South Delta Business Sustainability Strategy

July 28, 2015
By: Reurbanist

Fig 1. Cover of the South Delta Business Sustainability Strategy report prepared for the Corporation of Delta.

The Reurbanist team undertook a business sustainability strategy with G.P. Rollo & Associates in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of South Delta’s (Ladner and Tsawwassen) business communities in the advent of the TFN Mall Development, two planned retail developments that collectively have over 1.8 million square feet of floor area.


Fig 2. Overview location of the TFN Mall Development in relationship to the downtown main street districts in the Corporation of Delta, Ladner and Tsawwassen.

Based on a comprehensive analysis of the existing and predicted future conditions of South Delta the consultant team developed a number of actionable recommendations for community groups, business owners, property owners, and municipal / government authorities.


Fig 3. An overview of the retail and commercial inventories of both downtown areas in Ladner and Tsawwassen was necessary to identify what categories were over and under supplied.

Fig 4. GIS map of retail and commercial tenants within Ladner's downtown district. Districts were delineated in order to identify which kinds of retail and commercial uses were located in each area (e.g: pedestrian friendly vs auto-centric).

Complete report contents included:

  • The Town Centre Vision
  • Existing & Emerging Conditions (South Delta)
  • Demand & Impact Assessment
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Business Sustainability Case Studies
  • South Delta Sustainability Action Plan
  • Community Group Actions
  • Business Owner Actions
  • Property Owner & Representative Actions
  • Corporation of Delta Actions

View the report here:

In the News:

July 31, 2015; South Delta Business Sustainability Strategy stresses change

July 15, 2015; Council Approves South Delta Business Sustainability Strategy

February 12, 2015; South Delta businesses gather to strategize as landscape poised to change

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Developers, investors and governments around the world are recognizing how retail offers enormous opportunities. Retail is the glue which holds communities, neighbourhoods and mixed use developments together.
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