CTV News profiles the current revitalization of Uptown Saint John (aired Oct.25, 2017). Watch the video! Commercial Properties Limited’s development of the historic buildings of CenterBeam Place has helped grow business confidence in this area. The development of this property into contemporary restaurant, retail and office space has contributed to the emergence of a unique and vibrant neighbourhood.
SAINT JOHN—Commercial Properties, one of the region’s largest property owners and managers, announced today that it would be adding Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations to its buildings in Moncton and Saint John, beginning with the Mercantile Centre and Chesley Drive buildings in Saint John. It is also adding a new Chevy Bolt EV to its fleet of vehicles. Commercial Properties has a strong track record in environmental responsibility. It was the first private company to build a LEED Gold certified building in Atlantic Canada and currently has eight buildings certified under the BOMA BEST program, measuring energy and water usage [...]
Uptown Saint John is presenting FREE concerts at lunchtime in the courtyards of CenterBeam Place and King Square during the months of July and August. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know local musicians while enjoying two of the most beautiful locations in the Uptown. Bring your lunch or get it to-go from a nearby restaurant and have a picnic! TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS- CenterBeam Place Courtyard, 14 King Street- 12 pm to 1 pm SATURDAYS- King's Square Courtyard, 100 King Square- 12 pm to 2 pm In the event of rain, performances can be enjoyed at the Saint John City Market. For [...]
To promote Earth Week, Commercial Properties picked up 6 truck loads of old electronics from tenants for recycling. The estimated weight of the 6 truck loads was 4800 lbs! Recycling these products keeps the plastics that make up these products out of the landfills as well as the electronics circuit boards which contain rare-earth metals and are treated with often-toxic chemicals. When electronics are recycled responsibly in Canada, instead of shipped overseas, the environmental impact is further reduced. This service is available thanks to the Electronics Recycling Program which was recently introduced province-wide. Electronics recycling has become available to [...]
A centerpiece of the Saint John skyline is turning 50 years old. Commercial Properties’ Brunswick House, on the corner of King Street and Chipman Hill in the heart of the Uptown, was fully occupied in 1967 and today remains home to many top financial, legal and consulting firms. It is Saint John’s original Class A high rise office building. Brunswick House was constructed by John (Jack) Irving and continues to be managed by Commercial Properties Limited, led by his son John Irving. Commercial Properties has invested millions in maintaining the building’s status as one of the top office locations in [...]
Last week Commercial Properties picked up 185 lbs of batteries from tenants for recycling. Since implemented about a year ago, 296 lbs of batteries have been diverted from the landfill! Since Commercial Properties Limited implemented the Call2Recycle battery recycling program, we have been happily overwhelmed by tenants’ enthusiasm for it. Tenants can recycle alkaline, rechargeable, and small sealed lead-acid batteries among others. For more information on the CPL battery recycling program email [email protected] or call 1-877-536-6600.