News

The following links are to selected articles that have been written by or about the Kilmer Brownfield Equity Fund.

March 19, 2014 - Letter of Reference from Fusion Homes (PDF 136 KB) The successful collaboration between Kilmer and Fusion Homes, the purchaser of the Arthur Street South, Guelph property, will help ensure the future success of the project and the creation of sustainable communities.

February 7, 2014 - Letter of Commendation from the Ward Residents' Association (PDF 118 KB) in Guelph relating to the redevelopment of the Arthur Street South property. Establishing a good relationship with local residents and taking the concerns of the community seriously are important aspects of brownfield redevelopment.

April 29, 2013 - Taxes Still a Barrier to Brownfield Redevelopment (PDF 222.1 KB) by Camilla Cornell in Environmental Consultant. An article about property taxes and brownfields in which Kilmer's Pamela Kraft is quoted.

November 23, 2012 - Turning a Brownfield Site into a Brownie Award (PDF 633 KB) by Dan O'Reilly in Daily Commercial News and Construction Record. An article about Kilmer's Montreal project which was awarded a Brownie Award by the Canadian Urban Institute for Sustainable Remediation Technologies and Technological Innovation.

October 5, 2012 - 2012 CUI Brownie Awards Recognize Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment Across Canada (PDF 301.0 KB). Kilmer, along with LVM/Dessau, its environmental consultant, and Biogenie, its environmental contractor, wins the Canadian Urban Institute's Brownie Award for Sustainable Remediation Technologies and Technological Innovation for the sustainable remediation of the former aerospace manufacturing facility in the Montreal suburb of St. Laurent. For more information about the project, see the Brownie Award information poster (PDF 412 KB).


Members of the Kilmer Team Receiving Brownie Award - October 4, 2012

Summer 2012 - From Brown to Gold (PDF 1.80 MB) by Michael Ryval in the Ontario Home Builders' Association's (www.ohba.ca) Ontario Home Builder Magazine. Kilmer's Lakeshore project is mentioned and David Harper is quoted.

January 23, 2012 - Kilmer Brownfield Equity Fund Acquires Former Gas Station for Redevelopment (PDF 10.81 KB)

November 2011 - Brownfields Grow Green Communities (PDF 418.3 KB) in Municipal World Magazine (www.municipalworld.com). Kilmer's David Harper and Pamela Kraft co-wrote this article with Heidi Deutsch and Brian Chamberlain.

November 2011 - Brownfields Attracting Varied Land Uses (PDF 664 KB) in Canadian Property Management Magazine (www.canadianpropertymanagement.ca) by Joel Kranc. This article is about demand for brownfield sites. Pamela Kraft from Kilmer is quoted.

October 25, 2011 - Brownfielders See Value After Longer Lead Times (PDF 240.7 KB) in the Globe and Mail's Property Report. Kilmer's David Harper is quoted.

October 5, 2011 - 2011 CUI Brownie Awards Recognize Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment Across Canada (PDF 115.9 KB). Kilmer's David Harper is named "Brownfielder of the Year" by the Canadian Urban Institute in recognition of his leadership and advocacy to advance brownfield redevelopment across Canada.


David Harper Receiving Brownie Award - October 4, 2011

February 4, 2011 - West End Brownfield Cleanup - Catalyst For Longbranch (PDF 244.1 KB) from Novae Res Urbis (NRU) City of Toronto Edition. An article by Mark Ostler about Kilmer's and Whitecastle's Lakeshore project in Toronto and the innovative use of Zero-Valent Iron (ZVI) technology as a sustainable means to remediate the site.

January 14, 2011 - Kilmer Brownfield Equity Fund Acquires Former Gas Station For Redevelopment (PDF 16KB)

Summer 2011 - Cleantech Greens Brownfields (PDF 755 KB) in HazMat Management Magazine. An article by Guy Crittenden about Kilmer's partnership with Sustainable Development Technology Corporation (SDTC) and its innovative use of Zero-Valent Iron (ZVI) technology as a sustainable means to remediate its Lakeshore site in Toronto. For more information about SDTC's SD Tech Fund, visit SDTC's website at www.sdtc.ca.

June 1, 2010 - Kilmer Brownfield Equity Fund Acquires Three Former Industrial Properties for Redevelopment (PDF 16KB)

January 2010 - Property Taxes - A Brownfield Challenge (PDF 121 KB) in Ontario Planning Journal. This article by Bonnie Prior, Chair of the Canadian Brownfields Network, is based on research by Pam Kraft.

November 2008 - Identification and Remediation of a Brownfield Property (PDF 708 KB) by Chris Cushing in Environmental Science Engineering Magazine. An article about the remediation of Kilmer's South Sheridan project.

November 18, 2008 - Diamonds in the Dirt by Nick Rockel in The Globe and Mail's Globe Investor Magazine.

October 17, 2008 - Kilmer Brownfield Fund Completes its Mississauga Project (PDF 16KB)

October 24, 2006 - CUI Brownie Awards Honour Innovation Across Canada (PDF 181 KB) a Canadian Urban Institute media release. A Special Brownie Award was presented to Larry and Ken Tanenbaum for their leadership in establishing the Kilmer Brownfield Equity Fund, the first of its kind in Canada.