Chart your course to visit one of the world’s most spectacular coastlines.
Waterfront parking is where downtown begins.
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A bustling seaside playground where people of all ages and backgrounds come to explore and experience the best of Nova Scotia.
A seaside destination for the entire family.
Where cultural and seafaring experiences meet a new ocean economy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.
See what’s happening on the waterfront.
Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
A waterfront view makes everything taste better.
Take advantage of free Wi-Fi.
Learn more about recent waterfront developments.
Harnessing the potential of our waterfronts.
Learn more about Nova Scotia’s waterfronts.
News from the water’s edge.
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Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the waterfronts.
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Together, we are building waterfronts that are experiential and economic hubs for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
Meet the Waterfront Development team.
Meet our Board of Directors.
Become a steward of a rising tide.
Our waterfronts—spectacular locations on the water’s edge—are among Nova Scotia’s most visited destinations and sought-after development areas. Waterfront Development harnesses the waterfront’s potential by creating ideas, infrastructure and experiences that stimulate business investment and community pride. The redevelopment and revitalization of waterfront lands is the primary mandate of the corporation, and following our development principles is crucial on the Halifax waterfront, and every waterfront.
Waterfront Development is engaged with public and private sector organizations, and the public at large, in planning development. In fulfilling our public obligations Waterfront Development strives to plan and coordinate developments that:
Waterfront Development puts these principles into effect by: