Work will begin in fall 2018. Cité Angus’s first 120 condominium units are slated for delivery in fall 2019.
This green neighbourhood development is planned to take place over ten years, with a significant portion to be finished in the first four. But this doesn’t mean that it will be a construction site for ten years. Because several development phases are planned, work will be staggered.
The development includes underground parking facilities with around 540 spaces, which will be allocated using dynamic parking management (e.g., rental for workers and visitors).
SDA is committed to promoting active and public transit over single-occupancy vehicles. This is why the site features a host of incentivized alternative transportation options (public transit, BIXI, Communauto, car2go, and a nearby bike path).
Technopôle Angus received the 2016 Sustainable Transport Leader Award for its mobility passport program, an annual public and alternative transport subscription for site workers, rolled out by Voyagez Futé.
Eight electric vehicle charging stations are available in the green neighbourhood.
In September 2016, the number 25 bus was extended to the Préfontaine Metro station, which is a major improvement.
We are currently working with the STM to increase the route’s frequency and extend its hours to ensure optimal service. Note that the site is served by a wide range of public and active transit options: new BIXI stations, three Téo Taxi stands, Communauto, car2go, and a nearby bike path.
In addition to the many nearby parks, including the site’s beautiful Parc Jean-Duceppe, 25% of the green neighbourhood’s area has been earmarked for public green space. This includes:
A pedestrian street lined with trees and edible plants
Two new public squares
An urban forested area featuring maple trees in the centre of the neighbourhood
Several green footpaths
In total, buildings will make up only 50% of the site.
Overall, the development meets the strictest urban planning and environmental excellence standards. SDA is also planning on obtaining LEED-ND v4 Platinum certification, the highest environmental standard.
By adding two public squares and green spaces to the neighbourhood, new residents will have an alternative to Parc Jean-Duceppe. In addition, some residential buildings will have landscaped courtyards.