Reimagining Centretown Apartments

Minto Properties relaunches The James and The Gilmour Apartments in Ottawa

Ottawa, ON (April 24, 2018) – Minto Properties Inc. (“Minto Properties”) is pleased to announce a full scale renovation of The James and The Gilmour – two high-rise apartment buildings located in the Centretown neighborhood in Ottawa, Ontario. Now underway, plans include a complete re-imagination of the properties from inside and out, top to bottom, with expected completion in 2018.  

“We’re committed to creating places that our residents are proud to call home,” said Rob Pike, President of Minto Properties, the property management division of The Minto Group. “Our investment in this desirable location is testament to our focus and dedication to building and managing apartments and vibrant communities across Canada.”

Living Room at James and Gilmour

The James (21 James Street) and The Gilmour (420 Gilmour Street) are home to 146 one-bedroom units. Renovations provide an opportunity for existing and prospective residents to experience large, bright, modern apartments starting from $1449 in one of Ottawa’s central downtown neighborhoods. With a walking score of 98/100, The James and The Gilmour are steps from the Rideau Canal, the Glebe community, the Byward Market, and more. 

Bedroom at The James + The Gilmour

Spanning interior units, amenity spaces and exterior common areas, renovations include: 
  • Fully renovated kitchens with quartz kitchen countertops, new appliances and under mount sinks
  • Refinished floors 
  • In-suite laundry (washers/dryers included)
  • Redecorated and refreshed lobbies and corridors 
  • New party room with a full kitchen 
  • New outdoor lounge and BBQ area
  • Exterior Landscaping
  • New windows 
Kitchen View

Units are currently under renovation with occupancy available starting April 15th, 2018. For more information, visit or call 613.691.0901.

About Minto Properties Inc.
Minto Properties, part of The Minto Group established in 1955, is a fully integrated real estate enterprise with expertise in asset management, property management, acquisitions and dispositions, development, financing and all related support functions. With our team of over 300 employees across Canada, we manage 13,000 multifamily units and 2.7 million square feet of commercial space in London, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Edmonton. Our $2.9 billion portfolio is comprised of proprietary capital as well as private equity funds and managed accounts with institutional partners. 

For further information please contact: 
The Minto Group

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