Developers urge City to cut red tape, clear path to more office-to-residential conversions

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CLV Group and InterRent REIT are converting an 11-storey office building at 473 Albert St. into a 158-unit apartment complex. Photo courtesy CLV Group
Editor's Note

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles exploring the issue of converting office towers into residential spaces.

As municipal leaders brainstorm new ways to revitalize Ottawa’s downtown in a post-pandemic world, real estate insiders say making the office-to-residential conversion process easier by cutting red tape at city hall should be right at the top of their agenda.
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