Ottawa developer aims to convert Cooper Street office building to apartments


An Ottawa real estate firm wants to convert a seven-floor Centretown office building into rental housing in a bid to intensify a prime piece of land in the downtown core.

In a development application recently filed with the city, SerCo Realty Group says it plans to add an extra floor to the seven-storey building at 331 Cooper St., just east of O’Connor Street, as part of a proposal to turn the property into an apartment complex. The redesigned building would feature 45 units in a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments as well as rooftop amenity space and a gym.

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