Place du Centre Federal Tower
Cadillac Fairview Limited completed construction of the Place du Centre asset (retail and office) in 2008«. Aménagement Westcliffe Ltee and Centre Commercial Manicouagan purchased the building in 1985. The Office Tower had a Lease Purchase Agreement with PSPC for an initial term of 30 years which timed out in December 2007. Public Works Government Services Canada (PSPC) had the option to purchase the building and exercised it; the building is now considered a Crown-owned asset.
Place du Centre has nine floors of office space for a total of 40,481m² (useable) and 43,152m² (rentable) with a typical floor plate of 3,960 m². The major tenant is the Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) which occupies floors 5 through 12 as well as a portion of the 4th floor (this totals approximately 90% of the Federal Tower space). The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) occupies the other portion of the 4th floor and PSPC also has a Translation Bureau dedicated to CIDA on the 8th floor. Aménagement Westcliffe sub-lets a portion of the third floor and has access to the loading dock. Included Included in the Tower is a mechanical penthouse, two basement levels, miscellaneous storage and a secondary lobby, providing access to Maisonneuve Boulevard.
Place du Centre Federal Tower is a 12 storey reinforced concrete structure in a triangular shape, located at 200, Promenade du Portage, Gatineau (Hull sector) in the Quebec portion of the National Capital Area. It is an integral part of the larger interconnected office portfolio known as Place du Portage. The Federal Tower is situated above a vibrant two levels in the commercial centre that is part of the same entity. Interconnecting the Complex is also the Maison du Citoyen (Hull City Hall) and the commercial ‘Palais des Congrès’.