Opportunities

Opportunities

As we look to continue to build on our compelling natural advantage, our place by the sea, our focus is on investing in infrastructure, properties and programs that make Nova Scotia liveable and loveable. We encourage you to explore our opportunities.

TENDERS

At Develop Nova Scotia, we engage with public and private sector companies in projects and transactions that contribute to the sustainable development of high potential property and infrastructure across Nova Scotia, to drive inclusive economic growth in our province.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

DNS-1920-0045 – Request for Quotation Cable Wharf Pile Repairs

DNS-1920-0046 – Request for Quotation Cable Wharf North Boardwalk Repairs

DNS-1920-0037 – Retail Opportunity on the Halifax Waterfront

DNS-1920-0034 Two-Stage RFSQ for Specified Professional Services

DNS-1920-0040 Request for Information – Mobile Flat-Packed Chalets for Use in Markets/Events

DNS-1920-0002 – Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative – For Pre-Qualified Proponents Only

DNS-1920-0003Two-stage RFSQ for the pre-qualification and potential selection of specific professional consultation services

For more on Nova Scotia Procurement, please visit their web site here.

We are committed to best practices in purchasing and in sustainability. Our procurement activities comply with Nova Scotia Procurement and we are committed to supporting our environment, economy and society through adherence to this policy wherever possible by:

  • Ensuring that our requirements for goods, services, construction, and facilities are met through an open, fair, and transparent process that maximizes competition and value to our organization.
  • Ensuring bidders have reasonable notice and opportunity to tender.
  • Fostering economic development by ensuring every capable Nova Scotia supplier has the opportunity to do business with us.
  • Ensuring our procurement decisions consider the benefit to the environment and social fabric of Nova Scotia.
  • Adhering to all trade agreements which create economic opportunities for Nova Scotians.
  • Treating out of province bidders in the same way as their jurisdictions would treat bidders from Nova Scotia.
  • Being accountable for procurement decisions.

Employment

Develop Nova Scotia is a professional organization powered by passionate and dedicated employees who are focused on helping to build a Nova Scotia that is irresistible to people and investment, through placemaking, infrastructure and programming. Our employees have many things in common—we’re proud to live in Nova Scotia, we love our work and we believe…
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NEWS

The Develop Nova Scotia Team is Working Remotely and Operational

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns, under the guidance of the Province, the Develop Nova Scotia staff are all working remotely and we remain fully operational.

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - Announcement

Government is making sure more Nova Scotians will have access to high-speed internet connections, with the announcement on February 7, 2020, of the first round of Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative projects.

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - January, 2020

Announcement Planned for Next Week In our December update we reported that the Develop Nova Scotia team had several negotiated agreements to be signed early in January and were negotiating several more.  Our plan was to make announcements as quickly as…

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Arts District Design Competition Launches

Architectural teams from around the globe are invited to participate in a design competition for a new provincial art gallery. The kickoff of an international design competition represents a big step toward a new art gallery for all Nova Scotians,…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative

As we move into the holiday season, we wanted to provide an update on where we are in our progress.  We know people are anxiously awaiting substantive information and we will soon be able to share project announcements. We now…

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New Era for Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa

New private owners are planning significant upgrades to the Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa to create a year-round tourism destination. Besim Halef, Glenn Squires, both from Halifax and Bear River First Nation in Digby County have purchased the tourism…

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Rural Placemaking Pitch Competition

Our finalists brought their A-game to our Rural Placemaking Pitch Competition. The three projects presented were Fibre Alley in Amherst, The Public Backyard Project in Bridgewater, and Open-Air Front Porch in West Hants. The creativity and community spirit demonstrated by all…

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Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - September/October 2019

Over the past couple of months, we’ve been out on the road hosting drop-in community events to talk about the Internet projects being completed through the previously announced federal Connect to Innovate (CTI) program. During these events, we’ve also had…

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Shelburne Harbour Investments

Great community turnout September 6, 2019 for an investment in Shelburne Harbour. The more than $650,000 through ACOA and Develop Nova Scotia will support improvements at its marine terminal to position Shelburne and area as a choice destination for cruise…

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Renovations at Fisherman’s Cove to Boost Tourism

Local economy to benefit from a new dock and boardwalk that will create additional tourism experiences Investing in community infrastructure is essential to create jobs, increase tourism and contribute to quality of life in rural areas across Nova Scotia. To…

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