Considering the world-class institutions that are rising out of Waterloo's core -- notably the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics -- it only makes sense to have a world-class hotel within easy walking distance.

It's not that there aren't already some very good hotels in Waterloo, or in Kitchener for that matter, but there are some very obvious advantages in having a good supply of first-rate hotel rooms nearby -- and we expect this is what's motivated the development company behind the BarrelYards project to plan for a hotel and to begin seeking out a...

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