Also at council meeting, Broccolini secures interest-free deferment of development charges for new Amazon distribution centre
Amazon expected to hire 600 employees, while construction is predicted to involve some 2,000 workers.
Facility is designed to accommodate up to 1,000 employees between two shifts.
The construction of the tallest tower to be built in downtown Ottawa in 25 years.
A Montreal-based developer with a significant Ottawa presence has launched plans for a large new retail outlet in Kanata that will feature U.S.-based Bass Pro Shops as an anchor tenant.
A coveted downtown development site, adjacent to property expropriated by the city for Ottawa's light-rail line, is expected to be purchased by a major developer within the next year.