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Halwell Mutual celebrates move to the Hanlon Creek Business Park

Guelph, Ont., September 6, 2017 – Halwell Mutual Insurance Company officially opened its new 14,500 square foot head office today, located in the Hanlon Creek Business Park. Hanlon Creek Business Park provided the flexibility of having a custom building built with their needs in mind. This new head office will help Halwell Mutual accommodate workforce growth in the coming years. “I want to thank Halwell for staying local and for choosing to continue their growth in Guelph,” says Mayor Cam Guthrie. “I am thrilled to be cutting the ribbon on another high-profile head office in the Hanlon Creek Business Park.” “Phase one of the Hanlon Creek Business Park is now over 50 per cent sold,” says Barbara Maly, Manager, Economic Development. “It’s local companies like… Continue reading Halwell Mutual celebrates move to the Hanlon Creek Business Park

City and Envida recoup costs for proposed district energy system

Guelph, Ont., January 9, 2017 – City staff have been busy negotiating changes to agreements related to the Hanlon Creek Business Park and the Downtown District Energy Nodes since City Council directed them to do so last July. The City worked with the Independent Electricity System Operator and Envida Community Energy Inc. to cancel contracts to deliver two 10 megawatt combined heat and power systems in Guelph with no penalties. The City of Guelph helped facilitate amending agreements which—together—result in: the full return of security deposits to Envida, valued at $612,000; Envida avoiding paying $60 million for once-planned district energy infrastructure; and realizing the full projected revenue of close to $1.3 million for 3.74 acres of City-owned property in the Hanlon Creek Business Park. “This… Continue reading City and Envida recoup costs for proposed district energy system

Update on Guelph’s existing district energy system

Guelph, Ont., July 18, 2016 – Guelph’s existing district energy nodes in the downtown core and Hanlon Creek Business Park will continue to operate with no further expansions at this time, as directed by Council this evening. The financial and technical performance of the existing nodes was evaluated by Deloitte and FVB Energy Inc. to develop a business case for the future direction of district energy in Guelph. The business case outlined three options: exit the current investments; operate the current nodes as is; and preserve the opportunity for growth. Council supported Deloitte’s recommendations to operate the nodes as contractually agreed and explore system efficiencies through the development of a district energy business development strategy. These recommendations do not require capital investment and fall under… Continue reading Update on Guelph’s existing district energy system

Groundbreaking Ceremony welcomes Halwell Mutual Insurance Company to the Hanlon Creek Business Park

                 Guelph, Ont, April 27, 2016 – Long-time local business, Halwell Mutual Insurance Company broke ground on their 14,500 square foot head office, located in phase one of the Hanlon Creek Business Park. This new construction will more than double the square footage of Halwell Mutual Insurance Company’s existing location at 812 Woolwich Street in order to accommodate the future growth of its workforce. “We are very excited to be moving our headquarters into the Hanlon Creek Business Park.  It has given us the opportunity to create a healthy, modern work space for our team, and flexibility to expand our operations,” says Marg Torrance, President and CEO, Halwell Mutual Insurance Company. “We love that there is environmentally protected… Continue reading Groundbreaking Ceremony welcomes Halwell Mutual Insurance Company to the Hanlon Creek Business Park