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Halifax regional councillors have decided to move ahead with plans for a new neighbourhood featuring mixed-use properties.

Halifax Moves Strawberry Hill Plan Forward

Halifax regional councillors have decided to move ahead with plans for a new neighbourhood featuring mixed-use properties.

The council instructed regional municipality staff to proceed with plans for the Strawberry Hill Future Growth Node. The local government’s administrators will consider various zoning and land-use changes to allow for major development on Strawberry Hill, CBC reported.

The 4.9-hectare site is located along Strawberry Hill Street between Windsor Street and Kempt Road, beside the Windsor Street Exchange.ย The area contains a car dealership, warehouses, a Salvation Army thrift store, and other commercial buildings near some residences along Windsor.

Three major property owners in the area have jointly proposed 14 mixed-use buildings ranging between eight and 42 storeys high that would create 3,656 housing units.

“When you look at what is the next generation, the next use for the property, residential was very, very obvious,” John Lindsay, who chairs East Port Properties, told CBC.

East Port represents TD Greystone, who owns the largest piece of land in the area, Lindsay told CBC. Dartmouth, N.S.-based East Port and Dynamic Properties and developer Joe Ramia’s Halifax-based Rank, proposing the development.

Architectural firm Fathom Studio is providing design services.

Rendering: Fathom Studio

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