News and Resources

new development concept drawing

News | A new “Connected Community”along the LRT Mill Station in Kitchener

May 2023 | Kitchener, ON

Kitchener Council approved the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications for the proposed development of 455-509 Mill Street, Kitchener on May 8th, paving the way for the city’s largest fully integrated community into an LRT Station.

3 women holding a large cheque at the Foodbak of WR

News |$4000 raised for the Foodbank of Waterloo Region

February 2023 | Kitchener, ON

Thank you to our colleagues, partners and friends who helped us raise 8000 meals for our community.

Barra on Queen Kitchen

News |Company Announcement |Staff

February 2023 | Kitchener, ON

New year, new team! We are excited to welcome Gursimran to the Polocorp team.

Barra on Queen Kitchen

News | Viva, Now selling!

October 2022 | Kitchener, ON

Now selling our Viva condo towns community in Kitchener.

Barra on Queen Kitchen

News | ComPany Announcement | Staff Update

August 2022 | Kitchener, ON

As we continue to expand our communities across the region, we are excited to grow our dynamic team.

Forbes Estate

News | Running Boston Marathon a celebration of women for Cambridge doctor

April 2022 | Kitchener, ON

Dr. Laura Puopolo and her husband, Joseph, among 34 local runners signed up to run storied marathon.

Forbes Estate

News | Filming for fifth season of The Handmaid’s Tale sets up at Forbes Estate

April 2022 | Kitchener, ON

The film crew behind the popular Hulu series and Cambridge filming mainstay The Handmaid’s Tale is back in town this week, shooting scenes for the upcoming fifth season.

map of Viva and nearby amenities


April 2022 | Kitchener, ON

Site preparations have begun at Viva in Kitchener with sales releases scheduled for the spring. This Polocorp development is located near the heart of downtown Kitchener on Mill Street, giving homeowners access to many amenities. 


News |How Private Property Rights Can Fix the Housing Crisis

Part One of a Special Series

March 2022 | Kitchener, ON

After spending more than 40 years as an urban planning consultant and land developer, Paul Puopolo knows what works and what doesn’t in the housing business. And lately, says the recently-retired founder of Kitchener, Ont.-based land development firm Polocorp Inc., there’s a lot that doesn’t work.

Barra on Queen Kitchen

News | ComPany Announcement | Staff Update

January 2022 | Kitchener, ON

Recognizing the scope, size and complexity of our developments, Polocorp continues to grow and we are excited to make some announcements about changes and additions to our team.

Paul P

News |Veteran planner watched development costs and land values skyrocket during 40-year career

January 2022 | Kitchener, ON

A massive injection of federal and provincial funds is needed before cities and developers can build enough multi-residential buildings to provide affordable housing to everyone who needs it, says a veteran urban planner.

Polocorp Family

News | ComPany Announcement

December 2021 | Kitchener, ON

It is with great pride that Paul and Louise, will be stepping aside to let their two boys, Joseph & Michael, take the business to new heights.

Christmas, child smiling, Foodbank of WR logo

News | COMMUNTY | Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Buon Natale!

December 2021 | Kitchener, ON

As we slowly emerge from Covid Restrictions we had hoped to resume our traditional Christmas Party, however we still feel it’s too soon. Nevertheless, we still wish to reach out and support our community.

Food Bank of Waterloo 2020 donation

News | COMMUNITY | Thank you for helping to raise over $10,000 for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region

December 2020 | Kitchener, ON

With the help of our friends and colleagues, we raised over $10,000 this season!