EDMONTON – With zoning approved for the redevelopment of the former Molson site west of downtown, heritage advocates are hoping the century-old brewery building and another structure of similar vintage will be preserved.
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EDMONTON – City council voted Monday in favour of rezoning the Molson brewery site in Oliver for a commercial complex following a lengthy public hearing that heard from several critics of the project.
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EDMONTON – It’s been six years since the Molson brewery closed, leaving dozens of workers without jobs and the fate of the historic building and the desirable land on which it sits in question.
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EDMONTON – Some local residents are resisting a plan by buyers of the old Molson brewery to integrate the site into a commercial and residential development along 104th Avenue that would also incorporate the adjoining former Crosstown auto dealership land.
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Joint venture partners First Capital Realty Inc. and Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada have completed their purchase of the 7.9-acre Molson Brewery site at the intersection of 104th Ave. and 121st St. in Edmonton.
The sale by Anthem Properties Group Ltd. was finalized Feb. 28.
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CALGARY — Wild Rose Brewery has been given 12 months’ notice from Canada Lands Company that the lease for the current site at Building AF23 at Currie Barracks will not be renewed and the establishment will have to relocate.
Bill McKenzie, chief executive of Wild Rose, said the brewery and Tap Room have to relocate by February 2014.
The brewery has been at its current location since 2006.
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EDMONTON – A beer battle is brewing in Edmonton.
When it opens in April or May, Calgary-based Craft Beer Market will be the latest tap house seeking to quench a growing thirst for specialty brews.
Craft Beer Market has leased the former Hy’s Steak Loft building on Rice-Howard Way in downtown Edmonton.
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CALGARY — Nine months after launching, Village Brewery is quadrupling its capacity to match increasing demand for beer.
Village Brewery partner Tom Stuart said sales have exceeded expectations, particularly for growlers, a larger container designed specifically to hold 1.98 litres of brew.
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