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RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - tomh009 - 04-12-2018

Renovations (no, not demolition) no under way at 178 Queen St S.

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RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - white_brian - 04-13-2018

Anyone know what is happening with the old Bullas Glass building behind the one above?


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Pheidippides - 04-23-2018

50 Queen St N (Commerce Court) appears to due for some renovations and rebranding.
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RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - KevinL - 04-24-2018

That open plaza has been nearly screaming for some kind of re-work. Good to see there's a plan.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Spokes - 04-24-2018

I've always thought some sort of patio would fit really well on the ground floor


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - tomh009 - 05-07-2018

(02-14-2018, 11:49 PM)Pheidippides Wrote: Looks like the final purpose for 533 Queen St S (SW corner of Queen @ Mill) is finally known. Building permit indicates:
PERMIT IS FOR THE INTERIOR ALTERATION TO A SDD INTO A HOME HEATING BUSINESS

Not sure why such a large parking lot was needed. I guess it is a fairly large or growing business with lots of trucks?

Some additional definition (permit 18-105558 MS), and this makes a bit more sense now, it really is a retain business:

"Permit is for interior alterations to an existing detached house to create a new furnace and fireplace store."


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - tomh009 - 05-07-2018

(04-02-2018, 07:48 PM)GtwoK Wrote: Article in the record had a render of the new downtown LCBO. The retail component will be 6,000sqft

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There is now a building permit for this project.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Pheidippides - 05-11-2018

Both houses at Queen and Schneider are gone now:
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RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Coke6pk - 05-14-2018

Petro Canada at Victoria and Edna closed up. Was hoping for a modernization while the construction surrounded them, but the sign says permanently closed.

Coke


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - highlander - 05-15-2018

Frank Etherington's latest blog post claims the developers behind Sixo are negotiating to buy the KW Badminton Club (former Granite Club) building at Park and Agnes.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Spokes - 05-15-2018

(05-15-2018, 11:52 AM)highlander Wrote: Frank Etherington's latest blog post claims the developers behind Sixo are negotiating to buy the KW Badminton Club (former Granite Club) building at Park and Agnes.

Do they own the entire building?  I'd assume so.

Interesting property acquisition.  I wonder if they already own some of the adjoining lots?


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - JJTL - 05-15-2018

Looks like 112 Queen St S is getting a face lift (beside the old Schlichter's building). Full scaffolding, plywood and nets have gone up yesterday.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Pheidippides - 05-15-2018

I looked but didn't see a thread for 624 King St W (Hasty Market/Phat Cat plaza):
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Staff report.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - rangersfan - 05-15-2018

The whole core area from Uptown to Downtown is going to be so different in ten years with all of this development activity proposed, it's very exciting.

The project at 624 King St W is new to me.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Viewfromthe42 - 05-16-2018

That's much nicer than what I thought I had heard, just a 2 floor office building.