CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) Headquarters

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Project Type: Office

Project Stats:

  • 11 story office tower in Downtown Ottawa
  • Technical Areas such as studios, news room, data centre
  • Parking Garages with Dedicated Servicing
  • CBIP Compliant
  • Auxiliary Cooling for tenant loads
  • Diesel Emergency Power System
  • UPS Systems
  • BOMA Canada National Award Winner
  • (Office Building of the Year)

Project Information:

Contract type: Project Management and Construction Management
Completion: March 2004
Owner: Morguard Investments Limited
Architect: Desmarais Cousineau Yaghjian St-Jean Marchand
Structural: Adjeleian Allen Rubeli Ltd.
Mech/Elec: R.J. McKee Engineering Ltd.
Awards: BOMA Canada National Award Winner (Office Building of the Year)

An eleven storey downtown office tower (300,000 sq.ft.) with a three-level parking garage below grade.  The building was designed to house the new CBC Ottawa Broadcast Centre on the first four floors with Public Works and Government Services Canada leasing the upper seven floors for the Information Services Directorate of the House of Commons. Floor space includes standard office space as well as technical space such as studios, news rooms, support spaces, PBX, archives, data centre, printing rooms,  mail rooms, and viewing rooms.