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HIP Developments to host topping off ceremony for new condominium Circa 1877

The final beam will be put in place in a commemorative ceremony to recognize the hard work and dedication of those involved in the building’s construction.

WATERLOO | July 25, 2019 - On July 25, 2019 HIP Developments will be hosting a topping off ceremony at their newest development Circa 1877. Located at 171 King Street S., the ceremony will feature the placement of the final beam, signed by all parties involved in the construction of Circa 1877.

Harking back to ancient Scandinavian tradition of placing a tree atop a new building to appease the tree-dwelling spirits disturbed during construction, modern topping ceremonies entail placing the last beam or banner of the building into place.

“A topping off ceremony is a wonderful way to recognize the hard work and dedication that goes into the construction of a building,” said HIP Developments President Scott Higgins. “By signing the last banner that goes into place, those involved will forever be a part of Circa 1877.”

Circa 1877 is predicted to be an exciting addition to the Waterloo Region. Built by Melloul Blamey Construction, the sold-out building will elevate living experiences with home automation, modern architecture, food and drink service, and a co-working space among other luxury amenities. A ground floor bar and restaurant will add to the entertainment options in the community.

“It was important to us that Circa 1877 represents an intersection between what once was and what will be,” shared Higgins. “By mixing historical brick and beam elements from the former Brick Brewery with modern architecture and leading edge amenities, Circa 1877 carries the past of Waterloo into the future.”

About HIP Developments Passionately building more than just real estate, HIP Developments is committed to building a community that is vibrant, creative, and confident. As an innovative leader in real estate development, HIP is an early supporter of helping shape Waterloo Region into the Creative Capital of Canada.

Media Contact Melissa Durrell Durrell Communications