Partnership with Algonquin Anishinabe delivers on promised jobs at Zibi

Momentum builds as two more Algonquin communities sign Letters of Intent, affirm they are open for business Gatineau, April 27, 2017 – Algonquin-owned Decontie Construction Inc., from the community of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg (KZA), started rolling in its trucks and excavators onto the Zibi property earlier this month to begin the extensive process of preparing… Read more »

Zibi’s Kanaal offers private island living, real community interactions and waterfront views in downtown Ottawa

By S. Evelyn Cimesa, Ottawa Citizen – Published on: April 7, 2017 Nestled between downtown Ottawa and Gatineau lies a waterfront escape, surrounded by repurposed heritage buildings, European-style squares and natural green spaces. Situated on the banks of the Ottawa River, Zibi is located on both the Chaudière and Albert Islands, making it easily accessible… Read more »

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Cirque du Soleil coming to Zibi in 2017

Brand new show VOLTA to be presented at Zibi starting August 2017 Gatineau, December 7, 2016 – Windmill Development Group and Dream Unlimited Corp., in partnership with La Ville de Gatineau and Place des Festivals are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement to host the Cirque du Soleil at Zibi starting in August… Read more »

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Which Canadian community has won the most awards? We Have.

Zibi has been called “an excellent example for the planning profession of neighbourhood planning” by the Canadian Institute of Planners and “a vibrant, world-class sustainable community where the public will be able to live, play, and work alongside a vibrant waterfront” by the American Planning Association. Their words, not ours—although we’re inclined to agree with… Read more »

Factors of Real Estate Appreciation

We’ve all heard the old adage about real estate being a sound investment. But, not all properties are created equal. There are key considerations to be taken before jumping into your next purchase. We’ve done some extensive research and here are some key factors that help lead to real estate appreciation: Green Spaces The proximity… Read more »

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Zibi recognized by the International Society of City and Regional Planners

On the heels of winning the Pierre L’Enfant International Planning Achievement Award in 2015 and the Canadian Institute of Planners’ Award for Planning Excellence in Neighbourhood Planning, Windmill Development Group and Dream Unlimited Corp. are proud to announce that Zibi was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner for the ISOCARP Award for Excellence during the… Read more »

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What our purchasers have to say about Zibi

It’s been almost 3 years since our plans to transform the former Domtar lands into a One Planet community were announced to the public and just over one year since our official grand opening and start of sales of condos and townhomes at O and Kanaal, Zibi’s first Gatineau and Ottawa residences. Since then, our… Read more »

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Upsize Your Life Through Downsizing Your Home: 7 Benefits to Downsizing

While previously considered more of an obligation than a choice, downsizing is now a veritable trend. There are many reasons why people are forgoing large single unit houses in favour of smaller and more modest spaces, such as condos. Whether you’re saying goodbye to the family home or you simply want to simplify and streamline your… Read more »

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Zibi: Right in the Center of the Action

There are fewer things more frustrating than FOMO—fear of missing out—and nothing causes more FOMO than living outside the action, especially when most of it takes place downtown. When your car is your only means of transportation to and from said downtown events, your potential to miss out becomes compounded by a lack of options…. Read more »

Ontario Divisional Court gives Zibi the green light

Ottawa, May 26, 2016 – Windmill Development Group and Dream Unlimited Corp. (TSX:DRM) welcome the Ontario Divisional Court’s ruling to uphold the Ontario Municipal’s Board’s decision to allow the rezoning of the Chaudière and Albert Islands and make way for the development of the highly anticipated Zibi community. “We are looking forward to delivering on… Read more »