Sitings News July 2006

July 1, 2006

As we roll into July, Sitings is pleased to keep you up-to-date with the latest news on our Tenants and Property Listings. To discover more stories and receive up-to-date articles on our featured properties across Western Canada please continue reading.

Millstream Village Shopping Centre Scheduled to Open This SUmmer

Millstream Addition ElleSitings Realty Ltd. is currently leasing the last few remaining units at Millstream Village. Millstream Village is Victoria’s newest open-air Shopping Centre, and is currently in the final phase of construction, with 240,000 square feet of retail scheduled to open this year. Golf Town is already open for business.

The Shopping Centre is situated just off Highway 1 at the corner of Millstream Road and McCallum Road nestled between Home Depot, Costco, Future Shop, Staples and Home Outfitters.

Millstream Village is being developed by Vancouver Pacific Development Corporation.

The project will boast a variety of tenants including: Michaels, Pier One, Golf Town, Petsmart, Dollar Giant, Market on Millstream, A&B Sound, Tommy Hilfiger, Aldo, Mexx, Smart Set, La Vie en Rose, Le Chateau, Stokes, Additionelle, Ardene, Warehouse One, The Shoe Company, Valhalla Pure Outfitters, Tom Lee Music, Milestones, Running Room and Serious Coffee.

For more information please contact Dan Clark (, 604.628.2577).

Kingsgate Mall, Vancouver, BC

Kingsgate MallSitings Realty Ltd. is pleased to have been retained by Beedie Development Corp. to lease Kingsgate Mall.

Kingsgate Mall is a neighbourhood centre occupying the prominent intersection of Broadway and Kingsway in Vancouver, BC.

Kingsgate Mall is located amidst ten new residential developments currently under construction in the area. It is in close proximity to False Creek South; which will be home to the future Olympic Village and will house 15,000 residents long term.

The Mall currently includes: Shoppers Drug Mart, Buy Low Foods, BC Liquor Store, Marks Work Warehouse and Payless Shoes. Stay tuned for the upcoming news of a national retailer joining the mix.

Kingsgate Mall is close to the following area tenants: Rona, IGA, Capers, Best Buy, Canadian Tire, Sportcheck. In 2007 Save-On-Foods, Winners and Home Depot will open nearby at Cambie & 7th Ave.

For more information please contact Dan Clark (, 604.628.2577).

The Summit Shopping Centre Kamloops, BC

The Summit, KamloopsSitings is pleased to have been retained by Vancouver Pacific Development as the exclusive listing agents of the Summit Shopping Centre in Kamloops, BC.

The 128,000 sq. ft. centre is located in the heart of Kamloops ever growing retail area, on the corner of Columbia Street West and Summit Drive. This intersection is also home to Real Canadian Superstore , Save-On-Foods, Safeway, Zellers, Shoppers Drug Mart (opening soon) and a new Signature BC Liquor store. The Summit is anchored by Winners/Homesense, Jysk, Sportmart, Starbucks and the Bank of Montreal which will solidify the importance of this retail node.

There are currently over 92,000 people living in the Kamloops census metropolitan area with an extended trade area of 152,708. Between 2004 and 2005 there was a 61% increase in the number of residential building permits issued for new dwellings in the market. The value of these permits was in excess of $207 million. There has recently been substantial economic and demographic growth in the Kamloops market, making this an exciting time for retailers entering the market.

925 Notre Dame Drive, Kamloops, BC

Sitings Realty Ltd. is the exclusive leasing agent for the current Jysk building in Kamloops, BC, located on Notre Dame Drive between Laval Crescent West and Dalhousie Drive

The site will be available in September 2006 as Jysk is relocating to The Summit Shopping Centre. With 20,400 sq. ft. and ample parking stalls, this site is an excellent opportunity for large format retailers to secure space in this growing market.

The site is shadow anchored by the following area tenants: Wal*Mart, Home Depot, Lordco, Petland, Michaels, Payless Shoes, Pier 1 Imports and Sleep Country.

8140-120th Street (Scott Road) Surrey, BC For Sale or Lease

Sitings is pleased to have been retained by Canadian Tire to sell 8140-120TH Street (Scott Road) in Surrey, BC.

The 3.12 acre site is currently home to Canadian Tire which will relocate nearby to a larger location early next year. The site is located adjacent to Scott Road Centre on Scott Road and 80th Avenue. The site is comprised of 33,062 sq. ft of building space and 134 parking stalls.

Scott Road Centre is currently anchored by Mark’s Work Wear House, Sportmart, ABC Restaurant, Dollar Giant, Rogers Video, Tim Horton’s and XS Cargo.

The Scott Road corridor has evolved into a retail and commercial hub, and is home to the following area tenants: Safeway, London Drugs, Real Canadian Superstore, Save On Foods, Zellers, Future Shop, Home Depot, and Blockbuster Video.

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre Interior 100% Leased

Ronson's SemiahmooSitings is pleased to announce that the interior of Semiahmoo Shopping Centre is 100% leased.

Tenants that have recently signed leases are: Walk with Ronsons, Telus, Cobs Bread, Crystal Hearing Centre, Blenz Coffee, Bentley, Rogers Wireless, Murchies Tea & Coffee & Flight Centre.

There are still exterior opportunities available and there is a possibility of interior units coming available in late 2006.

For more information please contact Dan Clark (, 604.628.2577).

Daniel Lee Joins Sitings Realty Ltd.

Sitings Realty Ltd. is very pleased to welcome Daniel Lee to the Sitings Realty team. As a graduate from UBC, Daniel earned his Bachelor of Commerce Degree, majoring in Real Estate. Daniel has taken a supporting role at Sitings Realty conducting market analysis and research.

Daniel brings a variety of experience and an amiable personality to Sitings Realty that will undoubtedly compliment the team. Welcome Daniel!