The Surprisingly Cool City Hiding in the Middle of Canadian Wine Country
Despite being founded in 1845, St. Catharines feels like a gritty upstart and counterpoint to the many charming small towns in the area, like Niagara-on-the-Lake and Jordan. There is also an energy bubbling to the surface in a place that seems to be in the middle of jolting into a renaissance, the kind that has already come to other industrial cities like Pittsburgh or Detroit.
Title: The Surprisingly Cool City Hiding in the Middle of Canadian Wine Country
Date: January 24, 2020
Link: Read the full story on the Condé Nast Traveler website
WHAT THE ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS ABOUT ST. CATHARINES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Downtown investments have fueled a renaissance. More than $200 million has been invested in residential condo, townhouse, retirement and student developments. More than 100,000 square feet of commercial retail and office space has been filled. We continue to sustain this momentum and accelerate further private sector involvement and investment.