Province Purchases Kings County Municipal Building

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

March 1, 2016 1:56 PM

Government has purchased the Kings County Municipal Building from the Municipality of the County of Kings.

The building houses three courtrooms, provincial and supreme court judges' offices, court support staff facilities, sheriff's offices, a barristers' library, and holding cells.

The building, located on Cornwallis Street in Kentville, also includes municipal offices.

It is expected that owning the building will be less expensive in the long run than potentially leasing from a private owner.

The purchase price of the building is $4.2 million.


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     The province has purchased the Kings County Municipal

Building from the Municipality of the County of Kings.

     The building, located on Cornwallis Street in Kentville,

also includes municipal offices.

     It is expected that owning the building will be less

expensive in the long run than potentially leasing from a

private owner.

     The purchase price of the building is $4.2 million.

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