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River Landing Village one step closer to reality as zoning changes pass

Zoning changes proposed by Victory Majors Investments that make River Landing Village “economical” were approved by Saskatoon city council at their November 22nd meeting. The Meewasin Valley Authority(MVA) followed with their approval on Friday, paving the way for a potential spring of 2012 ground breaking.


Victory Major Investments took over the project from Lake Placid Developmentslast year when the developer failed to secure adequate financing. Initially, Victory promised quick action on getting the project started but later petitioned the city for changes to the previously approved project.


The approved changes have the potential building height increasing to 95 meters, from 68 meters, commercial space increasing from 30% to 40% and the allowable floor space increasing by as much as 50 percent.


The MVA is a conservation organization dedicated to conserving the natural and cultural heritage resources of the South Saskatchewan River Valley in Saskatoon. As such, all of the development at River Landing in Saskatoon’s Central Business Districtmust meet their approval.


Read: Zoning changes approved for River Landing project.

Read: MVA greenlights art gallery, Nasar Magaproject in River Landing.


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Norm Fisher, Author of the TeamFisher Saskatoon Real Estate Blog

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Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.Less...

Licensed in 1993, Norm brings a wealth of experience to TeamFisher. He has worked in every imaginable capacity including sales agent, office manager, team leader, broker and now, broker/owner. Norm has written a weekly review of the Saskatoon real estate market for more than 650 consecutive weeks which may make him the most consistent industry blogger in the world.

Norm is known for his passion for technology and can most often be found exploring and experimenting with the next big thing in real estate marketing. He was the first Saskatoon real estate agent to promote a home online and has been an early adopter of new technologies ever since. “Everything about this business has changed over the past 20 years, and it will happen again in the next ten. An open mind and a curious attitude are all that’s needed to continue to find new ways to serve our clients by delivering a faster, smoother, worry-free transaction,” says Norm.

In his spare time, Norm enjoys Crossfit and cycling, some years accumulating over 2,000 kilometres on the road. He’s a strong supporter of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation and enjoys raising funds by joining fun, fitness-related initiatives like the Grouse Grind for Shelter. In 2015, he trekked the Peruvian Andes to Machu Picchu. In 2017 he walked the southern highlands of Iceland across mountains, sand, snow, ice, lava fields and forest for seven days. Collectively those initiatives raised over a million dollars for Canadian women's shelters.
 

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