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Weekly ‘Roundup’ of real estate news from Waterloo Region and Guelph

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: September 12th, 2014 | 0 Comments

4 articles from the week of September 6th to September 12th

DorseySquare, led by Twitter co-founder Dorsey, opens offices in Kitchener

Jack Dorsey, founder of Square, sits in the company’s offices in downtown Kitchener. The Record

 

HeritageGuelph has its first heritage district

The district takes in the historic Brooklyn neighbourhood south of the river and extends along Gordon Street to near the university. Guelph Tribune

 

SUSAN GAMBLE, The ExpositorCity council voted Thursday night to see the land and buildings of the Market Square, which opened in 1986 as the Eaton Market Square, to Laurier Brantford for campus expansion.        City Hall: Laurier buys Market Square mall

City council voted Thursday night to see the land and buildings of the Market Square to Laurier Brantford for campus expansion. Brantford Expositor

 

Submitted illustrationWeber Street opening delayed

This illustration shows the final configuration of the Weber Street underpass. Currently the road is graded to meet the tracks, but will ultimately go beneath a rail bridge. Kitchener Post

 

Weekly ‘Roundup’ of real estate news from Waterloo Region and Guelph

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: September 5th, 2014 | 0 Comments

3 articles from the week of August 30th to September 5th

Schreiter-SandrockHistoric Schreiter-Sandrock home to close

The Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral home will be closing down and merging with Westmount Funeral Home. The Record

 

This rendering provided by Fusion Homes shows one view of residences to be built on the former factory site. City council cut the height of one building from 12 to 10 storeys. Guelph Tribune

 

The 1,233 square-foot home at 46 Bricker Ave. and the property it sits on went up for sale last month. Waterloo Chronicle

 

Weekly ‘Roundup’ of real estate news from Waterloo Region and Guelph

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: August 29th, 2014 | 0 Comments

4 articles from the week of August 13th – 29th

Brick buildingBrick Brewing sells Waterloo property for $4 million

 A multi-use redevelopment project is in store for the Brick Brewing’s brew house and retail building in uptown Waterloo. The Record

 

City planners are busy crafting plans to guide how people will live in the rail corridor for years to come. The Record

 

 

DEMOLITIONBrick site developer also doing big project near Belmont Village

The former Boehmer Box factory on Belmont Avenue in Kitchener is being demolished to make way for the development of three high-end apartment buildings. The Record

 

CityAge returns to the CIGI Campus in Waterloo this Oct. 9-10. Last year's event sold out. (Communitech photo: Anthony Reinhart)View from the ‘Loo: CityAge conference Oct. 9-10 to focus on supercluster

Business and civic leaders envision a Silicon Valley for southern Ontario: an innovation supercluster anchored by Waterloo Region to the west and Toronto to the east. Communitech Events

Weekly ‘Roundup’ of real estate news from Waterloo Region and Guelph

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: July 25th, 2014 | 0 Comments

5 articles from the week of July 19th – 25th

BithoundOld house is home for entrepreneurs’ second startup

PJ Lowe-Silivestru, Dan Silivestru, and Gord Tanner have launched BitHound in an old house on College Street in downtown Kitchener. The Record

 

Schneiders archiveSchneider’s gamble paid off

The Schneiders archive includes products from the Kitchener company’s history spanning 90 years. The Record

 

Food BasicsElmira No Frills store will become Food Basics

There’s good news and there’s bad news for Elmira shoppers who love their No Frills store. The Record

 

File imageBusiness architecture

It’s something Waterloo Region can’t afford to overlook, according to Bill Birdsell, president of the Ontario Association of Architects. Waterloo Chronicle

 

BRIAN THOMPSON, The ExpositorThe former John Peel Restaurant on downtown Dalhousie Street will be the home of the Rose and Thistle Pub.ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Tour highlights Brantford business opportunities

Goodness Me is opening a warehouse in Brantford and there are conditional offers to purchase the former Mohawk College buildings and the Adidas building. Brantford Expositor

 

Weekly ‘Roundup’ of real estate news from Waterloo Region and Guelph

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: July 18th, 2014 | 0 Comments

3 articles from the week of July 12th – 18th

Waterloo Region Economic Development Strategy Draft Action

Following extensive consultation with many stakeholders and community partners, a new “strategic direction” for economic development in Waterloo Region is taking shape. Exchange Magazine

 

RDH Architects plans to restore the old post office and build a 7,000-square-foot glass addition to the west side of the historic building. CBC News

 

File PhotoMunicipalities must ensure affordable housing along LRT line: Region

Area municipalities will have to take the lead when it comes to ensuring there is adequate affordable housing along the light rail transit route. Waterloo Chronicle