A new condominium project is in the future for downtown Kitchener, forcing businesses in one block of Queen Street to close or relocate.
88 Queen Street will be the home of the new building, which will be created by IN8 Developments. According to IN8’s website, the condo tower is “coming soon to Downtown Kitchener.”
Goldie’s Convenience Wine Bar is one two businesses still operating in the block.
Lindsay Cameron, the owner of Goldie’s, opened the establishment in September 2021.
“The goal was to sell natural wine, which I’m very passionate about, and just very simple, classic, well-made cocktails in a unique space that’s pretty and a little bit more feminine than most spaces would be in town,” Cameron said.
It took a long time to create the perfect setting in the rented unit.
“We built out everything – the bar, the kitchen area, the extra bathroom. The inspiration is