Posts Tagged "Renewal Economy"

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

REfficient Walks The Talk

Company CEO Stephanie McLarty takes it all in: the open space that in a short time will house the headquarters of REfficient Inc., a Hamilton-based firm that specializes in selling used and surplus telecommunications equipment.  Amid the surprises, and highs and lows of the... More

Heritage Event Invitation

The Heritage Hamilton Foundation and Friends of Auchmar are hosting a special event titled “The Economics of Heritage Preservation” at The Hamilton Club on Wednesday November 20, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, followed by a meet and greet. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, $20 per... More

Adam Spence Hive X Podcast

Adam Spence is the founder of the SVX and associate director, Venture and Capital Programs, at the Toronto-based MaRS Centre for Impact Investing. Below is a recording of a short talk he gave at the Hive X 2013 Conference titled Impact Investing and Economies... More

Learning Forum on NewsClipTV

Watch this NewsClipTV story for a brief recap of what happened at our inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum, including the announcement of a proposed $35 million condo development by the Hi-Rise Group adjacent to the Lister Building that will incorporate the reassembled facade of... More

Renewal Forum in Spectator

Here’s a short and accurate overview of last week’s Renew Hamilton Learning Forum written by Meredith MacLeod, Business Reporter with The Hamilton Spectator. Indeed, it is Happening Here, forum says When Colina Maxwell (left) bought her first building in downtown Hamilton in 2004, friends... 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

Renew Hamilton in Detroit

Here’s a short video clip of Renew Hamilton director Richard Allen reflecting on the benefits of the adaptive reuse of older building stock in downtown urban centres. It was shot by Hamilton Spectator reporter Teviah Moro during a September 2013 fact finding bus tour to... More

Tom Murphy Supercrawl Podcast

Tom Murphy, Mayor of Pittsburgh 1994-2006, was in Hamilton yesterday to give an inspirational talk on the principles and practices of progressive city building.  He cited daring, hands-on experiences in leading Pittsburgh’s wholesale transformation to outline a recipe for effective urban renewal. His core... More

Proposed Forum Installation

This is a rendering of the proposed installation for our inaugural Renew Hamilton Learning Forum on October 18, 2013.  This temporary structure – which features a tensile fabric roof, bleacher seating and a thrust stage – would be set up on the vacant property... More