Optimizing a Property’s Financial Performance to Position It for Sale

400 Cumberland Street

Aligning with a client’s goal to optimize a property’s financial performance and prepare it for disposition is a key component of Colonnade BridgePort’s extensive real estate service offering. Brought on to manage and lease 400 Cumberland St. by the owner in 2017, the asset was at risk of losing its major federal government tenancy that […]

Taking a Long-Term Approach to Environmental Performance Delivers Quick Results

Located in the Ottawa neighbourhood of Hintonburg, Holland Cross is a 276,861 sq.ft. multi-use property owned by LaSalle Investment Management. When Colonnade BridgePort took over management of the property in 2008, one of LaSalle’s goals was for Holland Cross to attain a third-party green building certification such as LEED®. To add to the challenge, LaSalle […]

Energy Efficiency Improvements Exceed Client Targets and Help to Earn LEED Certification

Located in the Ottawa-West neighbourhood of Hintonburg, Holland Cross is a 276,861 square-foot multi-use property owned by LaSalle Investment Management. Managing the property since 2008, Colonnade BridgePort has helped LaSalle exceed its aggressive environmental targets and achieve LEED® Gold Certification. LaSalle’s goal to achieve LEED certification was a major challenge as Holland Cross’ two office […]

Reduced Water Consumption Exceeds Client Targets and Helps to Earn LEED Certification

Holland Cross is a 276,861 square-foot multi-use property owned by LaSalle Investment Management. Managing the property since 2008, Colonnade BridgePort has helped LaSalle exceed its aggressive environmental targets and achieve LEED® Gold Certification. While the major focus at Holland Cross has been energy efficiency (see Energy Efficiency case study), Colonnade BridgePort also took measures to reduce […]

Catastrophic Roof Failure and Replacement

Roof failure involved a significant section of the 100K sf roof lifting and tearing off the industrial building. Disaster response protocols initiated, the property was immediately secured with involvement from roofing and affiliated contractors.

Repositioning aging office space for profitable resale

Very little had been done to improve or upgrade the property since it was built in the late 1980s. With a number of leases about to expire, including those held by some large tenants, occupancy was going to drop by 60 percent.

Answering Market-Driven Demand for Retail and Grocery Development in an Under-served Market

Opportunity As Ottawa’s booming residential growth continues to expand into more rural areas, the charming Village of Richmond, located just 36 kms south of downtown Ottawa, was destined to see new suburban neighbourhoods and accompanying commercial growth. Market studies supported the necessity for grocery and other retail to serve the growing population. The solution Colonnade […]

Tenant Retention with Strategic Turn-Key Solution

Construction management services worked closely with the tenant and leasing teams to develop a four-phase construction program. This involved taking back the tenant’s space in
stages, each stage being independent of the other.

Industrial Asset Repositioning Aligned with Disposition Strategy

Property management aligned with ownership to manage single tenant industrial asset with an upcoming lease expiration. The asset strategy for this property included non-renewal of the tenant and putting the property on the market for sale to a potential owner occupier. In order to maximize the value of the property, strategic reinstatement of the asset was needed.