‘We need people living here,’ vice-president of development tells Hamilton councillors
Thu., April 21, 2022
McMaster Innovation Park hopes to build three residential towers to help foster its west Hamilton research campus overlooking Highway 403.
“We need people living here, working here, playing here,” Frances Grabowski, vice-president of development for the Longwood Road South innovation park, told city councillors Wednesday.
The residential buildings would spur restaurants, cafés and other amenities that will breathe life into the campus, which is a “dead zone” after 5 p.m., Grabowski said.
McMaster Innovation Park (MIP) — which is home to businesses, labs and offices — is planning for 524 residential units in three buildings of 14, 22, and 26 storeys on the property, a city staff report notes. READ MORE >>