June 29 2022
National Capital Region — Building on the momentum of the Library Parcel, which will become one of Canada’s largest zero-carbon residential projects, the National Capital Commission (NCC) is launching another development process today, the Flats Phase. A Request for Offers to Lease (RFO) has been issued to solicit interest from proponents in the development of up to four parcels of land within the Flats District of the Master Concept Plan.
The NCC is seeking proposals for a vibrant, livable mixed-use community that will include a diverse mix of housing and serve as a showcase for design excellence and sustainability, with a low-carbon footprint and a focus on active mobility.
The NCC’s Flats Phase will become an important gateway to LeBreton Flats from Wellington Street and the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway. The site is development-ready, with contaminated soils having been remediated.
The subject lands are located near the Bayview and Pimisi O-Train stations, within about a 10-minute walk from either station. The property is also a short distance from downtown Ottawa and Gatineau, Canada’s Parliament Buildings, the Canadian War Museum and a wide range of local amenities.
The building site area available under this RFO is up to 4.02 acres and is suitable for the construction of approximately 844,000 square feet of residential and commercial space.
The Flats Phase will be offered on a long-term ground lease to the successful proponent, who would also be responsible for constructing the local streets and infrastructure, as well as delivering on the targets in the LeBreton Flats Master Concept Plan.
The submission requirements and process are outlined in the Flats Phase RFO. All submissions are to be received no later than October 5, 2022 at 1 pm EST.
NCC Media Relations