According to the minutes of a recent special business meeting, the District has agreed to sell 42000 Loggers Lane to VCH for $17.49 million.
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) intends to purchase a property from the District but did not elaborate much further on its intentions with the property.
Released among the special business meeting minutes on Jan. 9 from an in camera portion of the council meeting, the District of Squamish has agreed to “the disposition of 42000 Loggers Lane (Forestry Building) to Vancouver Coastal Health Authority” for the price of $17.49 million to be completed by Jan. 31.
In a follow-up email to The Squamish Chief, a spokesperson for VCH said it “is pleased that the District of Squamish has approved the disposition.”
Furthermore, VCH said it “is acquiring the property to support the future delivery of health care services, although there are no confirmed redevelopment plans at this time.”
“VCH is committed to supporting existing tenants and being a good neighbour in the Squamish community. VCH will share information regarding any future changes to this property, as appropriate.”
The property 42000 Loggers Lane is near the Centennial Way and Loggers Lane intersection across the street from Brennan Park Recreation Centre. Currently, it houses some B.C. ministry offices as well as FrontCounter BC.
According to the province, FrontCounter BC helps “you learn about and apply for licences, permits, registrations and other authorizations required to utilize the Province’s natural resources.”