Hamilton Chamber AGM Audio

Here are audio highlights of remarks given at this week’s 170th Annual General Meeting of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce. Featured are outgoing Board Chair Vasudha Seth and President/CEO Keanin Loomis (pictured). Together they reflect on achievements from 2015 – higher revenues, additional members,... More

Brooklyn Economic Study News Piece


Economics of Heritage Conservation

Renew Hamilton was pleased to help promote and implement a special learning event focused on the financial side of rehabilitating and marketing historic buildings. Economics of Heritage Preservation was presented by the Heritage Hamilton Foundation and Friends of Auchmar at the Hamilton Club on November... More

Learning Forum Highlights

We held our inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum on October 18 in a tent facility erected on the property beside the iconic Lister Building in downtown Hamilton. The purpose of the event was to strengthen and support Hamilton’s growing renewal economy through sharing success... More

Recap on Urban Lectures

Older cities like Hamilton feature multi-layered heritage landscapes that beckon us to dig beneath the surface. Those who do, discover treasures — tangible and intangible —that provide a unique sense of place and cultural identity. Three explorers were in town recently to participate in... More

BIA National Conference

Renew Hamilton presented at the 2013 BIA National Conference held this week in Toronto.  The conference theme was Building Our Local Economies and featured a keynote address by Gil Penalosa, Executive Director of 8-80 Cities. In a talk delivered with Kathy Drewitt of the... More

Hamilton Condo Market

This article, written by Lisa Grace Marr, appeared in The Hamilton Spectator on Saturday November 12, 2012. It provides valuable insights into the current and emerging real estate markets in downtown Hamilton. Enjoy … The Condominium Conundrum: Cautious Optimism There’s a breath of fresh air blowing... More

Meet Tim Jones of Artscape

Tim Jones is a champion for the role that the arts play in transforming cities and communities. Under his direction as President and CEO since 1998, Artscape has grown from a Toronto-based affordable studio provider to an internationally recognized leader in city-building through the...

Christopher Hume Event October 30

Join a select gathering of thought leaders, community builders and decision makers at the second installment of our salon dinner series hosted by Christopher Hume, the award-winning urban affairs columnist with The Toronto Star and acclaimed national media commentator. RETHINKING CULTURAL DESTINATIONS An Evening... More

Rotary Talk on Two Way Streets

The Rotary Club of Hamilton presents a talk by Adrian Duyzer on two-way street conversions in downtown Hamilton.  It’s happening on Thursday June 7 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton from 12 noon to 1:30 pm.  $20 per person, lunch included. Adrian Duyzer Taking... More