Construction permits fall 35%

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The value of construction permits fell almost 35 per cent, or $75.5 million, year-over-year in September, according to municipal records.

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The city issued 837 permits with a combined value of $137.83 million, compared to 749 permits with a total value of $213.37 million a year earlier.

Three permits at 1929 Ogilvie Rd. alone made up nearly $13 million of the construction activity approved in September. There also were alterations permits issued for three buildings in the parliamentary precinct: the Wellington Building, the East Block and the C.D. Howe Building.

The top permits in September by value were:

1929 Ogilvie Rd.

Contractor: PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

Description: Construction of a five-storey portion of a five-storey institutional office building (structural only)

Size: 268,192 square feet

Value: $8,789,917


Wellington Building

(180 Wellington St.)

Contractor: Tofcon Construction Inc.

Description: Interior alterations to strengthen exterior walls for seismic in an eight-storey institutional building

Size: 8,180 square feet

Value: $3,839,568


350 Legget Dr.

Contractor: Kanata Research Park

Description: Tenant fit up to a six-storey commercial building

Size: 178,062 square feet

Value: $3,737,833


C.D. Howe Building

(240 Sparks St.)

Contractor: Govan Brown Inc.

Description: Interior alterations on the third floor of a 12-storey commercial building

Size: 33,154 square feet

Value: $3,500,000


770 Palladium Dr.

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Interior alterations on all floors of a four-storey office building

Size: 41,238 square feet

Value: $3,000,000


1929 Ogilvie Rd.

Contractor: PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

Description: Construction of a one-storey shipping, receiving and storage facility building

Size: 33,922 square feet

Value: $2,303,700


Icor Technology Inc.

(935 Ages Dr.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct a two-storey warehouse building

Size: 25,834 square feet

Value: $2,025,000


230 Herzberg Rd.

Contractor: M.P. Lundy Construction

Description: Construct a one-storey addition at the front as well as interior alterations to a one-storey office building

Size: 5,178 square feet

Value: $2,375,580


8467 North Service Rd.

Contractor: Brigil Homes

Description: Construct a three-storey block of 16 condominium units

Size: 25,210 square feet

Value: $2,200,000


Parliament, East Block

(111 Wellington St.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Interior and exterior alterations on a three-storey institutional building (masonry, windows, drainage, flashing, etc.)

Size: 1,690 square feet

Value: $1,934,900


Parkway Pentecostal Church

(7275 Parkway Rd.)

Contractor: Hawkey Church Management

Description: Construct a one-storey addition at the side and interior alterations in the basement and first floor of a one-storey institutional building

Size: 18,008 square feet

Value: $1,700,000


1929 Ogilvie Rd.

Contractor: PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

Description: Construct a two-storey portion of a five-storey commercial office building (structural only: foundation and superstructure).

Size: 30,818 square feet

Value: $1,479,216


Maison Fraternité

(300 Olmstead St.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct a second-storey addition to an existing two-storey institutional building

Size: 3,950 square feet

Value: $1,300,000


Mark's Work Wearhouse

(1840 Merivale Rd.)

Contractor: Unknown

Description: Construct one-storey commercial retail building

Size: 14,000 square feet

Value: $1,200,000


360 McLeod St.

Contractor: Doran Residential Contractors Ltd.

Description: Excavation and shoring only for a nine-storey mixed use (retail and residential) building with two-level underground parking garage

Size: 21,436 square feet

Value: $1,156,000


SkyWave Mobile Communications

750 Palladium Dr.

Contractor: Acc-Par Systems Ltd.

Description: Interior alterations in a three-storey office building.

Size: 40,000 square feet

Value: $1,000,000


Organizations: C.D. Howe Building.The, Icor Technology, North Service Rd.Contractor Pentecostal Church Hawkey Church ManagementDescription Mark's Work Wearhouse

Geographic location: 7275 Parkway

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