Media Articles

2017

Downtown Sudbury parking deal still standing – CBC News
Despite losing bid for events centre, downtown organization says plan for 600 parking spots still alive.
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Firm looking at building two parking structures in the downtown core – Sudbury.com Staff
In a letter to Greater Sudbury city council obtained by Sudbury.com, a major Ontario property management firm says it is interested in building two parking structures in the downtown.
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Finding more space for parking in downtown Sudbury – Morning North with Markus Schwabe
Some say there are too many parking lots in the downtown, some say not enough. Susan Thompson from the Downtown Village Development Corporation says it’s about where the parking is and she’s working on plans to build up the parking lots in the core.
Listen to the interview here.

Act quickly to address parking problems, downtown group says – Darren MacDonald
The current issue is not with the raw number of parking spots, it’s with the shortage of parking in areas where business owners, residents and employees need them.
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Sudbury introduces financial incentives for downtown development – Lindsay Kelly
In recent decades, the risk of investment has been too high for private developers to take on mixed-used development projects. With the recent approval of the City’s expanded Community Improvement Plan (CIP) in November, the Downtown Village Development Corp. (DVDC) is optimistic about new development in the downtown.
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2015

City will need major parking facility: report – Mike Whitehouse
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2010/09/24/city-will-need-major-parking-facility-report

Sudbury group proposes mixed-use infill project – Lindsay Kelly
http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Industry-News/engineering/2015/11/Sudbury-group-proposes-mixed-use-infill-project.aspx

2014

New Sudbury project brewing – Lindsay Kelly
http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Industry-News/engineering/2014/11/New-Sudbury-project-brewing.aspx

DeMarco building finds new life – Ben Leeson
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2014/01/07/demarco-building-finds-new-life

Historical building gets new life in downtown Sudbury
http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2014/04/18-muirheads-building-renos-sudbury.aspx

Building to be reused as student rez
http://www.sudburylivingmagazine.com/2014/01/08/building-to-be-reused-as-student-rez.html

2013

Eco-friendly corridor to enhance Sudbury’s downtown– Lindsay Kelly
http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Industry-News/energy/2013/05/Eco-friendly-corridor-to-enhance-Sudbury’s-downtown.aspx

Elgin Street meeting May 9
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2013/04/30/elgin-street-meeting-may-9

2012

Condo to help change face of downtown – Darren MacDonald
http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2012/10/12-condo-village-sudbury.aspx

Sudbury’s downtown revitalization enters new chapter – Lindsay Kelly http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Regional-News/sudbury/2012/10/Sudbury-s-downtown-revitalization-enters-new-chapter.aspx

Sudbury’s Downtown Village Development Corporation
http://www.northernontarioconstructionnews.com/sudburys-downtown-village-development-corporation/

Next steps taken in Downtown Master Plan
http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2012/04/19-downtown-masterplan-update-sudbury.aspx

Development Plan In Works For Downtown Sudbury http://news.ontario.ca/mndmf/en/2012/07/development-plan-in-works-for-downtown-sudbury.html

Technology park could draw hundreds of jobs
http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localnews/2012/05/09-innotech-park-thompson-sudbury.aspx

Sudbury’s downtown revitalization enters new chapter
http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Regional-News/sudbury/2012/10/Sudbury-s-downtown-revitalization-enters-new-chapter.aspx

Sudbury developers tackle old downtown buildings
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/sudbury-developers-tackle-old-downtown-buildings-1.1268389

Group wants former rail lands for Innovation Technology Park – Laura Stricker
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2012/05/03/group-wants-former-rail-lands-for-innovation-technology-park

2011

Development Plan In Works For Downtown Sudbury
http://news.ontario.ca/mndmf/en/2012/07/development-plan-in-works-for-downtown-sudbury.html

Towers get OK – Mike Whitehouse
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2011/04/06/towers-get-ok

Landlords look for renovation incentives – Mike Whitehouse
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2011/03/24/landlords-look-for-renovation-incentives

2010

City will need major parking facility: report – Mike Whitehouse
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2010/09/24/city-will-need-major-parking-facility-report

Putting life into Sudbury’s downtown
http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Regional-News/sudbury/Putting-life-into-Sudbury%E2%80%99s-downtown.aspx

New signs ‘worth waiting for’
http://www.thesudburystar.com/2010/07/28/new-signs-worth-waiting-for

New signs downtown
http://www.sudburylivingmagazine.com/2010/08/12/new-signs-downtown.html

Older

City needs to get passionate about preserving past.
http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localNews/2007/11-09-07-pastTOP.aspx

Downtown group to conduct business retention and expansion study http://www.thesudburystar.com/2007/08/07/downtown-group-to-conduct-business-retention-and-expansion-study

Jan Browning returning downtown
http://www.northernlife.ca/news/localnews/2006/08-02-06-downtown.aspx

CPR Approached to Relocate Downtown Tracks
http://www.okthepk.ca/dataCprSiding/news/2005/05091902.htm

Downtown condo proposed
http://www.northernontariobusiness.com/Industry-News/construction/Downtown-condo-proposed-%2805-04%29.aspx