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By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News editor A proposal for a 34-storey, mixed-use condominium with eight townhouses and ground-floor commercial space just outside downtown core could become Barrie’s tallest tower ever. Located at the northwest corner of Sophia and Bayfield streets –...
By Robin MacLennan Ontario Construction News Editor A rental affordable housing building and a 38-storey residential tower that could become the city’s tallest structure were the subjects of a public meeting in Barrie last week. Ray Duhamel of Jones Consulting presented the...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Harvie Rd./Big Bay Point Rd./Highway 400 crossing currently under construction will fully open next summer. All roadwork on the east side of the bridge, including Big Bay Point Rd., Bayview Dr. and Fairview Rd., will...
Ontario Construction News staff writer The Town of Innisfil is asking for a Ministerial Zoning Order to speed up the planning process for a massive commercial and residential development known as the Mobility Orbit. Innisfil Council supports Mobility Orbit plan and...
By John Devine Special to Ontario Construction News The City of Barrie’s planning committee got its first look at the planning department’s new approach to reporting growth recently, and the method garnered praise along with questions about data not included. “For the...