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Corner of Queen and Ontario Niagara Falls

Taps on Queen - Brewhouse and Grill

4680 Queen Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Paris Crepes Bistro

4613 Queen Street, Niagara Falls

Keefer Mansion Inn

14 St. Davids St. West, Thorold

Coffee Culture

4388 Queen Street,Niagara Falls

4525 Morrison Street Niagara Falls

Niagara's first LEED registered multi-unit residential rental development.

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Welcome to Keefer Developments Ltd

About Us Keefer Developments Ltd. is a Niagara based real estate development company specializing in adaptive reuse, heritage and brownfield revitalization projects. Using the principles of 


About Keefer Developments Ltd

About Keefer Developments Ltd

Mission Statement We are Keefer Developments Ltd. We imagine and believe in better community, and the role that built heritage and culture plays in delivering a sense of place. We value individual cre


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Photo Gallery

Below you will find photos of current and past projects.


News

Thorold Stone Road extension 'symbolic of things to come' in Niagara Falls: Diodati

Niagara This Week Article Jan 8, 2016 To some, it's just a stretch of asphalt, but to Mayor Jim Diodati, the extension of Thorold Stone Road represents much more.   Read More


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Queen Street Niagara Falls Has Momentum!

Coming Back to Life! 2015 Our historic downtown core offers rich history, and sense of place that defines our community.   Read More


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Revitalizing Niagara Falls Downtown

Niagara Falls Business Magazine Article 2015 Downtown communities are the key ingredient of any great city. Yet, over the years there has been a decline in foot traffic as customers were lured awa


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The status quo should be unacceptable: Ritchie

Niagara Falls Review Article May 9, 2015 The Review asked me to share some specifics regarding recent comments I made with respect to poverty, and economic balance in the city of Niagara Falls.


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Falls more than just tourism: Ritchie

Niagara Falls Review Article May 5, 2015 The man whose company owns many of the properties in downtown Niagara Falls says it's time the powers that be in this city focus more on its citizens and


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TIFF film series comes to Seneca Theatre

St. Catharines Standard Article February 19, 2015 The Seneca Theatre on Queen St. Is going back to its roots.For the first time in two decades, the venue will be showing movies as part of the Tor


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From department store to condos?

Niagara Falls Review Article December 3, 2014 NIAGARA FALLS – Five years after an early-morning fire levelled the historic building that once housed Rosbergs in downtown Niagara Falls, the prop


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Niagara Falls Review moving

Niagara Falls Review Article November 7, 2014 by Ray Spiteri NIAGARA FALLS – It's the dawn of a new era for The Niagara Falls Review. The 135-year-old newspaper is moving to the downto


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Niagara Falls council sworn in

Niagara Falls Review Article December 2, 2014 by Ray Spiteri NIAGARA FALLS – Niagara Falls is designing a road map to keep youth in the city as opposed to leaving for what they believe to


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Seneca Queen Theatre to re-open in Oct.

Niagara Falls Review Article September 29, 2014 by John Law NIAGARA FALLS – Things are about to pick up at the Seneca Queen Theatre. A film and concert series is planned for the Queen St.


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The time is right for Queen Street: Ritchie

Niagara This Week ArticleSeptember 10, 2014 by Richard Hutton NIAGARA FALLS – It has taken some time, but the pieces of the Queen Street puzzle are beginning to come together, Phil Ritchie


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Carleton eyes Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Review ArticleSeptember 3, 2014 by Ray Spiteri NIAGARA FALLS - Niagara Falls' push for a post-secondary presence downtown may have a dance partner. Carleton University sent a noti


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Falls lets province know of post-secondary intent

Niagara Falls Review ArticleJuly 9, 2014 by Ray Spiteri NIAGARA FALLS - Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati has sent a notice of intent letter to the province indicating the municipality's desi


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Falls to push for post-secondary opportunity

Niagara Falls Review ArticleMay 14, 2014 by Ray Spiteri NIAGARA FALLS - The timing has never been better to promote downtown Niagara Falls to post-secondary institutions interested in opening n


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George F. Walker premiere a coup for Niagara Falls theatre

Toronto Star ArticleMarch 27, 2014 By: Richard Ouzounian NIAGARA FALLS—One of the most ironic things in theatre so far this year is that the best play about Toronto politics is getting its


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Helping More Students Pursue Postsecondary Education

Ontario Calls for Expansion Proposals from UniversitiesMarch 27, 2014 Premier Kathleen Wynne announced today that the government is taking steps to ensure that more students can pursue undergradu


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Sustainability, Passion for Food on the Menu at Keefer Mansion Inn

Destination Niagara Falls ArticleMarch, 2014 THOROLD - The Keefer Mansion Inn is revamping its menu to give guests a dining experience that's unparalleled in Niagara.Newly hired executive chef Ky


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Brock interested in downtown Niagara Falls campus

Niagara Falls Review ArticleOctober 11, 2013 by Matt Day NIAGARA FALLS - Brock University is actively looking at bringing a downtown campus to Niagara Falls.Brian Hutchings, the Thorold-based u


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Falls could host post-secondary campus in 2014

Niagara Falls Review ArticleOctober 9, 2013 by Ray Spiteri NIAGARA FALLS - Mayor Jim Diodati said Niagara Falls could be home to a university or college campus by 2014. "It's very reali


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Downtown Niagara Falls university?

Niagara Falls Review ArticleOctober 2, 2013 by Ray Spiteri NIAGARA FALLS – Downtown Niagara Falls would be an "excellent location" for a post-secondary campus as it would address the educ


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The Bakery

Gay Brothers Bakery Legacy by James Kershaw I dare say that every family must have a story that's interesting and cohesive for its members and even to the public as well (if they only knew)


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Canada Day moves downtown, entertains thousands

Niagara Falls Review Article JULY 1, 2013 RAY SPITERY Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – For the first time in 30 years, Niagara Falls Canada Day festivities took place downtown — not at O


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Springlicious draws big crowds

Niagara Falls Review Article June 2, 2013 MATT DAY Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – The seventh year of the Queen St. festival had many new features — an expanded carnival, a liquor lice


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Health centre takes over former Canadian Tire building

Niagara Falls Review Article April 3, 2013 JOHN LAW Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – The former Canadian Tire building at the foot of Queen St. will be the new home of he Niagara Falls Com


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Business Innovation Zone to help entrepreneurs

Niagara Falls Review Article March 27, 2013 TONY RICCIUTO Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – To help small companies grow, the city of Niagara Falls has created the Business Innovation Zone,


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BIA dares you to walk Queen St. alley

Niagara Falls Review Article March 7, 2013 MATT DAY Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – Go ahead, take a walk through a downtown alleyway at night. The downtown Business Improvement Area isn&


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Adding life to downtown

Niagara Falls Review Article October 31, 2012 TONY RICCIUTIO Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – They are called the Queen St. Village Apartments and Phil Ritchie hopes they will set the new


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Lyndesfarne delivers the goods (and chills) with The Woman in Black

Niagara Falls Review Article October 13, 2012 JOHN LAW Niagara Falls Review NIAGARA FALLS – THE WOMAN IN BLACK, by Stephen Mallatratt. Based on the novel by Susan Hill. Starring Bruce Gooch, J


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Charging station Improves the environment

Bullet News Niagara Article October 11, 2012 ANNIE SILVESTER Bullet News Niagara NIAGARA FALLS – Drivers of electric cars in Niagara Falls will be able to fill up at the new 90- amp charging


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Queen Street Park Grand Opening

Grand Opening - Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 You are invited to attend the Grand Opening of the Queen Street Park and a ceremony to dedicate a Peace Garden commemorating the War of 1812. It all takes pla


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Buskers entertain Queen St. visitors

Niagara Falls Review Article September 3, 2012 RAY SPITERI Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – As a street performer, or more accurately put, a highly-skilled acrobat whose full-time job is t


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Queen St. 'has a heartbeat again'

Niagara Falls Review Article August 1, 2012 DAN DAKIN Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – There are signs of good things to come on Queen St. Two closed restaurants are set to reopen,


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Downtown BIA bringing new life, investments to the Queen Street district in Niagara Falls

The Business Link Niagara Article July, 2012 SCOTT LESLIE The Business Link Niagara NIAGARA FALLS – For many generations of Niagara Falls residents, Queen Street was always the place to be—w


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Druxy's Re-opening Soon!

July 21, 2012 Druxy's has announced that they will be re-opening their store on Queen Street in Downtown Niagara Falls. For 33 years DRUXY'S Famous Deli Sandwiches has proudly upheld the deli


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Paris Crepes Bistro to re-open next month

Niagara Falls Review Article July 13, 2012 ALISON LANLEY Niagara Falls REVIEW NIAGARA FALLS – Paris Crepes Bistro, which closed abruptly in May despite being heralded as one of Queen Street


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Niagara Social Project

We all have our reasons to love the Niagara Region. The Niagara Social Project is a group of individuals that share a vision. They all want to get the word out. The Niagara Region is a great place to


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Buskerfest Niagara in downtown Niagara Falls

May 31, 2012 Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects Worldwide talent to descend on Buskerfest Niagara in downtown Niagara Falls Amid the historic and funky shops and restaurants on Queen Street in Niagara


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Lyndesfarne relocates to Niagara Falls

May 25, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Lyndesfarne Theatre Projects (LTP) proudly announces the relocation of their theatre company to the Seneca Queen Theatre (circa 1940), located at 4624 Queen Street in do


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New Focus For Downtown Falls

St. Catharines Standard Article March 31, 2012 DAN DAKIN QMI Agency Niagara Falls NIAGARA FALLS – Phil Ritchie has a new vision for downtown. Never mind bringing in tourists. Forget landing a


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KDL Acquires HNDI

On March 26 2012, Keefer Developments Ltd. (KDL) successfully completed the acquisition of the real estate portfolio formerly known as Historic Niagara Development Inc. The portfolio including more th


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Cupolo Sports Heading Downtown

By Dan Dakin, Niagara Falls Review Wednesday, March 14, 2012 11:35 AM EDT NIAGARA FALLS - Cupolo Sports, which is celebrating 100 years of business in 2012, is moving. Owner Jerry Cupolo, whose uncle


Event Calendar

Event Calendar

Below you will find upcoming events brought to by Keefer Developments.


Announcement

KDL Acquires HNDI

On March 26 2012, Keefer Developments Ltd. (KDL) successfully completed the acquisition of the real estate portfolio formerly known as Historic Niagara Development Inc. The portfolio including more th


Commercial Properties

Commercial Properties

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Rental Properties

Rental Properties

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Executive Suites

Executive Suites

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Past Developments

Past Developments

4525 Morrison Street, NF Niagara's first LEED registered mult-iunit residential rental development. In partnership with Niagara Regional Housing, Keefer Developments Ltd. Is constructing a LEED


4525 Morrison Street

4525 Morrison Street

Niagara's first LEED registered multi-unit residential rental development. In partnership with Niagara Regional Housing, Keefer Developments Ltd. constructed this 24 unit building in 2010. Locat


Book Depot

Book Depot

Former Thorold Gallaher Paper Mill The bankruptcy and closure of the Gallaher Thorold Paper Company in May 1999 was a difficult and sudden loss for the economic base of Thorold. The paper mill oper


The Keefer Mansion Inn

The Keefer Mansion Inn

Built by Hugh Keefer 118 years ago, Maplehurst is a Regional landmark. Second only to the home of William Hamilton Merritt, it is the most important residence connected to the development of the Wella


Welland Mills Centre

Welland Mills Centre

Welland Mills was built in 1846 on lands that formed the original Thorold Township by Jacob Keefer. Jacob Keefer was the uncle of Hugh Keefer, builder of Maplehurst, (The Keefer Mansion Inn). Welland


Queen Street

Queen Street

Our historic downtown cores have a role to play in the transformation of Niagara. These precious spaces offer rich history, and a sense of place that define communities and are part of the fabric that


Queen St. Village Apartments

Queen St. Village Apartments

KDL is currently completing a 30 unit mixed, adaptive reuse project at 4410 Queen St. After sitting abandoned for a number of years, the former GayBrothers Bakery has been expanded and will become a m


Queen St. Village Apartments

The Bakery - Gay Brothers Bakery Legacy

by James Kershaw I dare say that every family must have a story that's interesting and cohesive for its members and even to the public as well (if they only knew). Not only a way to understa


Contact Us

Contact Us

Corporate Address: Keefer Developments Ltd.  14 St. David's St West Thorold Ontario Canada  L2V 2K9 Niagara Falls Office: Keefer Developments Ltd. 4605 Crysler Avenue. Unit


Feature Sheets

Feature Sheets

Click on the appropriate link below to download the feature sheet. • Properties For Sale • Properties For Lease


For Lease

Properties For Lease

Below is a list of properties for lease. Click on the link to download the feature sheet. • 2-4337 Queen Street Niagara Falls, Ontario • 202-4673 Ontario Avenue Niagara Falls, Ontario •


Keefer Flat Roofing

Keefer Flat Roofing

ROOF REPLACEMENT We will assist you in designing the optimum roof system to meet your needs and budget ROOF REPAIRS Our specialist will locate the damaged area and stop the leak at its source


Niagara Falls News

Niagara Falls News Article

Bed and Breakfast a Culinary Destination The Keefer Mansion Inn is revamping its menu to give guests a dining experience that's unparalleled in Niagara. Newly hired executive chef Kyle Paton was bro