Fotenn and BuildGreen Solutions Awarded the Sustainable Neighbourhood Master Plan for the Tannery District in the Town of Cobourg

March 21, 2017

Fotenn, together with BuildGreen Solutions, C.F. Crozier & Associates Engineers, and Altus Group, are excited to have been awarded the Sustainable Neighbourhood Master Plan and Implementing Secondary Plan and Zoning By-law for the Tannery District in the Town of Cobourg. The Tannery District represents the next chapter in Cobourg’s commitment to sustainable community design, and is an exciting opportunity to develop a policy framework that will be a model for sustainable communities throughout Ontario and beyond. Fotenn’s project team, which includes Margo Watson, Michael Stott, Paul Black, and Michelle Blom, will work on the planning and design aspects of the project, collaborating closely with BuildGreen to integrate sustainability throughout the Master Plan. Fotenn and BuildGreen will also lead an extensive community engagement program to ensure grass roots participation and enhanced public awareness of the project. Stay tuned for project updates in the coming months!

The Town of Cobourg is a lakeside community located on the north shore of Lake Ontario, halfway between Toronto and Kingston. Founded in 1798, the town is rich in heritage boasting a vibrant downtown, sophisticated small town atmosphere, and a renowned waterfront that serves as a popular gateway destination. Cobourg is an award-winning community and have received the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Sustainable Communities Award, accolades from the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance, and multiple heritage, environmental, and event awards.

BuildGreen Solutions is a real estate advisory company with offices in Ottawa and Toronto. They work with forward-thinking clients and have been involved in some of the most sustainable green-building/community projects in North America. They are set apart by their experience implementing sustainability at the building or community level. Fotenn is pleased to be able to partner with BuildGreen on this and other projects.

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