APL’s proposed Willow Tree Development at the corner of Robie and Quinpool will be the subject of a public information session on Thursday June 6, 7pm Halifax Forum. RM documents indicate the developer will have 288 units – nearly a 30% increase in the units and in developer’s profits. Will HRM require a re-negotiation of the number of affordable housing units?
Judy Haiven looks at three Halifax developments in different stages of completion, and three developers who’ve managed to get what they want from the city – and give almost nothing back. How do they pull it off?
Steve Parcell: Now that Doyle Block on Spring Garden Road is nearing completion, we can finally do some real-world fact-checking on an earlier public dispute about its impact on the Halifax Central Library.