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General Suburban Updates and Rumours
(02-14-2017, 06:18 PM)Viewfromthe42 Wrote: Let's take bets on how many of the stores face the streets/sidewalks vs the parking.

I'll only take that bet if I can have "100% face the parking".
But it's a seriously good thing that pedestrians don't need to walk through a parking lot to get to the doors.
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West Acres development Feb 17/17


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New tower crane up behind the Bankside Residence (retirement home) across Highland Rd from the Highland Hills Mall
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That explains the earth moving recently.
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Doon Pioneer Park Community Center to undergo expansion.


http://m.kitchenerpost.ca/news-story/714...s-go-ahead
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(02-22-2017, 04:19 PM)white_brian Wrote: New tower crane up behind the Bankside Residence (retirement home) across Highland Rd from the Highland Hills Mall

What is planned for that site?
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It's a tiny little plot of land tucked back on what looks like the retirement home's property.  Not certain what it would be given the size of the land
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(03-08-2017, 11:24 AM)Spokes Wrote: It's a tiny little plot of land tucked back on what looks like the retirement home's property.  Not certain what it would be given the size of the land

I did some searching and this may be the project:

   
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This is part of the growing trend in senior's care to allow aging in place, especially for couples, where one site has multiple levels of care. For instance, Lutherwood started with townhouses and apartments, and then later built the Sunshine Centre with more levels of care. In this case, it may be the reverse.
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Work has started on a new 34 unit affordable housing complex at 175 Hespler Rd, Cambridge.


http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/mobile/cambr...-1.3323232
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