Colonnade BridgePort Joins United States Green Building Council

Colonnade BridgePort is now a proud member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) – a nonprofit organization that supports the development of prosperous, healthy and resilient communities through the transformation of the built environment. Through its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building program, USGBC is committed to transforming how our buildings and communities are designed, constructed and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves quality of life.

LED Lighting: ESG and Cost Benefits for Commercial Real Estate

LED lighting has revolutionized the way spaces are lit, and within the context of commercial real estate, the benefits have many landlords opting for LED retrofits at their properties.   In this article, we discuss how LED retrofits can support ESG objectives, as well as provide examples of the cost benefits achieved at two Colonnade BridgePort managed properties. 

Hard Hats and Hard Work for Habitat

As part of our title sponsorship of Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa’s Women Build initiative – a fundraising program that gives women the chance to empower themselves and others by raising money and building homes for future Habitat families – 10 employee volunteers recently participated in a Women Build Day at Habitat’s newest development site – Kemptville Korners.

The BUZZ About Bees!

Urban beekeeping has been gaining popularity with landlords of both commercial and residential properties as a fun and engaging activity that supports ESG efforts and contributes to the health and well-being of local communities. If you have not yet explored the idea of “keeping bees” at your properties, here are three reasons why you may […]

Colonnade BridgePort Participating in Better Buildings Ottawa Program

According to City of Ottawa, existing buildings are the single biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the city. In 2020, industrial, commercial, and institutional buildings contributed 22 per cent of Ottawa’s greenhouse gas emissions; most from space heating. To meet the city’s target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, 95 per cent […]

Inspiring People and Enhancing Communities with Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa build site - May 2022

Colonnade BridgePort recently participated in two Build Days with Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa at their Titus Landing development. Employees got their hands dirty parging, pouring concrete, installing appliances and bike racks, and completing other tasks. “If you think this group works hard in the office you should see them with a hammer and some […]