Revitalizing downtown Sidney subject of talk at Mary Winspear Centre

Mark Edlen to lead an evening of discussion on the future of downtown Sidney on April 16.

A leader in creating vibrant, prosperous and distinctive communities will head up a talk about the future of downtown Sidney on Tuesday, April 16.

Mark Edlen, CEO of Gerding Edlen — a real estate investment and development firms focused on urban, infill, office, apartment and mixed-use properties — will lead the discussion at the Mary Winspear Centre, starting at 7 p.m. The session is free to the public.

Hosted by the Town of Sidney, Stantec Consulting Ltd, Cascadia Green Building Council and the Planning Institute of B.C., the talk will feature Edlen “examining the elements that make for a diverse, lively and celebrated downtown.”

Seating is limited and people who wish to attend are encouraged to RSVP to rsvp@sidney.ca.

For information, contact the Town of Sidney at 250-656-1725.

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