Why an Infill?
This is a great question and one that can only be answered after understanding all the risks and rewards associated with infill developments. Infill developments are a fantastic way to maximize land use however there may be a few more steps and time involved to achieve that success. Infill properties are developed in mature neighborhoods giving you the opportunity to have a new and efficient building under warranty in an established community.
Infill developments come in all shapes and sizes. You can have create a trendy home for resale and profit, or create the perfect long term hold with a Side x Side Duplex with legal secondary suites, a standalone home with a legal secondary suite or a Garage Suite, a 4-plex row housing unit, a multi-plex building set up for student housing and most everything in between.
Mature neighborhoods usually aren’t governed by a land developer’s architectural guidelines, giving you a little more freedom. That said, you still must have your building and site plans approved by the municipality. This is where some extra time and associated costs might be incurred.