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

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: January 23rd, 2015 | 0 Comments

2 articles from the week of January 17th to the 23rd

Hickory driveability docked? Councillor wants Northdale street car-free

Big changes are in the works for Waterloo’s Northdale area – and one councillor is suggesting the biggest change yet. CTV News

 

GO Transit plans layover facility in Kitchener industrial area

Kitchener has been selected as the future host of a layover facility for GO Transit buses and trains. CTV News

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

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: January 16th, 2015 | 0 Comments

3 articles from the week of January 11th to the 16th

DRIVE THRUDrive-thru plan raises hackles

Staff brought forth a request from 600 Laurelwood Drive Inc. to install a drive-thru at the Scotia Bank. Waterloo Chronicle

 

There are five Target stores in Waterloo Region and Wellington County, with locations in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and Fergus. CBC News

 

Sound businessSherwood Systems expands into music store space

Sherwood Systems co-owners Grant Cummings, left, and Tim Mitchell stand inside the company’s showroom on Ottawa Street in Kitchener. The Record

 

 

 

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

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: January 12th, 2015 | 0 Comments

 5 articles from the week of January 3rd to the 10th

TheRecordDowntown Kitchener’s bargain store closing its doors

The only discount store in downtown Kitchener will shut its doors by the end of the month. The Record

 

Cambridge Times DailyTaking a look at developments in Cambridge’s development

2014 was much about setting a framework for future development in this city. Cambridge Times

 

Continued GrowthEclipse opens latest expansion – creates 25 new jobs

Ten years ago Eclipse Automation snipped the ribbon on its new home at 130 Thompson Dr. in Cambridge’s L.G. Lovell Industrial Park and the business has never looked back. The Record

 

Housing startsApartment surge fuels house construction boom

Housing starts in Waterloo Region more than doubled in 2014, led by a surge in apartment and condo construction. The Record

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

Posted by: Carmel Colby | Posted on: October 31st, 2014 | 0 Comments

5 articles from the weeks of October 18th to the 31st

Trade-MarkTrade-Mark Industrial on the move to much larger home

When the Straus family was looking to further expand Trade-Mark Industrial Inc.about a year ago, they were faced with a key decision. Guelph Mercury

 

Highway 7Work on new Guelph-Kitchener Highway 7 to begin this spring

Work on a new four-lane Highway 7 between Kitchener and Guelph will begin in the spring. The Record

 

GOOGLE OFFICENew Google office in core a sign of city’s digital transition, experts say

This artist’s rendering shows the new Google offices at Breithaupt Street and King Street West in Kitchener. The Record

 

ShopifyShopify opening sales lab in Kitchener

Harley Finkelstein is the chief platform officer of the Ottawa-based e-commerce company Shopify. The Record

 

Owens-Corning-logoOwens Corning moving Guelph plant production to Mexico

The Owens Corning Plant in Guelph tells 570 News they’re refocusing production on a different product. 570 News

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

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

5 articles from the week of October 11th to the 17th

A team of environmental companies hired by Brantford city council is fully involved in a $15.8-million cleanup of the Greenwich-Mohawk brownfield area. Brantford Expositor

The project is the centrepiece of an overall long-term quest to remediate and redevelop 15 brownfield sites in the old city. Brantford Expositor

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City’s condo conversion policy under review as concerns raised

 City staff have begun looking into whether or not condo conversions should be classified as a unique form of development. Waterloo Chronicle

 

Hanlon Creek Business ParkEuropean companies set up shop in Guelph

A big Danish company that is setting up a Guelph office is among a number of international firms being drawn to the city largely because of its focus on innovative energy and sustainability policies. Guelph Tribune

 

Michael WekerleInvestor buying up former BlackBerry buildings to welcome startups

A colourful and legendary Bay Street financier, who helped raise millions for BlackBerry nearly 20 years ago, is betting the next big thing in tech comes out of this region. The Record