Halifax-based developer hopes to have design for Bloomfield site this year

Council approved the sale of the Bloomfield site to Banc Investments on Sept. 1

A former school in north-end Halifax has been officially sold to a local developer, months after regional council approved the transaction.

Banc Investments was given the OK to buy the long-vacant Bloomfield site on Sept. 1, but the property deed was only recently transferred on Jan. 25.

Alex Halef, who heads up the Halifax-based development company, told CBC News he’s unsure when construction will begin at the Agricola Street site.

“It will be governed by how long it takes to get to a design that we’re satisfied with,” said Halef. “I would speculate and tell you we’ll have a design at some point this year without question.”.. [Read More]