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the cur­rent shape, it is an eye­sore.”

Aoyuan bought the prop­erty in Novem­ber of 2017 and is in the fi­nal stages of ap­proval for five new res­i­den­tial condo tow­ers, 180,000 square feet of of­fice and re­tail space, a day­care, a com­mu­nity cen­tre and a pub­lic park.

The name of the de­vel­op­ment is the M2M Con­dos.

“There is no way this is not go­ing to af­fect us ad­versely,” said Anne Brooke, of the Sil­verview Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion.

“The noise, dirt and con­ges­tion of the con­struc­tion will go on for years, and ev­ery­thing will be that much more crowded when the con­struc­tion is fin­ished.” said.

Rah­bari and Brooke have seen condo de­vel­op­ment af­ter condo de­vel­op­ment be­ing ap­proved in their neigh­bour­hood, with in­fra­struc­ture be­ing an af­ter­thought.

Al­though most of the New­ton­brook plaza is now closed, the Food Ba­sics that is still open rep­re­sents a go-to store for many of the area’s res­i­dents, who sim­ply walk there.

“In meet­ings with smaller groups in the com­mu­nity, what is coming across is that they want to have that gro­cery store back, that re­tail space, as soon as we can,” said Vince Santino, se­nior vi­cepres­i­dent

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