Construction permit values receive slight bump in November

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The value of construction permits the City of Ottawa handed out in November were up slightly from the year before, according to municipal records.

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Contractors received permits worth a total of $207,613,169 for the month, a bump up from $205,041,133 in November 2012.

That came despite the fact that the number of permits decreased to 588 from 696 the year before.

Included among the projects were a Westboro condo development from Ashcroft Homes, an apartment building Claridge Homes is working on in the LeBreton Flats and continued construction at the Rideau Centre and Lansdowne Park.

The top permits by value were:

Q-West condo development

(88, 98, 101 Richmond Rd.)

Description: Construct a 10-storey mixed use building (retail, residential, parking garage).

Contractor: Ashcroft Homes

Size: Three projects, each measuring 309,165 square feet

Value: Three projects, each valued at $44,205,089.98.

300 Lett St.

Description: Construct an eight-storey, 144-unit apartment building.

Contractor: Claridge Homes Inc.

Size: 156,082 square feet

Value: $22,000,000

Rideau Centre

(50 Rideau St.)

Description: Interior alterations to the P2 & P1 garage levels and levels two through four of a four-storey retail building (Rideau Centre) in preparation for future tenant fit-ups, including the food court on level two and Nordstrom’s on levels three and four.

Contractor: Contractor unknown

Size: 87,000 square feet

Value: $11,546,517

Lansdowne Park, building H

(1015 Bank St.)

Description: Construct a two-storey retail building (base building only).

Contractor: Trinity Development Group

Size: 78,511 square feet

Value: $10,922,013

Lansdowne Park, building A

(1015 Bank St.)

Description: Construct a two-storey commercial building (base building only).

Contractor: Unknown

Size: 45,149 square feet

Value: $7,488,410

999 Merivale Rd.

Description: Construct a four-storey apartment building

Contractor: Unknown

Size: 16,501 square feet

Value: $2,452,719

World Exchange Plaza

(100 Queen St.)

Description: Tenant fit up on the ninth, 15th and 16th floors of the 17-storey building.

Contractor: Unknown

Size: 41,387 square feet

Value: $2,400,000

The Slater condo project

(199 Slater St.)

Description: Excavation and shoring for a 22-storey hotel and condominium.

Contractor: Broccolini Construction Ont. Inc.

Size: 29,004

Value: $2,290,446

122, 126 Battersea Cres.

Description: Construct a three-storey, 16-unit residential apartment building with exterior surface parking.

Contractor: Brigil

Size: Two projects, each measuring 19,633 square feet.

Value: Two projects, each valued at $2,188,687

Public Works and Government Services Canada

(3500 Carling Ave.)

Description: Replace the roof on a three-storey office building (Llab 10 West)

Contractor: Unknown

Size: 105,465 square feet

Value: $1,841,000

Public Works and Government Services Canada

(2670 Queensview Dr.)

Description: Replace the roof on a three-storey office building (Lab 10 West)

Contractor: Unknown

Size: 33,583 square feet

Value: $1,750,000

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Nov. 2013

Number of permits: 588

Value of permits: $207,613,168.69

Nov. 2012

Number of permits: 696

Value of permits: $205,041,133.11

Organizations: Claridge Homes, Rideau Centre, Q-West Public Works and Government Services Canada Broccolini Construction

Geographic location: Lansdowne Park, Westboro, Richmond

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