East Hants Announces Location of New Aquatic Centre

ELMSDALE, NS – On November 24th, 2015, Jim Smith, Warden of the Municipality of the District of East Hants announced the location of the new East Hants Aquatic Centre in Elmsdale.

Municipal staff have been working in conjunction with Choice Properties REIT (“Choice Properties” or the “Trust”) on a proposal that locates the new Municipal Aquatic Centre on the Trust’s property that is anchored by an Atlantic Superstore on Highway 214 in Elmsdale.

“The Municipality of East Hants is pleased to work with Choice Properties,” said Warden Smith. “Their willingness to explore options with us for the new aquatic centre demonstrates a desire to enhance and grow our community.”

The $17 million facility will be located on the North East corner of the Choice Properties’ site in Elmsdale.

Final details are being worked on but both organizations are extremely excited about this partnership and look forward to working on this joint initiative into the future.

For more information on aquatic programming, visit the Municipal website, www.easthants.ca

Through innovation and excellence in service delivery, East Hants provides municipal programs and services that continually enhance a healthy and sustainable community. Visit www.easthants.ca for more information on the Municipality.

About Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust is an owner, manager and developer of well-located commercial real estate across Canada. Choice Properties’ portfolio spans approximately 41.6 million square feet of gross leasable area and consists of 519 properties primarily focused on supermarket- and drug store-anchored shopping centres, stand-alone supermarkets and stand-alone drug stores. Choice Properties’ strategy is to create value by enhancing and optimizing its portfolio, through accretive acquisitions, strategic developments and active property management. Choice Properties’ principal tenant and largest unitholder is Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s largest retailer. Choice Properties’ strong alliance with Loblaw Companies Limited positions it well for future growth. For more information, visit Choice Properties’ website at www.choicereit.ca and Choice Properties’ issuer profile at www.sedar.com.

 

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Pamela Lovelace, Communications & Project Officer
902-883-7098 ext. 219  |  plovelace@easthants.ca
Municipality of East Hants
Lloyd E Matheson Centre
15 Commerce Court
Elmsdale, NS  B2S 3K5