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Yard & Station - Construction Update

Yard and Station Condos Ottawa For Sale

Construction is almost complete and occupancy has begun at Morley Hoppner's Yard & Station which is located at 12 Stirling Avenue in Hintonburg. This luxury low-rise loft building was designed by lead architect Barry J Hobin & Associates. Only one unit still remains available for purchase, an 1807 sqft loft for $939,000 (price is up from earlier in the year). The lower units have started occupancy and the finishing details have started on the other two floors. 

Click to expand the floorplan for the last available unit below - yes, it is very impressive. Two bedrooms plus large den, along with two bathrooms, separate laundry room, direct access from the elevator, etc. This is certainly not shoebox living. 

For more information about loft living in Ottawa fill out the form below. Matt Richling (salesperson at RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group) is focused on downtown living and helping buyers with finding the perfect investment space. 

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Yard and Station - Construction and Sales Update

Yard and Station Condos Ottawa
Yard and Station Condos Ottawa 2

Yard and Station, which is a low rise, luxury, loft building, is located at 12 Stirling Avenue (at Scott) in Hintonburg. The three storey building will be completed this year and only one of the nine units is still available for sale. The unit is priced at $899,000 plus parking and locker ($35,000) - and is 1807sqft of indoor space plus 130sqft of outdoor space. Yard And Station is being built by Ottawa based Morley Hoppner and the lead architect is Barry J. Hobin & Associates

Yard And Station Ottawa Condos

For more information about Yard and Station condos, or pre-construction condos in Ottawa, Contact me - I would love to help!

Zibi Ottawa - Kanaal - Grand Launch Date

Zibi Ottawa Kanaal Condos

After great success with the launch of the first phase on the Gatineau side, Windmill Developments has announced the name and date for the second phase of the Zibi Project. Kanaal will be a mixture of 61 condos and stacked town houses designed by Barry J. Hobin and Associates Architects. Located on the Ontario side of Ottawa's Chaudiere Island, many buyers have been very eager for an Ontario building in this project.

Grand Launch for Zibi's Kanaal has been set for 10am Saturday November 7th at the Zibi Sales Centre (3 Eddy Street in Gatineau). If the first launch was any indication - expect some great food and entertainment.

For assistance with purchasing a pre-construction unit at the launch or for more information about Kanaal, or the entire Zibi project, fill out the form below. 

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2015 Housing Design Awards Winners

GOHBA Housing Design Awards

Put on by the Greater Ottawa Home Builders Association, the 32nd annual Housing Design Awards are so those in the industry are able to go head to head for recognition of their work in new home and condo construction and renovation in Ottawa. The winners include the city's top builders, designers, architects, and renovators, all competing in a range of categories based on size, budget, and style. There are over 50 awards handed out with some even chosen online by the general public. 

The Wavell Kitchen by Linebox Studio

A few of the winners this year include:

High-Rise Building (50 Units or More)
MInto and Barry J Hobin Architects for The Vibe (Lansdowne Park)

Mid to High-Rise Unit
Claridge Homes for the Lilac model at Fusion Development at LeBreton Flats

Custom Contemporary Kitchen (241sqft or more, $74,999 and under) 
LInebox Studio and Lake Partnership for the Wavell Kitchen

For a full list of this years winners, visit the Ottawa Citizen article here.

Tamarack Wellington - Construction Update

Tamarack Wellington Ottawa Condo Construction

Tamarack Home's newest building Tamarack Wellington, a 52 unit, six floor building, designed by Barry J. Hobin, will be starting construction this Monday, March 9th. Located at 1140 Wellington Street West, the building is set for completion mid 2016. Currently 37% sold out, with floor plans across every floor still available.

Here is the full memo released by Tamarack:

WEEK OF MARCH 2ND, 2015 - BREAKING GROUND

Overview:
After overcoming some final hurdles to obtain our Building Permit, we are now officially ready to start Construction! Taggart Construction has mobilized on site and are completing some exploratory work in preparation to commence shoring and excavation work next week.

On Monday March 9th, our shoring contractor will begin to drill and install piles along the perimeter of the site. You will see a large drill rig on site that will be used to drill and drive the piles into the earth. As we install the piles, we will be removing earth and installing lagging to support the extent of the excavation. This portion of the work will take roughly 2-3 weeks to complete.

What to expect during this stage of construction?

-Increased site activity. You will see delivery trucks, equipment being delivered, and increased activity of individual workers on Site. Safety is our number one priority. We will ensure that every truck entering and leaving the site does so with traffic control present.

-Noise caused by drilling and driving piles into the earth will be evident. This is typical construction practice and should not disrupt daily activity for nearby residents and businesses. Noise will only be heard during conventional hours of Construction (7am-5pm).

-Removal of earth will be ongoing but infrequent. Due to the infrequency of loads traffic should not be impacted.

-Removal of trees – We are required to remove four existing trees at the east end of our property, bordering the Grace Hospital. We will be replacing these trees with a mix of new species that will enhance the natural landscape of the area.

What’s next?

-Installation of Site Servicing at the east end of our Site is schedule to commence on March 23rd. We will update the blog as dates become firm.

-Line drilling and rock blasting is scheduled to commence on March 30th. We will be sharing a detailed blasting schedule and blasting protocol as we approach this stage of the work.

Thank you all for your ongoing patience and support!

Sincerely,
Tamarack Wellington Construction Team