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Nov 7, 2017

HIP Developments officials are still on a high in the aftermath of their Day in the District event last month.

Not only did the festivities draw crowds to take in HIP's vision for the former Southworks Factory Outlet Mall as a place to live, work and play, it set a new sales record for Waterloo Region.

Nov 1, 2017

A new condo building in uptown Waterloo sold all 188 of its units in less than two days, according to its developer.

HIP Developments says its Circa 1877 project sold out faster than any other condo development in Waterloo Region history.

Circa 1877 is being built at the former Brick Brewing plant on King Street South. It will include a public restaurant on its ground floor.

According to the developer, 90 per cent of the units were purchased by local owners.

The building is expected to be ready for occupancy by late 2019.

 

Ctv News

Oct 31, 2017

Waterloo, ON October 30th, 2017 - HIP Developments defies all odds in an emerging condo
market and sells out their far from ordinary, CIRCA 1877 project in less than two days. With a
majority of sales being driven by the local market this shows that Waterloo is ready for more.
HIP Developments president, Scott Higgins was thrilled that local buyers shared the vision for
something more than the norm. "I expected a good response, but our sales and marketing team
had to start cancelling appointments with potential buyers the afternoon we launched our VIP

Oct 25, 2017

HIP Developments officials are still on a high in the aftermath of their Day in the District event last month.

Not only did the festivities draw crowds to take in HIP's vision for the former Southworks Factory Outlet Mall as a place to live, work and play, it set a new sales record for Waterloo Region.

Today was the big formal launch of The Gaslight District, the new project that is looking to transform the former Southworks Outlet Mall location. HIP Developments threw a huge bash on the site before the real demolition begins on the project.

Sep 8, 2017

Scott Higgins, President of HIP Developments, describes his vision for, and what it will be like to live in, The Gaslight District.

 

From Medium

https://medium.com/@gaslight/life-in-the-district-7e7b6e01f5e8

More than 500 people packed Queen Street Saturday (Aug. 12) for the grand opening leasing event for Riverview, the new 10-storey apartment building nearing completion in the heart of Hespeler.

Aug 4, 2017

He’s heard all the questions and even seen the faces pressed against the front glass trying to sneak a peek at what’s going on inside during the renovations of the historic Harmony Lunch.

When’s it going to reopen, and will it be the same?

Nick Benninger wants to reassure everyone he’s doing his best to preserve everything from the ambience to the famous pork sliders covered in fried onions that still have regulars salivating over memories of the greasy spoon that closed its doors last October.

Aug 4, 2017

Waterloo's iconic Harmony Lunch re-opened over the weekend, and the new owner says he hopes the changes he's made will appeal to new clients and not ruffle the feathers of the diner's loyal customer base. At least not too much. 

Among the changes: a garage-door style front entrance for open-air eating on nice days, renovated bathrooms, a liquor licence and extended hours to 2 a.m. from Thursday through Saturday, which means Harmony Lunch will also be open for late-night snacking. 

Aug 4, 2017

Everyone waiting in line for Harmony Lunch’s grand reopening had a story about first dates and family dinners spent at the uptown diner. But it was Tim Woolner’s tale that took the greasy pork burger.

The Waterloo native had made the six-hour drive from Little Falls, N.Y., so as to not miss out on the occasion.

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