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1890
1890

Large and Sons Carriage Factory (P.E.I)

Large and Sons Carriage Factory (P.E.I)
Founded in 1890 est. the Larges started a carriage factory on Prince Edward Island. Mr. Large can be seen in the picture talking with the staff. The family farm still stands and is owned by the Large brothers.
1962
1962

DataTech Systems Inc. Founded

DataTech Systems Inc. Founded
In 1962 it all started when Earl Large and Ron Smith founded DataTech Systems Inc. One arm of the business focusing on computer based accounting and expanding to become the first independent computer maintenance company worldwide. The second arm of the business focused on commercial and residential developments.
1969
1969

DataTech Building

DataTech Building
In 1962 the first-floor of the Datatech building was constructed. With computers the size of smart cars and ‘keypunch’ cards used to drive them, Datatech was leading the way, automating payroll for local companies like Slegg Lumber. In 1972 the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor were added and rented to a variety of tenants. In 2005 Earls vision for the building lead to the 3rd and 4th floor becoming the Datatech Business Centre, a place where small businesses can have an office space in a vibrant business community.
1994
1994

Large and Co.

Large and Co.
Datatech Systems Inc. sells the computer maintenance division and focuses solely on property development as Large and Co.
2000
2000

Limerick Lane

Limerick Lane
A beautiful six-lot subdivision in Gordon Head where owners were able to pick their lot and design their dream home.
2001
2001

Sea Terrace

Sea Terrace
A quality designed 5 unit townhouse development in Esquimalt, situated steps away from the Songhees Walkway path leading to downtown Victoria.
2003
2003

Orchard Park

Orchard Park
Orchard Park is a wonderful 9 home subdivision off of Quadra Street. Large and Co. was able to design this new community to include their own ‘park like’ space with an outdoor eating area and barbecue pit.
2004
2004

Dallas Road

Dallas Road
Built in 1897 this duplex was the oldest standing Heritage duplex in Western Canada. This Heritage conversion resulted in 6 units. Large and Co. in cooperation with the Songhees First Nations recovered all the artifacts on site and donated them to the Royal BC Museum.
2005
2005

Market Place

Market Place
24 affordable condominiums with secure underground parking in the heart of Quadra Village. Close to Mayfair Mall and Topaz Park.
2009
2009

Rhoda Lane

Rhoda Lane
Rhoda Lane is situated in Esquimalt just a stone’s throw away from the famous Gorge Vale Golf Club. This six-lot subdivision is beautifully located along the Gorge Waterway. With three homes built right on the Gorge Waterway and the other three with direct access to the Gorge.
2011
2011

Camden Green

Camden Green
A quality constructed and beautifully designed four story, 48 unit condo equipped with underground parking. This Condo was the first of its kind in View Royal and Vancouver Island to utilize Geothermal technology as its primary heat source. This revolutionary technology extracts heat from 300 feet below the earth surface. This natural energy source brings heat to all 48 units domestic hot water and in-floor radiant heating.
2015
2015

Parkview

Parkview
This beautiful 3 story townhouse complex is situated at the entrance to Esquimalt on the edge of Gorge Kingsman Park. It features modern architecture, quality design, and gorgeous landscaping. Each townhouse includes in-floor radiant heating, an electric car charger, and stunning hardwood floors.
2016
2016

Oaklands Walk

Oaklands Walk
One home moved from down the road to join the existing home, creating a total of five strata units. On the corner of Shelbourne and Ryan Street, drive by and take a look.
2017
2017

Corner of Shelbourne and Haultain

Corner of Shelbourne and Haultain
One lot, now becomes three homes with front and back yards. The main floor is designed with the “age in place” concept. The second floor has two bedrooms, living room and full bathroom. A retired couple could live here with plenty of room for grand-children, or simply rent to university students.
2018
2018

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