BACKGROUND In 2019, the City of Saint John was successful in establishing a funding partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency for a program called the ‘Succeed and Stay’, intended to help encourage increased immigration and improved newcomer settlement in Saint John. Immigration is critical to the future growth of the greater Saint John region…

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-Thandi owners move tribute mural from Canterbury Street to new Union Street location- April 21, 2020 – SAINT JOHN, NB — With the construction of the new Telegraph building, a six-story mixed commercial and residential development about to start next to Thandi Restaurant on Canterbury Street, restaurant owners Holly and Kenny Singh will move the…

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–Significant investment is adding to the momentum in Saint John– February 25, 2020 – SAINT JOHN, NB—On Monday night, in a strong show of support, members of Saint John Common Council approved the passing of third reading for two residential developments and approved engineering design work for the Fundy Quay site, paving the way for…

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–Development Adds to The Growing Momentum of Uptown Saint John– February 21, 2020 – SAINT JOHN, NB—Local developers, Stephen Brittain and Lee Seale, have officially purchased the two-story parking garage at the corner of Canterbury and Grannan Street from the Saint John Parking Commission. This is an important milestone, making way for a new six-story…

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–City Council greenlights Option Agreement with local developer– December 2, 2019 – SAINT JOHN, NB— Saint John City Council has greenlighted a new plan for Fundy Quay, the former Coast Guard site on the city’s waterfront. Council voted to approve a legal agreement between Fundy Quay Developments Inc., a subsidiary of Elias Management Group, and…

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–New buyer has transformational plans for the site– October 30, 2019 – SAINT JOHN, NB— The Gothic Arches at 95 Wentworth has sold. The building has been sitting idle for over a decade, and buyer Percy Wilbur has plans for new construction that will help attract residents to the Uptown neighbourhood. Wilbur plans to dismantle…

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October 10, 2019 – SAINT JOHN, NB—The Central Peninsula Community School Task Force – a group of local leaders representing the community, the City of Saint John, and the Anglophone South School District – are asking the Provincial Government to fund construction of a new kind of K-8 school in Saint John’s south-end neighbourhood. “Last…

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— Contract Position for New Municipal Development Manual —  The City of Saint John and Develop Saint John are seeking a Technical Writer to produce a high-quality municipal Development Manual that contributes to the overall success of development projects in Saint John, New Brunswick. You will use your experience in the engineering field with municipal…

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–Cooke Aquaculture Builds on the Past to Create a Workplace of the Future-– October 3, 2019 – SAINT JOHN, NB—The City of Saint John and Develop Saint John have announced that Cooke Aquaculture is this year’s recipient of the 2019 Developer Award to be presented at the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce’s 35th annual…

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–Transformative Community School is a Game-Changer for the Neighbourhood– September 5, 2019 – SAINT JOHN, NB— Develop Saint John, on behalf of the Anglophone South District Education Council (DEC), is pleased to invite the public to the unveiling of the community’s vision for a new K-8 school in the Central Peninsula of Saint John, New…

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