Catalyst is partnering with St. Andrews United Church to redevelop their current site at 2318 St Johns Street. The project will create a new church and community space, non-market housing and program and administration space for Kinsight (formerly Simon Fraser Society) and SHARE Family and Community Services
Building Permit submission in early 2018
Developer, Co-Owner and Co-Operator
- 100% of homes at below market rents
- Kinsight (formerly the Simon Fraser Society for Community Living) to purchase space for the Tri-City Children’s centre
- Land contributed by St Andrews United Church, Port Moody
- Social equity investment from Catalyst and Vancity
Total Project Cost:
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Catalyst is aptly named. Their work with our organization has been instrumental in helping us to unlock latent potential, address chronic gaps in service and look toward a future with greater opportunity for the people we serve.
Kinsight (formerly Simon Fraser Society for Community Living)
2221 Main Street
Status: Rezoning approval submitted October 2017
285 Nanaimo Street
Status: Construction start April 2018
Catalyst not only brings their values to life in all of their interactions with others, but they also add tremendous value to organizations like us who want to respond to community needs and are newer to the provision of affordable housing.
Penticton & District Community Resources Society
43 Hastings Street
New Westminster, BC
Status: in construction
Status: Completed in 2016
Catalyst ensured that Semiahmoo House Society’s mission has not strayed in our partnerships with funders and navigated us through the complexities of developing an innovative housing project.
Semiahmoo House Society
5688 Ash St., Vancouver, BC
Status: In construction
When I met Catalyst I knew that I was with people who understood the vision I was presenting and that we shared many of the same goals. Proof of this is our work together as joint venture partners.
Chairperson, Housing Committee
Oakridge Lutheran Church
Madrona @ Dockside Green
370 & 384 Harbour Road, Victoria, BC
Status: Completed November 2017
Catalyst’s innovative non-profit developer model has made it possible to add 49 brand new affordable rental homes in Victoria. I want to say how proud I am, as Mayor of Victoria, of this project. This is perfection.
City of Victoria