Brownfield redevelopment is a form of sustainable development, offering opportunities to revitalize older neighbourhoods, lower municipal infrastructure costs, increase municipal property tax revenues and lessen urban sprawl. Despite the obstacles facing this type of development, successful redevelopment projects have been built across Canada. These case studies are successful examples of residential projects that have overcome the barriers to brownfield redevelopment. Click here to see all the case studies.
Case studies from this series:
- Brandt's Creek Crossing, Kelowna, British Columbia
- The Hamilton Beaches, Hamilton, Ontario
- Abe Zakem House, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
- Oliver Village, Edmonton, Alberta
- Spencer Creek Village, Dundas, Ontario
- London Landing, Richmond, British Columbia
- Le Cours Chaboillez, Montréal, Quebec
- Quai des Éclusiers, Montréal, Quebec
- Wellington Square, Cambridge, Ontario
- Atlantic Risk-Based Corrective Action Program (RBCA)
- Environmental Remediation and Site Enhancement (ERASE) Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Initiative, Hamilton, Ontario
For more on sustainability from the Canadian Mortgage & Housing Corporation, visit their website.