Jeff Leiper says developer's plan to tear down office building and replace it with pair of highrises will cause traffic headaches and overshadow nearby homes.
Zyer Developments wants to restore the building at 285 McLeod to its "original appearance and detailing” and build a new eight-storey apartment development over top of it.
Katasa Group's plan is anchored by a 26-storey highrise that would feature more than 80 rental units targeted at students and an additional 150 rental suites in the floors above.
It's the third month in a row that new builds lagged behind their pace of a year ago.
Overall sales in Ottawa were down compared with 2020 for the second straight month.
“It’s extremely rare you would see something of this scale and quality ever surface in a market like Ottawa, which is pretty tightly controlled"
Smart Living Properties and Forum Equity Partners have applied to build a rental complex at 112 Nelson St. aimed at "young professionals" who cycle rather than drive.
Organization says it wants to retain the facade of its three-storey office at the corner of Lewis Street and the Queen Elizabeth Driveway and build a nine-storey building with 66 residential units.
Developers started work on 795 new dwellings across the region last month, a 19 per cent drop from a year earlier.
The Ottawa-based REIT reported funds from operations of $11.9 million in the three-month period ending June 30, down from $12.7 million a year earlier.