Massive three-tower residential project in Little Italy to include coveted grocery store
The fast-growing downtown neighborhood of Little Italy will soon see another major property development after Ottawa council approved plans by Arnon Corp. for three residential towers with 550 units, a ground-floor grocery store and a “large public plaza” at the corner of Preston and Beech streets. Usually big, complex developments…
Investing in Vanier: Montreal Road gets a $50 million makeover
Construction continues on Montreal Road as hydro lines are buried. The road is now being prepared for a new sewage and water main system.
Little Italy’s food desert may soon end with grocery store in new development
Parking lot in Little Italy is to be turned into large development including 500 rental apartments and grocery store.
Ottawa’s ‘intensification’ plan gets mixed reviews in Hintonburg and Mechanicsville
With the population of Ottawa on the rise, new zoning bylaws are being considered to add more units in Hintonburg and Mechanicsville.
Heron Gate tenants want more say in development of new units
Members of the Heron Gate community are seeking a legally binding community benefits agreement with the new land owners, Timbercreek Asset Management.
Trees get the chop as construction of Stage 2 of LRT proceeds through Carleton campus
Some Ottawa residents are upset about trees are being cut down in preparation for construction of Stage 2 of LRT. Will the LRT do its part in reducing greenhouses gases in Ottawa?
Green advocates welcome focus on sustainability in newest LeBreton Flats plan
The NCC’s most recent plan for the now empty 55-acre lot of LeBreton Flats has a focus on the environment and sustainability with a zero-carbon goal.
Public input helps shape design of Ottawa’s new central library
A detailed description of the Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada joint facility that is projected to open to the public in 2024. This month concludes the pre-design and development stages of the initiative that has been ongoing throughout the duration of 2019.
Glebe’s Community Centre’s carbon-reduction project hailed as example to others
The historic Glebe’s community centre is nearing the finish line of a project that the community hopes will reduce the building’s carbon footprint by half.