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May 18, 2010

OLD McCORMICK HOME SITE: London developer buys land from Calgary firm for three-buidling project

 

By HANK DANISZEWSKI, The London Free Press

 

That big hole in the ground on the site of the former McCormick seniors' home in London may finally be filled with new luxury condos.

 

London developer Hampton Group is buying the one-hectare property at Richmond and Victoria streets from Calgary-based Statesman Group.

 

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May 18, 2010

By Terry Pender, Record staff

 

KITCHENER — Demolition of the Barra Castle on Queen Street South is scheduled to begin today as the owner prepares the site for high-end condominiums.

 

Polocorp Inc. wants to retain and renovate the original part of the 1930 landmark at 393 Queen St. S. and add a six-storey building to the back with 36 units.

 

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May 17, 2010


by Greg Layson, Guelph Mercury

 

GUELPH — The City of Guelph will move forward with the development of the highly contested Hanlon Creek Business Park after a recently completed salamander monitoring program indicated no presence of the Jefferson salamander, a species at risk.

 

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May 17, 2010

By Terry Pender, Record staff

 

KITCHENER — There are 14 city-owned properties in the downtown that, if redeveloped properly, could help transform the area into a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly neighbourhood, say urban planners who have studied the cores of mid-size cities.

 

How the sites should be redeveloped will be the starting point for a new strategic plan for the downtown — the fourth plan in the past 16 years.

 

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