Report recommends selling corner of Halifax Forum site to help fund redevelopment

Total project could cost as much as $89M

A new report recommends selling a portion of the Halifax Forum site to help pay for a redevelopment project.

The cost for refurbishing the 94-year-old Forum, plus retaining a second rink and building a new multi-purpose centre, could reach $89 million.

In November 2019, HRM staff were asked to look into potential partners. But, according to municipal officials, there is little interest in partnerships and some support for land purchase.

Staff recommend a section at the corner of Young and Windsor streets. They are identified under the municipality’s Centre Plan for high-density, mixed-use development… [Read More]