Station 6 has been bought.
Council put its stamp of approval lately on the sale of the decommissioned hearth station in Crystal Seaside to Design Assemble Options 2018 Inc. and M. Riad-Mikhail Medicine Ltd. As a situation of the sale, the positioning is to grow to be a community-based well being companies centre. It’s going to present a minimal of two places of work for medical use, neighborhood well being companies, and a pharmacy, designed to help residents in Crystal Seaside and Ridgeway.
The sale value was $550,000.
The decrease stage is designated as well being companies and business whereas a proposed Section 2 on the second (higher) stage is residential. The brand new house owners will method the venture in two phases, starting by reworking the present constructing right into a well being companies facility with the chance so as to add residential items on a second stage at a future date.
Mayor Wayne Redekop known as the institution of a health-care companies facility in Crystal Seaside “a wonderful alternative for the realm that hasn’t had health-care assets for a very long time. It’s a excellent news story,” he mentioned.
Orma Bleeks, president of Advancing Crystal Seaside (ACB), a bunch that had hoped to transform the station right into a neighborhood hub for residents, mentioned whereas plans for the constructing didn’t embody ACB’s imaginative and prescient, she mentioned a well being companies centre was one thing the neighborhood does want. “But it surely doesn’t enable for any exercise centre,” she mentioned.
ACB, in the meantime, remains to be methods to deliver the neighborhood hub to fruition in Crystal Seaside. “We’re nonetheless potential entry to land and a constructing,” Bleeks mentioned.
Whereas plans are for health-care companies, Redekop mentioned residents do have the close by Crystal Ridge Neighborhood Centre on Ridge Highway South for entry to different companies. “(Residents) do have a neighborhood centre lower than a mile away that may present actions,” he mentioned.
The sale of the property, whereas it was introduced on Tuesday (Aug. 23), was accepted at a particular council assembly on Aug. 11.