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520 Normandy

Thoughtfully designed and energy efficient, Purpose-Built-Rental homes located in the heart of transportation hub—Royal Oak.

Designed to meet the highest level of the BC Energy Step Code, 520 Normandy Road will provide attainable and sustainable purpose-built rental homes while thoughtfully considering the surrounding ecosystem and environment.

Project Team

AryzeD'Ambrosio Architecture + UrbanismRJC EngineersBiophilia Design Collective

Why Rental?

With homeownership increasingly out of step with local incomes, Purpose Built Rental housing represents a possible—and sometimes beneficial—alternative to homeownership.

Common Benefits to Rental Housing



Lack of maintenance or repair costs


Increased access to amenities

No Taxes

No property taxes


More flexibility where you live


Predictable monthly payments


No downpayment required

What's more, all rental units at 520 Normandy have been designed to increase livability through both form and function, ultimately supporting long-term tenancies.

Net Zero Ready

520 Normandy is designed to meet the highest level of the BC Energy Step Code—an innovative regulatory policy that is used to incentivize the level of energy efficiency in new construction that goes above and beyond the requirements.

While the lower steps of the code are intended to bridge current constructyion and design practices with those needed to achieve the highest steps, each step moves closer to Net Zero Ready Buildings being the province-wide standard by 2032. By committing to build to Step Code 4 before it is required, we can also demonstrate capacity building opportunities for local trades, suppliers and consultants.

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Common Benefits

Each Net Zero Ready home is so energy efficient that it is able to offset all of the energy it uses by generating renewable energy on site from sources such as wind and solar energy.

Our Philosophy

As an integrated team of home builders, developers and urban planners, we’re deeply committed to increasing the quality of housing—and the quality of communities—in Victoria, BC.

Approaching every project with intention and care, we aim to contribute to the built environment in a way that enhances your sense of space and your sense of place. It’s in this commitment that we strive to create a lasting impression on the cities, neighbourhoods and homes in which we build.

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