The City of Hamilton has reached a new major milestone for the highest all-time construction value on record, $2,133,057,915. On October 13, 2023, the City officially hit the $2 billion mark, 40 days earlier than the previous record set in 2021, making it the earliest the City of Hamilton has reached this mark. This is the second time the City has hit the $2 billion milestone. On October 19, 2023, the City broke its all-time construction value record. Overall, the value represents 4,755 building projects within the residential, institutional, commercial and industrial sectors, including permits issued for 3,103 dwellings/units. [...]
Welcome to Steelport, the newest standard-bearer for modern industry. A world-class industrial park connecting rail, road, and water in the historic port of Hamilton. The private equity firm, Slate Asset Management, behind the revitalization and redevelopment of Stelco’s Hamilton lands says it plans to submit its formal plans to the city in the coming months, with the first phase of development expected to start next year. As you know, Slate purchased the approximately 800-acre parcel of industrial land once dedicated to steelmaking in June 2022 in a $518-million deal, laying out their plans to transform it into a modern commercial [...]
Maple Leaf's Hamilton Plant Receives Prestigious Environmental Certification On July 20, 2023 the Maple Leaf Foods plant in Hamilton received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from the Canada Green Building Council. LEED is an international certification recognizing sustainability excellence and green building leadership. The City’s Economic Development Office identified sustainability and climate resiliency in its most recent action plan. Randy Huffman, the company’s Chief Food Safety and Sustainability Officer, thanked the City for its support. Maple Leaf received $2.6 million as part of the City’s LEED Grant Program – providing an economic catalyst for sustainable [...]
CITY OF HAMILTON SURPASSES $1 BILLION IN BUILDING PERMITS - SETS NEW RECORD On June 14, 2023, the City of Hamilton surpassed $1 billion worth of construction since the beginning of the year. 2023 now marks the earliest the City has reached the billion-dollar mark in construction value, three days earlier than the previous record set in 2022, which was on June 17. This milestone represents approximately 2612 building projects within the residential, institutional, commercial, and industrial sectors. The City has consistently reached the $1 billion milestone for over ten years in a row. The $1 billion mark is [...]
The HHCA announces its participation with HamiltoNEXT! This fall, HamiltoNEXT, a non‐partisan alliance of local business organizations, is talking to Hamilton voters about their vision for the city's future and encouraging them to ask candidates for Mayor and Council where they stand on important issues. Read the exciting news here!