Major downtown development proposed
Discussions to begin next week between the municipality and provincial government
June 3, 2015
SYDNEY, NS – The Cape Breton Regional Municipality has initiated discussion with the province on a significant new development in the downtown core.
"A new central library for the municipality, a downtown campus for the NSCC, a new provincial building and mixed-use residential and commercial space will be among the partnerships we are exploring as a single, large-scale downtown development" said Mayor Cecil Clarke to an audience at a downtown waterfront hotel luncheon hosted by Cape Breton Partnership.
Officials with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, Municipal Affairs and Department of Labour and Advanced Education will have first meetings next week to discuss the scope of the project.
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