Revalie Ottawa opens its doors to a new benchmark in student life


OTTAWA, ON, October 16, 2021 / CNW / – Mayor of Ottawa Jim watson and River Ward Councilor Riley Brockington joined Campus Developments to celebrate the grand opening of The Revalie Ottawa, a premier, purpose-built student housing complex that combines contemporary student accommodation with state-of-the-art amenities to deliver a first-class living experience. for the city’s post-secondary students.

Aerial view (CNW Group / Campus Developments)

Located at 770 Brookfield Road, the more than 400,000 square foot The Revalie complex comprises 426 fully furnished apartments (705 beds) with 30,000 square feet of amenity space and 20,000 square feet of on-site retail. The amenity spaces include 20,000 square feet of private and communal study and lounges, a 6,500 square foot state-of-the-art fitness center with cardio and weight areas, spinning and exercise studios. yoga. Connected to the fitness center by a glass bridge is the clubhouse, a 4,500 square foot social lounge, and game room with pool tables, ping-pong, and video games.

Other amenity spaces at The Revalie include The Studio, a unique space with 3 thumbnail areas for recording movies and audio, making it easy to host a podcast, create social content or work on other multimedia projects. The same building also includes the Chef’s Kitchen, a full commercial grade kitchen to host cooking and baking classes, and The Overlook, a terraced lounge with an outdoor seating area overlooking the courtyard and patio. The landscaped interior courtyard provides a central point for student residents to interact, safely gather, and organize community events.

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Campus Developments and their flagship property, The Revalie Ottawa, in the nation’s capital,” said Mayor Watson. “The city is home to more than 60,000 post-secondary students and the need for affordable off-campus student housing has long been a priority. that of Ottawa universities and colleges attract students from across the country and around the world. Ensuring that visiting students have a positive learning experience will encourage them to choose Ottawa as a home that will contribute to the economic and social fabric of our increasingly diverse community. “

Located about 600 meters from Mooney’s Bay, The Revalie is inspired by nature as it is surrounded by parks, walking and jogging trails, and is just two minutes from Carleton University and 15 minutes from downtown via Light Rail Transit (LRT). To advise Riley brockington was also on hand to celebrate the addition of this innovative student life experience to the landscape of River Ward. “The community of River Ward is thrilled to see what was, for many years, a vacant lot turn into a well-planned and well-constructed student housing complex,” said Brockington. “We welcome our new neighbors and are sure they will appreciate and take advantage of the many beautiful and diverse amenities available in the surrounding neighborhood.

In addition to high-quality living spaces, The Revalie provides students with on-site retail outlets that include food and beverage outlets, secure on-site underground parking and at street level, kiosks charging stations for electric vehicles and intelligent parcel lockers. Residents also have access to a free daily shuttle service that runs every 15 minutes to Carleton University and back, state-of-the-art WiFi-6 technology, secure electronic access to units and amenity spaces, on-site maintenance and housekeeping in the suite. To help create a healthy and active community, The Revalie hosts fitness classes and planned events such as barbecues, open mic nights, live music, and trivia nights. These social and educational programs are organized by the on-site Community Ambassadors, who also help create an environment that facilitates the transition of students to university and creates a safe and respectful environment for all.

Imran Shaikh, CEO of Campus Developments, the developer of The Revalie said: “We thank Mayor Watson and Councilor Brockington for joining us today in celebrating this historic occasion. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we were able to complete construction of our over 400,000 square foot Revalie Ottawa development in 20 months.This extraordinary achievement would not have been possible without the support of the wonderful city of Ottawa and the hard work of our development team. We are very pleased that The Revalie is contributing more to the transformation of the Riverside in an increasingly dynamic community.

Woodbourne is the investment partner of Campus Developments and also the asset manager of The Revalie Ottawa. EllisDon, one of the from Canada the larger contractors, completed construction of the development and the award-winning local architectural firm, Hobin Architecture, was responsible for the architectural design. On-site property management is provided by the Campus Living Centers which manage more than 23,000 student beds across Canada.

Mr. Shaikh added: “At Campus, our welcoming and student-centered approach to development is based on three main pillars: quality accommodation, student-focused facilities and personalized programming and activities, which all together the cornerstone of the Revalie experience. University and college represent the most formative years of a student and at Revalie we want to empower students to achieve their highest potential and live their best lives. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all disconnected from family, friends and community. At Revalie, we are creating safe experiences where students can meaningfully connect with each other and rediscover a better student life. Campus Developments is proud to create cohabitation spaces that nurture generations of from Canada future.”

Phase 2 of the development is expected to begin construction in June of next year. When complete, Phase 2 will add an additional 426 units (705 beds), as well as another 10,000 square foot commercial space.

About campus developments:

Campus Developments is a real estate company focused on investing and developing student housing communities in Canada. The company is synonymous with the association of exceptional design, quality manufacturing and innovative experiences with its student residence developments. Campus Developments strives to research and identify high return strategic investment opportunities for the acquisition and development of green land, as well as the redevelopment of student housing space.

Interior of the suite (CNW Group / Campus Developments)

Interior of the suite (CNW Group / Campus Developments)

Entrance hall - Building B (CNW Group / Campus Developments)

Entrance hall – Building B (CNW Group / Campus Developments)

Courtyard (CNW Group / Campus Developments)

Courtyard (CNW Group / Campus Developments)

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