Lindsay Construction and Millbrook First Nation Group Sign MOU
Lindsay Construction and the Millbrook First Nation are pleased to announce the establishment of a formal partnership, whereby Lindsay will operate as the Construction Manager on projects procured by Millbrook.
This partnership will provide both direct economic benefits to Millbrook as well as provide employment and skilled trade training opportunities to the Community.
The first project to be completed under this partnership will be the Millbrook Apartment complex located in Cole Harbour.
Millbrook Apartments will be a five-story wood-framed construction, complete with underground heated parking. The building will have 68 units ranging in size from 2-3 bedrooms, all fully air-conditioned. The building will also feature an amenity space, exercise room and dog wash station. The green space that surrounds will include a number of walking and biking trails and a gazebo overlooking a pond feature. This is phase one of a planned three phases.
Lindsay is also in the process of starting construction on a new gaming center located in the Millbrook Power Centre.
Chief Bob Gloade comments, “As it is well known, Millbrook is a progressive First Nations Community and we continue to explore and develop projects for the economic benefit of the community. This partnership with Lindsay Construction creates a structure that helps us identify and develop projects for the benefit of the community while at the same time providing employment and training opportunities. We are looking forward to the progress and benefits ahead.”
Cory Bell, President & CEO Lindsay Construction adds, “This partnership is further testament of our community-building efforts. We are proud to create a shared vision for Millbrook First Nation and more specifically, help train young people and build capacity as their community and infrastructure continue to grow.”
More information can be found here:
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Andy Knowles, Regional Director, Lindsay Construction
Cory Bell, President & CEO, Lindsay Construction
Chief Bob Gloade, Millbrook First Nation
James Stevens, Economic Development Officer, Millbrook First Nation