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Coverage of redevelopment since October 5, 2023.

Wildfire recovery in B.C.’s North Shuswap could be years in the making

"...Higgins said the recovery working group is approaching the process on three fronts: a social perspective that focuses on people’s unmet needs; an infrastructure perspective that focuses on redevelopment and rebuilding; and on a development services perspective, focusing on permitting and solid waste management..."


Burnaby Hospital redevelopment gets $4M matching donation from the Beedies

"...Local philanthropists and Burnaby residents Betty Beedie and her son Ryan Beedie have announced a "transformative" $4-million matching gift for the second phase of the Burnaby Hospital redevelopment..."


Investments made to Thompson airport, Manitoba's northern transportation hub

"...Now with millions of dollars in investment, redevelopment work can now go ahead at the Thompson Regional Airport. A $52-million loan from the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) announced Tuesday, will spark a process of redevelopment aimed at ensuring its safety and ability to support people's access to airfare. The airport, just northwest of the city, serves 37 northern communities — many of which are First Nations that are accessible only by air and ice road..."


Hamilton hospitals estimate some $460M needed from city for redevelopment

"...City staff are expected to be crunching large numbers over the next few months amid discussions over Hamilton's aging hospitals and how many hundreds of millions the municipality will need to put toward a $3. 7-billion redevelopment plan..."


Cadillac Fairview shifts Montreal development project to rentals from office space

"...The developer says that 750 Peel, part of its much larger redevelopment in the city's core, will have 510 rental units with a 2026 completion date. It had previously said the development would consist of two towers offering 1. 2 million square feet of office space, but now only says that it will have some co-working and meeting spaces along with the rental units..."


Auditor general to probe Ford government's Ontario Place redevelopment

"...The provincial watchdog has confirmed a probe of the Ontario Place redevelopment and the Ontario Science Centre, which is due to move to a new waterfront site. Both will be scrutinized by acting auditor Nick Stavropoulos. “The Office of the Auditor General is conducting audits for both Ontario Place and the Ontario Science Centre,” a spokesperson for the office said in a statement..."


Climate change, future growth centre 30-year vision for West End waterfront

"...The City of Vancouver released its draft concept design for the area on Tuesday, and is inviting public feedback until Nov. 26 on the plan. The plan covers the coastal area from Burrard Bridge to Stanley Park, with the aim of preparing it for sea level rise, population growth and aging infrastructure..."


Rental Protection Fund taps 22 non-profits to secure affordable rental units across B.C.

"...The Rental Protection Fund was launched in January 2023 with the aim of protecting affordable rental units from redevelopment, disinvestment, displacement of tenants and rent price increases. This is being driven through $500 million in funding from the province to secure roughly 2,000 units over three years..."


Montreal police investigate major fire in unoccupied Old Port building

"...Municipal tax records show the building was constructed in 1950, though the building's facade dates from 1891. A 2022 real estate brochure shows the building was put on the market with an asking price of $10 million and touted as a redevelopment opportunity..."


$303M redevelopment of Victoria/Washington State ferry link moves forward

"...The $303-million Belleville Terminal redevelopment project has hit the next phase of improving the travelling experience for ferry passengers between downtown Victoria and Washington state..."


Developer clarifies move-out date after Victoria tenants got improper notice

"...Letter told residents they had less than three months to leave building set for redevelopment Jake RomphfOct. 25, 2023 4:30 p. m..."


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Jobs in redevelopment

Recent employment opportunities from across Canada.

Streamlined Risk Assessment Reviewer (1)

"...How do I qualify? Mandatory • You are a member in good standing of the Professional Geoscientists Ontario..."

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Senior Analyst, Development Investments

"...infill development projects associated with existing Canadian multi-family portfolio assets, redevelopment opportunities, and greenfield development projects..."

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Senior Planner

"...Researching and summarizing development approvals on a variety of redevelopment sites including high rise..."

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Director, Design Construction - Major Hospital Development / Redevelopment Expansion

"...Redevelopment Project is a multi-year, multi-phase project with an initial phase one focus on a new inpatient/outpatient tower, support facilities building expansion, and renovation..."

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Recent episodes that mention redevelopment.

Jordan Lewis - Vancouver - Canada's Podcast

Duration: 29:58

"...Jordan Lewis is the co-founder and CEO of Stable. work, an online marketplace for Sales Professionals..."


Moving beyond practical reconciliation in higher education - Angela Barney-Leitch (QUT Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy)

Duration: 43:00

"...IFE Grand Challenge Lecture - recorded 25 October 2019 at QUT..."


Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about redevelopment relevant to the latest news.

Monitoring urban physical growth in tsunami-affected areas: a case study of Banda Aceh City, Indonesia

"...In-depth interviews and extensive literature reviews were also conducted to identify the determinant factors of urban redevelopment in tsunami-affected areas..."


Inclusive (Healthy and Eco-City) City Planning Prepares for Future Urban Challenges in a Post-pandemic Asian Society

"...? In light of the post-pandemic situation, future cities must strive to be more inclusive, with eco-friendly development practices and a design that prioritises ecosystem services to coexist with nature..."


Urbanites? perceptions of green spaces and their roles in effective management: a survey-based study from Delhi, India

"...In recent decades, Indian cities have experienced massive restructuring, expansion, and redevelopment due to economic, social, and infrastructural changes..."


An interdisciplinary approach to environmental conservation policy: a case of Satoyama redevelopment in the peri-urban area

"...We highlight the need for evidence-based assessment of the current quality of the targeted nature from perspectives of natural science and problem formulation, and that causes should be investigated from the combined perspectives of social science, economic evaluation, and policy design and evaluation, with an awareness of the possibility of consensus building..."


Land Pooling and Urban Renewal in Lagos State: a Narrative Inquiry into Isale Gangan Project

"...The deplorable condition of cities around the world has often necessitated urban renewal, and several of such programmes have been carried out in Nigeria, particularly in Lagos..."


An experience-based mining approach to supporting urban renewal mode decisions under a multi-stakeholder environment in China

"...The results reveal that: (1) Urban renewal mode decisions can be supported by experience extracted from case base of urban renewal mode decisions; (2) Urban renewal modes can be classified to development modes (conservation, renovation and redevelopment), resettlement modes (on-site resettlement and off-site resettlement), mode decisions relate to development foundation, development demand and multi-stakeholders’ decision-making role; (3) Different groups of stakeholders represent differentiated renewal demand preferences..."


Quantifying the core driving force for the sustainable redevelopment of industrial heritage: implications for urban renewal

"...The sustainable development of IHR projects is a major challenge that the construction industry must address to establish reasonable sustainable solutions for urban development..."


Neighbourhood redevelopment and the making of a housing middle class: Can gentrification explain China?s spatial and social cha

"...Such a relationship is not found in China, where the state intervenes highly into the social and economic processes..."


Place attachment and youth entrepreneurship community participation in Guangfu Village, Taichung, Taiwan

"...Fortunately, the public sector has thought a variety of redevelopment strategies to promote sustainable development, and new functions and usage patterns for these sites have emerged..."


A sustainable urban regeneration project to protect biodiversity

"...The sustainable urban redevelopment project to protect biodiversity was developed to regenerate the external spaces of an ancient rural farmhouse, Villa Framarino, in the regional Natural Park of Lama Balice, a shallow erosive furrow (lama) rich in biodiversity, between two suburbs of the city of Bari (Apulia, Italy) and close to the city airport..."


Assessing Kelo?s Legacy: Do Increased Taxes and New Jobs Justify Use of Eminent Domain?

"...New London (2005) justified the use of eminent domain for redevelopment takings based on the anticipated spillover benefits to the community in the form of increased taxes and new jobs..."


Research and Enterprise for Sustainable Hemp Products and Buildings

"...The work, referring to the context of the Abruzzo region (Italy), aims to provide a tangible contribution to the triggering of circular economies and building practices characterized by a strong balance between man, architecture and nature..."