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Developer Hopes To Build 26 City Blocks On Shannon Park Site In Dartmouth

HALIFAX – If all goes according to plan, Canada Lands Company is planning to spend “tens of millions of dollars” to develop the 87- acre Shannon Park area in Dartmouth into 26 city blocks.

Under the proposal, which is now open on Halifax’s municipal website for public feedback, Shannon Park will have 3,000 residential units (housing up to 7,000 people), 145,000 square feet of commercial space, and 15.5 acres of parks.

Trying to turn this proposal into a reality has been a long journey for the developer. Canada Lands originally purchased Shannon Park in 2014. The current design for the 26 city blocks was put together in 2016. The following year, the company demolished 41 buildings on the site that were vacant since 2004 and in poor condition… [Read More]