Also at council meeting, Broccolini secures interest-free deferment of development charges for new Amazon distribution centre
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.
Facility will feature three museum galleries, spaces for theatre performances, education and community gathering and a healing room for Indigenous individuals identifying as two-spirit.
Plans calls for five mixed-use towers of 25 to 45 storeys with 1,950 residential units near new Pimisi LRT station.
Former mayor Jim Durrell is all too familiar with failed plans to redevelop LeBreton Flats, but he believes this time all the right ingredients are finally in place to revitalize the long-vacant site
The move comes just weeks after the National Capital Commission came to a principle agreement with the Senators-backed RendezVous LeBreton group to redevelop LeBreton Flats.
The NCC said both sides have agreed on “fair market value” for the property, but the final price tag will be determined only after the costs of cleaning up contaminated land have been established.
“We’re not interested in subsidizing an arena."
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Pitch imagines Amazon's second headquarters as steps away from an NHL arena and a new public library, two major concurrent developments in Ottawa’s downtown that have yet to begin.