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 […]

The Bees are Buzzing at these 4 Ottawa Properties

Colonnade BridgePort and Fiera Real Estate demonstrate environmental leadership with the installation of more beehives atop properties in Ottawa. OTTAWA, July 15, 2021 – Colonnade BridgePort and Fiera Real Estate are proud to announce the latest expansion of their urban beekeeping initiative in Ottawa. Just last year, the companies introduced a first installment of urban beehives, […]

The Post-Pandemic Office Part 4: Reallocating Space to Accommodate the Workforce of the Future

With COVID-19 changing the workforce landscape, the meaning of employee engagement and productivity has been redefined for many organizations. The role of the office space in the business-continuity plan must evolve simultaneously. Across industries, studies show that organizations will continue to value the physical workspace as a tool that fosters good social connection, strengthens culture, […]

Colonnade BridgePort and LaSalle Investment Management Announce LEED® Platinum Certification for Downtown Ottawa Property, 275 Slater Street

Through a commitment to sustainability best practices, 275 Slater has further reduced its energy and water consumption by 7% and 16% respectively since being certified Gold in 2017 Ottawa – June 9,  2021 – Colonnade BridgePort and LaSalle Investment Management are proud to announce that Green Building Council Inc. (Canada) has awarded the LEED® Platinum v4.1 Certification for Operations and Maintenance to […]

Colonnade BridgePort Announces LEED® Platinum Certification for 257,000 sq.ft. Downtown Ottawa Property 

Colonnade BridgePort demonstrates sustainability leadership by securing LEED® Platinum certification for 66 Slater located in Downtown Ottawa. Ottawa – May 25, 2021 – Colonnade BridgePort is proud to announce that Green Building Council Inc. (Canada) has awarded the LEED® Platinum v4.1 Certification for Operations and Maintenance to 66 Slater. The 257,000 sq.ft. downtown Ottawa office building is managed by Colonnade BridgePort on behalf of the property owner, KingSett Capital. This distinction represents a […]

New Beehives Will Be Buzzing in Ottawa

May 20th marks International Bee Day. Colonnade BridgePort is gearing up with the install of urban beehives at three of its managed properties. Colonnade BridgePort is pleased to announce that three new urban beehives will be installed on the rooftops of three properties: Westboro Connection at 315-319 McRae Ave and 1960 Scott Street, and Hintonburg […]