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RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - jgsz - 08-02-2016

Same here.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Markster - 08-02-2016

Yeah, Lens, could you at least "Insert Into Post" your images?
When they're just attached, the frame is all wrong. All I can see is a ridiculously tall strip of the left edge of the picture.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - KevinL - 08-02-2016

I only get the top left portion of the image because Chrome is trying to show it full size. At least I can right-click and 'show image in new tab', but it would be better to be able to see it in-thread.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Lens - 08-02-2016

Those were just quick shots from my phone. There's only one option for uploading on mobile unfortunately. They look fine on the mobile site so I'm not sure why they're looking so weird on the desktop version.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - jeremyroman - 08-02-2016

Just as Oracle acquires NetSuite.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - panamaniac - 08-02-2016

Vanguard has bought the Schreiter Building at Gaukel and Charles. They will start renovations at 132 Queen St S (formerly Schlichters) in two weeks time. Now, will Schreiters Furniture move to Eaton Lofts, I wonder?

http://www.therecord.com/news-story/6792641-historic-schreiter-s-building-sold-as-tech-boom-spreads-through-core/


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Spokes - 08-02-2016

(08-02-2016, 01:14 PM)Lens Wrote: Those were just quick shots from my phone. There's only one option for uploading on mobile unfortunately. They look fine on the mobile site so I'm not sure why they're looking so weird on the desktop version.

That's one major flaw in the mobile site.  I'll be honest though, I don't know if it's fixable.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - panamaniac - 08-03-2016

(08-02-2016, 07:20 PM)panamaniac Wrote: Vanguard has bought the Schreiter Building at Gaukel and Charles.  They will start renovations at 132 Queen St S (formerly Schlichters) in two weeks time.  Now, will Schreiters Furniture move to Eaton Lofts, I wonder?

http://www.therecord.com/news-story/6792641-historic-schreiter-s-building-sold-as-tech-boom-spreads-through-core/

CBC's report on the sale of the building indicates that Schreiters Furniture will relocate somewhere in the Downtown core, early in 2017.   Best bets for the new location would seem to me to be either the Eaton Lofts, or the Schlicter building that Vanguard will be renovating at 132 Queen S.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - tomh009 - 08-03-2016

(08-03-2016, 01:33 PM)panamaniac Wrote:
(08-02-2016, 07:20 PM)panamaniac Wrote: Vanguard has bought the Schreiter Building at Gaukel and Charles.  They will start renovations at 132 Queen St S (formerly Schlichters) in two weeks time.  Now, will Schreiters Furniture move to Eaton Lofts, I wonder?

http://www.therecord.com/news-story/6792641-historic-schreiter-s-building-sold-as-tech-boom-spreads-through-core/

CBC's report on the sale of the building indicates that Schreiters Furniture will relocate somewhere in the Downtown core, early in 2017.   Best bets for the new location would seem to me to be either the Eaton Lofts, or the Schlicter building that Vanguard will be renovating at 132 Queen S.

Given that the Ontario St side tenants appear to be staying, and the Queen St side has a for-lease sign, I think 132 Queen is not on the cards.  There is only 15,000 sq ft available, too, only about half as much as Schreiters has now.

Eaton Lofts or Budds look to be the best bets as new construction won't happen in time for them.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - panamaniac - 08-03-2016

(08-03-2016, 02:35 PM)tomh009 Wrote:
(08-03-2016, 01:33 PM)panamaniac Wrote: CBC's report on the sale of the building indicates that Schreiters Furniture will relocate somewhere in the Downtown core, early in 2017.   Best bets for the new location would seem to me to be either the Eaton Lofts, or the Schlicter building that Vanguard will be renovating at 132 Queen S.

Given that the Ontario St side tenants appear to be staying, and the Queen St side has a for-lease sign, I think 132 Queen is not on the cards.  There is only 15,000 sq ft available, too, only about half as much as Schreiters has now.

Eaton Lofts or Budds look to be the best bets as new construction won't happen in time for them.

I forgot about Budds - I imagine that could work as well, although I guess it depends what kind of tenant(s) the new owner has in mind.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - Lens - 08-03-2016

According to their Instagram the Walper is open and at capacity for the Bluesfest weekend.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - GtwoK - 08-03-2016

Isnt it pretty much all but confirmed that it will be the Eaton lofts? They've had a few pieces of Schreiters furniture sitting at the far back for months now.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - panamaniac - 08-03-2016

(08-03-2016, 05:31 PM)GtwoK Wrote: Isnt it pretty much all but confirmed that it will be the Eaton lofts? They've had a few pieces of Schreiters furniture sitting at the far back for months now.

That was the speculation, but first I've heard that they may have put stock sitting in the place.  That would seem pretty conclusive.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - tomh009 - 08-03-2016

(08-03-2016, 05:20 PM)Lens Wrote: According to their Instagram the Walper is open and at capacity for the Bluesfest weekend.

Well ... they told me their renovations were not complete, and that's why they had to cancel my reservations.

Someone is not telling the real story.


RE: General Urban Kitchener Updates and Rumours - panamaniac - 08-03-2016

The Walper website is not accepting reservations before August 28th.