"Massive Construction Projects in the pipeline for Hamilton" "It looks like a bright construction picture for Hamilton over the next few years. That was the message as several construction and infrastructure leaders met at the Michelangelo banquet Hall on January 19 to discuss upcoming projects. Hosted by Hamilton Halton Construction Association (HHCA) the meeting featured presentations from Slate Asset Management, Hamilton Water, Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA), McMaster and Mohawk post-secondary schools, and Construct Connect. Steve Dejonckheere, Senior Vice President of Slate, a global investment and asset management firm focused on real estate and infrastructure, spoke about the [...]
"Slate unveils early projects in Stelco lands development" "Slate Asset Management recently offered a first glimpse of plans for the redevelopment of 700 acres of prime industrial/commercial land on the former Stelco property on Hamilton Harbour to a local construction audience keen with anticipation. Slate senior vice-president Steve Dejonckheere told delegates attending the Hamilton-Halton Construction Association’s Construction Forecast event Jan. 19 that early projects such as hotspot remediation could get underway within a year, master planning with the City of Hamilton is in progress and short-term repurposing of about 160,000 square feet of existing shops with high ceiling [...]
"Residences to help solve McMaster’s housing crunch" "With lack of student housing now a significant problem, Hamilton, Ont.’s McMaster University is taking two leaps forward with major projects set to open this year and in 2026. The latter project, to be known as Lincoln Alexander Hall, will set a new standard for student residences in the region with 1,366 beds planned, almost three times the size of the largest current residence. McMaster’s assistant vice-president and chief facilities officer Debbie Martin outlined plans for the two residences and other capital projects at the recent Hamilton-Halton Construction Association’s (HHCA) Construction [...]
January 2023 Newsletter HAPPY NEW YEAR! We're excited to be back at the office working on our upcoming Construction Forecast, taking applications for our Safety Awards and rolling out tons of educational offerings. There has also been an update on Naloxone Kits & Training, there is a Canada Summer Jobs Program that is available and so much more. Enjoy your morning coffee and take a look! Read the news here!