6857-6875 Royal Oak Ave

6857-6875 Royal Oak Ave, Burnaby

Image: Integra Architecture

Catalyst was the successful recipient for two development projects in Burnaby as part of a City of Burnaby RFP process for four sites of affordable housing in May 2020. Located on Royal Oak Ave in the City of Burnaby, approximately 150 m from the Royal Oak Skytrain station, this 6-storey project features:

  • 99-year land lease via the City of Burnaby
  • 134 rental homes, including 51 (41%) family-sized homes (2 and 3 bedroom)
  • 8,300 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor
  • Anticipated completion: Summer 2024


In Pre-Construction


Catalyst Role:

Developer, Owner, and Operator


  • 100% of homes at below market rents

Financial Information:

  • City of Burnaby contributing land on long-term lease
  • Social equity provided by Catalyst and Vancity

Total Project Cost:


Rental Applications Begin:

Spring 2024

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