MEDIA ALERT: INDIGO ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN KITCHENER AND CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITIES
New Indigo Kitchener and Indigo Cambridge locations will embody store concept of cultural department store for booklovers.
Toronto, ON (February 7, 2018) – Indigo (TSX: IDG), the world’s first cultural department store for booklovers, is pleased to announce retail investments in Southern Ontario with the relocation and rebranding of Chapters Kitchener to Indigo Kitchener and the opening of a new store, Indigo Cambridge. Both new locations will have a warm and modern aesthetic where customers can explore the best in books, beautiful and exclusive in-house designed lifestyle products and must-have specialty brands. Customers can expect to find the same great service they know and love at Indigo and Chapters locations across the country.
Indigo Kitchener is located at 225 Fairway Road South and is expected to open during spring 2018. Almost all departments will expand their current assortment including more paper products, board games and toys. Thousands more titles will be added to shelves and a fresh new IndigoKids department will inspire creativity and imagination. Chapters Kitchener at 135 Gateway Park Drive will remain open until the new location has opened.
Set to open fall 2018, Indigo Cambridge will join a number of exciting retailers at Cambridge Centre shopping mall located at 355 Hespeler Road. The 21,700 square foot space will have robust book assortment and customers will enjoy a beautiful gift and paper selection. The store will also have an exceptional IndigoKids department as well as a full café.
Indigo is a proudly Canadian company operating stores under the banners of Indigo, Chapters, Coles and Indigospirit. The rebranding and relocation of Indigo Kitchener and the opening of Indigo Cambridge is part of a broader program through which Indigo is investing significantly in stores and communities across the country.
Customers are invited to share their feedback on what they would like to see in the new locations using the hashtag #MyIndigoIdeas on social media or by visiting indigo.ca/ideas.
For more information on Indigo, please visit indigo.ca.
Statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the expected completion date for store construction project, which involve risk and uncertainties that could cause results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. Among the key factors that could cause such differences are: construction delays; receipt of various permits required for the construction project; general economic, market or business conditions in Canada; competitive actions by other companies; changes in laws or regulations; and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company.
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Indigo is the world’s first Cultural Department Store – a physical and digital meeting place inspired by and filled with books, music, art, ideas, beautifully designed lifestyle products and the creative people who make our experience happen. Indigo believes in real books, in living life fully and generously, in being kind to each other, and that stories – big and little – connect us.
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November 28, 2017
Kingpin Bowlounge to Open in Cambridge Fall 2018!
Southern Ontario’s second Kingpin to open at Cambridge Centre Mall
KITCHENER, Ont. – Bingemans is pleased to announce the expansion of its entertainment products to the Cambridge marketplace! Kingpin Cambridge will open in Fall of 2018 at the Cambridge Centre Mall. “Kingpin Cambridge will provide a centrally located, premium entertainment destination for casual users of the facility and additionally for social and corporate groups,” states Mark Bingeman, President of Bingemans.
The new facility will feature an upscale bowlounge style experience, state of the art laser tag arena, multi-level play structure, expansive Playdium Gaming Centre with fantastic prize offerings and cutting edge Virtual Reality experiences. In addition to all of these exciting and dynamic experiences, guests will be able to enjoy fan favourite food selections accompanied by a variety of craft beer and cocktails.
“We are excited with this expansion of our products and brands into the heart of the Cambridge area” states Mark, “Working with the mall developers has been a real pleasure, and partnership with incredible synergies.”
Much more information will follow in the new year. The new locations website; www.kingpincambridge.com is live and set to receive both questions as well as advance booking information starting for the fall of 2018. Join the conversation on social media; follow Bingemans on Instagram and Twitter @Bingemans, ‘Like’ it on Facebook and watch exclusive video on YouTube.
Waterloo Region’s leader in entertainment and hospitality, Bingemans is a multi-use amusement park and campground located in Kitchener, Ont., that provides the very best in family fun, recreation and family camping. Explore FunworX all year long, a three-level indoor playground for children of all ages, boasting an arcade, climbing wall, ropes course and more. Experience the totally immersive fantasy worlds of Bingemans’ three thrilling new escape rooms at EscapeworX. Bingemans is also home to Canada’s largest Boston Pizza, 28 lanes of 10-pin bowling at Kingpin Bowling, billiards, ping pong, outdoor beach volleyball and outstanding banquet and catering facilities. And don’t miss Bingemans this winter season at their Annual Holiday Gala, Christmas Day Buffet, Kids New Year’s Eve at FunworX and Gift of Lights – an absolute must-see this holiday. The camping resort features sites for tents, trailers and RVs, seasonal camping and cabins. With a heated wave pool, Spray “n” Play for kids and huge waterslides, Big Splash Waterpark is a great spot to cool down in summer’s heat.
For more information, please contact: 519-744-1555 or visit www.bingemans.com
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Cambridge Movie-goers are Invited to Sit Back, Relax and Put Their Feet Up With New Recliner Seating at Galaxy Cinemas Cambridge
All Seats to be Replaced with Reclining, Luxury Seats
TORONTO, ON, (TSX: CGX), May 9, 2017 – Cineplex today announced that it will be replacing all of the seats at Galaxy Cinemas Cambridge with luxurious, reclining seats. All nine of the theatre’s auditoriums will be upgraded from traditional cinema seats to reclining seats. Construction is expected to start this fall and be completed by the end of the year.
The luxury recliners have footrests that rise at the touch of a button for maximum comfort while enjoying a film. The concept has been rolled-out at select Cineplex theatres nationwide and has proved to be very popular with Canadian movie-goers.
“We are always looking for new and innovative ways to enhance the movie-going experience for our guests,” said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex. “Our guests absolutely love our reclining seats and we’re confident that the Cambridge community will find it an ultra-luxurious and relaxing way to enjoy a movie.”
“We strive to create an enriched guest experience at Cambridge Centre and Galaxy Cinemas’ seating enhancements will be a welcomed addition,” said Monique Marceau, General Manager, Cambridge Centre, Morguard Investments Limited.
Movie-lovers don’t need to worry though as Galaxy Cinemas Cambridge will remain open to the public during the renovations. While all of the theatre’s nine auditoriums will transition to reclining seats over the coming months, Cineplex will undertake the installation and reopen the auditoriums in a phased approach. More information, tickets and showtimes are available at Cineplex.com.
A leading entertainment and media company, Cineplex (TSX: CGX) is a top-tier Canadian brand that operates in the Film Entertainment and Content, Amusement and Leisure, and Media sectors. As Canada’s largest and most innovative film exhibitor, Cineplex welcomes 75 million guests annually through its circuit of 164 theatres across the country. Cineplex also operates successful businesses in digital commerce (CineplexStore.com), food service, alternative programming (Cineplex Events), cinema media (Cineplex Media), digital place-based media (Cineplex Digital Media) and amusement solutions (Player One Amusement Group). It also operates a location based entertainment business through Canada’s newest destination for ‘Eats & Entertainment’ (The Rec Room), and an online eSports platform for competitive and passionate gamers (WorldGaming.com). Additionally, Cineplex is a joint venture partner in SCENE, Canada’s largest entertainment loyalty program.
Proudly recognized as having one of the country’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, Cineplex employs over 13,000 people in its offices across Canada and the United States. To learn more visit http://www.cineplex.com or download the Cineplex App.
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Morguard Wins Silver Award in the 2016 ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards Program
Region’s premier retail properties honored at the ICSC Canadian Convention
TORONTO, September 22, 2016 – The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has announced the winners of the 2016 Canadian Shopping Centre Awards, recognizing Canada’s most innovative shopping centers for outstanding achievement across marketing, development and design, and retail store design categories. ICSC has named Morguard, Cambridge Centre as a Silver Award winner in the Advertising category.
Marketing Excellence Advertising Award for “I Will” Campaign
To learn more about the finalists and winners, visit the ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards website.
The 2016 ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Awards competition was open to shopping centre owners, developers, management companies, architects and designers, and retailers. ICSC announced the winners during an awards ceremony at the ICSC Canadian Convention in Toronto.
All 2016 Gold award recipients receive automatic entry into the 2017 ICSC VIVA Awards, the international program that honors the retail real estate industry’s most cutting-edge properties, innovative solutions, and creative responses to market trends. ICSC will announce the victors of the VIVA Awards during RECon 2017 in Las Vegas.
Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, investors, retailers, brokers, academics, and public officials. The shopping center industry is essential to economic development and opportunity. They are a significant job creator, driver of GDP, and critical revenue source for the communities they serve through the generation of sales taxes and the payment of property taxes. These taxes fund important municipal services like firefighters, police officers, school services, and infrastructure like roadways and parks. Shopping centers aren’t only fiscal engines however; they are integral to the social fabric of their communities by providing a central place to congregate with friends and family, discuss community matters, and participate in and encourage philanthropic endeavors. For more information about ICSC visit www.icsc.org and for the latest news from ICSC and the industry go to www.thecenterofshopping.com.
For Immediate Release – Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Cambridge Centre has recently installed Electric Vehicle Charging Stations. The charging stations can be found in Parking Area #1 and Parking Area #2 (near East Side Mario’s). All stations are FREE of charge!
Morguard Recognized as Canada’s Safest Employer with Two Gold Awards
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 31, 2013 – Morguard was recognized as Canada’s Safest Employer with two Gold Awards at the 3rd Annual Canada’s Safest Employers Awards Gala on October 30, 2013. The Gold Awards were presented to Morguard in the Retail and Services category and Wellness category.
The Awards program, led by Thomson Reuters, recognizes Canadian organizations for outstanding achievements in workplace health and safety. The Awards submissions were reviewed by an expert judging panel followed by an employee safety perception survey. Judging criteria was based on Leadership and Management Support, Employee Engagement, Communication, Innovation and Injury Statistics.
“This is a significant accomplishment as it represents our performance of managing 2.8 million work hours a year,” said Rai Sahi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Morguard Corporation. “Our senior management team has taken a leadership role to ensure our Occupational Health and Safety programs extend across our eight regional offices, more than 400 owned and managed properties, and multiple development projects in Canada.”
Morguard manages a combined $13.6 billion of assets on behalf of its corporate owned assets and third party pension fund investments. Investors depend on Morguard to uphold sound Occupational Health and Safety principles to manage risk and reputation of their respective investments.
“We are thrilled to be honoured with the inaugural Wellness Gold Award”, added Sahi. “At Morguard we hold employees as our most valuable asset and we understand that the welfare of employees has a direct impact on the success of our company.”
Morguard Corporation (TSX: MRC) is a major North American real estate and property management company. It has extensive retail, office, industrial and residential holdings owned directly and through its investment in Morguard REIT (TSX: MRT.UN) and Morguard North American Residential REIT (TSX: MRG.UN). Morguard also provides real estate management services to institutional and other investors.
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