PRINCETON – Thanks to $23,035 in provincial Brownfield Renewal funding, the Town of Princeton can begin to redevelop the former dry cleaning site at 167 Bridge Street.
The Province is providing $23,035 to the Town on Princeton for early stage site investigation work to redevelop this former dry cleaning site as part of the town’s plan to revitalize its downtown core.
Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations – “We need to look at brownfields like this former dry cleaning site as opportunities. Once contamination issues have been addressed, these overlooked spaces have the potential to revitalize our neighbourhoods and contribute to local economies.”
The Brownfield Renewal Funding Program is designed to encourage more brownfield redevelopment across British Columbia. Brownfields are abandoned, vacant, derelict, or underutilized commercial and industrial properties, where past actions have resulted in actual or perceived
167 Bridge Street is one of 16 successful projects across British Columbia awarded more than $730,000 through the Brownfield Renewal Funding Program today.
B.C. Brownfield Renewal Strategy: www.brownfieldrenewal.gov.bc.ca