The company that owns the Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre plans to announce the tenant that will move into the former Sears store in the next four to six weeks. The new tenant — focused on education and wellness — will draw more than 1,000 people per day to the mall, said Margaret Knowles, senior vice-president of development at Morguard Investments Ltd.
The territory announced in January that marijuana would be sold through both private and public stores and its liquor corporation would sell pot online.
The plan to overhaul 50th Street north of the Sherwood Park Freeway will alleviate traffic tie–ups but getting through the construction phase may create some major headaches for local businesses. At least one entrepreneur is worried that work to improve traffic flow in the area, including widening the street between 76th Avenue and 90th Avenue, may hurt his business. Hardeep Baraich owns a handful of stores on 76th Avenue and told CBC News Tuesday he got a letter this week from the city saying the main entrance to his parking lot may be closed during construction. "I'm in the retail business, my livelihood is on that," he said. "I don't know how I'm going to survive." The proposed plan would leave 76th Avenue — a much less busy street — as the only way to access his shops. ..
The Wendy’s restaurant site at the prominent northeast corner of the intersection of Cambie Street and West Broadway has hit the market, and commercial real estate broker CBRE says there is potential for an “iconic” redevelopment.