Windmill launches condo sales at Zibi on the former Domtar lands

By ANITA MURRAY, OTTAWA CITIZEN – Published on: May 29, 2015 Zibi — pronounced ZEEbee, the Algonquin word for river — is a massive 37-acre redevelopment project by Windmill Development Group and Dream Unlimited Corp. that will see the dilapidated former Domtar property on the Ottawa River cleaned up and transformed into a mixed-use community of residential, commercial and… Read more »

Wrapping Up #ZibiBike

While we’ve tried our best to be mindful of where we placed the bikes, the beautiful weather of the past weeks has brought out even more cyclists than normal for the time of year. As such, we have decided to end the #ZibiBike campaign a week early and will be removing the bikes on Monday,… Read more »


Zibi Gives Back For Earth Day

When you’re building the most sustainable community on Earth, one of your biggest priorities has to be open, beautiful green space. We love trees, flowers, and native plants of all types! That’s why this Earth Day, we’re bringing even more green to the National Capital Region by giving out 3000 free tree saplings. To claim… Read more »

Spirit of #zibibike

Thank you for all the feedback we’ve received to date on our #zibibike campaign. We love biking as much as you do. In fact, one of our development principles was to create one of the bike-friendliest communities in the world. The spirit of the campaign is to grow and encourage biking and bike culture in… Read more »

Is Better Urban Design The Key To Health?

Can good urban design give us happier, healthier lives? Have you ever noticed how many neighbourhoods were designed with cars in mind, rather than people? Narrow sidewalks (often made worse by Ottawa and Gatineau’s icy winters) and sprawling communities make it challenging to get around without a car, putting pedestrians and cyclists on the back… Read more »


What does Windmill propose for this site?

Wedged between Chaudière Falls and Victoria Island, the old Domtar industrial lands presents an opportunity to restore a historically-rich, but currently contaminated and abandoned industrial space into a vibrant, bustling, eco-community.

Zibi rendering of residential and commerical buildings

Windmill and Dream launch Zibi, one of the world’s most sustainable communities, in the hearts of the national capital region

Ottawa, February 24, 2015 – Windmill Development Group and Dream Unlimited Corp. (TSX:DRM), today announced details of one of Canada’s largest urban renewal master-planned projects, the revitalization of the industrial lands on the Chaudière and Albert Islands, and the downtown Gatineau riverfront. To be known as Zibi (#ZibiIsHere), Windmill and Dream’s redevelopment of the 40-acre… Read more »