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Possible Change in René-Lévesque Lot Ownership

Posted 13/Apr/2011 21:00:00 by Gromco

The Gazette is reporting that change might finally be afoot on the site of Downtown's most visibly underutilized space, a gigantic parking lot sitting on the southern side of the Boulevard René-Lévesque between De la Montagne and Bishop streets.

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Public Consultations on Radio-Canada Site About to Begin

Posted 17/Nov/2008 12:35:00 by Gromco

The Gazette is reporting that public consultations are about to begin on a $1.6B redevelopment plan for the Maison Radio-Canada site.

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Griffintown Project Delays

Posted 11/Nov/2008 11:10:00 by Gromco

Construction on the Griffintown project is delayed until at least 2010, La Presse has reported.

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Rental Vacancy Rate Reaches 3%

Posted 04/Aug/2008 15:10:00 by Gromco

Several sources indicate that the city's vacancy rate went up after July, traditionally the most popular moving time. Daniel Gill, a professor of urbanism at Université de Montréal now puts it at 3%...

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Op-Ed: City's Biggest Projects Escape Scrutiny

Posted 10/Jun/2008 21:45:00 by Slavito

In writing about UQAM's Îlot Voyageur debacle, Henri Aubin (The Gazette) makes a much bigger point: why is it that in Montréal, the largest projects seem to escape the careful analysis and public scrutiny that are the norm for smaller ones?

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Point St Charles Residents Defend Park

Posted 26/May/2008 22:40:00 by Gromco

The Gazette reports that Point St-Charles residents banded together to protect a tiny park at the corner of Wellington and Sébastopol streets. Several companies are trying to transform the turn bordering the park into a roadway for large trucks giving them better access to the former Canadian National rail yard.

Police Reassure McGill Ghetto Residents

Posted 14/Apr/2008 13:10:00 by Gromco

Montreal police have responded to statements posted in a Facebook group that claimed a sexual predator was active in the McGill Ghetto. This is simply not true, the police said...

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The Twin Towers of Griffintown

Posted 20/Mar/2008 20:05:00 by Gromco

All the noise about Devimco's Griffintown project may have diverted attention away from the fact that there is another area project on the table, writes Henry Aubin...

Continue reading: » The Twin Towers of Griffintown

$3M Upgrade For Norman Bethune Square

Posted 03/Mar/2008 23:50:00 by Gromco

Norman Bethune Square (Rue Guy and Blvd de Maisonneuve) is about to get a two-phase upgrade, along with a section of Blvd de Maisonneuve, at a total cost of $22.4M.

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City May Be Ignoring Its Master Plan

Posted 27/Feb/2008 15:35:00 by Gromco

Debates continue to rage on the merits (and faults) of Devimco's Griffintown redevelopment proposal.

In yesterday's Gazette, Henry Aubin argues that by acquiescing to the developer's wishes, the city would be ignoring its own master development plan...

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