Plans for downtown revitalization move forward
Published Saturday, January 26, 2013 6:05PM CST
Last Updated Saturday, January 26, 2013 6:35PM CST
The city is moving forward with two major plans to revitalize downtown.
A piece of land beside the farmer’s market was sold to a British Columbia company that specializes in condo developments. The company still needs to get approval from the city before the deal is finalized.
“We see this as a great opportunity for Saskatoon,” said Randy Pshebly from Riversdale Business Improvement District.
Meanwhile, a Vancouver company held public consultations for the development of a north downtown community. Perkins and will said they hope to transform the area into a showpiece of urban development.
After the consultations are complete, the company will present a options for the cite to the city in March.
The city is looking for public input for their downtown revitalization plans.