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MEDIA ADVISORY: Half Billion-Dollar Community Plan Unveiled at Port Coquitlam's Riverside

Apr 22 2013 12:00AM

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/13 -- After beating out nearly 40 British Columbian municipalities in Canada's Best Places to Live survey, Port Coquitlam, once again, has something to brag about. In an announcement on Wednesday, April 24, details regarding a half billion-dollar investment into the Fremont neighbourhood in Port Coquitlam will be unveiled.

In an address by the City of Port Coquitlam's Mayor, Greg Moore and residential homebuilder, MOSAIC, members of the media are invited to learn how Fremont is now the most significant new neighbourhood currently under development in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2013Location: 2332 Ranger Lane, Fremont, Port Coquitlam (Dominion Avenue + Fremont Connector, near Lougheed Hwy + Pitt River)



Participants:

-- City of Port Coquitlam's Mayor, Greg Moore-- City Councilor & Chair of Smart Growth Committee, Brad West-- MOSAIC's Geoff Duyker



Announcement Highlights:

-- Number of new trade positions created in 2013-- Economic impact to Metro Vancouver-- Direct and indirect jobs numbers-- Affordable housing impact to Metro Vancouver



Located in the bough of Pitt River and Lougheed, Fremont in Port Coquitlam will feature new roads, new parks, new jobs, and the latest in building green. Wide pedestrian boulevards, designated cycle lanes, park reserve, and access to a 25km riverside trail offering an increasingly unparallel opportunity to live, work and play in a single community.

About MOSAIC

From deliberating every detail and making the most of every inch, to creating beautiful street appeal, MOSAIC's obsession with design is evident in each home it builds. In the Tri-Cities alone, MOSAIC has built over 1,200 homes. MOSAIC adds value through great design - value that endures for years after someone has moved in.

About The City of Port Coquitlam

A vibrant community of more than 57,000 people, Port Coquitlam boasts a picturesque natural setting, a strategic location, new commercial and industrial areas, small town spirit and a dedication to healthy living that offers an exceptional living and working environment for people of all ages and lifestyles.



Contacts:
Talk Shop Media
Katie Reiach
604.614.5283
katie@talkshopmedia.com





Source: Marketwire


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