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Downtown Hamilton grocery store to open doors Wednesday

Before finding the dim sum counter, customers will have to walk by the pay-by-weight frozen yogurt bar. The mini-donut stand is across from the teppanyaki grill, the Chinese barbecue counter just steps away from the Italian pasta bar.

The layout of the sleek, brand-new Nations Fresh Foods grocery store in downtown Hamilton’s Jackson Square fits their ‘east meets west’ philosophy…. Read more

SUPERCRAWL ANNOUNCES 2013 MUSICAL LINE UP

(Hamilton,ON) The second weekend of September will see the fifth annual SUPERCRAWL festival happen onJames Street NorthinHamilton. What started in 2009 as a one-night extension of the weekly Art Crawl, which attracted nearly 3,000 people on a rainy October evening, has grown into a two-day award-winning festival headlined by international musical talent and innovative performance and display artists with widespread notoriety that had over 80,000 people in attendance in 2012.

SUPERCRAWL is a FREE festival of art, music and performance on James Street Northin Hamilton, Ontario. This year’s fifth anniversary edition will again take place over two days: Friday, September 13th and Saturday, September 14th.

On the Friday night, September 13th, there will be nine acts playing outdoors on two stages, the first located at Colbourne and James Street North and the second at James Street North and Wilson, between the hours of 7 PM and midnight. The musical acts performing on Friday night include YOUNG GALAXY who were recently named to the Polaris Prize 2013 long list, and 2010 Hamilton Music Awards winners COWLICK.

Friday, September 13

YOUNG GALAXY, DOLDRUMS, SENSEI, COWLICK, THE DANKS, PAULA PERRI, PUCUMBER SASQUATCH FAMILY BAND and more to be announced

On Saturday, September 14th there will be musical acts performing on three different stages onJames Street North as well as a new stage located in the area formerly known as Discover Centre Pier 8 onHamilton’s waterfront. Amongst the notables confirmed for this year’s festival are New Jersey indie rock veterans YO LA TENGO, acclaimed Nova Scotia roots rockers JOEL PLASKETT EMERGENCY, 2009 Polaris Prize winners FUCKED UP, 2012 Friday night Supercrawl headliners SAID THE WHALE and current 2013 Polaris Prize long list nominees METZ, SANDRO PERRI and LEE HARVEY OSMOND.

Saturday, September 14

YO LA TENGO, JOEL PLASKETT EMERGENCY, FUCKED UP, CHELSEA LIGHT MOVING, LEE HARVEY OSMOND and guests, CIRCUS ORANGE, METZ, SAID THE WHALE, DIAMOND RINGS, YOUNG RIVAL, EIGHT-AND-A-HALF, X AMBASSADORS, STEVE STRONGMAN, SANDRO PERRI, PS I LOVE YOU, THE PACK AD, THE DINNER BELLES, HAMILTON CHILDREN’S CHOIR, SPEEDY ORTIZ, RON HAWKINS AND THE DO GOOD ASSASSINS, HAMILTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, HIGH NOTE RAMBLERS, WEEKEND RIOT CLUB, WTCHS, THE DIRTY NIL, THE ASCOT ROYALS, TERRA LIGHTFOOT, ALLEGORIES, HAOLIN MUNK

In the weeks to come we will be announcing more music including a major headline act, Art Installation pieces, performance artists, dance troupes, theatre artists and other multi-media performers that will be taking part in this year’s festival.

About SUPERCRAWL:

SUPERCRAWL is an annual event that celebrates the diversity ofHamilton’sJames Street Northdistrict, our multi-disciplinary arts community, and the incredible spark that results with our unique mix of cultures, businesses and creative people.

In 2009, SUPERCRAWL was initiated by a team of artists and community builders who wanted to see the monthly event onJames Street North, the ART CRAWL, expand to include music in a greater way, and to take full advantage of an entire street of cultural experiences. This first edition of the festival won the “Best Small Festival of the Year Award” at the 2009 Hamilton Tourism Awards, while the second edition won “Best Medium Festival of the Year Award” in 2010, as well as a 2010 Hamilton Music Award as the “Musical Event Of The Year”. Last year’s edition won “Musical Event Of The Year By People’s Choice” at the 2011 Hamilton Music Awards, while organizers Tim Potocic and Dane Pedersen were both awarded 2012 Tourism Hamilton Awards for their work on the festival.

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SKYWAY BUSINESS PARK 170, 180 AND 190 ATTWELL DRIVE: Now over 41,000 contiguous square feet available

SUMMER OFFICE LEASING PROMOTION

SPECIAL RENTAL PACKAGES AND BONUS COMMISSIONS ON:

  • Offers closed during June, July and August 2013
  • Tenancies greater than 7,000 square feet

FIVE (5) YEAR LEASE PACKAGE:

  • $12.00/sf net per annum
  • $35.00/sf Total Tenant Improvement Allowance
  • $6.00/sf Total Commission

TEN (10) YEAR LEASE PACKAGE:

  • Yrs. 1-5: $12.00/sf net per annum, Yrs. 6-10: $14.00/sf net per annum
  • $50.00/sf Total Tenant Improvement Allowance
  • $11.00/sf Total Commission

*Finished shell space provided (including new carpet tile, finished ceiling & new tiles) for both packages*

For every qualified tour:

Brokers receive a gift, and an entry into a draw for a foursome at The Royal Woodbine Golf Course. (one winner per month, with a draw at the end of each month)

Additional Rent: $15.60/sf (includes property taxes and all operating costs)
Parking: 2.5 per 1,000sf leased at no charge (additional parking @ $40.00/stall/month)
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Hamilton’s economic development division earns international accreditation

Hamilton’s economic development division has earned accreditation from the International Economic Development Council, making it the first municipally controlled department to do so and only the second in Canada.

The Washington D.C.-based organization audited the department’s activities and structure, made a site visit and interviewed private organizations with dealings with the department.

“They were impressed with our model and our integration with planning,” said economic development director Neil Everson. “That’s not a common model on either side of the border.”

There are 34 economic development organizations, the vast majority in the United States, which have earned the title of Accredited Economic Development Organization. The Greater Halifax Partnership, a standalone economic development corporation, was the first in Canada.

“The City of Hamilton’s economic development office displays the professionalism, commitment, and technical expertise that is deserving of this honour,” said IEDC president and CEO Jeff Finkle in a release.

Article courtesy of  The Hamilton Spectator.

Merry Christmas

2012 has been a highly successful one for us and we would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this. Obviously, to all those agents who brought us business we would like to reiterate our heartfelt appreciation. We generally finalize most transactions that come our way but, to the people who tried but did not close, credit for trying and we will catch you next time. Also, our gratitude to those agents who included us on tours and even to those who thought of us when preparing their spreadsheets!

All the best to each and every one of you for the Holiday Season. We hope 2013 brings continued success to you and your companies. Merry Christmas, stay safe and enjoy your families.