Deloitte moves to Espace Montmorency

The premier tenant will arrive in early 2023

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LAVAL, September 3, 2020 – Partners MONTONI, Groupe Sélection and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ are pleased to announce that the professional services firm Deloitte will be a tenant in Espace Montmorency, the largest mixed-use development project ever built in Laval. Deloitte’s 90 Laval employees will begin moving in early 2023. Deloitte’s new Laval offices will be located in Espace Montmorency’s Tower 2 located at the corner of Jacques-Tétreault and Lucien-Paiement streets. As a premier tenant, the company will have its logo installed on the building facade, with visibility from highway 15. Deloitte joins Groupe Sélection and Montoni, which will both be transferring their head offices as soon as the project is completed in summer 2022. Espace Montmorency offers 332,000 square feet of rental office space. Like Deloitte’s employees, future business tenants will enjoy direct underground access to the building from the Montmorency metro station, a strategic location near to Place Bell, and commuting against rush hour traffic. By offering a stimulating work ecosystem with public spaces conducive to collaboration while complying with public health and social measures, Espace Montmorency brings together an impressive array of services such as an urban spa, a hotel and a wide choice of first-rate restaurants, including chains opening for the first time in Québec.

Moreover, in a bid to deliver a highly personalized concierge service, Espace Montmorency will offer tenants a OneFlow-type mobile application specially adapted and integrated into its design, providing a unique experience in managing common areas for meetings, parking spaces, food orders and restaurant reservations.

QUOTES
“We’re very pleased to welcome a premier tenant like Deloitte. This confirms the drawing power of this large-scale, innovative project in Laval, a centrepiece of the new downtown. Deloitte will benefit from Espace Montmorency’s multifunctional design and choice location near major arteries, public transportation and knowledge institutions. I’m proud of the concept we developed with our partners for this project, which is following a strict schedule that aims to deliver the 4 towers in spring 2022.”
– Dario Montoni, President
Groupe Montoni

“We are very pleased to offer our employees in the Laval office modern and futuristic workspaces that will be located in the heart of a bustling business area where citizens are enthusiastically looking to build a better community. This new bright, flexible and state-of-the-art work environment is an increased investment in our people, which will allow them not only to continue to excel in their work, but also to put their unique skills to use, harness their strengths, and nurture a sense of belonging to a community. Our redefined approach to today's workplace will undoubtedly strengthen our privileged business position in the Laval market.”
– Geneviève Provost, Managing Partner,
Province of Quebec and National Capital Region,
Deloitte

ABOUT ESPACE MONTMORENCY

Espace Montmorency is a $450-million, mixed-use urban development consisting of about 10 buildings. The first project in Québec aiming for LEED ND certification for neighbourhood development, as well as for LEED Gold certification, Espace Montmorency provides direct access to the Montmorency metro station and harnesses the potential of this area, which revolves around transit-oriented development. Located east of Autoroute des Laurentides, between Du Souvenir and De la Concorde West boulevards, next to Place Bell, the project offers a mix of buildings that will create a new city within the city of Laval.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

  • 277,000 ft2 lot
  • 1.3 million ft2 of rental space
  • 4 towers
    • Tower 1: residential
    • Tower 2: office
    • Tower 3: hotel and urban spa
    • Tower 4: residential
  • 142,000 ft2 of commercial space featuring a wide variety of restaurants, including chains opening for the first time in Québec
  • 332, 000 ft2 of office space
    • Deloitte
    • Montoni
    • Groupe Sélection
  • 700 residential units, over 20 floors (3rd to 20th floor), for a total of 635,000 ft2
    • Groupe Sélection | fridöm | ±203,415 ft² = 200 boutique apartments over 10 floors geared to a 55+ clientele
    • Groupe Sélection | REZ | ±299,960 ft² = 300 rental units over 8 floors targeting a clientele aged 35 to 55
    • Groupe Sélection | Yimby| ±129,770 ft² = 200 rental units over 8 floors targeting a clientele aged 18 to 35
  • 188-room hotel
  • 60,000 ft2 interior courtyard
  • Rooftop terrace
  • 50,000 ft2 of public green space
  • 1,400 underground parking spaces managed by mobile app
  • Bicycle parking
    Charging stations for electric cars
  • Smart mobile application created to optimize the concierge experience

Construction: underway — one phase divided into 3 parts

  1. Parking and commercial podium
  2. Towers 1 and 4 for residential use
  3. Tower 2 for office space and tower 3 for the hotel

Project delivery date: summer 2022

Architect: Sid Lee Architecture

Targeted certifications:

  • LEED Gold for building envelope
  • LEED ND for neighbourhood development

ABOUT DELOITTE
Deloitte provides audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. Deloitte serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies through a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories bringing world-class capabilities, insights, and service to address clients’ most complex business challenges. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.

Our global Purpose is making an impact that matters. At Deloitte Canada, that translates into building a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. We believe we can achieve this Purpose by living our shared values to lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact.

ABOUT MONTONI

For nearly 25 years, Montoni has stood out in the construction and real estate industry for its client-based approach centred on market opportunities. MONTONI offers a complete range of unified and vertically integrated services covering all aspects of development projects, from excavation to interior design. Through its development division, MONTONI specializes in land and real estate acquisition for both construction and leasing. Proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2001 and a member of the Platinum Club since 2007, MONTONI offers bold solutions in a competitive marketplace. With over 12 million square feet of industrial and commercial projects completed, 10 office buildings and 15 million square feet of projects under development, Montoni is committed to building an avant-garde legacy that combines technology and sustainable practices. The company is a LEED-certified member of the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) with a portfolio that includes nearly 3.5 million square feet of LEED-certified buildings.

ABOUT GROUPE SÉLECTION
Groupe Sélection is a Canadian leader in the creation and management of intergenerational living environments where all generations can come together and thrive. Enjoying exceptional growth since its creation 30 years ago, Groupe Sélection is recognized as a market leader in the retirement home industry. The company continues to innovate with its avant-garde approach to intergenerational living and its unique, vertically integrated structure. These assets are the key pillars driving its geographic expansion and diversification of its real estate products geared to young people, families and retirees. Groupe Sélection has more than 50 housing complexes in operation, construction and development in Canada and the United States and assets in excess of $5 billion. Headquartered in Laval, Québec, the company employs over 5,000 people committed to the well-being of some 15,000 customers and boasts an exceptional 95% satisfaction rate. www.groupeselection.com

ABOUT THE FONDS IMMOBILIER DE SOLIDARITÉ FTQ
Created in 1991, the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ promotes economic growth and employment in Québec by strategically investing in profitable and socially responsible real estate projects in partnership with other industry leaders. The Fonds immobilier backs residential, office, commercial, institutional and industrial projects of all sizes across Québec. The Fonds immobilier backs residential, office, commercial, institutional and industrial projects of all sizes across Québec. As at May 31, 2020, the Fonds immobilier had 58 projects worth $3.7 billion in progress, 80 properties under management, 1.3 million square feet of land for development and $115 million allocated to affordable, social and community housing. The Fonds immobilier is a member of the Canada Green Building Council — Québec division. www.fondsimmobilierftq.com

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