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Downtown re-branded as eclectic village

Change is brewing in downtown Dartmouth and it’s hoped that a colourful and cohesive identity will attract new retailers and help the downtown area thrive. The Downtown Dartmouth Busi­ness Commission unveiled its fresh, new look Monday at Alder­ney Landing to a crowd of more than 100 business types and poli­ticians, including Premier Darrell Dexter and… Read More

Living Luxuriously

“Developers across Canada unveil their plans for chic upscale living.” King’s Wharf, Dartmouth Set in what used to be a shipyard, developer Francis Fares’ plans to bring a new upscale development to the coastal town of Dartmouth are well underway.  “It’s certainly tough at times, but we’re working in due course,” says Fare. Beginning in… Read More

All is good at King’s Wharf

CONSTRUCTION ON THE $500-million King’s Wharf project is getting underway on the Dartmouth waterfront. Developer Francis Fares has been hampered by a series of problems that delayed the original January start date. “We just got the building permit this morning,” Fares said Thursday. “We’re starting tomorrow and driving pile on Monday.” He plans simultaneous starts… Read More