Serene Condos - Grand Opening This Weekend in Guelph



The big day has finally arrived!  Tomorrow you will be able to relieve all of your anxious energy and excitement and finally achieve serenity.


The previewing stage of Serene has been a tremendous success, as pre-registrants have had their opportunity to have a private appointment and purchase their new condo at the impressive Presentation Centre and Model Suite.  Now it's your chance.


What We've Been Up To Lately: Serene Condominiums

Serene Condominiums is getting ready to open the doors to the Presentation Centre in the coming weeks.  Visit the complete website to view the vast selection of suite designs for every taste and lifestyle.  While you're browsing the site be sure to register for your last change for a private priority preview before the Grand Opening to the public.


Guelph Council Concerned About Limited Access to Proposed Subdivision

City councillors expressed concern this week about a proposed south-end subdivision which only has one way in and out.


“Our preference would be to have entrances to the north and to the south,” senior development planner Al Hearne told councillors. “We haven’t got that in this case.”


Victoria Park Village Ltd. is proposing more than 500 units on the site of the former Victoria Park West golf course, just north of Arkell Road.


Subdivision Plan Concerns Guelph Field Naturalists

Filling in vacant land in southend Guelph may serve human interests, but the Guelph Field Naturalists want to ensure animals are also adequately served in the urban intensification process.


The organization once again raised its concerns about a proposed residential housing development on Clair Road East, east of Gordon Street. The Victoria Wood (Dallan) GP Inc. proposal envisions a subdivision with slightly more than 400 residential units on land at 161, 205 and 253 Clair Rd. E.


East-end Neighbourhood Could be Community Focal Point, City Staff Say

With the future of an east-end parcel of land resting in the hands of the Ontario Municipal Board, a Guelph committee this week nonetheless got an idea of what city staff would like to see there.


Members of the planning and building, engineering and environment committee got a peek at the staff vision for the intersection of Watson Parkway and Starwood Drive, which is one of five “community nodes” in the city.


Urban designer David de Groot said each of the nodes is “intended to be a focal point of the community.


What Wev've Been Up To Lately: Serene Condos Interactive Presentation Centre

So Close you can TASTE it.


Serene Condominiums is coming soon to Guelph and is getting ready to open the doors to their presentation centre at Gordon and Arkell Roads.


GRCA Offering Help to Landowners Looking to Plant Trees

Forget freezies or swimming pools – the Grand River Conservation Authority is recommending trees as one of the best ways to beat the heat in the summer.


For any landowners within the Grand River watershed with a property larger than one-hectare, or 2.5 acres, and looking to plant trees next spring, the conservation authority is offering to help.


Hwy. 7 Project Within 3 Years: McGuinty

New Highway 7. Shovels in the ground. In three years.


Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty made the construction pledge Friday while meeting with editors and writers at The Waterloo Region Record.


“You’re going to see construction begin there in the medium term, and by that I mean certainly within three years,” he said. “I thought long and hard about that before I gave you that.


Guelph’s single-detached housing starts stats off 2011 rate

 GUELPH— Single-detached housing starts fell in the second quarter of this year, compared with the same period a year earlier, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reported this week.



Guelph In-fill Development Project Gives a Nod to the Past by Recycling Building Materials

It’s a difficult balancing act to develop homes in an area without destroying the heritage value of what used to be there, said Jeremy Grant.


While strolling through the dusty construction site on Downey Road, the planning and development manager of Seaton Ridge Communities Ltd. explained how the builders worked to find this balance on this project by repurposing materials from an old stone barn that stood on the property for more than 100 years.