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Expression of Interest 2021-EOI1 – Former Cherry Brook Zoo (901 Foster Thurston Drive/Adjacent to Rockwood Park)

As a result of the recent closure of the Zoo, the City of Saint John is seeking to re-establish a new vision/business opportunity for potentially 30 acres of land on the periphery of City owned Rockwood Park. This area consists of natural forested lands in Millidgeville, near the Saint John Regional Hospital, University of New Brunswick Saint John campus and the Rockwood Park Golf Course. The footprint for the former Zoo facility is currently fenced and has several shelter structures and two, year-round buildings.

The City is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced business operators/entrepreneurs interested in a long-term lease. Pursuant to the City’s Zoning By-law, the property is located in the Park (P) zone, which permits a variety of uses that are considered appropriate for this area.

Expressions of Interest must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m., A.D.T., Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

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