Mar 14th, 2022
Rochester Heights Phase II
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The Rochester Heights Phase II redevelopment at 818 Gladstone will cover the northern 2.7 acres of a block bounded by Gladstone, Rochester, Booth and Raymond. It will include mid-rise residential development along Gladstone and Rochester with low-rise townhomes along Booth.
The development will include a series of non-residential spaces that will be used for commercial rentals, community services and a number of work/live units. The site will also include multiple Car Share parking spaces that will be available for use by tenants as well as the broader community.
- Passive house design to minimize ongoing heating/cooling energy costs
- zero carbon footprint
- Wastewater heat recovery
- Solar photovoltaic array on the building rooftops
- The design incorporates best practice design for seniors/accessible/visitable/barrier-free housing
Amenities & Features
In total, there will be 273 new homes within five (5) buildings. The proposed design is for two (2) nine-storey buildings with 240 homes, with another 32 homes within three (3) townhouse blocks.
The design will support affordable housing, with a mix of studios, one-bed homes, two-three , and four-beds. It will include a generous amount of indoor and outdoor amenity space, coupled with surface and underground parking, bicycle parking, storage lockers, and a central park.
Building A will be 9-storey with 155 homes fronting on Gladstone Avenue, with some 4,000 ft2 of commercial space at grade.
Building B will be a 9-storey building with 86 homes fronting on Rochester Street. This building will be a partnership with PAL Ottawa.
Other Features include
- Fitness room
- Lounge and social rooms
- Study rooms
- Central outdoor park with play area
Construction is expected to begin Fall 2023
Expected Completion Date
This multi-million dollar development is possible because of the contribution of the following investors:
Ottawa Community Housing, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the City of Ottawa.
- Site Plan Application: December 2021
- Information Session: December 13, 2021
- Building Permit Approval: August 2023