Lansdowne Revitalization Project

Ottawa Convention Centre

Project Manager and Advisor       |       Ottawa, Ontario, Canada       |       2010 – 2014

GBA was retained by the City of Ottawa to assist with the historic transformation of an Ottawa icon – Lansdowne Park. GBA provided leadership council on development, legal, financial and heritage components of the $250 million Lansdowne Park Revitalization Project.

Working with the City Manager’s office, under direction by City Council, GBA led project discussions between the City of Ottawa and Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group.

GBA’s involvement included all aspects of the site’s revitalization, such as programming, parking, transportation, transit and liaison with the National Capital Commission and Parks Canada to ensure compliance as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. GBA also provided leadership services in the:

  • Revitalization of Frank Clair Stadium
  • Introduction of new retail opportunities
  • Renewal of existing operations that fit programming such as the Ottawa Farmer’s Market
  • Greening of the site and new community uses of the park
  • Preservation of historical buildings
  • Development and implementation of a preliminary communications strategy

July 9th 2014 Update – Lansdowne Stadium opens on schedule in advance of July 18th home opener for a preview by season ticket holders. Read Full Article