1382 County Rd. #28
Fraserville, Ontario K0L 1V0
Building on 50 years of successful operating history at Kawartha Downs
Create a commercial hub (hotel, slots, bingo, large concert venue, fairgrounds)
Bring well paying jobs to the area, with strong focus on agriculture and tourism
Bring a comprehensive servicing solution that can spur employment growth in the area, including the Airport and other neighbouring industrial properties
Build a broad range of housing types to compliment the commercial redevelopment once the revitalization is underway
Marc Downing, Senior Associate, MJMA Architecture & Design
Jim Bailey, P.Eng. Vice President, External Services, Cambium Inc.
Wes Kingdon, Traffic Engineer, D.M. Wills Associates Limited.
John Levie, Servicing Engineer, Clearford
Christian Chan, Planner, C2 Planning
Dr. Lawrence Jackson, Archaeologist, Northeastern Archaeological Associates Limited
Gary Pritchard, Indigenous Consultation, 4 Direction of Conservation Consulting
Richard Weldon, Managing Partner, Romspen Investment Corp.
Kawartha Downs Revitalization
A new future for horse racing in South Eastern Ontario
A new agricultural fairground for South Eastern Ontario
Economic development and agency partnerships
Diverse residential growth
A Racing Future
The proposal abandons the dual racing format by eliminating car racing and instead focusing on horse racing.
Cavan-Monaghan has supported our bid to dramatically increase race dates. We also intend to introduce ¼ horse racing 2022/23.
Our proposed Southern Ontario Agricultural Fairground will work in concert with those that already exist in Peterborough, Millbrook, Lindsay, Port Hope, Orono, Port Perry…
- Peterborough Airport
- Millbrook BIA
- OHHA (Ontario Harness Horseman Association)
- Local fairgrounds
- Community Care Access
- Lions Club
- Non-profit Sport Organization
Our planned residential community will provide a broad range of housing types including singles, semis and townhouses providing more choices to the community than conventional houses in the area.
- Jobs, jobs, jobs!
- Indoor and outdoor community programming
- Large scale concert facility to feature local, regional, and international acts
- Hotel to boost tourism for the entire area
- Working with non-profits
- Local trades and employees
- Improved servicing to the Airport
No Risk to Township
The site is owned by Romspen Mortgage Fund.
Romspen has the financial wherewithal to undertake the entire development including the hotel, concert hall, and residential development.
Romspen has provided billions of dollars of mortgage financing across North America. Romspen owns its own portfolio of rental units, shopping centres and industrial buildings and is currently building out over 2,000 residential homes, high rise condominiums and apartments from Halifax to Victoria and Collingwood to Los Angeles.