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A Groundbreaking to Remember!

HIP Developments Ready to Deliver on Cambridge Gaslight District

Typical ground breaking ceremonies involve helmets, gold shovels and dirt, so what do you do when your project sits on bedrock and there is no dirt? If you are HIP Developments you figuratively “blast some rock,” which is what happened Sept. 27 for the launch of the next phase of the Gaslight District development on Grand Avenue.

HIP Developments unveils plans for The Gaslight District in Cambridge!

The buildings built in the 1800s will be redeveloped to become the area’s premier dining, entertainment, and artisan destination. The public square will feature restaurants with patios and cafes, reminiscent of a Parisian district.

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Cambridge life is unique within Ontario. It shapes the way some of us live. At HIP Developments, it has shaped the way we dream. 

Downtown Galt is a thriving community with with historic charm. A resurgence of new business in the downtown core has sparked investment, visitors and residents at levels that haven’t been seen for decades.

This Is Cambridge

Unique Within Ontario

Cambridge life is unique within Ontario. It shapes the way some of us live. At HIP Developments, it has shaped the way we dream.

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Construction begins at last on Galt condo towers

HIP Developments has started construction on the first of two 20-storey condominium towers in the Gaslight District located in Galt, a community in Cambridge.

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HIP Developments hasn’t just made civic pride their priority, but in fact leveraged it into a winning strategy.

Under the leadership of HIP Developments President Scott Higgins, this developer sees giving back to the community not just as an obligation, but as a rewarding act that provides value to the entire city. That’s because this developer views sustainable success as a result of contributing to both the social and economic growth of their communities.

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One of our goals for the Gaslight Condos project was to demonstrate how urban condo living didn’t have to mean sacrificing the beauty of your traditional yard. We worked closely with The Planning Partnership to help us accomplish this. Imagine your own private terrace garden and park. 

Downtown Galt is a thriving community with historic charm. A resurgence of new business in the downtown core has sparked investment, visitors and residents at levels that haven’t been seen for decades.

This Is Cambridge

Reinventing The District

One of our goals for the Gaslight Condos project was to demonstrate how urban condo living didn’t have to mean sacrificing the beauty of your traditional yard. We worked closely with The Planning Partnership to help us accomplish this. Imagine your own private terrace garden and park.

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Situated in the historic downtown Galt area of Cambridge, The Gaslight District will be home to residential spaces, commercial spaces, retail, art, dining, event hall, community and culture.

It’s Happening! Construction for The Gaslight District Underway in Cambridge

Situated in the historic downtown Galt area of Cambridge, The Gaslight District will be home to residential spaces, commercial spaces, retail, art, dining, event hall, community and culture.

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Downtown Galt is a thriving community with historic charm. A resurgence of new business in the downtown core has sparked investment, visitors and residents at levels that haven’t been seen for decades.

This Is Cambridge

A Bold Vision

Downtown Galt is a thriving community with historic charm. A resurgence of new business in the downtown core has sparked investment, visitors and residents at levels that haven’t been seen for decades.

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‘Creative Capital of Canada’ Planting Flags Across Waterloo Region

In conjunction with local BIAs, hundreds of street light banners and marketing materials placed in the uptown and downtown cores are all about celebrating the region’s past, present and future, as the Creative Capital of Canada — an idea sparked by a discussion between community stakeholders a couple years ago, says Scott Higgins, president of HIP Developments.

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