Budget: $140 million CAD
Important: Developers, other than the City of Hamilton, and architects is yet to be declared. The Requests for Qualifications closed on July 10. Up to five prequalified proponents will be selected to proceed to the RFP stage that will take place in the fall of 2017. Stage 2 is a Request for Proposals (RFP) process; only shortlisted proponents from Stage 1 will be able to participate in Stage 2.
Developer: City of Hamilton + TBD (they expect to declare the final developer in March 2018 the latest)
About: Keywords: Green urban areas/climate adaption, Green roofs, Modern design, Storm Water Management, Smart Energy + Smart Water (sustainable energy and water management, district heating is mentioned as something to consider, as well as solar and wind energy), Geothermal energy system, Parking solutions, Biking infrastructure (development plans should in general support walking, cycling and public transit encouraging a healthier lifestyle).
Located four blocks north of Jamesville (which is also being redeveloped).
The redevelopment will take place over the next 10 years, and is expected to be completed at 2026.
- July 14, 2017: https://www.hamilton.ca/city-initiatives/priority-projects/west-harbour-key-project-pier-8-development
- May 8, 2017: http://www.cityhousinghamilton.com/userfiles/file/1Home/Jamesville/20170518_Jamesville_RFEOI.pdf
- June 20, 2016: https://www.thespec.com/news-story/6731681-hamilton-unveils-its-new-waterfront-pier-7-boardwalk/
- March 30, 2017: https://www.hamilton.ca/sites/default/files/media/browser/2017-04-05/west-harbour-community-convo-mar-30-minutes.pdf