PreLaunch Information

Claridge Royale - Floor Plans and Pricing Released

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**For more information about Claridge Royale, visit our Claridge Royale page here. **

Claridge has officially released the floor plans and pricing ahead of the launch for its latest project Claridge Royale. Located at 180 George Street, Claridge Royale will be launched to the public tomorrow at 12noon, with VIP clients getting access at 10am. The launch will take place at the sales centre, across the street, at 244 Rideau Street.

Some quick numbers:

- The building average is $657/sqft
- The average unit size for the building is 669sqft.
- There are 22 units that are priced below $300,000
- One storage locker included in the price with each unit
- Parking is $45,000 for one beds or larger (not available for studios)
- They are adding a rooftop patio (on the condo roof) in addition to podium roof.
- 20% deposit (15% in 30 days, 5% on occupancy)
- Occupancy September 2024.... told to expect 2025

See below for the floor plans. Pricing is available upon request. Fill out the form at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Echo Canal - Uniform Developments - Launching June 22

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**For more information about ECHO Canal by Uniform, visit the ECHO Canal page here**

Uniform Developments has quietly announced the launch for it’s highly anticipated boutique building called ECHO. Uniform will be accepting only 27 appointments on a first-come, first-served basis, which will begin on Saturday June 22nd, 2019 at the sales center.

ECHO will be located at 115 Echo Drive, with 32 units over 6 stories. Launch pricing ranges from $846,000 up to $2.968M with units ranging from 920sqft up to 2,461sqft. The units will feature high end finishes with custom kitchens featuring custom millwork, Miele kitchen appliances, large format gas fireplaces with stone mantels, etc. The building is mostly made up of two bedroom units, with only one 1 bedroom. (one 1bed +den, two 2bed, 26 2bed +den, three 2bed +den penthouses).

For more information about ECHO, including floorplans, pricing, or questions about pre-construction condominiums in Ottawa, fill out the form at the bottom of the page.

Claridge Royale - Launch Date Announced

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Claridge has announced the date for Claridge Royale, the second of the three developments that the builder is set to launch this year. The public launch will happen at 11 am on Saturday June 15th, at at the Claridge Royale Sales Office (244 Rideau Street). Claridge Royale will be located at 245 Rideau Street, where the Metro is currently located.

Claridge Royale is set for occupancy in 2023 with a total of 250 units.

For more information about Claridge Royale, visit the Claridge Royale page here.

Claridge Moon - Launch Date Confirmed!

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Claridge has announced a new launch date for its latest project located at 383 Albert Street, at the corner of Albert and Lyon. Claridge Moon is set to launch on May 9th 2019 at 4pm for VIP or May 11th for the public. More information will be provided as we get closer.

Claridge Moon is set to be completed late 2022, comprising of a total of 259 units, with unit sizes range from 510 to 1225 square feet. This is also set to be the first and only residential property to be directly connected to a station on the LRT system.

**For more information about Claridge Moon, visit our Claridge Moon project page HERE. All information about the project will be located here, including floorplans, renderings, construction update, news articles, pricing, etc. **

Claridge Moon - Launch Date

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Claridge has quietly announced the launch date for its next condo project. Claridge Moon, a 27-storey condo tower that is located above the Lyon LRT station, will launch on March 30th, 2019. There is no pricing yet, however the project will consist of 259 condo units ranging from 510sqft to 1,225sqft.

“The ability to incorporate the LRT in the Claridge Moon development is so unique — it is impossible to place a value on it for the future residents. Imagine being able to access the ByWard Market, Westboro or the University of Ottawa in just a matter of minutes without the inconvenience of traffic through the core.” says Neil Malhotra (Claridge vice-president) to the Ottawa Citizen.

**For more information about Claridge Moon, visit our Claridge Moon project page HERE. All information about the project will be located here, including floorplans, renderings, construction update, news articles, pricing, etc. **

SOBA - Construction Update - January 30th 2018

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Things are progressing quite nicely at SoBa. Construction is currently pouring the 23rd floor (seven more to go), with windows starting to be installed on the 2nd etc. There are reports of construction crews working over the weekends in order to catch up with the delays (weather, mainly low temperatures). 

For more information about SoBa Condos, check out the dedicated section with regularly updated construction and sales information. CLICK HERE

For more information or to chat with Matt Richling about pre-construction condos in downtown Ottawa, fill out the form at the bottom of the page.

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SOHO Italia - Possible Launch Date?

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Rumors are suggesting that Mastercraft Starwood is looking at this May to start local sales for the latest building to carry the Soho name. Soho Italia is going to be a 30 story, 254 unit building that will be located in Little Italy at 500 Preston Street at Carling Ave. Prices are suggested to "start from the low $200,000's". 

The building has been for sale in outside markets (Toronto, Montreal) to investors. No word on the amount that has been sold.

Soho Italia is set to contain over 10,000sqft of indoor and outdoor amenities, which includes a fourth-floor area as well as a 30th-floor rooftop amenity area (ask buyers at Mondrian why it matters to specify!).

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reResidences - Sales Update

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Ashcroft has had great success across Ottawa in the past and is certainly not stopping anytime soon. After the initial soft re-launch of reResidences over the weekend, Ashcroft only has 29 of the 91 units still available for purchase. Most of the floorplans are still available, ranging from the J2 (south view, 475sqft 1bed, 1 bath, no balcony, starting from $428,800) up to the Iconic Penthouse Suites #14, 15, and 16 (panoramic views, 2275+sqft plus balcony or terrace, starting from $3.5M). 

reResidence Facts
- 101 Queen Street, between Queen and Sparks
- 18 Storeys,
- 201 Total Suites - 91 Private Residence and 110 Long Term Rental Suites
- Parking is an additional $65,000
- One Storage Locker and Bicycle Rack included
- Condo Fees are as posted (approximately $0.578sqft) not including the additional locker ($6/month), bike rack ($1/month), and parking if purchased ($36/month)

If you are interested in pre-construction condos in Ottawa, or would like to chat more about RE - fill out the form below or contact Matt Richling (sales representative with RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group) directly at 613-286-9501 or Matt@MattRichling.com

Arthaus - Floor Plans And Pricing

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Note: Arthaus developer DevMcGill has chosen Matt Richling as a VIP Platinum broker for the Arthaus Residence launch. This allows clients a preferential first pick at units, views, and combo options, before the general public and non-VIP brokers. In addition there are exclusive incentives to clients who purchase (for a limited time). For a copy of all the floor plans and launch pricing/information, fill out the form at the bottom.

Check out the Arthaus page for everything regarding the upcoming Arthaus development.

Floorplan Sneak Peek
The Casson is a 518sqft one bedroom, one bathroom unit. This unit has views looking east and starts on the 15th floor at $259,990.

The Olgilvie is a 1189sqft (inc. 43sqft balcony) two bedroom, two bathroom, with large master suite including a walk in closet and en-suit bathroom. The unit has south and west views, starting from the 15th floor at $575,990.

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Arthaus - Sales Office Built

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We got word that a mysterious black office had landed and started hearing a little gossip about it's potential use. Finally it has been confirmed that the dark wood clad building will be the sales centre for Arthaus Residence. The sales centre is located on Rideau Street just across from the Metro and LCBO at the corner of King Edward. This also confirms that the building will start selling this spring.

For more information on Arthaus Residence or other pre-construction condos in Ottawa - Contact me!

Arthaus Condos - Construction Update

Construction Progress of Arthaus Condos from DevMcGill

Construction Progress of Arthaus Condos from DevMcGill

**For everything ARTHAUS related, visit the up to date ARTHAUS section here**

Arthaus Condos, will be located above the Ottawa Art Gallery and Le Germain Hotel at the corner of Daly and Waller in the Byward Market (just steps from The Rideau Shopping Center - Nordstrom!). Montreal developer DevMcGill has over 20 years of building residential condominiums and expects completion in 2017. Sales dates have not yet been announced, but we expect it to be sometime soon (once things warm up a little). With such a unique building, location, and only 89 units - we expect the units to move quickly.

Also the sales centre for the project is currently under construction, located at 264 Rideau St (across from the Metro and LCBO).

For more information about Arthaus Condos or pre-construction condos in Ottawa, fill out the form below.

Zibi Ottawa - Kanaal - Grand Launch Date

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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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Domicile's Corners On Main - Grand Opening and Pricing

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Domicile has announced the date for its highly anticipated - The Corners On Main, which will be located on Main Street. Read all about it HERE

For those looking to get first crack at available units, Saturday August 8th at 12noon, at the Kavanaugh Sales Centre located at 86 Beechwood Avenue. Floor plans and more details will be released then.

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Domicile has released the price sheet (see below) for the available units and one floor plan for "The Centennial" (935sqft, two bedroom, one and a half bathroom, plus terrace). 

One bedrooms range from $261,600 for the Glenora (554sqft) to $389,200 for the Hazel (850sqft). Two bedrooms range from $411,100 for the Marlowe (930sqft) up to $490,900 for the Brantwood (1105sqft). "Two bedrooms plus" range up to $594,900 for the Merritt (1431sqft with terrace). Parking is an extra $33,500 but not available for the "Pied a Terre" or studio units. Domicile is estimating condo fees at 42 cents per square foot, and $33 per month per parking space.

For more information on condos for sale in Ottawa, or assistance with purchasing pre-construction condos - Fill out the form below! 



Domicile Names Main Street Project: The Corners On Main

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Domicile has announced that the project located at 141 Main Street will officially be called "The Corners On Main". Announced through Facebook and on Twitter, the local Ottawa builder also linked to the promotional page which includes some history on the location. See the Domicile page here, or check out our write up.

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The Corners On Main is/was planned to start selling early 2015, with occupancy planned for 2017. Phase one and phase two each plan to include 70 units ranging from 600 to 1250sqft, 140 total units plus commercial space.

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Claridge ICON - Building Update

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Yesterday Claridge Condos tweeted that "Our #ClaridgeIcon sales centre has moved to 200 Lett Steet. BRING ON CONSTRUCTION!" This is great news for those standing behind the future tallest tower (45 stories or 420ft) of Ottawa. Quoted in a recent Ottawa Citizen article, Bill Malhotra (founder and president of Claridge Homes) said that 71 of the 320 units (22%) in ICON have sold, which includes half of the penthouse units. 

ICON will be located at Preston and Carling, where Little Italy meets Dow's Lake. The building will house a restaurant on the main floor; the next two levels will be Claridge offices; and there will be a party room, yoga room, guest suites, a billiard room and a swimming pool for residents. 

Construction is set to start December 1st, 2014. Occupancy is set for December 3rd, 2018. 

NUOVO - Building Cancelled

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With the recent slowing of sales, Domicile has decided to cancel their newest Little Italy condo building, NUOVO. We last posted that sales for the building were sitting at 20%, they had signed La Bottega Nicastro to be a grocer in the main floor, and they were pushing to start digging March of 2015. However with the amount unsold, and with the number of buildings launched and under construction in the area, they had to make a choice. Over the last few days, deposits for the units have been returned, the website has been taken down, and all mention of the project has been removed from their website.

We are a fan of Domicile; their quality of work, and the customer service is top notch. They have said that they will be focusing on the next project on Main Street. 

Below was the overview of the interactive application that was inside the NUOVO sales centre.


Smart House Ottawa - Amenities

Smart House Ottawa - Building and Unit Amenities

Clever spaces, smartly designed to maximize space

Birds eye view of the amenities for Smart House Ottawa.

Birds eye view of the amenities for Smart House Ottawa.

Creating an amenities space that acts like an extension of your unit, will provide you with much more enjoyment. At Smart House Ottawa, Urban Capital has done that, bringing features that you would expect and allow you to live, exercise, lounge, and be social, all while at home. Just because you live in a micro-condo doesn't mean your social life does as well.

Interior Amenities
- Party room containing kitchen and screening area, opening onto the outdoor terrace, with wireless high-speed internet access
- Fully equipped fitness room including free weights, weight machines and state-of-the-art cardio equipment, and adjacent yoga/stretching area
-Office/productivity centre, containing large-format printer (on a "fee for service" basis), and conference room
- "Product Library", for residents to rent useful household items

Outdoor Amenities
- Outdoor terrace located on the second floor, adjacent to the indoor amenity area, with intimate lounge seating areas surrounding gas fire pits, barbecues, dining tables, freeform plantings and landscaping

Building Amenities/Features
- Two residential elevators
- Underground heated parking (accessed from Flora st)
- Executive concierge service
- "Enterphone" security system in lobby, along with fob-based access system
- All suites have water efficient toilets, faucets and shower heads
- All units will be individually metered for all utilities, allowing occupants to control their personal electricity, water, and energy usage.

Smart House Ottawa building amenities as seen from the outside. (note that the exterior amenities were removed from this rendering for visual effect)

Smart House Ottawa building amenities as seen from the outside. (note that the exterior amenities were removed from this rendering for visual effect)

Step inside the units and you will understand why they are called "Smart" and space saving. By using high quality products that utilize space saving design, you are able to have that "big house feel" inside your condo. Using a fully-integrated Liebherr 24" refrigerator (the same ones used in SoHo Lisgar, and SoHo Parkway), Porter & Charles 12" two burner smooth cook top(when was the last time you used four burners at once?), 1.5 cubic foot stainless steel microwave-oven, and Fisher & Paykel 24" single tall-tub dishwasher drawer - your kitchen has high-end european appliances right where you want them. Both the AEG architectural hood fan, and integrated cutting board, are both tucked away so you wont notice them.  Even the European-style Porter & Charles 24" washer/condensing dryer is space saving, taking up a fraction of the space a normal set would use! When not in use, all you see is a modern clean space.

Smart House Ottawa Kitchen was fully designed to save space and look good. 

Smart House Ottawa Kitchen was fully designed to save space and look good. 

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Written by Matt Richling

Matt is a licensed salesperson at RE/MAX Metro City Realty in Ottawa, Canada. Matt loves helping sellers and buyers find the perfect home that fits their lifestyle. 

Smart House Ottawa - Pre-Launch Information

**Edit** For all Smart House Ottawa information - check out our Smart House Ottawa page.

Launching Thursday September 18th from 6pm to 9pm is the first official VIP Launch for Smart House Ottawa. Brought to you by Urban Capital, (the same developer who built Mondrian, The East Market, Central Condos and Hideaway) as well as Ottawa-based Tamarack Homes, the building will feature 152 condo units inside Ottawa's first micro condo development. Building off its success with Smart House Toronto, Urban Capital is looking to expand the idea here to Ottawa. Going to be located in the same neighbour hood as Central, at the corner of Flora and Bank streets, these units will range from 315sqft to 596 sqft (two bedroom units). Prices start at $179,9000 with all units featuring exposed concrete ceilings, and large oversized windows. Roderick Lahey was included in the project as the architect, which ensures the building will please those who will call this project home.

Other features of the building include, product library (will lend out tools you need to make basic repairs to the home), productivity centre which will allow you to work from home (includes a large-format printer/scanner), sunny boardroom, gym and full yoga studio, and party room (with projector/screen, full kitchen and bar, outdoor dining). 

Also to note, this building will have the utilities for each unit separately monitored (not included in the condo fee), which has always been a source of argument at condo board AGM's. This means, you only pay for what YOU consume, not based on a percentage of the building consumption. 

Please note: I will have more information over the next week (pricing, floorplans, etc). Fill out this form if you would like this advanced information, as soon as it becomes available. 

**For everything Smart House Ottawa related, visit our Smart House section - HERE.


Video from the Smart House Toronto project.



Written by Matt Richling

Matt is a licensed salesperson at RE/MAX Metro City Realty in Ottawa, Canada. Matt loves helping sellers and buyers find the perfect home that fits their lifestyle.