Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 5, 2016 – Windsor property values rise 12% in 4 years…

For the first time since 2004, Windsor property values as a whole have increased — rising 12 per cent in four years. The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, which will start mailing assessments to Windsor and Essex County residents on Monday, used sales data to determine that local property values rose an average of three per cent ... Read More
 

August 4, 2016 – A good day for the city’s core…

Tuesday was a good day for Windsor.

City councillors voted to invest more in our troubled core neighbourhoods. They waived development charges for five years in a swathe bordered by Tecumseh, Prince and Pillette roads. Then they asked staff for more ways to revive these neighbourhoods. High unemployment, low income and property values. More blight, foreclosures, vacant buildings and lots. More population ... Read More
 

August 3, 2016 – Developers already considering core projects after city waives fees…

A day after city council waived development fees in the city core, at least one developer says he’s sold.

Peter Valente, president of Remo Valente Real Estate and the Valente Development Corporation, says thanks to the elimination of development fees, he will soon build a multi-residential building on Ouellette Avenue near Erie Street. “We’re probably going to be the first ones in with a new residential development there,” said Valente, who predicts he will ... Read More