, a stunning single-family home, is a modern masterpiece. It was recognized as the Project of the Year.

Urban Core Ventures

Your Voice Matters

This is your neighbourhood. Support, suggestions and feedback are welcome.

If you support 12 new homes in the James Bay neighbourhood or have input, we would love to hear from you.