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Three New Shareholders for GSP Group

Image of three new shareholders for GSP Group

Congratulations to the following individuals who have become new shareholders at GSP Group: Michelle Nichol Jennifer Hachler Justin Whalen GSP Group prides itself on being an employee-owned company and, with the addition of these three dedicated employees, we have increased…

Article Written by Katherine Perrott

Article on New Urbanism by Katherine Perrott, PhD, MCIP, RPP

We are excited to share that Katherine Perrott, a Senior Planner at GSP Group, and Postdoc Researcher of suburbanisms and housing, recently published the article: Does New Urbanism “Just Show Up?” Deliberate Process and the Evolving Plan for Markham Centre….

Emily Sicilia, Landscape Architect now an ISA Certified Arborist

Emily Sicilia, B.Sc. (Ecology), MLA, OALA, CSLA, ISA, a Landscape Architect in our Kitchener office is now a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). We congratulate Emily on this major professional achievement!

GSP Group Hamilton Planner Ashley Paton takes her professional learning further by publishing articles and sharing knowledge about ULI Toronto events that she attends

Knowledge Sharing with a Hamilton Planner

Continuous professional learning broadens and tests our knowledge and understanding of land use planning theories and skills. GSP Group Hamilton Planner Ashley Paton takes her professional learning further by publishing articles and sharing knowledge about Urban Land Institute (ULI) Toronto…

renda Khes, a Senior Associate Planner leading GSP Group's Hamilton office, received the Ontario Professional Planners Institute Member Service Award.

Brenda Khes Receives OPPI Member Service Award

Brenda Khes, a Senior Associate Planner leading GSP Group Inc.’s Hamilton office, received the Member Service Award from the Ontario Professional Planners Institute for her dedication to the OPPI and to the planning profession.

The City of Kitchener retained GSP Group and MTE Consultants to prepare detailed designs and implement an existing placemaking master plan for Queen Street.

Queen Street Placemaking in Downtown Kitchener

The intersection of King and Queen Streets is the historic centre of Kitchener. This crossroads has seen recent improvements, but Queen Street itself has not seen the same attention and needs repairs. In early 2018, the City of Kitchener retained…

GSP Group is assisting Cadillac Fairview with planning and urban design services to develop the new CF Grand Market District in Kitchener.

GSP Planning and Urban Design of CF Grand Market District

Fairview Park Mall in Kitchener will undergo a major transformation starting this spring, with GSP Group providing planning and urban design services to help Cadillac Fairview realize its vision for the space. CF Grand Market District will be a mixed-use…

GSP Group led the Site Plan Approval process for the new Maple Leaf Foods state-of-the-art fresh poultry facility in southeast London, ON.

GSP Assists Maple Leaf with New Plant

Maple Leaf Foods announced on November 26, 2018 that it is building a new state-of-the-art fresh poultry facility in southeast London, Ontario. The plant is about 640,000 square feet in size and will be a $660-million investment. The plant will…

Cory Blaquiere, a landscape architect at Hilton Landmarks, and Mandy Benoualid, CEO of Qeepr, talk about redefining cemeteries to engage younger people.

Connecting Younger Generations with Cemeteries

Wildlife habitats and wetlands. Car shows and festivals. We may not immediately make the connection to cemeteries, although municipalities and private operators are finding new ways to engage communities in these unique spaces. These are versatile places that can provide…

GSP Group took second place in the 2018 Sustainable Waterloo Region Carbon Cleanse Challenge by reducing waste, energy, water and finding more sustainable ways to commute.

GSP Takes Second Place in Carbon Cleanse Challenge

GSP Group joined Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Sustainability Initiative two years ago with the goal of reducing the carbon footprint at our Kitchener and Hamilton offices. This is our second year taking part in the Carbon Cleanse Challenge to reduce…