Also at council meeting, Broccolini secures interest-free deferment of development charges for new Amazon distribution centre
But some question whether market can absorb flood of new units
Claridge's "East Flats" would feature more than 1.5 million square feet of residential space along with nearly 230,000 square feet of commercial space northeast of the Pimisi LRT station.
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Tech firms now occupy more real estate in the core than the legal and accounting sectors
If the plan is approved, it would further boost Ottawa’s downtown hotel inventory following a spate of new openings and planned developments that’s expected to add hundreds of new rooms to the market.
Plans calls for five mixed-use towers of 25 to 45 storeys with 1,950 residential units near new Pimisi LRT station.
More than 300 flock to Andaz Ottawa ByWard Market hotel for late-night cocktail party.
Local developer already owns five retirement residences, with two more under construction in Kanata and Vanier. Another is planned for Hunt Club Road.
Though the Claridge name often calls to mind highrise condos and new-built suburban homes, the Ottawa family-owned residential developer is continuing to diversify its portfolio with a ne