I stumbled across this article by the Toronto Star and in my opinion it really covers what is going on in Hamilton, Ontario below mountain. it's a similar discription to what I wrote in my blog post a couple years back.
Mark Davidson, Sale Representative
Source: The Toronto Star
Character is the name of the game when it comes to downtown residential and commercial developments in Hamilton.When Steve Kulakowsky and his partner David Sauve bought the old McIlwraith Public School for $750,000 in 2011, they wouldn't put their condo sales centre on the site.