District Energy Plant for Queen’s Marque

Energy Infrastructure first of its kind for Multi-Purpose Development in Atlantic Canada

Halifax, Nova Scotia – October 16, 2018 – The Armour Group Limited (The Armour Group) has invested in green energy infrastructure for the Queen’s Marque District.  The technology will enable the complex to operate with a level of energy efficiency that is projected to be 50% better than buildings designed in the 1990s, saving approximately 4 Million Kw hours per year.

Through a District Energy Plant, the Queen’s Marque Development will benefit from passive heating and cooling using sea water and active chilled beam technology. This will mean tangible energy cost savings for both commercial and residential tenants, effectively removing reliance on conventional heating methods and fossil fuels while preserving an efficient and responsive system.

“We have used sea loop cooling at other projects along the waterfront with great success,” notes Armour Group CEO Scott Armour McCrea. “However, in the case of Queen’s Marque, we have invested in chilled beam technology and a District Energy Plant – which will enable us to provide energy efficient heating and cooling to an additional 500,000 square feet of downtown development over time.”

This is the first time technology of this nature has been deployed at a multi-use building in Atlantic Canada. The system was designed by local firm M&R Engineering Ltd., a continuation of Armour’s commitment to work with highly skilled partners in the local market.

Queen’s Marque is currently under construction on the Halifax waterfront and will represent an almost $200 million private investment into Nova Scotia by The Armour Group. The project is set to be complete in 2020.


New Delta Dartmouth Wins HAC Award of Excellence

Hotel Association of Canada Recognizes Delta Dartmouth With Most Impressive Hotel Repositioning Award

The Armour Group Limited (The Armour Group) is pleased to announce the new Delta Hotels by Marriott Dartmouth has received the HVS Most Impressive Hotel Repositioning Award from the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC). The new Delta Dartmouth was fully renovated from an outdated mid-range hotel into a 174 room contemporary corporate-class hotel. Opened on September 14th 2017 in the Burnside Business Park, the Delta Dartmouth is the only full service hotel of its class in the area.

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The Armour Group Limited Announces Extensive Plans For The Expansion Of Westway Park

Construction to begin immediately on 175 Western Parkway with an overarching plan and new name revealed

The Armour Group Limited (The Armour Group) announced today the details of an extensive development plan of their Western Parkway site, located off Innovation Drive and Hammonds Plains Road and currently home to two office buildings and a state-of-the-art amenity building. The development, formerly known as Eon Square, is being rebranded as Westway Park to recognize its broader scope. Expansion of the Park is beginning immediately with the construction of a third office building.

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Queen’s Marque Selects Wallace Quarries Ltd. for Historically Relevant Facade

One of the largest purchases of Nova Scotian sandstone in the last century

The Armour Group Limited (The Armour Group) is pleased to have secured locally quarried sandstone from Wallace Quarries Ltd. (Wallace Quarries) to be used as the main cladding material for the Queen’s Marque development now taking shape on the Halifax Waterfront.

This substantial procurement makes it the largest order for Nova Scotia sandstone in over 50 years. Wallace Quarries dates back to 1863 and represents an important legacy of locally founded, owned and operated Nova Scotian business. The choice of Wallace sandstone demonstrates Queen’s Marque’s commitment to being shaped by Nova Scotia’s past, present and future by incorporating the region’s natural resources in a respectful and artful manner.

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New Delta Dartmouth Officially Opens Today In The Burnside Business Park

Delta Hotels by Marriott Expands Into Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

The Armour Group Limited (The Armour Group) and Delta Hotels today announced the official opening of the new 174 room Delta Hotels by Marriott Dartmouth (Delta Dartmouth) located at the gateway of the Burnside Business Park and adjacent to Dartmouth Crossing in Dartmouth, NS.

The new Delta Dartmouth is the first full service hotel in the area. Featuring a premium aesthetic and a contemporary take on comfort, the hotel caters to corporate travelers offering a streamlined experience with free WiFi, in-room network televisions, Grab & Go meals and Starbucks® coffee. The common area features the Pitch & Pivot Social Room, a bar and eatery with a casual, yet sophisticated, atmosphere so guests can feel comfortable having a craft beer while checking emails or enjoying a locally-inspired meal prepared by an executive chef and sommelier.

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The Armour Group Welcomes Stewart McKelvey to Queen’s Marque

The Armour Group Limited (The Armour Group) is pleased to announce Stewart McKelvey as the first commercial tenant in Queen’s Marque, a district shaped by the distinct character and experience of this province and currently being constructed on the Halifax Waterfront.

As Atlantic Canada’s preeminent regional law firm, Stewart McKelvey is a natural fit for a project striving to be a forward-looking architectural representation of Nova Scotia. The union will positively impact the region and local businesses and help to shape the waterfront as a bustling public gathering space.

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RBC Waterside Centre Achieves LEED® Gold Certification

The first new multi-tenanted building within downtown Halifax to receive this sustainability level

Integrated real estate investment firm, The Armour Group Limited (The Armour Group), achieved LEED® Gold certification from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) with its RBC Waterside Centre multi-tenant commercial building on Hollis Street, the first such designation for a new multi-tenanted building in downtown Halifax.

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The Armour Group Limited Announces Queen’s Marque: A Project “Born of This Place”

A Project “Born of This Place”

Queen’s Marque, a district on the Halifax Waterfront, tells the story of Nova Scotia through form and place

Halifax, Nova Scotia – May 9, 2016 – The Armour Group Limited (The Armour Group) and Waterfront Development today unveiled the Queen’s Marque district, a project shaped by the distinct character and marked experience of this province and its people. With a strong deference to our region’s origins, Queen’s Marque tells the story of Nova Scotia through form and place employing design, architecture, materials, and art to convey both our heritage and a forward looking sentiment that honours the experience of being Nova Scotian.

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