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In order to achieve this goal, they need to create density within the city. The city’s official plan identifies five natural Intensification Corridors, Yonge Street, Essa Road, Dunlop Street, Bayfield Street and Duckworth Street – all of which link major transportation facilities such as the GO Station with the urban growth centres. Intensification is the best way to not only optimize the use of resources but to reduce congestion and improve quality of life by providing environments where people can live and work and play with minimal use of cars.
I’m one of the first developers in Barrie to advocate high-density Toronto-style building. There’s no denying that this is the future for the City of Barrie, and I believe they have the right idea at the political and upper staff level; however, outdated bylaws regulating development need to be updated. Approval of rezoning must be obtained before this type of forward-thinking development can take place. An example of this – of course – being the recent rezone on Essa Rd, which is the location of the 60 smart townhouses I’m building.
I’m committed to building a pedestrian-friendly, healthy, active community. This is my niche – it’s a direction other Barrie developers aren’t currently headed. Be sure to stay tuned to my blog and social channels, as I will continue to share the progress of Sean in Barrie’s development.