Entries by Meagan

SIXO Midtown unveiled!

A local developer has unveiled plans for a massive “urban village” that would add almost 1,000 residential units and one million square feet of new buildings to a site just outside Kitchener’s downtown.

Meet Charlie West, Downtown Kitchener’s newest condo development

KITCHENER: Earlier today, Momentum Developments, in partnership with the Zehr Group, announced Charlie West, a new high-rise condo development in Downtown Kitchener. Located at the intersection of Charles St. and Gaukel St., the development is across the street from Victoria Park and a few short blocks from the Innovation District and the influx of development […]

The Record explores Workplace development near future LRT stations

Investors are building more highrises near planned rail transit stations and people are moving into them, census counts and building permits show.

Several towers have sprouted near three planned stations in downtown Waterloo. New census counts reveal that neighbourhoods around the stations are growing at triple the regional rate, adding 1,087 residents since 2011.

Kitchener Post showcases “Building Up Midtown”

Zac Zehr can see the future from a second-floor balcony at the former Ratz-Bechtel funeral home on King Street W. — the view will be much different a decade from now. A massive mixed-use development with four residential towers is going to be built out across the city’s skyline, just north of the Victoria Street […]

CBC News Kitchener-Waterloo features SIXO Midtown

A regional developer wants to revamp a section of Kitchener near the proposed new transit hub to create a neighbourhood with what it calls an “urban village” vibe. The Zehr Group is planning condominiums, ground-level storefronts and office space on a six-acre site on the corner of King and Victoria streets.

Six-acre site in Midtown Kitchener assembled for transformative SIXO development

KITCHENER: Earlier today, ZehrGroup completed the acquisition of 641 King Street West. The procurement completes the six-acre site assembled by the group for a massive mix-used development in Downtown Kitchener’s Innovation District. Preliminary plans for the development, called SIXO Midtown, include three condominium towers, a purpose-built apartment, as well as office and retail space, which […]

Zehr Group gets green light to restore Kaufman family home

KITCHENER: Before the grand home at 621 King Street West was the Ratz Bechtel funeral home, it was the stately private residence of one of Kitchener’s leading industrialists. Today, Kitchener City Council approved a recommendation by the Heritage Committee to accept a proposal by Zehr Group that involves restoring the original Kaufman home to its […]

One Hundred groundbreaking latest sign of downtown Kitchener’s boom

Ground broke Monday on what will soon become the newest set of condo towers looming over the downtown Kitchener skyline. One Hundred – the name for the 19-storey and 15-storey buildings going up at 100 Victoria Street South, just south of Joseph Street – is the work of Momentum Developments, which also built the 1 […]

Works starts on big One Hundred condo project in downtown Kitchener

A pair of local developers announced a strategic partnership Monday at the sod-turning for a condominium project on Victoria Street that is worth more than $100 million. Momentum Developments and Zehr Group will jointly develop the 348-unit project at 100 Victoria St. S. The development, called One Hundred, will include a podium building with three floors capped with […]