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At HIP, we’re committed to helping shape a vibrant and confident community that dreams big, stays creative and lives passionately. Check out what we’ve been up to.

Creative... Just Like You

Creativity isn’t exclusive to the Arts. Certainly it’s found there but it’s also found on shop floors, in neighbourhoods, kitchens, boardrooms and schoolyards. It’s in us all, somewhere, even if we don’t always call it creativity. As Waterloo Region, our hard working creative collaboration has, and continues to, generate ideas, talent and outcomes that go far beyond our small place in the World. Check out our video celebrating the creativity that is within us all and unifies our community. When we celebrate that uniqueness we’ll recognize that the Creative Capital of Canada is right all of us.

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Life At The Gaslight

Gaslight Square is HIP developments way of capturing the history and culture in Cambridge. The district features everything from fine dining and entertainment – featuring the theatre, festivals, art and music, a unique working environment and a place to call home.

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Art sculpture

Artist Philip Beesley at Gaslight District

Philip Beesley

We believe that dreaming is part of living. It shapes creative, confident lives and vibrant communities. That is why HIP Developments has contracted University of Waterloo faculty member Philip Beesley to create a permanent art installation, coming in the spring of 2019 at Gaslight Square in Cambridge.

Children enjoying the art installation by Beesley
Kids building paper airplanes at LAUNCH

Full STEAM Ahead

Launch Day

The Future will be built by our children. That’s why we’re building a facility to engage kids in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM), at our Strata development. It's called LAUNCH and recently we held LAUNCH DAY, an event where kids hung out and worked with local STEAM professionals. The future is looking brighter.

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Condos announced for former factory, mill in Cambridge

Big changes are coming to an old industrial property in Hespeler Village that has been shuttered for nearly a decade.

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Riverbank Lofts Announced

New developments announced in Hespeler Village

The City of Cambridge and HIP Developments officially announced project details of the former American Standard property along the Speed River in Hespeler Village.


Waterloo approves redevelopment at former Brick Brewing site

A mixed-use building has been approved at the former Brick Brewing site at 181 King St. S.

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STEAM Tournament

2019 Inaugural LAUNCH Tournament

A recap of LAUNCH Waterloo's first STEAM Tournament with workshops designed to engage in the science, technology, engineering, art and math. This tournament explored different concepts like drag, lift, gravity and thrust and how they work to propel and accelerate aircrafts and rockets. As a proud sponsor of LAUNCH Waterloo, HIP Developments believes in supporting creative creative minds for future prosperity of our region.