Posts Tagged "Renewal Economy"

Ken Greenberg Podcast

Ken Greenberg, an internationally-renowned architect, urban designer, author and educator, was the keynote speaker at On the Cusp, a community event hosted by the Hamilton and Burlington Society of Architects (HBSA) on May 2, 2012. The event, held to help launch Doors Open Hamilton, examined... More

On the Cusp Event

What do we need to do today as citizens, business and government to ensure our city will reach its potential by 2026?  What happens if we don’t? Plan to attend an informal evening of discussion and learning focused on the renewal of downtown Hamilton. On... More

Doors Open Hamilton

Volunteers organizing this year’s Doors Open Hamilton – Saturday May 5 and Sunday May 6 – were operating a booth at the new Tourism Hamilton Visitor Information Centre.  I dropped by last Friday night during the James Street North Art Crawl and picked up... More

YEP Welcomes Renewal

I just participated in something very significant – an Executive Roundtable hosted by Young Entrepreneurs and Professionals Hamilton (YEP).  This group operates as a division of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and is helping to attract, retain and develop Hamilton’s next generation of wealth... More

Renewal Help On Wheels

There’s a gap in the local renewal economy waiting to be filled by energetic entrepreneurs with designer tool belts. More and more people who own properties in historic areas of Hamilton are investing in structural and aesthetical maintenance and improvements.  Why? Likely two reasons:... More

Chamber Champions Sustainability

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce – host organization for Renew Hamilton – announced a new umbrella policy theme at its Annual General Meeting held yesterday. Moving forward, the Chamber will play a leadership role in growing Hamilton’s economy through advancing green infrastructure.  Examples include... More

Benefits of Renewal Incentives

Financial incentives are an important piece of the renewal puzzle.   Right now we’re working with the City of Hamilton and others to promote awareness and use of available incentive programs.  It starts by communicating the benefits as they relate to different stakeholders.  Here’s... More

Listening to Others

This week we met with a number of developers currently participating in Renew Hamilton to listen to their ideas on content for our education program now in the design phase. The goal is to develop and deliver an education curriculum that will help promote... More

Renewal Business Opportunities

The modern renewal economy offers profitable business opportunities linked to the regeneration of restorable assets (built and natural).  In the case of Hamilton, we are particularly rich in business opportunities ready-made for small business owners and entrepreneurs willing to roll up their sleeves and... More

Curriculum Development Underway

Stakeholders engaged in advancing Hamilton’s renewal economy – including developers, designers and builders – will gather to help define priorities for the Renew Hamilton education and training curriculum now being created.  The meeting will take place on Feb 29 at the Engineering Technology Building... More