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Starting from $1,075

For Today's Urbanite


545 Rideau is everything you expect from a modern apartment. Situated on the corner of Rideau Street and Cobourg Street in historical Lowertown Ottawa, these rental units blend new-era comfort and aesthetic with a community steeped in heritage. Curious what it looks like to level up in Lowertown? Get access to plans and pricing, the virtual open house webinar, and virtual tours.

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Interior view of apartment at 545 Rideau

545 Rideau is everything you expect from a modern apartment. Situated on the corner of Rideau Street and Cobourg Street in historical Lowertown Ottawa, these rental units blend new-era comfort and aesthetic with a community steeped in heritage. Curious what it looks like to level up in Lowertown? Get access to plans and pricing, the virtual open house webinar, and virtual tours.

Book Now
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Featured Listings

Studio + Den - 708-908

$1,405-$1,415

Now

One Bedroom - 510

$1,489

Now

One Bedroom - 809

$1,513

Mid-November

One Bedroom - 810-910

$1,513-$1,518

Mid-November

One Bedroom + Den - 209

$1,625

Now

One Bedroom + Den - 315

$1,620

December

One Bedroom + Den - 706

$2,000

Mid-November

One Bedroom + Den - 707

$1,640

Now

Two Bedroom + Den - 214

$2,500

Mid-November

Two Bedroom - 512

$2,325

Mid-November

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On-site Amenities


Rooftop Terrace

Enjoy views of Gatineau and the Rideau river from the rooftop terraces. With both covered and outdoor space for relaxing and entertaining, the terrace is an ideal place for residents to unwind.

Tenant Lounge

Relax and spend time with friends in the inviting tenant lounge. With comfortable seating, high definition TV's, and a convenient kitchenette, you can entertain in style.

Mixed-Use Commercial

Run errands or grab a coffee without even stepping outside! Convenient shops located on the first floor give you more time to experience everything that downtown living has to offer.

Fitness Centre

Instead of enduring a crowded commercial gym, exercise in the comfort of the on-site fitness centre. A variety of cardio and strength training equipment make it easy for you to achieve your goals.

Life in Lowertown offers easy access to everything an urbanite needs.

City Living Made Easy


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Features for you

Modern finishes and a clean aesthetic are sure to coordinate with your personal style. You can expect granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and open concept layouts. High ceilings and large windows make your apartment feel spacious and inviting.

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Your Central Park

Head to MacDonald Gardens Park, just down the street from your new apartment. Whether you read a book in the shade or enjoy a lawn game with friends - having a park in your backyard is the perfect balance to city living.

 
 
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Be Connected

Whether you’re meeting friends at a new lounge on Elgin Street or making the daily commute to the office – it’s easy to get there. 545 Rideau is around the corner from multiple bus stops and only a 15-minute walk from the Rideau LRT station. Heading out of town? Find a popular car-sharing service in the building.

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Get Together

Modern on-site amenities to make your daily routine a breeze. Get motivated with the on-site fitness centre. Stay warm and dry with underground parking. Friends want to get together? A rooftop terrace and common room are available for you to host.

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Living in Lowertown


Rent an apartment, invest in a lifestyle

Whether you’re looking for your first apartment or ready for an upgrade, you’ve probably considered the age-old dilemma: do I rent, or do I buy? While a home mortgage can be a great financial investment in the long term, it requires ongoing upkeep and ties you down. Renting is…

March 08, 2021

Experience the holiday magic in Lowertown

With Ottawa being Canada's capital, there's no shortage of fun winter activities you can take part in. In Lowertown, you have the benefit of being within walking distance to a variety of Ottawa events and activities to help you make the most of winter. Please always reference the websites or social…

December 21, 2020

Meet the Team Behind 545 Rideau

By now you've heard a lot about 545 Rideau...but not a lot about the people behind it. That's us, Chenier Group! Our open house for 545 Rideau is fast approaching, and we thought it was time to put a face to the name. Established over 30 years ago Chenier…

November 16, 2020

Experience life in Ottawa's oldest neighbourhood

As we look ahead to 545 Rideau's future, we wanted to take a minute to look back at the history and unique heritage of the area in which we're building. Lowertown is Ottawa's oldest neighbourhood and has rich historical and cultural value. Here are just a few fun facts about…

October 09, 2020

Fall has come to Ottawa

Fall is such a quick season, but it's jam packed with exciting events in our nation's capital. Take a look below at great activities in and around Ottawa over the coming months! Please always reference the websites or social media accounts of each attraction or business for more detailed information,…

September 11, 2020

A Foodie's Guide to Lowertown

Lowertown and the ByWard Market are two of Ottawa's oldest neighbourhoods and they also boast some of Ottawa's most unique and delicious restaurants. When you live at 545 Rideau, you'll never be dreading the common question 'what's for dinner?'. Here are just a small sampling of our favourite places…

August 17, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions


The Suites
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The Application Process
  • Are utilities included? +
  • Tenants are charged for utilities (electricity, heat, and water) based on their personal usage. Right now, our initial estimates of all utilities are between $100-$150 per month. Thanks to 545 Rideau’s modern construction, high efficiency appliances, heating/cooling, and electrical systems, you can expect lower energy usage compared with similar units in older buildings.
  • What appliances are included in the rent?+
  • A stainless-steel dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, stove, and a stacked washer and dryer.
  • Are the units air conditioned?+
  • The units have central heating and cooling with a thermostat that tenants can control themselves.
  • Are there balconies?+
  • Some units on the 4th floor only have private balconies. The rooftop terrace is a public space available to all tenants.
  • Do you offer furnished apartments?+
  • No, we currently are not offering furnished apartments.
  • What amenities are included in the rent?+
  • Access to the rooftop terrace, lounge, and fitness centre are included. Tenants also have the option to pay additional fees for telecom, parking, storage units, and bicycle storage.
  • Are there storage units available?+
  • Yes, storage units are available on a first come first serve basis for $45 per month.
  • Is bicycle storage available?+
  • Yes, indoor heated bicycle parking is available at $5 per month.
  • Is the building pet friendly?+
  • Yes, pets are welcome at 545 Rideau, but there are rules! Tenants must declare any pets on their application form and there is a pet policy that all tenants will have to follow. For more details, please discuss this with your leasing agent during your appointment.
  • Will there be parking available?+
  • Yes, indoor heated parking is available for an extra fee and is reserved for one-bedroom + den and all two-bedroom units. Some exceptions may apply – please ask your leasing agent for details.
  • Is the building smoke-free?+
  • There is a strict no-smoking policy in the units, on balconies, and indoor and outdoor common areas. This includes cigarette, cannabis (including water pipes), and incense.
  • How can I get access to available units and pricing?+
  • Either fill out our contact form to receive our property brochure and floorplans package or click the Book Now button to set up an appointment with a leasing agent.
  • What is the application process?+
  • Schedule a one-on-one appointment with one of our leasing agents to tour your preferred unit. After your appointment, you can request a digital application to fill out online. At this point we will conduct a tenant screening and credit check before approving your application!
  • How can we view available units?+
  • We are currently offering virtual tours of all available units. When you book an appointment our leasing agents will walk you through the suite type of your choice.
  • Is tenant insurance required?+
  • Yes, proof of tenant insurance is required before move in and yearly upon expiry.
  • When will the building be available to move in?+
  • Move-ins are currently underway!

About Chenier Group

Community-Minded Development


Chenier has been a trusted real estate builder for over 25 years. They focus on innovative, green practices that meet the highest industry standards. They believe in collaboration to ensure their properties have a positive impact on local communities.

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545 Rideau.Confederation Era home on-site that will berebuilt as a duplex while retaining its significant architectural features

Lowertown Heritage

Community-Minded Development


In collaboration with the Lowertown Community Association, Chenier Group has ensured their new apartment building will be welcomed by its neighbours. Not only did they mutually agree on a height for the new apartment building, but Chenier Group is able to preserve an important part of the Lowertown neighbourhood. They will be dismantling the Confederation Era home on-site to be rebuilt as a duplex while retaining its significant architectural features.

For more developer information visit ChenierGroup.com.

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Move in as early as July 2021!


Expect more from your new apartment!

  • Terraces
  • Bright and cheerful
  • Air conditioned
  • In-suite laundry
  • 24-hour security
  • Modern construction
  • Underground parking

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