Halifax’s first residential hospice is closer to becoming a reality.

Hospice Halifax obtained a $4.2 million repayable bridge loan that will allow for the demolition and construction of 618 and 620 Francklyn Street.

Renovators Resources Inc. led a professional salvage operation in June and July 2017 to carefully dismantle any salvageable materials inside the two buildings. The materials will ultimately find new purpose in other construction, renovation, or decorative projects in Halifax and Nova Scotia.

Work on the residential hospice site on Francklyn Street is underway. Construction is expected to wrap up by summer 2018. The goal is to open a beautiful new residential hospice to families in late 2018.