In 2012, Mapleridge Plaza – a commercial plaza located in Peterborough, ON, a city of approximately 85,000 residents and a short drive from Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal – was struggling. Despite being located on a main commercial artery, Mapleridge was challenged with outdated infrastructure and vacancy issues, and the 20-unit plaza was dealt a particularly […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The imminent widening of Hwy 7 to 4 lanes, from Kanata to nearby Carleton Place, signaled significant residential growth and the accompanying need for greater retail services.
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.
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 […]
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.